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Police & Fire for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

...m. Sunday, JPD received a report of a person shooting what sounded to be a handgun in the area of Commercial Boulevard. Officers later located the subject near the end of Anka Street. The man, 36-year-old Matthew Passmore, was arrested for driving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/police-fire-tuesday-april-15-2014
Local
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...to the courageous firefighters, police officers, medical professionals, runners and...say the brothers also killed MIT police Officer Sean Collier days after the bombings in...flag was raised by transit agency police Officer Richard Donohue, who was badly injured...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/solemn-tributes-mark-boston-marathon-b
Sports
Kuskokwim ice not thick enough for auto travel

...reports the river ice is melting enough that conditions could be dangerous for heavy vehicles.Kwethluk village public safety officer Max Olick says the river is not safe enough for autos, and he urged caution when people are traveling.If people do intend...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/kuskokwim-ice-not-thick-enough-auto-tra
State
Car expert testifies in Kodiak double homicide trial

...station Rigger Shop, where antennas are built and repaired, and shot electronics technician Richard Belisle, 51, and Petty Officer First Class James Hopkins, 41, shortly after they arrived for work at around 7 a.m. April 12, 2012.Wells is charged...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/car-expert-testifies-kodiak-double-homi
State
Tire expert testifies in Kodiak murder trial

...who's charged with murder in the shooting deaths of Richard Belisle, 51, a fellow electronics technician, and Petty Officer First Class James Hopkins, 41, on April 12, 2012.Prosecutors say Hopkins, a nationally recognized expert in communications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-15/tire-expert-testifies-kodiak-murder-tri
State
Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...a periodic election of a traditional council to serve as the governing body, with the first chief serving as the presiding officer.The other group claiming leadership is led by JoAnn Polston. She has served as the council leader for the past several years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-15/court-alaska-tribe-should-settle-own-di
State
Police & Fire for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

...Motor vehicle crash? At 1:40 p.m. Monday, a white 2013 3-wheeled City and Borough of Juneau Community Services Officer vehicle struck a parked red 2003 Toyota 4-door in the 200 block of Second Street, causing approximately $10 in damage to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/police-fire-wednesday-april-16-2014
Local
Business news roundup: Zen, R Espresso close doors

...this month $6 million in awards for small, rural communities to construct new teacher, health professional or public safety officer housing, according to a news release.Awards are granted through a competitive process. Registration for the grants can...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/business-news-roundup-zen-r-espresso-cl
Local
The Raid 2

Now Playing Synopsis: Gareth Evans returns to the director's chair along with his former leading man Iko Uwais for The Raid 2, which follows officer Rama (Uwais) as he is tasked with bringing down a nefarious and powerful criminal by going undercover and befriending the gangster's son, who is currently behind bars. Later, Rama's quest leads him straight to the corrupt politicians and vicious crime lords who have taken over his city. The Raid 2 screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Prisoner sentenced for corrections officer assault

...the beating of a corrections officer has been sentenced to 19 more...when he attacked Corrections Officer Sean Winslow.According to...the head, which knocked the officer to the floor, and repeatedly...who could assault corrections officers.Coven told the judge he was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06/prisoner-sentenced-corrections-officer-
State

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