Alaska floatplanes collided at 3,300 feet before crashing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two sightseeing planes carrying cruise ship passengers in Alaska collided at about the 3,300-foot (1,006-meter) level before they crashed, the National Transportation Safety B...

NTSB to investigate in Alaska after deadly plane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes....

Life is slowly settling down in Alaska after major quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Life is slowly settling down in Alaska following a powerful earthquake that rattled buildings, disrupted power and caused heavy damage to the only highway that goes north of A...

Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or colla...

Man charged in connection with Alaska girl's death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led ...

T-shirts in Alaska in winter? With record-tying temps, yes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — While much of the nation shivers in bone-aching cold, people in Alaska's largest city are basking in warmer weather, jogging in short sleeves, ice-skating in T-shirts or walki...

Doping scandal roils another sport: Dogsledding

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash a...