Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk had suffered injuries when his son found him dead Monday afternoon, investigators say, but police wouldn't describe the injuries due to an ongoing investigation.
Chris Klint
An effort to repeal Assembly Ordinance 96, which provided non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents of Anchorage, has been filed with the city.
Suzanna Caldwell
Alaska State Troopers are creating a new unit to focus on violent crime in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta -- an area of Alaska with among the country’s highest rates of reported violence including assaults and sex crimes.
Lisa Demer
As part of its recent decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission struck down an effort by the owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline to use higher shipping rates to pay off more than $100 million in increased property taxes related to a 2006 adjustment. 
Alex DeMarban
No detectable amounts of radiation associated with the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed the 2011 Japan tsunami were found in Alaska seafood this year, state officials say.
Chris Klint
Shallow permafrost lies beneath the surface of more than a third of mainland Alaska, but 16 percent to 24 percent will disappear by the end of the century, the study concludes.ScienceYereth Rosen
Investigating a string of thefts within a company can be difficult, but simply firing a suspect isn't the best way to proceed. BusinessLynne Curry
Opinion: Joseph Murphy helped many people before he died while in protective custody in a Juneau jail cell, where help was denied when he needed it most. CommentaryCharles Wohlforth
Atz Kilcher, star of the Discovery Channel reality show "Alaska: The Last Frontier," is looking to build up a site at Fox River where young people can gather to work on art projects.KenaiThe Associated Press

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Long before slaying at assisted living home, court saw accused killer as a danger

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