Man indicted for third time in 2014 Christmas Day car crash

Kenai prosecutors are trying for a third time to convict a man involved in a 2014 Christmas Day car crash that caused a young girl… Continue reading

Soldotna woman accused of abuse, Medicaid fraud

A Soldotna woman has been accused of fraud and abuse of a vulnerable adult for allegedly taking Medicaid funds while allowing her charge to live… Continue reading

Alleged Seward Highway carjacker scheduled for arraignment

A man who allegedly stole an Anchorage truck, rammed a parked SUV and carjacked a third vehicle before veering into a ditch along the Seward… Continue reading

Women arrested for spending thousands with stolen credit cards

Eight women have been charged for allegedly using a handful of stolen credit cards to purchase more than $8,000 worth of goods during a series… Continue reading

Nikiski man faces charges for firing gun, driving 4-wheeler while drunk

A Nikiski man is facing seven charges related to weapons and assault after allegedly firing a pistol during a confrontation on someone else’s property. Jeremy… Continue reading

Homer woman allegedly steals, ditches motorhome

A Homer woman accused of stealing a motorhome was arrested last week after troopers allegedly found her trying to rescue the stranded vehicle from a… Continue reading

Sterling woman charged in motorcyclist death

A Sterling woman has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a motorcyclist killed at a Sterling intersection Thursday night. Aprile D. Cresap, 53,… Continue reading

Hawaii man arrested for car theft

A Hawaii man working at a local fish-processing plant was arrested last week for allegedly stealing a van from a Kalifornsky Beach address and withdrawing… Continue reading

Nikiski man indicted for stealing, repainting neighbor’s dirt bike

A Nikiski man was indicted for first-degree vehicle theft last week after allegedly taking a dirt bike from his neighbor and spray painting it orange.… Continue reading

Texas dentist arrested for allegedly shipping drugs to Kenai hotel

Postal inspectors flagged the package at the Anchorage airport as suspicious

Kenai man arrested in connection with robbing coffee stand

A Kenai man was arrested early Friday morning after allegedly robbing a coffee stand in Kenai at knifepoint. Kenai police officers arrested Seth Byers, 19,… Continue reading

Soldotna man arrested for vandalizing school fields

A Soldotna man is facing multiple charges of criminal mischief and a charge of driving drunk after damaging athletic fields at two schools on Sunday.… Continue reading

Kenai woman arrested for shoplifting $1,200 in goods

Soldotna police have arrested a Kenai woman in connection with stealing $1,200 in goods from Fred Meyer. Samantha Hayes, 28, was arrested Thursday and charged… Continue reading

Homer woman arrested for multiple forgeries

A Homer woman is in jail after allegedly trying to make multiple purchases in the Anchor Point area with fake bills. Alaska State Troopers arrested… Continue reading

Man arrested after crashing vehicle discovered to be stolen

An Anchor Point man is in custody after allegedly crashing a vehicle later discovered to be stolen. Alaska State Troopers arrested Colter Demers, 33, on… Continue reading

Quiet wires: Alaska illegally fails to report its wiretaps to public

The Alaska Department of Law is failing to disclose when it taps the phone of an Alaskans, the Empire has learned through a public records… Continue reading

Eagle River residents want to fight back against crime

EAGLE RIVER (AP) — Armed and angry, Chugiak-Eagle River residents say it’s time to get tough on crime. “I feel safer in some Asian countries… Continue reading

Troopers shoot man after he pulls handgun in back of patrol car

A man was sent to Central Peninsula Hospital on Saturday after Alaska State Troopers shot him following a confrontation in the back of a patrol… Continue reading

Anchor Point man in hospital after being shot by trooper

An Anchor Point man is in the hospital in Anchorage after being shot by an Alaska State Trooper during a confrontation Sunday night. Fernando Ospina,… Continue reading

Police look for tips about slain dogs

Alaska State Troopers, community members and the Peninsula Crime Stoppers are looking for tips after a family dog was fatally shot in the Kalifornsky Beach… Continue reading