Military officials at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson say last week’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems.
An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 3 miles (5 kilometers) into the air.
The Catholic archbishop of Alaska’s largest city announced Wednesday he’s ordered an independent review of all sexual misconduct allegations involving priests and others associated with the church.
An Alaska man tied to the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl who was later found dead was charged Monday with her slaying.
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 western coast, prompting authorities to investigate whether foul play was involved.
A father and son skied to a remote bear den on an Alaska island, shot a mother bear in front of her two cubs and then one of them turned his rifle on the shrieking newborns, killing them, authorities said Wednesday.
An Alaska police officer has been cleared in a fatal shooting of a handcuffed suspect who had been placed in the back of the officer’s idling patrol car and managed to start driving it away, according to a decision by the state attorney general’s office.
An Alaska Native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people.
Sarah Palin’s oldest son pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge in the case accusing him of assaulting his father at the family’s Alaska home last month.
The old Gold Rush town of Nome on Alaska’s western coast is trying again to address hard drinking that’s deeply entrenched there.