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Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Assault ? At 10:34 p.m.
Coming out

Charlene was a member of the congregation I served in Denver years ago. Trained as a lawyer, she was fortunate to be able to work as a stay-at-home mom when her children were young because her partner had a well-paying job.
Alaska gay marriage 'in a matter of weeks'

Lawyers representing five Alaska same-sex couples have something powerful in their corner: A days-old 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that they say ties the hands of the judge hearing the suit brought against the state of Alaska.
Supporters: Only a matter of time for same-sex marriage in Alaska

A federal judge in Alaska said Friday he will consider a case seeking to overturn the nation's first gay marriage ban.
State | Local
Candidates on good behavior at debate

Rep. Cathy Munoz (R-Juneau) and George McGuan might be political rivals, but you wouldn't have known it from the polite back-and-forth at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

It was a message of hope that Lambda Legal deputy development director Judi O'Kelley brought to Juneau, but also a missive to keep fighting.
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

JUNEAU - The minority leader of the Alaska Senate on Monday proposed to strike the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Alaska, calling it a matter of conscience. Sen.
State | AK legislature
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

A state senator introduced legislation Monday that would strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage in the constitution. Sen.
State | AK legislature
AG to keep defending same-sex marriage ban

JUNEAU - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty said he will continue to defend the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, even as federal courts around the country strike down similar bans.
State | AK legislature
Man treated for injuries following car crash

...crash on Egan outbound near Sunny Point at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. The department said two people, a man and a woman, were taken to BRH for treatment of injuries.


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