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Alaska Crime

City On Edge After Three Double Homicides

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

Pairs of bodies keep turning up along bike trails in Alaska’s largest city. Two double homicides in six months. One in the past two weeks. Community...

Missing Alaska Family Died In Murder-Suicide: Police

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.04.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Alaska say a family of four who vanished without a trace last year died in a murder-suicide. According to the Kenai Police Departmen...

Police Investigating After Four Found Dead In Alaska Home

Reuters | Curtis Skinner | Posted 05.14.2015 | Crime

Police discovered four bodies inside an Alaska home on Wednesday and were attempting to determine what happened, officials said. The Anchorage Poli...

Family Clings to Hope in an Unsolved Murder Nearly 40 Years Old

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.04.2016 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Shelley Connolly's killer or killers have never been caught. And the last real chance for her case to be solved is about to expire. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation's cold-case unit, which investigates unsolved murders like Shelley's, will be eliminated on June 30, due to budget cuts at the Department of Public Safety.

Barrow Man Accused of Killing Assistant DA Was Out on Bail in Domestic Violence Cases

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.10.2015 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Ronald Fischer, 47, appeared in court Wednesday to face first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of assistant district attorney Brian Sullivan, 48, two days earlier.

Alaska Family Missing Since Memorial Day Weekend

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

A family of four has vanished without a trace from Alaska, prompting an investigation by police who say there is no indication as to where they have g...

Accused Cop Killer Indicted

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, May 9 (Reuters) - A man accused of killing two Alaska State Troopers who were featured in a reality TV ...

David Lohr

High School Football Player And Brother Charged In Beer Bottle Sodomy Of Juvenile | David Lohr | Posted 10.10.2012 | Crime

A high school football player and his brother have been arrested by authorities in Alaska for allegedly raping a drunken teenage boy with a beer bottl...

Bizarre Alaska Wildlife Raid Nets Victorian-Era Stolen Art

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.08.2012 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Exactly where or when the life of Loretta Sternbach took a turn toward the dark side no one is sure now.

No Jail For Mom Who Poured Hot Sauce In Son's Mouth

Posted 10.30.2011 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman convicted of punishing her adopted Russian son by squirting hot sauce into his mouth was spared immediate j...