Alaska News

Friday, November 16, 2018

2 injured after collision with dump truck in Anchorage

PHOTO: Police say two people are in the hospital after their car crashed into a dump truck. Just before 2 a.m. Thursday, a dump truck headed east and a Buick LaSabre going west collided on Tudor Road. The Buick attempted to make a southbound turn onto Wright Street, pulling directly in front of the dump truck. The dump truck crashed into the passenger side and drove partially on top of Buick, according to police. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and is expected to survive, police say. The Anchorage Fire Department extricated the passenger from the car. He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The Anchorage Police Department says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident. No arrests and citations have been made.
KTVA-TV CBS 11 Anchorage

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Anchorage courthouse evacuated after ’suspicious package’ found

A federal courthouse in Anchorage was evacuated Thursday morning after a "suspicious package" was found inside. A crowd of people was on the sidewalk outside the James M. Fitzgerald United States Courthouse just before 10 a.m. A person who works in the building told KTVA that the package was found in the cafeteria. They said security advised employees to stay away from the area, then several minutes later, they announced on the loudspeaker that the building was being evacuated.
KTVA-TV CBS 11 Anchorage

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