Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. Af...

Grand jury indicts Alaska man tied to girl's death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal grand jury indictment says an Alaska man physically took the cellphone away from a 10-year-old girl who was later found dead, and he lied to authorities when he said...

Man charged in connection with girl's death set for court

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man charged in connection with the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl will make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on Tuesday. ...

17 FBI agents help in search for missing Alaska girl

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A search that includes 17 FBI agents has yielded no sign of a 10-year-old girl who went missing in a remote, largely Inupiat Eskimo town north of the Arctic Circle on Alaska's...

Offensive place name to be stricken from Alaska town code

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A place name deemed offensive to Alaska Natives who live there is being stricken from the municipal code of small town in western Alaska. The section of Beth...

ACLU-Alaska announces settlement in immigration detention

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A lawsuit was settled Tuesday by a Peruvian man who alleged police officers in a city north of Anchorage wrongfully detained him over his immigration status after he tried to ...

Alaska town seeks to remove 'Lousetown' nickname from code

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A section of a small town in western Alaska has long been known as "Lousetown," which some residents find insulting to the Alaska Natives who live there. But in Bethel, it's n...

Facebook adds Alaska's Inupiaq as language option

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Britt'Nee Brower grew up in a largely Inupiat Eskimo town in Alaska's far north, but English was the only language spoken at home. Today, she knows a smatter...

APNewsBreak: Alaska Native hunters thought whale kill legal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Indigenous hunters in southwest Alaska initially believed they were legally taking a beluga whale when they unlawfully killed a protected gray whale with harpoons and guns aft...

Alaska men charged in deaths of mother bear, shrieking cubs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities say two men skied to a remote bear den on an island, pulled out their weapons and shot a mother bear in front of her two newborns. They sa...

Bear tears through classic Shelby Cobra on Alaska road trip

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A North Carolina man plans to leave the dents in his rare vintage car for a while to relish the Alaska vacation story behind it. It's not every day that a pricey collector's t...

Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation. Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blo...

Olympic medalist Kikkan Randall announces cancer diagnosis

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall announced Wednesday that she's been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. The 35-year-old cross-country skier known ...

Bear suspected in missing Alaska hiker's death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear outside of Alaska's largest city. Anchorage po...

Judge rejects effort by Palin's son to bar media from court

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska judge has rejected efforts by the eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to bar the media from covering proceedings in an assault ca...