21-year-old Cody Randall Hess has been charged in connection with a shooting in the Anchorage's Spenard area.

What was thought to have been a stabbing on wednesday, then a bear attack, is now being reported as a moose attack by the Department of Fish and Game.

Anchorage police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of Spenard Road and Minnesota Drive.

One IT security firm estimates 80 percent of its business is consulting on surveillance and data storage to bring cannabis companies into compliance with state rules. Download Audio

My bed is an island. It’s covered with books, notebooks, research, pens,paintbrushes and, often, my beloved granddaughter. Still, it's an island. No part of my sheets or other bedding touches the floor or a wall. My pillows, mattress and box spring are each encased in squeaky bug proof covers.

A man was charged with DUI, theft and criminal mischief among other charges after he ran a front loader into an Anchorage Brown Jug liquor store in order to rob it at around 3 in the morning on Thursday. Download Audio

One man is dead and another in custody after a fatal shooting in South Anchorage on Wednesday.

The small craft brewing industry is thriving, but state support for the burgeoning alcohol sector doesn't sit well with everyone. Download Audio

In order to make a downtown Anchorage park safer, officials will destroy a decades-old fountain. It's one of several measures Mayor Ethan Berkowitz introduced during an outdoor press conference in Town Square Park on Wednesday. Download Audio

Anchorage's out-going superintendent Ed Graff was chosen to lead the Minneapolis Public Schools. That district has about 12,600 fewer students than Anchorage because the Twin Cities metropolitan area is broken into more districts. About two-thirds of the 35,717 students are people of color. Download Audio

City officials say the change is necessary to fix a major staffing problem that's grown worse in recent years. Download Audio

Susan Churchill is a Japanese-American who grew up in a small town near Seattle not long after World War II. But her experiences growing up were nothing like her father's. Download Audio

Two white parents adopted three black children. This is the story of a father and his oldest son. Download Audio

The intersection of Tudor Road and the Old Seward Highway will remain closed through at least part of Saturday as crews repair a broken water main.

The House Finance committee added an amendment to its capital budget that gives the University of Alaska leftover funds to pursue developing the Elmore Extension into the U-Med district, a move widely opposed by community groups. Download Audio

State lawmakers cut education funding in the proposed budgets by nearly $13 million Tuesday night. They moved the money into the oil and gas tax credit fund. Download Audio
Cannabis Plant. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Three steps forward, two steps back.. Mat-Su's tangled marijuana regulations take another U turn.

After diving into the data on crime rates across the Municipality of Anchorage, a middle school class decided police staffing levels are the main problem confronting residents. Download Audio
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Alaska's elders face drastic budget cuts. Download Audio

Citing primarily cost, Alaska Dispatch News Executive Editor David Hulen said his company dropped its contract with the Associated Press on Thursday. Download Audio