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Juneau Police investigating downtown burglaries

Juneau Police investigating downtown burglariesCash and other items taken from Coppa, Seong's, Capital Brew, and V's Cellar Door.

Juneau police release figures on use of force during arrests

Juneau police release figures on use of force during arrestsOfficers used hands, baton, pepper spray and a Taser in just over 3 percent of arrests last year.

Lawsuit challenges Alaska’s regulation restricting abortions for low income women

A trial got underway today in Anchorage in a lawsuit challenging the state regulation that restricts abortions for low income women.

State budget cuts threaten local jails

State budget cuts threaten local jailsSitka is one of several local departments who say the cuts are so deep, it could force their jail to close.

“Justice Not Politics Alaska” fighting changes to Alaska’s judge selection process

“Justice Not Politics Alaska” fighting changes to Alaska’s judge selection processA statewide group is fighting a proposed change in Alaska’s judge selection process pushed by a Fairbanks Senator.

Shipping company pleads guilty to oil pollution

Shipping company pleads guilty to oil pollutionA shipping company has pleaded guilty to illegally dumping oily bilge water in the eastern Aleutians last summer.

School District settles with former teacher and coach

Bill Byouer receives $150,000 after his dismissal that stemmed from the Oregon boxing incident in 2012.

Juneau man “critical” after Mendenhall Valley assault

Juneau Police have charged a 48-year-old man with assault for allegedly beating another man so severely that he had to be medevaced to a hospital outside the city.

Haines Police faces serious shortfall in state budget

Haines Police faces serious shortfall in state budgetThe Haines Borough Police Department and dispatch services could face a dramatic funding loss under Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed budget.

Chief Justice stresses need for rural presence

Chief Justice stresses need for rural presence Chief Justice Dana Fabe made the case for preserving the judicial branch’s funding in her annual speech to the Legislature on Wednesday.