Crime & Justice

A 17-year-old was charged with manslaughter last week in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Walgreens store in late January that  Anchorage police say was a drug deal gone wrong. 

Laurel Andrews
Abuse allegations against the now-former headmaster of a small religious academy in Kodiak have resulted in the removal of his professional status within an Eastern Orthodox diocese.Jerzy Shedlock
Officers from around Alaska are in Anchorage this week acting out "active shooter" scenarios like school shootings and hostage situations. The instructors say the training program is quickly becoming the industry standard among police.Jerzy Shedlock
One of the Legislature's most conservative senators and one of the most liberal agree on one thing: The state can save money by keeping nonviolent offenders from crowding jails. Michelle Theriault Boots
Alaska State Troopers said they are seeking information about an assault and robbery Tuesday in which a Matanuska Valley recycling center employee was attacked and robbed of money and a cell phone.Megan Edge
A 22-year-old man was charged with two assault counts after first threatening an unarmed Village Police Officer with a rifle, then -- when the officer wrested the weapon away -- punching him in the face, Alaska State Troopers said.Megan Edge
A retired western Pennsylvania judge -- who resigned without explanation and moved to Alaska in June 2012 after 28 years as a judge -- pleaded guilty Friday to stealing cocaine that prosecutors said he ordered police to keep in his chambers instead of police evidence lockers.Associated Press
Jury selection began Monday in the state’s case against Jerry Andrew Active, who is accused of murder and sexual assault against a Cambodian-American family in 2013. The case's high profile and role during the 2014 election season makes finding an impartial jury difficult, a state prosecutor said. Jerzy Shedlock
Alaska State Troopers say they've confiscated more than 100 plants from a commercial marijuana grow in Interior Alaska, as well as 12 ounces of "processed marijuana."Megan Edge
Roland Maw, the one-time fish board appointee of Gov. Bill Walker, has been charged with seven misdemeanor counts of illegally obtaining resident sporting licenses in the state of Montana.Nathaniel Herz