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VPSOs aim to complete arms training

More than a year after the state Legislature passed a law allowing village public safety officers to be armed, the first class of cadets are close to graduating from specialized firearms training.

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'Superman' pleads guilty to leading Anchorage meth-for-mail ring

A man known to authorities as "Superman" pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to 16 counts related to drug dealing and fraud.

Teen shot at East Anchorage party after underage group denied entry

An 18-year-old girl was taken to a local hospital after being struck by a bullet in the shoulder in a shooting near E 9th Avenue and Lane Street early Sunday morning.

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'We must do better,' reasons behind Alaska's rape kit backlog

The Alaska Crime Lab is currently sitting on sexual assault kits that haven't been completed after a year and a half, and now lawmakers in Juneau are looking at ways to develop a plan to get them tested.

3 accused of selling heroin, 'molly,' and other drugs in major Nome bust

Three Nome men been arrested on felony drug charges related to selling heroin, prescription pills, marijuana and other narcotics, all part of a multi-agency bust involving federal, state, and city law enforcement.

17-year-old pot dealer charged with manslaughter in Walgreen's shooting

An Anchorage 17-year-old  stands accused of manslaughter after his friend was shot to death in a drug deal gone sour, according to charges filed Friday in state court.

Efforts to reduce prison overcrowding continue in Juneau

A pair of senators introduce legislation to reform the state's corrections system.

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Hundreds of marijuana plants seized from Interior grow operation

Hundreds of marijuana plants were seized as part of an Alaska State Troopers raid of a commercial grow operation near Fairbanks, troopers reported Tuesday.

'We must do better,' reasons behind Alaska's rape kit backlog

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