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7 years for botched suicide attempt that injured girlfriend Gunshot victim dismayed, thinks sentence is excessive

...said during the sentencing hearing.The gunshot victim, Elizabeth C. Rankin, doesn't see it that way. At odds with the prosecutor who requested the seven years, Rankin said she left the Dimond Courthouse feeling "perplexed, flummoxed and gobsmacked...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/7-years-botched-suicide-attempt-injured
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Alaska woman indicted in prostitution ring

...on seven felonies related to a prostitution ring she allegedly operated between Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Juneau.Prosecutors said Friday that 39-year-old Amber L. Batts of Anchorage was charged with three counts of second-degree sex trafficking...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/alaska-woman-indicted-prostitution-ring
State
Judge sentences convicted heroin dealer to 7 years in prison

...heroin. But she said she doubted whether prosecutors could prove at trial that Seal was planning...bro," according to court documents.Prosecutors originally charged Seal with two drug-related...faced with four to seven years in jail.Prosecutors recommended the minimum time to serve...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/judge-sentences-convicted-heroin-dealer
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Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

...documents on file with Stanford," Scott said.The reason for waiting for those documents is due diligence on the part of state prosecutors, Scott said, especially if there's a jury trial in the future."If I were to charge and then find out at trial that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27/charges-still-not-filed-stanford-rape-c
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Boy reaches plea deal in musk ox killings

NOME - A 12-year-old Brevig Mission boy has reached a plea deal with state prosecutors in the 2012 killings of musk oxen near his western Alaska village.The boy and another boy were charged in January with multiple...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/boy-reaches-plea-deal-musk-ox-killings
State
Convicted murderer gets 40 years

...month-long trial in Juneau this spring, prosecutors said Kowalski intentionally shot Perry...smoking marijuana, testimony showed. Prosecutors said Kowalski made up a story immediately...maximum of 99 years.On Friday, the prosecutor, Assistant Attorney General James Fayette...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-20/convicted-murderer-gets-40-years
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Inhospitable treatment

...arraigned Tuesday in Juneau Superior Court.Prosecutors say the defendants were drunk when they...not disclosed in court documents and prosecutors did not return calls Monday or Tuesday...recovered from inside Fernandez' cabin, prosecutors say.When reached by email Monday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/inhospitable-treatment
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Ex-Bethel foster dad gets 66 years for sex abuse

...will have no possibility of parole.In a plea deal with prosecutors in February, Tony pleaded guilty to charges of sexually...After being prompted by his attorney, he apologized.Prosecutors have said Tony likely abused other children and that charges...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/ex-bethel-foster-dad-gets-66-years-sex-
State
Ex-Bethel foster dad gets 66 years for sex abuse

...will have no possibility of parole.In a plea deal with prosecutors in February, Tony pleaded guilty to charges of sexually...After being prompted by his attorney, he apologized.Prosecutors have said Tony likely abused other children and that charges...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/ex-bethel-foster-dad-gets-66-years-sex-
State
Today in history

...78.Five years ago: The Senate voted to terminate further production of the Air Force's topline F-22 fighter jets. Prosecutors in Cambridge, Massachusetts, dropped a disorderly conduct charge against prominent black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
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