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Experts: Man in stabbing case is OK to stand trial

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks judge heard testimony from two mental health experts who contend a man with a history of paranoid schizophrenia might be capable of aiding...
Judge throws out murder charge

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks judge threw out a murder charge against a man with a history of mental illness. Superior Court Judge Robert Downes dismissed the charge...
Family alleges school district knew of sex abuse

...continue.In April, Fowlkes' aunt offered to serve as a third-party custodian of him until his trial, but a Fairbanks judge denied the request when he learned that 10 children were living at the aunt's home.The lawsuit only names the...
Fairbanks judge moves Senate case to Juneau

JUNEAU - A state court judge has moved a lawsuit over Alaska's still-disputed U.S. Senate race from Fairbanks to the state capital, Juneau.
Fairbanks judge told man not competent for trial

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks Superior Court judge has been told that 53-year-old Brian Galbraith, of Fairbanks, is not competent to stand trial in the 2007 killing of a mental health worker.
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Program targets chronic inebriates of Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - Charged with no crime and not in jail, a man faced a Fairbanks judge with his next 30 days hanging in the balance. A city attorney was trying to prove the man belonged in alcohol treatment even though...
Senior citizens group plans appeal for dismissed longevity bonus lawsuit

FAIRBANKS - A group of senior citizens is planning to appeal a decision by a Fairbanks judge who dismissed their lawsuit seeking a return of the state Longevity Bonus program. The plaintiffs said they'll take their case...
Judge says no more delays for shootout suspect

...reputed member of the Crips street gang is scheduled to go on trial early next year on charges of attempted murder. A Fairbanks judge said Wednesday he is unlikely to allow further delays in the case against Arron Young. The 23-year-old was the...
Eviction of church group nixed

...former St. Paul United Methodist Church from the two properties and seize control of them. Collins was filling in for Fairbanks Judge Richard Savell, who was ill on the hearing date. The conference made the motion as part of a lawsuit it recently...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ruled the Alaska Public Utilities Commission made a mistake in deciding to protect telephone monopolies in Juneau and Fairbanks. Judge Sigurd Murphy's ruling gives General Communications Inc. another opportunity to try to convince APUC commissioners...


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