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At 2:08 AM on Sunday, January 31, 2016, Anchorage Police responded to the area of 20th and Muldoon in reference to several callers reporting they heard multiple gunshots.  Shortly after officers arrived in the area, a local hospital called stating an adult male had walked in with a gunshot wound.

Police made contact with the injured male.  While officers were able to establish the male was connected to the Muldoon shooting, he was otherwise completely uncooperative.  After being treated for a single wound to his torso, he was taken to the Anchorage Jail on two unrelated warrants.

 

 

Anchorage Police Department Bulleting

At 1:42 p.m. on January 30, 2016, Anchorage Police responded to the 4000 block of Lois Drive in regards to an injured man lying outside on the ground.  The man sustained critical injuries when he fell from a third story apartment window.  The man is currently in stable condition at the hospital after undergoing surgery.  Police are still investigating the circumstances of the fall.

Two injured in Saturday shooting at 4th and Gambell

Feb 1, 2016

1/30/16 - Anchorage Police Department bulletin

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 03:09 AM an Anchorage Police Sergeant reported that she had heard several gunshots in the area of 4th and Gambell.  Right after that broadcast, another APD Sergeant saw a dark-colored pickup run a red light and leave that same area at a high rate of speed.

New technology allows monitoriing of ocean acidification as it occurs

By Johanna Eurich, Freelance Journalist – Anchorage

Alaska's Shellfish hatcheries are worried that they may have to shut down their operations like hatcheries further south did when waters got too acidic to grow healthy shellfish. Willey Evans, a researcher with the Hakai Institute in British Columbia is working with Aleutic Pride shellfish hatchery in Seward. 

Governor sets deadline for alignment with oil and gas producers

By the Associated Press

Gov. Bill Walker says he wants the state and the North Slope's major producers to reach agreement on key contracts and issues related to a major gas project before the end of the current legislative session. If the parties don't reach alignment on those issues, he says, he'll have "no other choice" but to consider other options for commercializing Alaska's gas.

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The Anchorage Police Department reports the second person found with critical injuries at Pt. Woronzoff this morning has died.

Detectives have identified the two found this morning (a male and a female) and are in the process of notifying their next of kin.

The bodies of both persons were found on the beach just below the parking lot at Pt. Woronzoff, which is located near Ted Stevens International Airport.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances leading to their deaths.

By Anchorage Police Department

The Anchorage Police Department states that at about 8:37 a.m. a citizen reported a body found at Point Woronzoff.  Airport Police secured the scene and APD responded to investigate.

At 10 a.m., Police stated they discovered a second victim at Point Woronzoff.  Medics are transporting that victim to the hospital with critical injuries.

Jan. 28, 2016

Residents petition to recall NSB Mayor Charlotte Brower

Associated Press

North Slope officials have called for a special election to recall Mayor Charlotte Brower after residents successfully gathered enough signatures on a petition. KTVA-TV reports that the announcement was made Tuesday at a North Slope Borough Assembly meeting.

Citizen science providing important data to University of Alaska scientists

By Johanna Eurich - Anchorage

Anchorage Police Department sees spike in stolen cars

By Zacharia Hughes, APRN – Anchorage

Seventeen cars were stolen in a single 24-hour period in Anchorage, starting Monday and running through Tuesday morning.

Jennifer Castro, a spokesperson for the Anchorage Police Department said, “Majority of them were cases or scenarios where the motorist had left their key in the ignition running so that it could warm up."

Advisory: APD warning drivers to not leave keys in vehicle for warm up following spree of stolen vehicles

Anchorage police are warning motorists to not leave their keys in their vehicle to warm it up following a spree of stolen vehicles over the past two days.

Yesterday, APD received 13 reports of stolen vehicles and police have already received three reports of stolen vehicles this morning. A majority of these cases include incidents where the drivers left their keys in their running vehicle to warm it up.

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