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Radio personality arrested for child pornography

...images depicting child sexual exploitation, according to charging documents.Instagram contacted the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which alerted the Anchorage Police Department. Police determined that the images were uploaded...
Feds capture fugitive Juneau mom

A Juneau mom who disappeared with her 2-year-old daughter in the middle of a heated custody battle last summer was found in southern California on Wednesday and arrested for custodial interference, according to law enforcement officials and those familiar with the situation.The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of Alaska announced Thursday they had arrested 27-year-old Jessica Lauren Rodriguez, who also goes by her maiden name of Barranco, in Temecula, Califorinia. Temecula is a city of about 105,000 in Riverside County, situated between San Diego and Los Angeles.
Body of deceased Alaska serial killer's victim exhumed

ANCHORAGE - The remains of an unidentified victim of recently deceased Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen were being exhumed from an Anchorage gravesite, 30 years after her killer led authorities to her body near a lake north of the city.
Effort to target sex ads hits conservative obstacles

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers.
Palmer man arrested after stack of child pornography is found in his bedroom

A Palmer man is in jail after Alaska State Troopers found a stack of photographs of young girls engaged in various sexual acts, as well as dozens of pictures he allegedly took of female children in his neighborhood as they played or walked to school.
Law would limit access to and other immensely popular social networking sites on the Internet were portrayed Tuesday as emerging playgrounds for sexual predators as lawmakers considered a measure to restrict their access in publicly funded schools and libraries.
Alaska Digest

Fisheries marketing board elects officers: JUNEAU - The new Alaska Fisheries Marketing Board has elected its officers and begun sketching out details on how to spend $8 million in federal funds.
When a child is missing, both ambiguity, resolution bring their own pain

Etan Patz, Madeleine McCann, Phylicia Barnes, Jaycee Dugard: four children who were declared missing and whose cases have had different outcomes so far. What knits their families together is that they all experienced loss, though of different types.
Chugiak man accused of child porn possession

...pornography on her husband's computer and wanted advice. Someone concerned about the post contacted the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, who in turn notified Anchorage police. Parker says the ensuing investigation led to 25-year-old...
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Palmer man arrested after stack of child pornography is found in his bedroom

...distribution of child pornography. Authorities began investigating Rowton in December after the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received tips that he was uploading computer images of nude and partially nude children to online...


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