Man gets six years for drug-related shooting at Coho Apartments

A 45-year-old Juneau resident was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday for threatening a man with a gun during an altercation over drugs at the Coho Park Apartments in December, an event that ended badly for James Depasquale III since the threatened man then shot him in self-defense.During his sentencing hearing at Juneau Superior Court, Depasquale said he blames himself for getting shot.
Man charged in shooting death of caretaker

...assisted living home allegedly called police to report the shooting, according to court documents.Paul Miller, 51, was waiting...client who lived in the house told police he didn't see the shooting, but heard three or four shots.That man, according to court...
Woman in shooting outside Kenai Walmart pleads guilty

A woman originally charged with attempted murder in a shooting outside of the Kenai Walmart last November pleaded guilty to two class "B" felonies and a class "A" misdemeanor Thursday in...
Man arrested for shooting off round in Switzer trailer

A 36-year-old Juneau man was arrested on criminal mischief and weapons misconduct charges Tuesday night for allegedly shooting a round through the ceiling of his Switzer Village trailer, police say.Police responded to a report of a shot fired at the...
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...outline. That physique enables them to agilely maneuver through forested and brushy habitats, akin to a whitewater kayaker shooting around boulders in Class IV or V water.Get a sharp-shinned hawk in your binoculars and you will notice the alternating...
Man arraigned for 'seal bombing' Ketchikan tunnel

...Brown, a Ketchikan resident originally from Juneau, used Tannerite, a type of binary exploding rifle target commonly used in shooting practice, to set off the bombs."Basically what he did is he had 20 pounds of Tannerite, and he got 20 seal bombs and he...
Tragedy on the track a result of auto racing culture

...pointing laying flat on his back near the wall, motionless."Oh, he hit him!" you hear a race fan shout, maybe the guy shooting the video. A woman in the background is screaming. "Tony Stewart just hit that guy! Holy s - -!"That guy, Kevin Ward...
Today in History

...Category 4 storm, resulting in at least 10 U.S. deaths. Hutu marauders raided a U.N. refugee camp in western Burundi, shooting and hacking at least 150 Congolese Tutsis to death. The summer Olympic games officially opened in Athens. TV chef Julia Child...
Secondhand shops get stricter rules

...which stolen goods have shown up at Juneau secondhand stores.Frank Mesdag, representing the Juneau Mercantile and Armory shooting range, said the holding period is arbitrary. He asked why 30 days had been selected. He also said that holding items for...
Judge rejects bail plan for slain troopers' suspect

FAIRBANKS - The father of a man accused of shooting and killing two Alaska State Troopers will stay in jail on...evidence tampering and hindering prosecution in the May 1 shootings deaths of Sgt. Scott Johnson and trooper Gabe Rich in Tanana...


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