Crime and Courts

Man charged with crashing, burning state truck, trailer

ANCHORAGE — A Fairbanks man suspected of crashing and burning a state-owned truck 134 miles from where it was stolen was held Monday on multiple… Continue reading


State gets grant to process backlogged rape kits

The state of Alaska has been awarded $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Justice to process a backlog of rape kits held by the… Continue reading


Homer police make $1.5 million pot bust

A lucky break and a nose to the wind led Homer Police to make a record $1.5 million cannabis bust last Friday. With help from… Continue reading


Alaska moves to prosecute witness in Ted Stevens trial

ANCHORAGE — Alaska’s attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges… Continue reading

Four arrested in Kenai area drug bust

Four locals have been arrested in the culmination of a three-week investigation into meth distribution by Alaska State Troopers. Members of the Statewide Drug Enforcement… Continue reading