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Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has named Anchorage lawyer Michael C. Geraghty to serve as Alaska’s newest attorney general. Geraghty, a partner with DeLisio, Moran, Geraghty & Zobel, P.C., takes over from John Burns, who was confirmed last April but announced...
Mark ThiessenA federal judge finds a federal agency followed proper procedures when instituting new fishing restrictions in the western Aleutian Islands to protect endangered Steller Sea Lions. U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess on Thursday found the National Marine...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's 2012 legislative session began Tuesday as lawmakers listened to a rendition of the Alaska state song. With a lot to deal with this session, today some legislators wondered if the 90-day session should last longer - 120 days like before it was in...
Kodiak Daily MirrorAttorneys for two men charged with murder in the traffic death of a 19-year-old Kodiak man have requested a trial continuance. Markryan Portillo and William Mecham were scheduled to be tried Jan. 30 in the death of Austin Van Long. Prosecutors say the...
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Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to half-staff Friday in honor of former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Boochever. Boochever died in October at age 94. Parnell's office says a memorial service is planned for Friday in Pasadena, Calif....
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's texting while driving law was the topic Wednesday at a state House Judiciary Committee hearing, in an effort to correct a law passed in 2008. Judges in Kenai and Fairbanks had ruled that the current law doesn't specifically ban texting while...
Nedra PicklerA federal judge is denying requests to keep private the results of an investigation into prosecutorial misconduct in the case against the late Sen. Ted Stevens. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan denied motions from two unidentified parties in the case...
Dan JolingState attorneys will appear before the Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday to argue that a lower court judge incorrectly interpreted state law on how the Department of Natural Resources terminates undeveloped petroleum leases. The appeal is an offshoot...
The Associated PressThe Alaska Redistricting Board plans to appeal a judge's decision that it redraw two House districts. The board doesn't plan to challenge Judge Michael McConahy's decision that they redraw two others, House Districts 1 and 2. Last week, McConahy ruled...
Channel 2 NewsThe Sheraton Anchorage Hotel’s Texas-based owners have been ordered to recognize union contracts and bargain with the union representing hospitality workers at the hotel. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess’s 34-page injunction was...
The Associated PressAn Army Corps of Engineers fraud case described by prosecutors as one of the largest involving government contracting has seen a break, as a former employee has agreed to plead guilty.Court papers show Michael A. Alexander plans to plead guilty to bribery...
Channel 2 NewsCrime was the topic for lawmakers at the Alaska State Capitol over the last two days, as more than two dozen invited guests looked at ways to reduce the problem in the state. The summit, sponsored by the Senate Judiciary Committee, invited familiar faces...
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