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By Chris Klint and Channel 2 News | June 14, 2013
Alaska State Troopers are seeking information from the public after a man was shot and wounded early Friday morning while he was riding a truck in Nikiski. A Friday AST dispatch says troopers responded to reports of a male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg, on Industrial Avenue in Nikiski, just after 12:20 a.m. “AST investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male had been shot in the leg while riding in the back bed of a truck down Industrial Avenue in Nikiski,” troopers wrote.
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By Todd Walker and Chris Klint and Channel 2 News | August 22, 2011
Fire investigators say evidence indicates a blaze at a South Anchorage trailer home early Saturday morning was arson. Everyone in the trailer escaped from the fire, but two cats inside were killed. According to Brian Belaga, an investigator with the Anchorage Fire Department, units responded to the Southwood Manor trailer park off Brayton Drive at about 1:20 a.m. A woman who lived in the park told Channel 2 she heard what sounded like an explosion within the trailer. Belaga says the fire appears to have been intentionally set with an “incendiary device” after a party and a fight at the trailer, but can't give any more details due to the pending investigation.
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By Austin Baird and Channel 2 News | October 8, 2013
A Buddhist monk sentenced was last month in Chicago for raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl, and an advocacy group wants to know if there may have been similar crimes in Anchorage. Camnong Boa-Ubol pleaded guilty to "sexually assaulting a teenage girl for two years at a southwest suburban temple" and received a 15-year sentence. He lived in Anchorage in May 2012 when he was arrested, and a group that advoacates for clergy sex abuse victims -- Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests -- is asking for residents to come forward if they know of other abuse by Boa-Ubol.
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By KTUU News Staff and Channel 2 News | June 23, 2012
An early morning Saturday shooting in the Russian Jack area left a 38-year-old man dead and investigators are trying to figure out if another man with gunshots wound were related cases, according to the Anchorage Police Department. APD says the deadly shooting happened after reports of shots around 1:44 a.m. at the 4400 block of San Roberto Avenue where police say Kirt Kaanoi was found suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was taken to a local hospital and died an hour later.
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by Abby Hancock | July 9, 2011
Anchorage Police arrested three men Saturday for a violent home robbery in Mountain View, and are searching for a fourth suspect. Police say at about 3:45 a.m. At an apartment complex on the 3300 block of Tarwater Ave., three men forced their way into another man's apartment, demanding money. The robbers threatened to shoot the man and two others, as well as an infant, who were inside the apartment at the time, according to police. Police say the victim gave the trio money, but one of the intruders put a gun in the victims mouth, threatening to kill him, and pistol-whipped him in the head and face.
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By Chris Klint and Channel 2 News | September 18, 2013
Anchorage police are seeking the writer of a note alerting law enforcement to a badly beaten 18-year-old man earlier this week, who remains in critical condition at a local hospital. APD spokesperson Jennifer Castro says the University Police Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage was informed Monday night that the man was being held against his will on the 800 block of Barrow Street, with that information relayed to APD shortly before 9 p.m. He was found unconscious, with severe injuries.
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By Sarah Evans | July 18, 2013
Anchorage Police reported two incidents of sexual assault with a suspect still at large. The incidents occurred in the Mountain View area on Tuesday and Wednesday.  According to police, in both cases the suspect followed the victims before approaching with a weapon and forcing them into a secluded area. The first incident occurred Tuesday, July 16, near the 200 block of N Hoyt Street around 4:15 a.m.  The second incident occurred the following day, near Bragaw Street and Pendland Parkway just before 7:00 p.m.  Police described the suspect as a darker skinned male, between the ages of 20 and 30, with a thin build, short cropped hair, and a faint goatee.  He may have a mustache, wear diamond stud earrings, and is reported to have a full sleeve tattoo on his right arm, according to police.
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By Chris Klint and Channel 2 News | May 21, 2013
Anchorage Fire Department officials say a burglary occurred at a South Anchorage restaurant earlier this month, before it was burned in a fire which is now considered suspicious. AFD spokesperson Al Tamagni Jr. says in a Tuesday statement that the department is seeking help from citizens in learning more about the blaze, which raced through the Sunrise Grill and Pancake House at 8201 Old Seward Hwy. on the morning of May 11. Nobody was injured in the fire, but officials said at the time that it may be a total loss for the business.
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By Neil Torquiano and Channel 2 News | July 13, 2013
Anchorage police say a woman suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to her knee Saturday morning in Mountain View. Around 4 a.m., police received a call of three young males arguing on the 100 block of N. Klevin Street and moments later, a multiple gunshots were reported from the caller. At 4:05 a.m., a man reported to police dispatch that his wife had been shot in the knee and that a bullet entered his apartment on the 4100 block of Peterkin Ave. Police say she was sleeping in her bed when she was shot.
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By Neil Torquiano and Channel 2 News | June 2, 2013
Anchorage police said a man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning near a midtown bar across from the Sears Mall. Police said the shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. near the Office Lounge at 545 E Northern Lights Blvd. The incident started inside the bar between several people and security escorted the people outside, according to police. “Officers were advised there had been a disturbance between several people inside the club resulting in a couple people being escorted out of the establishment,” said police spokesperson Dani Myren.
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