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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.

Former hostel owner convicted of creating, transporting child porn from Cambodia

An Anchorage man was convicted in federal court, of child exploitation, for creating child pornography in Cambodia and bringing it back to the United States, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler announced in a press release, Monday.

Police respond to three major incidents involving alcohol abuse, Saturday morning

Anchorage police were kept busy early Saturday morning with three major incidents taking place, all of which involved alcohol abuse, police wrote in a press release Saturday evening. 

Police: Task Force successful in rounding up Anchorage criminals

Anchorage Police' interdepartmental Task Force, set up in February, to combat the sudden spike in violent street crimes, has been seeing some success, police wrote in a press release, Monday. 

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

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