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Not guilty plea from teen in fire that killed 2

...to live has pleaded not guilty to arson and murder charges.Conar Lee Groppel, 18, entered his plea Tuesday in Fairbanks Superior Court.He was indicted by a grand jury on 12 counts, including first-degree murder, arson, burglary and evidence tampering...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/not-guilty-plea-teen-fire-killed-2
State
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...viewed as second-class citizens, even though these Shi'ites were the majority of the population.It does not take any superior intelligence to get the idea that this was a potential train wreck waiting to happen. Jay Garner apparently appreciated the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-10/my-turn-invading-iraq-wasnt-our-worst
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Old enough to know better, do better

...teen's attorney argued the case should be sent to juvenile court since Jared Cheatham was 17 when he was arrested.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez made the right call by insisting Cheatham be tried as an adult. He may not have been 18 when the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-06/empire-editorial-old-enough-know-bett
Opinion
Adult crime, adult punishment

...requested, for a rock-throwing incident that maimed and permanently disfigured a 6-year-old boy two summers ago.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez ruled that Cheatham was a candidate to have his case transferred down to the juvenile justice system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-02/adult-crime-adult-punishment
Local
Three charged in string of UAS vehicle riflings

...week on multiple felony charges of theft and forgery in connection to the scheme. They are slated to be arraigned in Juneau Superior Court later this month.Prosecutors said in one case, the suspects broke into a woman's car at the student housing parking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-03/three-charged-string-uas-vehicle-riflin
Local
Review: 'Ida' a journey of discovery through Polish, personal history

...out of this peaceful realm. It seems that Anna's aunt, a woman named Wanda Grosz, has asked to see her, and the Mother Superior mandates a visit. Immediately.We meet Wanda (a commanding Agata Kulesza) before Anna does, and two more different women...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/review-ida-journey-discovery-through-poli
Art
Judge requires CIFF to reimburse state for lawsuit costs

...should pay part of the state's cost for the lawsuit regarding management of the Cook Inlet salmon fisheries in 2013.Alaska Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi issued an order asking Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund to pay the state Department of Law $12,924...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/judge-requires-ciff-reimburse-state-law
State
The scars are permanent

...beer in his hand. He retaliated by smashing the glass in her face.Steve A. Kanan, 42, was sentenced Thursday in Juneau Superior Court for felony assault, an incident that was rare in its severity for Juneau's downtown bar scene. Kanan was presumptive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/scars-are-permanent
Local
Judge: Aaron Hernandez's murder trial set for May

...guilty to killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a random nightclub encounter in Boston.During a hearing in Suffolk Superior Court, Hernandez's lawyers asked Judge Jeffrey Locke to issue a gag order prohibiting anyone involved in the case from commenting...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/judge-aaron-hernandezs-murder-trial-s
Not For Web
State board sets value of TAPS at $10.2B

...disputes are still pending before the state Superior and Supreme courts.In its latest determination...cost estimate that was the basis for Superior Court decisions and "trending" the...department, were agreed on by state Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason in her decisions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-02/state-board-sets-value-taps-102b
State

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