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  1. Drugs in prison: Former inmates give their perspective on the problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WJRT

    When five female inmates overdosed on drugs recently at Hiland Correctional Center near the Eagle River area of Anchorage, Alaska, it did not come as a shock to Terria Walters and Serena Espinoza. The two women met in 2005 while in custody at the Mat-Su Pre-trial Facility, and they later served prison time together at Hiland.


  2. Construction crew becomes crime-fighting teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WJRT

    Victor Powell and his brother, Bernard, are twins and the name of their construction company in Anchorage, Alaska is Twins Home Improvements. Victor says about a week ago, a crew leader arrived at a home they were renovating on Oxford Drive in Anchorage, and there was a large collection of expensive tools stored in the garage.


  3. Teen fatally mauled by bear texted for help during attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WJRT

    A parent's worst nightmare came to life this Father's Day when a teen running an annual trail race was fatally mauled by a bear near Bird Creek in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska state troopers have identified the teen as 16-year-old Patrick Cooper of Anchorage, who was participating in the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb at Bird Ridge, which was being run for the 29th year straight.


  4. Bear interrupts a game of golf in Anchorage, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WJRT

    While playing a game of golf in Anchorage, Alaska, on May 29, Gary Cox captured the moment a black bear approached him, looking like it might hold the flag for him while he shot for the cup.


  5. 'Dumpster Pups' find new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WJRT

    They began their lives tossed out like trash, but the seven puppies who were found abandoned near a dumpster went home Thursday with new owners, as little treasures. The pups were put up for adoption Thursday morning in Anchorage, Alaska, and within three hours, all had found new owners.


  6. Sam the missing python slithers back to Alaska homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WJRT

    A 17-foot python that had caused concern in a community north of Anchorage, Alaska, since it went missing two weeks ago has returned home. Matanuska-Susitna Borough Animal Care reports that Sam slithered back into view Monday in the living room of its owners' home in the town of Meadow Lakes.


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