Crime & Justice

A man in the Southeast Alaska community of Hollis has been charged with several crimes after he stole a van at a local ferry terminal and drove it drunk into a closed gate, troopers said.

Chris Klint
Police are investigating an armed robbery at a South Anchorage sandwich shop early Tuesday morning. Nobody was hurt.Chris Klint
Violence Against Women Act training is underway in Bethel for the first time since Alaska's attorney general issued an opinion that state officials must uphold tribal protection orders.Associated Press
Jury selection has begun for the trial of a former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player accused of sexually assaulting a woman on campus.Associated Press
A federal lawsuit says a teacher in a Southwestern Alaska village became a target of hostility and harassment that escalated into men regularly banging on her door asking for sex. Eventually, the suit says, she was sexually assaulted.Lisa Demer
A federal trial is beginning this week in Anchorage over fraud and money laundering charges against Mark Avery, a key figure in a decade-old case involving a jet-aircraft aviation business, rocket launchers, big money and shadowy intelligence figures.Lisa Demer
The man killed at a Kodiak harbor early Sunday morning was shot with an assault rifle by a former crewmate aboard his fishing vessel, according to charging documents filed in the case.Chris Klint
Charging documents shed new light on an incident that precipitated a Kodiak manhunt by Alaska State Troopers last month, with the suspect now in custody.Alaska Dispatch News
Kodiak police have arrested a man on first-degree murder charges in a fatal shooting in the island community early Sunday morning.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers arrested a Big Lake man they say was caught burglarizing a home before attacking the homeowners Saturday evening.Alaska Dispatch News