Crime & Justice

The 41-year-old former operator of a statewide prostitution enterprise was sentenced in Anchorage Monday afternoon to more than five years in prison on charges of sex trafficking and violating probation.Megan Edge
Joshua Beebe made his first court appearance on murder charges linked to the June death of Christopher Seaman on Monday -- what would have been Seaman's birthday. Zaz Hollander
Anchorage police say a man was shot in the foot Sunday in early morning gunfire outside a Mountain View gas station.Michelle Theriault Boots
Organizers were told they could be charged if people showed up for the Aug. 21 naked ride through Anchorage's city center.Sean Doogan
In two weeks, the Anchorage Fire Department has made 110 pickups related to known or suspected Spice use and no one seems to know why.Laurel Andrews
Joshua Beebe, 30, has been charged with six felony counts related to the robbery and murder of 23-year-old Christopher Seaman in June.Sean Doogan
A 49-year-old man died at a Juneau correctional center one day after being brought in on a non-criminal hold.Associated Press
An Anchorage man will serve more than 30 years in prison for using a claw hammer to kill a fellow airman in 2012.Associated Press

The sentencing of Alexandra Ellis, the teenage driver accused of killing bicyclist Jeff Dusenbury in a hit and run that shocked the city, began in an Anchorage courtroom Friday, but is likely to continue into next week.


Jerzy Shedlock,Loren Holmes
The sentencing of Alexandra Ellis, the driver accused of killing bicyclist Jeff Dusenbury, began in an Anchorage courtroom Friday, but the session ended with witnesses still testifying.Jerzy Shedlock