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The new Anchorage Assembly picked Patrick Flynn as its chairman Tuesday, solidifying a shift away from Mayor Dan Sullivan's conservative politics after the city election earlier this month.
As a local Anchorage group makes plans to counter-protest a planned Westboro Baptist Church picket, an expert with the Southern Poverty Law Center said it's unlikely the church protesters will actually show.
Anchorage police and federal agents are looking for a man who robbed a credit union branch inside a Spenard supermarket Monday morning, according to the FBI.
The Senate passed a bill Wednesday to raise the bar for Alaskans who want to stop industrial or construction projects in court, directing judges to consider lost employee wages and contractor payments when setting a bond in an injunction case.
Amanda Kernak writhed and vomited on the floor of an Anchorage jail cell for hours without medical attention, her former cellmate says. Less than 30 hours later she was dead.
Authorities arrested Anchorage physician Shubhranjan Ghosh on Tuesday evening, alleging he billed Medicaid more than $300,000 for services he never provided.
A controversial bill still alive in the last days of the Alaska legislative session would close off public access to thousands of criminal records in which the prosecutor dismissed charges or the defendant was found not guilty by a jury. Victim advocates are fighting it.
Seated side-by-side in an Anchorage courtroom Wednesday, two men from separate sides in a fatal 2011 Muldoon shootout received sentences of time already served in jail.