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Five juvenile escapees indicted on 15 felony charges

...16-year-olds, Joshua Crouse, Randall Gary, Jackson Dominick and Zachary Nehren, were arraigned in Kenai Superior Court Monday.The five boys face seven counts of assault in the first-degree - a class A felony - two counts of second-degree...
Botched suicide case goes to trial Monday

A Skagway man will be standing trial in Juneau court Monday for accidentally shooting his girlfriend during a suicide attempt.Carl Timothy Forester, 49, is charged with three counts of...
Heli-ski operator signs plea deal in land-use case

...light after the death of a skier on March 3.The plea agreement was signed before the holidays but publicly filed in court Monday. A hearing is scheduled for Jan. 21 in Anchorage.A guide who answered the company's phone Wednesday said company...
Wash. minimum wage jumps to $9.32 an hour in 2014

...measure said in a statement they would appeal the county judge's decision by filing a petition with the state Supreme Court Monday.Alaska Airlines Group and other businesses are leading the challenge against the newly approved measure.Washington's...
Sentencing delayed for man charged in connection to 2011 fatal car crash

...sentences for the crimes."Both District Attorney David Brower and Assistant Public Defender David Seid argued in court Monday that should be considered one prior felony since it was for the same criminal conduct. Plus, they added, even though...
Drunken driver who led police on chase pleads guilty

...that calls for a five-year, one-month prison sentence.Devin W. Moorhouse, 27, appeared in Juneau Superior Court Monday and pleaded guilty to three of the seven charges against him.Prosecutors said Moorhouse's blood alcohol content...
Public defender ordered to testify

...interfering in an official proceeding, his upcoming trial on the original charges, Svobodny said. Svobodny told the court Monday there could be a grand jury investigation. Meachum, who was Miyasato's first lawyer, withdrew from the case in...
Alaska Digest

...made a court appearance. Ryoichi Asao, 36, a Japanese citizen working in Anchorage as a tour guide, appeared in court Monday on one charge of driving under the influence and two charges of assault. Five-month-old Ellen Kennedy was a passenger...
Miller lifts certification opposition, fights on

...results of Alaska's U.S. Senate race following two stinging defeats in state courts. In papers filed in federal court Monday, Miller removed his opposition to the state certifying results favoring his GOP rival, Sen. Lisa Murkowski. But...
Music teacher charged with sex abuse a "very dark place" when he crossed the line with the first choral student. Christopher More, 29, appeared in court Monday and told the judge he couldn't afford a lawyer, the Anchorage Daily News reported. He is being held in the Anchorage...


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