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Channel 2 NewsThe state's new crime lab in Anchorage is working to catch up on a backlog of cases awaiting DNA testing, with hundreds of cases at various stages of analysis. Orin Dym, the facility's forensic lab manager, says there are about 130 cases waiting to go...
Channel 2 NewsAn Anchorage-based Marine Corps recruiter convicted in a court-martial Friday of sexually assaulting a friend’s girlfriend on New Year’s Eve 2011 may face local charges in the crime, according to the Anchorage Police Department. In a Monday...
Channel 2 NewsCharging documents against 22-year-old Victor Enrique Garcia say he told Anchorage police that he described himself in a “dark place” the morning of Jan. 18, when he allegedly killed 21-year-old T.R.E.L. Zawko. On a rainy Saturday afternoon...
Channel 2 NewsThe Food and Drug Administration's approval of over-the-counter sales of an emergency contraception "morning-after pill" sparked debate in Alaska Wednesday. The FDA's Tuesday decision allows the "morning-after pill" Plan B to be sold to women and...
The Associated PressMore than 1 million cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Alaska this year. But industry officials fear new fuel standards intended to limit pollution from large ships could begin driving vessels away. This will be the first full cruise season...
Channel 2 NewsA federal judge in Anchorage sentenced a man from St. Louis, Mo. to 10 and a half years in prison for trading child porn, including 15 years of supervision after his release. 29-year-old Leland Paster used an Internet email account to collect over a...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Lawyers, Judges, St. Louis
The Associated PressA Juneau grand jury has indicted a 51-year-old Haines man on felony weapons and assault charges. The Juneau Empire (http://bit.ly/11OdT55) reports the grand jury Friday indicted Nicholas C. Degtoff. Prosecutors say Degtoff assaulted a woman...
The Associated PressThe family of a Swiss man who died during a 2011 descent of Mount McKinley has sued the guide company, saying Mountain Trip International's negligence resulted in Beat Niederer's death. Attorneys for Mountain Trip say Niederer was aware of the...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
Channel 2 NewsDesigner drug users have become more prevalent in Downtown Anchorage than chronic inebriates, according to the security director for the Anchorage Downtown Partnership. Cory Evans addressed the extent of the problem during a free course Friday...
A Bethel judge has adjourned trials of Alaska Native subsistence fishermen until May, saying that's when he'll rule on whether the fishermen have a spiritual right to fish for king salmon when restrictions are in place. The nearly two dozen Yukon-...
The Associated PressThe FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth,...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Judicial Council has been evaluating appointed judges and making recommendations to voters about their retention since 1975, but some legislators want that practice to end. House Bill 200, proposed by state Rep. Wes Keller (R-Wasilla), was...
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