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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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March 17, 2010
by Channel 2 News staff Wednesday, March 17, 2010 ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Police have an arrest warrant for a suspect in a fatal shooting last month inside a mall, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Once listed by Anchorage police as a "person of interest," Terence Gray, 28, is now charged with killing 29-year-old Edwing Matos Feb. 27 in the Dimond Center. Gray's bail is set at $1 million. A suspect wearing a wig opened fire outside a barber shop at about 6:30 p.m. that Saturday inside the busy mall, witnesses told police.
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By Neil Torquiano and Channel 2 News | August 28, 2012
The Anchorage Police Department identified the man stabbed to death Saturday night as 27-year-old Adrian Beaver, of Anchorage, and another person injured as 45-year-old Lovie Houston, and say the suspect remains on the streets as of Tuesday morning. APD responded to a stabbing August 25 around 10:45 p.m. at 11th Avenue and Hyder Street and said this Anchorage's 12th homicide of the year. Police said according to witnesses that Beaver and Houston were allegedly approached by a man with a knife and were stabbed by the man. Police describe the suspect as a dark skinned black male in his late 30's, five foot eight inches tall and 180 pounds.
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By Rebecca Palsha and Channel 2 News | February 28, 2011
Anchorage police are searching for at least three men believed to have caused an early morning shooting in Mountain View Monday. Police say 33-year-old Christopher Kendricks was shot multiple times in the torso. His girlfriend, 30-year-old Tricia Jedlicka has injuries to her mouth after being hit in the face. "She had been struck with an object to the face and it actually broke off some of her teeth," said police spokesmen Lt. Dave Parker. Police say the shooting was targeted and that neighbors in the area shouldn't be worried about people randomly breaking into homes.
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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 Maria Downey and Channel 2 News | September 21, 2012
Anchorage police have released additional details on a Thursday hit-and-run crash that left a 26-year-old local man critically injured, including a revised description of the vehicle that struck him. APD says Zachary Mohs was struck by a red Pontiac Fiero sports car just before 8:15 p.m. Thursday, when he was crossing Arctic Boulevard headed west at Arctic's intersection with 45th Avenue. APD spokesperson Marlene Lammers says Mohs lost one foot at the ankle and is in critical condition Friday.
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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 Jason Lamb and Channel 2 News | May 24, 2012
The Anchorage Police Department has released a picture of a pickup truck connected with the theft of a giant wooden carving of an eagle. On May 20th, APD said the people inside the pickup stole a large wooden eagle carving and a Stihl chainsaw from the bed of another truck parked at the Lowes home improvement store in South Anchorage. On Monday night, police recovered the eagle carving and held it in evidence for a day. On Wednesday morning, the carving was returned it to its sculptor Jordan Anderson.
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By Neil Torquiano and Channel 2 News | January 25, 2012
Anchorage Police are still searching for 27-year-old Richard Alexander for a crash that allegedly happened last year near a Muldoon trailer park, after finishing several traffic investigations including the arrest of Tex Daniels in connection with a New Year's Day vehicle pedestrians crash. On Sep. 29, police said Alexander was driving an Oldsmobile Bravada in the area of Old Harbor Road and Muldoon Road when he was stopped by APD Officer Shaeffer. Alexander sped off at a high rate of speed and collided with a vehicle at a stop sign at Old Harbor and Muldoon and fled the scene on foot.
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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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