Department of Corrections Commissioner Ronald Taylor says the proposal would not be realistic without additional funding.
Berton A. Tullis is charged in connection with burglaries of two Juneau businesses.
Rayco Sales is being sued by the family of Simone Kim who was killed by a firearm obtained from the store.
The Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that defines "public place" for the purpose of enforcing a ban on open marijuana consumption under the state's new legal pot law.
Additional charges likely won’t be filed against a couple that police say had restrained their 5-year-old grandchild by taping her legs and holding her in a makeshift cage.
The U.S. attorney's office in a release Monday says Kimberly Christina Reidel-Byler and Darren K. Byler each face three counts related to the improper disposal.
Law enforcement officials allege the man ran a brutal and exploitative sex trafficking and prostitution operation in Anchorage, Juneau, Kenai and Fairbanks.
Deputy Chief Josh Dossett said officers arrived at the home and found the girl, approximately 5 years old, in what he described as an improvised cage.
Unidentified man may be one of at least two people who burglarized Capital Brew last week.
Gallup yesterday released its annual Index of Well-Being, and for the first time, Alaska tops the list.