By Leroy Polk: Anchorage police called to argument at Mush Inn; hours later, that argument turned into a stabbing
By Rebecca Palsha: Archdiocese of Anchorage reviewing sexual misconduct allegations over past 50 years
In August, Etienne responded to investigations into Pennsylvania’s Archdiocese, saying that his Archdiocese had changed procedures over the years, and notifies law enforcement first in any case of allegations.
By Jill Burke: Fired APD lieutenant takes the stand in suit against the city
By Manny Creech: Man faces 99 years for attempted murder of APD officer
Lelilio’s sentencing is scheduled for February 21, 2019. He faces a maximum sentence of 99 years in prison for attempted murder and a maximum of five years in prison for each of the assault and felon in possession charges.
He will be held without bail until sentencing.
By Lauren Maxwell: City disposes of unclaimed items from cleaned-up homeless camps
By Heather Hintze: Downtown eateries struggle to balance compassion, right to refuse service to homeless
By Juan Montes, Kalinda Kindle: APD one step closer to moving into former downtown LIO building
Assembly member Amy Demboski spoke against approving the lease negotiations, saying the price tag was too high for a lease.
“This administration is going ahead and saying ‘Go ahead and take 2.3 million dollars out of your operating budget,'” Demboski said. “From a fiscal perspective, if you are really wanting to buy that building, buy the dang building.”
By Richard Mauer: What can Walker do with all his contributions?
The law on refunding money says it can be pro-rated among contributors. Suppose that only turns out to 10 cents on the dollar, Heckendorn hypothesized, would it be as fair to give a billionaire 10 percent of a $1,000 contribution to Walker and his lieutenant governor as it would to return money to a pensioner who forked over $50? Could those contributors even be tracked down, and would they accept a return of their money?
To avoid those complications, Walker may just use the money and already purchased television time to thank supporters, Heckendorn said.
By Scott Gross: No family, no money: Mother seeks compensation for daughter’s tragic death
“When people lose a job there’s millions,” Burke said. “If she lost her arm there’d be a huge payout and yet death in this state, and most states in the union, there is zero dollars given to the person. It’s not that we want money, we want the state to say, this person was valuable.”
Burke and her attorney Kevin Dougherty filed their court papers against Criterion General and Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in early September. They anticipate a hearing sometime in 2019.
By Associated Press: Anchorage-area communities explore new cemetery options
By Anna Rose MacArthur: Toksook Bay Will Be First Community Counted In 2020 U.S. Census
By Leroy Polk: Direct flights from Alaska to China to be reality by 2019, officials announce
By Liz Raines: Survey: Anchorage residents want smaller homes closer to downtown