By Leroy Polk: Man grabs middle school student at East Anchorage bus stop
By Ashleigh Ebert: Anchorage jury finds two men guilty for murder of teen
Superior Court Judge Jack Smith will sentence the defendants on March 21, 2018. A conviction for a first-degree murder charge carries a sentence range of 20 to 99 years
By Sean Maguire: Retired AST K9 dies after distinguished career in law enforcement
Peters explains that when a K9 officer retires, its new owner is in charge of making funeral arrangements. Troopers give the dog’s handler first option to adopt a retiring K9 officer, in the instance of Lutri his handler had adopted him. Zeisel says he also adopted his K9 partner after nine years working together.
“Handlers are with their dog longer than they’re with there family, they literally go home with them, go to work with them. They’re a constant partner, 24-hours a day seven days a week,” said Zeisel.
By Associated Press: Ridle picked to head Alaska Department of Administration