The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.
Man dead in apparent early-morning homicide in Anchorage
A man was found dead in an apparent homicide early Friday morning on Anchorage’s east side.
North Pole lawmaker seeks investigation into state Office of Children’s Services
Rep. Tammie Wilson claims she’s heard hundreds of problematic stories regarding Alaska foster children, many with common elements.
In Search Of The Red Cross’ $500 Million In Haiti Relief
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds a string of poorly managed projects, questionable spending and dubious claims of success, according to a review of the charity’s internal documents.
Baltimore Police Will Be Target Of Broad Justice Department Inquiry
Following the death of Freddie Gray, the city’s mayor and Maryland’s congressional delegations had asked the federal agency to look for possible discriminatory practices by local law enforcement.
Merchants Wharf arson suspect identified
No charges filed yet against 13-year-old girl in connection with Monday evening’s incident
Juneau man arrested for alleged possession, distribution of child porn
Scott R. Parker, 40, was indicted by a Juneau grand jury on 40 felony charges
Audit Of Alaska National Guard launched
The audit team is composed of three investigators from the National Guard Bureau. They arrived over the weekend, and will look into allegations of embezzlement and misuse of funds.
Feds investigate University of Alaska for how it deals with sexual assault
The University of Alaska system is on a list of 79 post-secondary institutions around the nation being investigated, but university officials aren’t sure why.
Juneau fire investigators busy this summer
Seven open and active cases being investigated by CCFR’s Fire Marshal’s office