Child predator offers apology at sentencing

...Menendez handed down the sentence for Michael J. Scaggs, 40, on Tuesday and in a second court hearing Friday in Juneau Superior Court. Scaggs also was convicted of indecent photography and possessing child pornography.According to prosecutors...
Man pleads guilty to assaulting musician

...and leaving him for dead has pled guilty to felony assault.Darrin D. Austin changed his plea Tuesday in Juneau Superior Court and admitted to attempted assault in the second degree. The offense could net him up to five years in prison.A...
Man gets 8 years for rape

...eight years in prison for an alcohol-fueled domestic violence sexual assault at his home nearly a year ago.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez imposed the sentence, 11 years with three suspended, plus four years of probation, for Eric...
Fishermen's Memorial loses to Panamax docks issue.Ultimately, the case made it up to the Alaska Supreme Court, which on Friday confirmed the Alaska Superior Court's decision to dismiss the board's complaint and confirmed the conveyance of tidelands was a legal transfer...
LCCC inmates face charges for assault

...physical evidence" for trying to hide the sock from LCCC guards.All four defendants were scheduled to appear in Juneau Superior Court on Wednesday afternoon to be arraigned.Prosecutors said in charging documents that the assault against inmate Wilson...
Uber settles over unpaid workers' compensation

...Uber from operating because it didn't comply with the city's taxi ordinances. And in October 2014, an Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled Uber could only continue its operations if it continued its initial ride free program.Uber pulled out...
'Fireweed' not safe despite Assembly decision

...request rejected within the previous 12 months." Bicknell could also appeal the Assembly's decision to the Juneau Superior Court. He is consulting his attorney about how to proceed.The field of fireweed - perhaps more aptly named the battlefield...
Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts

...driving.Noble was found guilty of drunken driving by a superior court judge, but Noble appealed the decision, his attorneys...stop, and Mannheimer has sent Noble's case back to superior court to rule on those alternatives.
Alaska Supreme Court to hear school funding lawsuit soon

...arguments in the case are scheduled for Sept. 16 in Anchorage, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.A Ketchikan Superior Court judge last November invalidated the state's requirement that local municipalities help pay for education. The judge...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...body of the Alaska Legislature - launched a lawsuit to stop the state from beginning expanded coverage.An Alaska Superior Court judge declined the council's request for an injunction, as did the Alaska Supreme Court, allowing the state to...


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