Officer Cornelius Pettus is now facing two counts of tampering with public records in the first degree alongside Officer Deorman Stout, who has one count. They both pleaded not guilty, and they'll be back in court on September 14th.
On Thursday, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in a case that had contested the Bureau of Land Management’s offer of sale of oil and gas leases to ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc.
A federal judge has put the brakes on federal coronavirus relief funding for Alaska Native corporations for now. The decision Tuesday stems from lawsuits that several tribes filed against the Treasury Department seeking to keep the corporations from getting a share of $8 billion set aside for tribes.
A man who stabbed another man on the sky bridge near Nordstrom in the Fifth Avenue Mall was sentenced to ten years in prison on a charge of first-degree assault, the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.
Zayha Marie Meehan and Sarah Hall-Wright, both of Anchorage, have been charged with illegal possession of firearms after carrying out multiple shootings and robberies, spread out over an eight-month period.
Anchorage Police Department’s Special Victims Unit says the suspect in the Connor’s Bog sexual assault that occurred Sunday is 44-year-old Nathaniel Kinsman. He is a white male around 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 190 pounds, APD said.
The family of a former police chief - who led a St. Louis-area department after working in the city for more than 30 years and was fatally shot during riots there last week - is one step closer to justice after officials announced charges in the case.
After the death of George Floyd while in police custody, Alaska's Supreme Court justices say they are "saddened to see again that the ideals on which our society is founded are far from the reality of many people's lives."
For one Alaskan family, mourning is not only in national solidarity for George Floyd, a middle-aged black man who was pinned to the ground and suffocated after being kneeled on by Minneapolis Police Department officers.