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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:26

Police & Fire for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:13

This day in Juneau history: Feb. 19

On Feb. 19, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper and the Alaska Legislature formed a budget plan for the upcoming year. The House Finance Committee passed a bill giving Gov. Cowper permission to spend the $428 million reserve fund, and representatives described meetings with Gov. Cowper “wonderful”.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:11

Libraries accepting food for fines

The Juneau Public Libraries are accepting food donations to pay off library fines during the entire month of February.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:12

Senate Bill 54 aims to roll back some provisions of criminal justice reform

Changes to Senate Bill 91 — a controversial bill was enacted last summer in an effort to reduce Alaska’s prison population — are being rolled out as part of Senate Bill 54, introduced on the floor on Feb. 10.

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Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:20

Photo: Elizabeth Peratrovich Day rap

Police & Fire for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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Legislative leaders look past fiscal crisis for solutions

Issues such as family breakdown and suicide have plagued Alaska for years, but now, even in the midst of a fiscal crisis that has led to massive budget deficits, state leaders are looking for new ways to fight those problems, local Native leaders and elders were told Thursday.

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UA President to deliver ‘State of the University’ today

Jim Johnsen, president of the University of Alaska, will deliver his ‘State of the University’ address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at noon today.

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Police & Fire for Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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This Day in Juneau History: Feb. 16, 1987

On Feb. 16, 1987, a man was indicted on three charges — first-degree murder, second-degree theft and compounding — connected with the disappearance and death of George Robinson Williamson. The Juneau resident was arrested on Feb. 6 by Alaska State Troopers and was examined for five days by a Juneau grandy jury before the charges were made public Monday afternoon. Another Juneau man was convicted of attempted murder and assault after being accused of choking, attacking and abandoning a woman near Mendenhall Glacier. He was found guilty by a jury trial in the Alaska Supreme Court on Saturday after a two-week deliberation period. While the woman suffered memory loss after her recovery from a fractured skull, the jury did, however, find the man not guilty of second-degree sexual assault.

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Wed, 02/15/2017 - 14:36

Photo: Valentine’s Day fundraiser

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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