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Murder Victims’ Family Lawyer Asks Senate Candidates to Stop Running Ads

An attorney representing the family members of a slain elderly couple have asked the candidates for senate to quit running ads that cite the crimes. 

'One is Too Many:" Adding Up Alaska's Inmate Deaths

Alaska Department of Corrections Director Joe Schmidt says “one is too many” -- but do the number of deaths in Alaska’s prisons reflect the status quo, or a neglect of care for incarcerated Alaskans?

Troopers Seek Information on North Star Escapee

Alaska State Troopers are asking for the public's help in locating a detainee from North Star Detention Center who escaped while being processed.

Aniak Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Minor Relative

An Aniak man has been arrested after Alaska State Troopers received a call from a young female relative that she had been sexually abused by him on numerous occasions.

Store Employee Charged with Embezzlement

A North Pole woman working as an assistant manager at a convenience store has been charged with embezzling more than $76,000 over 13 months.

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Driver Crashes Impounded Van Through Gate

A van towed to a fenced yard in south Fairbanks didn't stay impounded long Sunday morning.

Juneau Police Investigate Shooting of Dog

Juneau police and animal control authorities are investigating the shooting of a dog in a North Douglas neighborhood.

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Residents Disarm Former Employee Threatening to Kill Lodge Owner

A former employee of McCarthy Lodge showed up over the weekend threatening to kill his former employer, according to the Alaska State Troopers.

Department Of Corrections Phone Recordings


Department Of Corrections Phone Recordings

Corrections Reform Bill Introduced


Corrections Reform Bill Introduced

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