Parole Board votes to change Department of Corrections rules

ANCHORAGE - The state's Parole Board has passed proposed changes to Department...changes, victims would be able to attend parole hearings, which are largely kept secret from the public. Parole Board Executive Director Jeff Edwards says...
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed...At the time, the life-with-no-parole sentence was allowed under a Missouri...Mizanskey to argue for his freedom before a parole board, which granted the request in August...
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Arsonist facing parole violations for assault

...years ago for burning down a historic Juneau church is facing parole violations for committing a new crime, prosecutors say.Robert...charged with violating probation, but he may have violated his parole, a subject to be determined by the Alaska Department of Corrections...
Police blotter for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

...heroin overdose on James Boulevard. Investigation continues.Parole violation? At 1:57 a.m. Saturday, Jocelyn White was park and found to have consumed alcohol in violation of parole conditions in the 100 block of Savikko Road. She was taken...
Man convicted of ax attack admits to parole violation

...served time for throwing an ax at his wife may be headed back to prison.Todd E. Richards, 48, admitted Monday he violated parole, and is slated to be sentenced today in Juneau Superior Court.Richards was found guilty of third-degree assault and fourth-degree...
My Turn: Bigger prisons not the answer

...that it generally does not work? The parole system has some positive advantages especially...the punishment really fits the crime. Parole should not be based on whether a criminal...sentence is lengthened; never shortened. Paroles should never be granted to criminals whose...
Music reviews

...kid, the risque "Lemon Incest" in 1984, same year you made your acting debut playing Catherine Deneuve's daughter in Paroles et Musique. You appeared in Lars von Trier's "Antichrist" and "Melancholia," and the album before this was "IRM...
Police seek two men in parole violations

...agencies seek the public's help in locating two recently released convicts who are charged with violating conditions of their parole. Alexey Stepetin, 28, was released from Lemon Creek Correctional Center in early July after being convicted of sexually abusing...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Christians speak too softly on death penalty

...execution by the state of Texas because the people who could have stopped her death - the governor and the Board of Pardons and Paroles - have forever fastened themselves to this barbaric system of punishment that will never allow for exceptions. Once the...
Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November...on Tuesday, told reporters Pollard's parole was "not at all" connected. And Israeli...Pollard's prosecution entitled him to parole after serving 30 years of his life sentence...
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