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Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...collect the medication at Nugget Mall twice a year.Drug Take-Back Day is a national initiative created by the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency. It's aim is to help crack down on prescription drug abuse and to dispose of the...
Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit

...or creed to restrict the right to vote, applied to the case.The judge ruled that both were relevant.The U.S. Department of Justice recently joined the case, saying in a June 3 filing that state elections officials were wrong in their approach...
Attorney: Officer's widow trying to 'double dip'

...100,000 from a civil lawsuit. Haley and her children have also additionally received $333,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice Public Safety Officers' Benefit Program, the attorney noted."This money was awarded and accepted because...
Add medicine cabinet to spring cleaning list with drug take-back day

...officers will be collecting unwanted medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The collection effort is part of the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency's National Take-Back initiative. It promotes the proper disposal of medication...
The struggle to find jobs after jail

...prisoners are rearrested within three years of their release, and half are reincarcerated, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Hutcherson said that, at the job center, he can really can only help people who have worked to address...
Legislative News in Brief

...Gardner, D-Anchorage, introduced SJR25 on Tuesday, which urges the Alaska Department of Law, along with the U.S. Department of Justice, to file a motion to collect $92 million plus interest from Exxon in connection to the 1989 Exxon Valdez...
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Native American groups seek child welfare probe

PORTLAND, Ore. - Four national Native American organizations on Monday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public...
Thin Blue Line: JPD struggles to recruit

...of losing its two patrol officers assigned to the downtown walking beat. Those positions were funded by a U.S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant, which was a one-time grant that did not have the option...
Alaska editorial: Photo voter ID

...Legislature passed such a bill and the governor signed it, new rules wouldn't have the force of law unless the U.S. Department of Justice signed off on them. Under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Alaska is one of the states required to gain federal...
Confess? Armstrong may not have much to gain

...and a confession to doping could end up complicating matters for Armstrong - not making them easier.The U.S. Department of Justice is considering whether to join a federal whistle-blower lawsuit filed by former Armstrong teammate Floyd...


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