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Juneau Police treating crash fatality a homicide

Juneau police say they are treating a fatal car crash as a homicide investigation.

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enough

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enough

The U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee today looked at a raft of bills aimed at improving the safety of Native American communities.

Prosecution draws parallels between Yakutat and Montana shootings

Prosecution draws parallels between Yakutat and Montana shootings

1996 Yakutat homicide defendant Robert Kowalski convicted for another death in 2008

Juneau man cited for bear found dead in yard

A man suspected of killing a black bear in a Juneau neighborhood will make a court appearance next week.

Police: Alaska fugitive arrested in Hawaii

Anchorage police say a 32-year-old man is under arrest after he broke out of his ankle monitor and fled to Hawaii.

Divergent views of Yakutat homicide recalled by witnesses

Divergent views of Yakutat homicide recalled by witnesses

Victim’s friend, Robert Kowalski’s ex-wife remember various statements that suggest either intent or accident

Domestic violence stabbing suspect flees scene, later arrested

Wayne Walter Williams found in Douglas on Sunday

Court rejects Alaska appeal over fishing rights

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by the state of Alaska in a long-running fight over the control of rivers and the fishing and hunting rights of Native Alaskans.

Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

James Michael Wells is charged with murder counts in the deaths of 51-year-old Richard Belisle and 41-year-old Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins.

Senate passes bill to limit access to certain court records

Senate passes bill to limit access to certain court records

Sen. Fred Dyson’s bill would make it so all criminal cases that result in a dismissal or an acquittal are considered confidential.