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November 18, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Alaska man arrested in women’s underwear thefts

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say they have detained a man suspected of stealing women’s underwear during burglaries in Kodiak. KTUU-TV reports an 18-year-old was taken into custody Monday. Online court records early Tuesday didn’t indicate he had been formally charged. Troopers say the burglaries occurred over three months. Residents would return home to find…

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November 12, 2014 at 5:07 PM

Troopers warn of underwear bandit in Alaska town

The Associated Press KODIAK, Alaska — An underwear bandit is actively stealing women’s undergarments in Kodiak. Alaska State Troopers say there’s been a rash of burglaries reported lately. People have returned to their homes to find items — mostly women’s underwear — missing. Fisherman Hannah Clark tells Kodiak radio station KMXT that she began noticing items had been…

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August 1, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Authorities investigating Alaska whale, ferry collision

The Associated Press KODIAK, Alaska  — A team of scientists is investigating the death of a humpback whale that was struck by the state ferry Kennicott near Kodiak. KMXT reports that law enforcement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating whether the ferry strike killed the animal. Kate Wynne, a marine mammal specialist for the University…

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October 21, 2013 at 11:09 AM

5 crewmen rescued from burning ship

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Five crew members have been rescued in the western Aleutians after their ship caught on fire. KMXT reports the five were picked up by a Good Samaritan vessel, the Seattle-based Aleutian Beauty. The crewmen are expected to arrive later Monday in Adak. The crewman were aboard the 59-foot Western Venture, which…

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April 12, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Two Coast Guard members shot dead in Kodiak, Alaska

Two members of the Coast Guard’s communication station at Kodiak, Alaska, have been found shot to death, the Coast Guard said in a news release this afternoon. “It is possible that the suspect remains at large,” Capt. Jesse Moore, commanding officer, Coast Guard Base Support Unit Kodiak says in the release. “Since we don’t have all the…

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