The ACLU lawsuit alleges violations of state and federal civil rights protections stemming from mishandled police investigations of sexual assaults of Alaska Native women.
Alaska Native leaders and justice advocates packed a Senate hearing room for an update on what Congress and the Trump administration are doing to address the MMIW issue.
The report lists 14 employees of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, 13 of whom it says engaged in sexual misconduct with minors or vulnerable adults, and one who was caught viewing child pornography.
An Alaska bishop offered a series of apologies in the wake of a review that disclosed reports of sexual misconduct by 14 men who worked for the Archdiocese of Anchorage.
Dennis Weston worked in Juneau from 2005 through 2012 before moving to Anchorage’s McLaughlin Youth Center.
This summer, former KDLG reporter Sage Smiley was staying with the station’s community advisory board chairperson and her husband. In July, Smiley found a camera in the room she was staying in.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says collecting data is key.
The law is an array of programs and policies that Congress first passed in 1994 and has renewed about every five years. But the most recent version has expired,
The community has never had a domestic violence shelter.
A Senate-approved spending bill would direct the Bureau of Indian Affairs to coordinate with law enforcement agencies and develop guidelines for data collection.