907 Updates May 15, 2019

One bullet for Echo Terry. How many children are abused in this church?
By Daniella Rivera: Sentencing begins for woman convicted of starving, abusing adopted daughters
Buck returned to the courtroom Tuesday, where he identified himself as a pastor at Terry’s church. A group of roughly a dozen people also appeared to be there in support of Terry. He spoke as a character witness for Terry, saying the boy was in his care for five and a half months before OCS returned the infant to his mother’s care.

“I believe that they plan to wrap up their other portion of their OCS investigation here soon, completely showing that, once again, she was a good mother to her son,” said Buck.

When asked after the hearing whether seeing images of the girls’ bruised, scarred and emaciated bodies changed his mind, Buck said no. Buck declined to say which church he serves as a pastor, however he is listed as the pastor of Agape Fellowship on the Palmer church’s website.
By Jill Burke: Anchorage Twitter user with extremist views detained on weapons charges
Speaking with reporters after the hearing, Sayers-Fay emphasized that Graves’ Tweets are protected speech, but that it was Graves’ acquisition of illegal weapons, and taking steps to be able to act on his statements, that crossed the line.
By Mike Ross: UPDATE: Unlicensed teen driver struck child in Anchorage, mother knew he was driving without one, APD says
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