Alaska woman walks to truck, drives herself to hospital after bear attack

Alaska woman walks to truck, drives herself to hospital after bear attack

CORDOVA, Alaska, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Alaska woman Thea Thomas walked to her truck and drove herself to the hospital after she was attacked by a brown bear.
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Alaska State Troopers: No support for story of satanic slayings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- An accused teen killer's story of participating in many slayings while part of a satanic cult in Alaska does not match any unsolved crimes, investigators say.

Sea lion jumps out of water to bite man on the backside

SITKA, Alaska, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Alaska State Troopers said a man sitting on the railing of a fishing boat was nipped in the rear end by a sea lion that jumped out of the water.

Four killed in Alaska plane crash

ST. MARY'S, Alaska, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Four people were killed, and six survived, when a plane crashed near St. Mary's, Alaska, the president of the flight company said.

Helicopter pilot, 2 passengers rescued from Alaska volcano

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A rescue team retrieved a helicopter pilot and two passengers stranded on the slopes of the Mount Mageik volcano, the Alaska State Troopers said.

Police: Man punched self, tried to blame neighbor

FAIRBANKS, Alaska, July 19 (UPI) -- Police in Alaska said they arrested a man accused of punching himself in the face and attempting to blame it on his neighbor.

Man killed in bear attack in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 8 (UPI) -- An Alaska man was attacked and killed by a bear outside a cabin on Lake George, Alaska State Troopers said.

Boy, 9, presumed dead in Alaskan glacier crevasse

FAIRBANKS, Alaska, April 14 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old Alaska boy was presumed dead after the snowmobile he was riding fell into a deep glacier crevasse, state police said Sunday.

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Women seeking illegal alcohol text trooper

BETHEL, Alaska, May 17 (UPI) -- Two women face possible charges after they accidentally texted a state trooper asking for help buying illegal alcohol in Bethel, Alaska, police said.

Skier injured in Alaska avalanche rescued

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 18 (UPI) -- A skier from New York who emerged from an avalanche with a broken ankle was rescued from an Alaska mountainside Saturday, authorities said.

Grizzly attacks 7 youths in Alaska

TALKEETNA, Alaska, July 24 (UPI) -- A grizzly bear attacked seven teenagers as they crossed a creek in Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains, injuring two of them seriously, state police say.

4 dead in Alaska trailer fire

WILLOW, Alaska, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A fire in a trailer in the small southern Alaska town of Willow Tuesday left four people dead, state police said.

Two Alaska men accused of burning child

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Two men in Anchorage, Alaska, set a 5-year-old boy's head on fire while messing around with a makeshift flamethrower, authorities allege.

Man charged with drunken lawn mowing

NORTH POLE, Alaska, June 25 (UPI) -- An Alaska man has been charged with going for a drunken joyride on a riding lawnmower.
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