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Troopers discover stolen vehicles on Wasilla property, two arrested

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Two were arrested Wednesday afternoon after troopers located several cars reported as stolen on a property in Wasilla. Troopers received a report of a stolen vehicle in the area of W. Beverly Lakes Road in Wasilla on Wednesday at 6 p.m. During the response, troopers said...
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Mountain View shooting leaves man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a Thursday night shooting in Mountain View. The Anchorage Police Department wrote in an alert that officers responded to the area near Mountain View Drive and Klevin Street just after 11 p.m. Thursday to find a man who had been shot. He was rushed to a hospital shortly after.
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Northeast Anchorage park campground to be used as homeless camp

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A campground at Centennial Park will be closed to the public and converted into a temporary homeless camp through the end of July, according to the Municipality of Anchorage. The area in question is located along Starview Drive just east of the Muldoon Road access ramp to the Glenn Highway.
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Major multi-vehicle accident closes C Street in Midtown

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A multi-vehicle accident Thursday morning has closed southbound lanes of C Street between Northern Lights Boulevard and Benson Boulevard. According to an updated community alert, Anchorage police received reports of only minor injuries in the collision between a semi-truck and a separate vehicle. A traffic light was knocked over and is currently in the roadway.
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Fire officials call Thursday’s wildfire in Anchorage under control

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - An Anchorage wildfire that brought out a full response Thursday afternoon was brought under control late Thursday night. Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Alex Boyd said the unified command that tackled the fire near Dowling and Elmore Roads was turned over to the Division of Forestry around 11 p.m. and crews were sent home for the night.
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13-acre wildfire in Campbell Park area of Anchorage now 30% contained

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A large wildfire is burning in the Campbell Park area of Anchorage. The fire, north of Dowling Road and west of Elmore Road, has reached 13.1 acres and is 30% contained, according to an update from the Anchorage Office of Emergency Management. OEM said 17 Anchorage...
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Alaska Senators discuss passage of gun safety legislation

The Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Air Quality issued an advisory for Southcentral Alaska, Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, as well as Central and Eastern portions of the Interior that began Friday night and extends until Monday at 2 p.m. Bans Off Our Bodies rally in Anchorage. Updated:...
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Fishing Report: Deshka River Kings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Editor’s note: This story was filmed before sport fishing for kings was shut down on the Deshka River June 20-July 13 by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Fishing on the Deshka River is very memorable — not just because the thrill of catching...
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Bans Off Our Bodies rally in Anchorage

The Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Air Quality issued an advisory for Southcentral Alaska, Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, as well as Central and Eastern portions of the Interior that began Friday night and extends until Monday at 2 p.m. Alaska Senators discuss passage of gun safety legislation.
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Police investigating Mountain View shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police have arrested an injured suspect after a Thursday morning shooting in Mountain View that also left a woman hospitalized with gunshot wounds. In an updated community alert, police reported that they are still investigating the shooting near Thompson Ave. While some officers remained on...
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Air quality advisory issued

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Smoke from the fires burning in Southwest Alaska will degrade the air quality in much of Southcentral Alaska this weekend. The Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Air Quality issued an advisory for Southcentral Alaska, Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, as well as Central and Eastern portions of the Interior that began Friday night and extends until Monday at 2 p.m.
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Will this Alaskan be the first U.S. Olympic breakdancer in 2024? | INDIE ALASKA

Bri “Snap1” Pritchard is a b-girl from Anchorage who has competed and won breaking competitions across the country. She dances with the crews, Flooristas and Elements of Rhythm, but she hopes to make it on the national team and represent Team USA at the 2024 Olympics in Paris. She’s doing all of this while balancing her career with the Alaska Army National Guard.
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This month is on track to be the warmest June on record in Anchorage

Southcentral Alaska is having one of its hottest starts to summer to date. And it’s not going to be letting up anytime soon. National Weather Service climatologist Brian Brettschneider said this month is set to end up the warmest June on record in Anchorage, where he’s based. “It’s...
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