Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers are investigating 2 cases of possible abduction and sexual assault in Fairbanks. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Two people were killed in a car wreck Wednesday morning in Tok, and Alaska State Troopers suspect the driver was drinking.

A Chitina man working in the field near Gulkana is being treated at an Anchorage hospital for serious injuries he sustained Tuesday in a bear attack.

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An Anchorage man was being held this morning at Fairbanks Correctional Center after he was denied entry into Canada then was arrested on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border over the weekend.

Metropolitan Garage

Theft of catalytic converters from vehicles is on the rise across the country, including in the Fairbanks area. The exhaust system component contains precious metals that have spiked in value, and the units can be sold legally and illegally for as much as a thousand dollars. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.


Law enforcement officers are asking the public to build a new training facility. At an online meeting Thursday, engineers will review 10 possible sites in the Fairbanks area for a new shooting range and ambulance driver training area, and they are looking for public input.

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Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed the historic Tazlina River Trading Post, near Glennallen, over the weekend.

Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers arrested a Glennallen man Saturday after a daylong search that began Friday morning when Troopers say he shot at a trooper who was pursuing him on a stretch of the Tok Cutoff and the Richardson Highway.

Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers and members of a Special Emergency Response Team searched area near Delta Junction Wednesday and again today for a 19-year-old Fairbanks man who eluded capture Tuesday in Anchorage after a high-speed chase that ended when he wrecked his vehicle.

Grieving Families Examine Police Actions

Jun 12, 2020
Courtesy Samantha Eyre Harrison

Continuing protests have kindled a national conversation about racism and excessive force by law enforcement, especially on racial minorities. In Alaska, that’s resonated with Alaska Native families who have lost loved ones at the hands of police, including two in Fairbanks. As a warning, this story contains disturbing audio of fatal encounters with law enforcement.