Crime & Justice

Thousands of images of child pornography were found on the Anchorage man's computer, along with non-pornographic images of Anchorage area children he'd gotten from Facebook.

Megan Edge
One of three canna-business owners facing drug-related felonies appeared for a brief Anchorage court hearing Friday, and a man who says he has Tourette's syndrome claimed the charges have blocked access to people he described as caretakers.Jerzy Shedlock
Ryan Sanders, who was sentenced to 101 years for the 2007 killings of Travis Moore and Ashlee Richards, will get a new trial after an Alaska Supreme Court ruling that evidence was improperly omitted in court.Chris Klint
A man was wounded in the arm after a dispute outside a local strip club early Friday led to gunfire between cars near West Dimond and Arctic boulevards, police say.Chris Klint
Annual crime data released last week by the FBI shows a 20 percent increase in murders over 2013, but it doesn't necessarily indicate a trend, one expert said.Jerzy Shedlock
John Marshall Hume, 47, was charged with five crimes after he assaulted a woman “several times” over the course of two days, troopers say.Chris Klint
A Southwest Alaska mine operator from Canada was convicted of two misdemeanor violations of the federal Clean Water Act on Wednesday in Anchorage. The jury was deadlocked on three felony counts on pollution in the Salmon River.Jerzy Shedlock
Anchorage police say the shootings are still under investigation and additional suspects could be charged. Megan Edge
There were no injuries to staff or prisoners during the disturbance, which was confined to a single housing unit, said a Department of Corrections official.Jerzy Shedlock
Fort Wainwright soldier Christopher Ryan De La Merced Jr., 20, faces “multiple counts of assault and weapons misconduct” in a drive-by attack on a home in Fairbanks late Tuesday.Chris Klint