President Trump is congratulating the U.S. Senate for passing a criminal justice reform bill that shortens sentences for some federal inmates. It passed the Senate Tuesday night, but both Alaska senators voted against it.
Wells Fargo employees contacted police Thursday afternoon to report that a person came into the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. On Friday, the Juneau Police Department identified the suspect as Juneau resident David Glenn Waits, 54.
The Juneau Police Department searched for Micah Nelson for more than 10 days following an alleged narcotics sale that resulted in a Juneau man being sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound. After police located him on Sunday, Nelson turned himself in.
Students at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School were told to stay inside the building Tuesday afternoon while the Juneau Police Department searched the area for a person of interest in last week’s Thanksgiving Day shooting. A school resource officer escorted students to buses after school got out for the day.