After hung jury, Kowalski won't be retried for first-degree murder

...serious first-degree murder charge, which prompted the judge to move for a mistrial on that count.Assistant Attorney General James Fayette, who prosecuted the case for the Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals, asked the judge to dismiss...
Anchorage psychiatrist charged with fraud

...fraud, abuse or neglect since October 2012, compared to about 30 people the decade before, according to assistant attorney general Andrew Peterson."It will hopefully serve to save taxpayers a significant number of dollars," Peterson said...
Child porn indictment for former UAA instructor

...astronomy and physics instructor at the University of Alaska-Anchorage on 14 child pornography charges.Assistant Attorney General Adam Alexander said Tuesday that state troopers are trying to locate 37-year-old Curtis Osterhoudt.The indictment...
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...initiative process."Still, according to the Alaska Attorney General's office, that doesn't mean lawmakers could...It's not black and white," said assistant attorney general Cori Mills. "It has to be evaluated on a case-by-case...
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Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska a state that appoints its AG

...whether Alaska should elect its attorney general. As a result, the merits of...changing the way the Alaskan Attorney General is chosen only heightens and...taking the appointment of the Attorney General out of the hands of the governor...
Empire Editorial: AG should answer to voters, not governor

...whether Alaska should elect its attorney general. As a result, the merits of...allowing voters to elect Alaska's attorney general. Alaska is one of five states...person, it's hard to argue the attorney general is a servant of the people...
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...Division of Juvenile Justice, Juneau Police Department, Alaska State Troopers, District Attorney's Office, Attorney General's Office, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Tlingit & Haida...
Jurors hear closing arguments

...justice and one they asked the jury to correct."It's not too late to correct that injustice now," Assistant Attorney General James Fayette said during closing arguments, noting there is no statute of limitations for murder. "Mr. Kowalski...
Kowalski murder cold case to go to jury today

...was convicted of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting his girlfriend in Montana in 2008. Assistant Attorney General James Fayette calls the two cases "shockingly similar."Kowalski attorney Eric Hedland moved for a motion of acquittal...
Prosecution rests against alleged killer

...that would eliminate Kowalski's claim that the shooting was an accident.On cross-examination from Assistant Attorney General James Fayette, Schuessler testified he did not conduct an independent investigation into the case, re-create...


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