Crime & Justice

A 17-year-old Anchorage girl pleaded guilty Monday to criminally negligent homicide and DUI in the death of well-known Anchorage cyclist Jeff Dusenbury last summer.

Michelle Theriault Boots
Every spring, Judy Connolly makes a call to investigators to see if there's any news in the violent 1978 death of her daughter, Shelley Connolly. It's a call she's been making for a long time, still looking for answers in a 37-year-old murder.Michelle Theriault Boots
Police said they had made contact with a person of interest in what's being described as a homicide in East Anchorage early Sunday.Alaska Dispatch News
An Anchorage man with a lengthy rap sheet in Louisiana was sentenced Friday to 31 years in prison for trying to stab his ex-girlfriend to death.Jerzy Shedlock
Alaska State Troopers say they evacuated seven people from an apartment building during a standoff with Billy Yovino Jr. Yovino later tried to bribe a trooper before being taken to the Kodiak City Jail, troopers say.Laurel Andrews
Anchorage police have identified the man charged after a two-hour SWAT standoff as 24-year-old Brandon Kendrick. He has been charged with criminal mischief and “tampering with official proceedings.”Jerzy Shedlock
Alexie Kapotak Jr., 21, pleaded guilty Friday in Anchorage to four criminal charges, including one felony, for his attack on two women and a toddler. The boy's mother said her child has fully recovered from the attack. Jerzy Shedlock

Three men suspected of stabbing and killing a yearling moose in an East Anchorage park appeared in court Wednesday to face charges of cruelty to animals, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence.

Laurel Andrews
Anchorage police said they arrested a man after a SWAT team responded to reports of shots fired, said Renee Oistad, police spokeswoman. Tegan Hanlon
Alvin Rodriguez-Moya has been arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in an East Anchorage stabbing that left one dead and another critically injured Sunday morning.Jerzy Shedlock,Megan Edge