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.
Social workers report dramatic increase in child abuse and neglect referrals
The state of Alaska is seeing a rise in child abuse and neglect referrals and threats to worker safety, according to those who work in the field.
Police arrest man on warrant for charges of sexually abusing a minor
On Tuesday, Juneau police arrested Sergius Sheakley, 42, who was wanted on charges of sexually abusing a minor.
Former Kenai Peninsula hockey coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors
Troopers say the investigation against Elliot began in December 2015, on a tip from a citizen who was concerned that Elliot had abused a family member.
Mired In Sex Scandal, Oakland Police Department Loses 3 Chiefs In 9 Days
A number of officers are accused of having sex with a teenager; others allegedly sent racist texts. The mayor’s office is taking control after the chief and then two acting chiefs resigned in a row.
High-Profile Cases Spur States to Reconsider Statutes of Limitations for Rape
Fueled by sexual abuse allegations against comedian Bill Cosby and the Catholic Church, and other high-profile cases dating back decades, state legislators across the country are considering lengthening or eliminating statutes of limitations on rape.
‘Our Voices Will Be Heard’ brings child sexual abuse to the forefront
Set in a fictional Tlingit village in the late 19th century, “Our Voices Will Be Heard” is Vera Starbard’s semi-autobiographical story of a mother whose daughter is sexually abused by a relative.
With Erin’s Law signed, bill sponsors see more work to be done
The bill’s primary sponsor, Rep. Charisse Millett of Anchorage, says the act is a catalyst and not the end solution.
‘Erin’s Law’ hangs on for a bumpy ride
It took until Day 22 of the 30-day special session for a sexual abuse prevention bill to get a hearing, And when it appeared it was in a radically different form than the original.
AWARE breaks ground for new 12-unit apartment building
AWARE’s Mandy Cole says it’s emotional watching the acre of land being cleared.