Foster son charged in death of radio host

...investigation began with a tip from another student, Anchorage police Detective Monique Doll said in the charging documents. The student...stole ammunition for the gun Monday from a department store. Detectives verified the theft with surveillance video, Doll said.Henry...
Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...mammoths lived on the Bering Sea island thousands of years after the creatures vanished from mainland Alaska.There began a detective story that attracted a widespread team of scientists. They were curious about what finished off the resilient St. Paul mammoth...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...before. Helped by a disgraced psychic and a cynical private detective, she searches for the truth."Lila" by Marilynne"The Burning Room" by Michael Connelly. Detective Harry Bosch, now with the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Crimes...
Empire Editorial: Obscenity on the campaign trail

...weekend, Sen. Mark Begich unveiled a new campaign ad for television. In it, a narrator identified as an Anchorage police detective stands in front of an Anchorage apartment building and describes the murder of two seniors and the sexual assault of their...
Juneau man facing felony sex abuse charge

...Conkle admitted to the act during a recorded phone call with the girl's mother. He also admitted the crime to a police detective during an interview, the affidavit states.Conkle would have been 18 at the time. He turned 19 Sunday.Under Alaska statutes...
Director Fincher the right fit for 'Gone Girl' adaptation

...happier days. Soon the entries grow more foreboding. Long before she's aware of the diary's existence the local police detective assigned to the missing-person case, Rhonda Boney, speculates on Nick's guilt, and that look in his eyes that says...
Arson suspects avoid trial, take plea deals

...person, both misdemeanors. The deal also requires Martin to pay restitution.Martin is the son of Juneau Police Department Detective Kim Horn, which raised issues of favoritism earlier in the case. Johnston's attorney argued police treated Martin differently...
Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

...investigator said.Christopher Lee, 24, admitted conducting Internet searches on human body disposal, and a witness told detectives that Lee asked him "what was the best way to dispose of a human body," a sheriff's investigator wrote in a document filed...
Domestic violence JPD's biggest concern

...minimal information, write it up in a report and forward to detectives who would do the follow-up work. Now, patrol solve them before passing them off. That frees up the detectives to focus on bigger cases and also helps with "customer satisfaction...
Arts calendar

...become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line."If I Stay (PG-13) - Synopsis: Life changes in an instant for young...


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