More than two months after her initial report to police, Juanita Nick protested what she said was the criminal justice system’s inaction on her case.
Domestic violence shelters around the country are preparing for a large decrease in federal funding that will take effect in a few months. Tundra Women’s Coalition in Bethel said that it will mean a 20% cut in its operating budget and could lead to a significant loss in services.
On Tuesday, Bethel’s city council voted to hire an independent investigator to review the city’s response to reports of sexual assault.
A Bethel woman’s protest has ignited community dialogue on how local rape cases are handled and if victims are receiving timely justice.
Some speculated that Teuber could have intentionally crashed his helicopter, while others noted that the aircraft went missing in an area known as challenging for pilots.
For more than a decade, Teuber was the president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and one of the most powerful executives in Alaska.
Survivors, advocates, and community members say the department is headed the right direction but has a long way to go to repair broken trust, especially among Alaska Natives.
Some experts say an outdated consent statute ensures most sexual assault cases won’t result in convictions in Alaska.
State public safety officials say they hope to find ways to prevent people from being killed or seriously injured by their partner or others with whom they live.
Acting Alaska Attorney General Ed Sniffen’s abrupt resignation was announced Friday as the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica were preparing an article about allegations of sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old girl three decades ago.