Crime & Justice

An Anchor Point man shot and seriously wounded a male victim early Wednesday, troopers say.

Alaska Dispatch News
At the start, before Mark Avery’s spectacular fall from his Anchorage aviation empire, he was working with a medevac operator and pilot who had extensive experience and a contract with a major rural Alaska health care provider.Lisa Demer
A Kenai Peninsula prisoner has been flown to Anchorage for treatment of life-threatening injuries, according to Alaska State Troopers.Alaska Dispatch News
Police say a 24-year-old Anchorage man has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies and one attempted robbery at the end of January.Alaska Dispatch News
A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after he shot at a man with a rifle at a Kenai apartment building late Monday, police said.Chris Klint
A Voznesenka man faces charges of terroristic threatening after allegedly going door-to-door in the village announcing plans to burn homes and kill their occupants.Alaska Dispatch News
An inmate assault Tuesday on an Anchorage jail correctional officer, who was treated for minor injuries, is under investigation by troopers.Alaska Dispatch News
Two explanations of how an Anchorage lawyer spent $52 million in six months from an elderly widow’s trust are beginning to unfold in a federal fraud trial in Anchorage.Lisa Demer
Greg Salard, a 54-year-old former Wrangell doctor, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison, plus a $25,000 fine, for receiving and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.Megan Edge
Anchorage attorney Tim Cook has sued Safeway over two turkeys purchased around Thanksgiving that he says were underweight. The suit isn't about money, he said, but rather upholding consumer protection laws.Jerzy Shedlock