Some experts say an outdated consent statute ensures most sexual assault cases won’t result in convictions in Alaska.
Presiding judge in each judicial district will make a decision based on public health considerations, such as COVID-19 case counts and risk levels in the area. They will also consider other factors related to the particular case or courthouse where the trial will be held.
Despite a hold on most court proceedings, the decades-old murder trial of Sophie Sergie is proceeding through preliminary steps in Fairbanks.
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.
Ketchikan Police say officers still aren’t sure whether Larson went into the creek accidentally or to evade police.
More than six years after he took his children from Alaska to the Philippines, a former Anchorage-based pilot has been convicted of international parental kidnapping.
Alaska CARES medical director Dr. Barbara Knox described “a serious uptick in cases of abusive head trauma, serious physical abuse.”
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of five Republicans who joined Democrats on a vote that keeps the impeachment trial of Donald Trump on track.
Fischer was charged with second degree terroristic threatening, a felony offense that carries penalties of up to 5 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.
Inspectors found 2.4 ounces of blue “M30” pills that contained fentanyl hidden in a vacuum-sealed bag inside the motor housing of an Oster blender.