News & Alerts

  • January 18, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Judge Releases Grand Jury Recommendations on OCS Request
    (Anchorage, AK) – In September of 2016, the Department of Law received a request to convene a grand jury to conduct an investigation of the Office of Children’s Services in the Department of Health and Social Services (OCS) to determine if OCS was complying with its statutory duties. The request was made pursuant to article I, section 8 of the Alaska Constitution, which allows a grand jury to...
  • January 18, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Alaska Joins FTC and Other States in Settlement Against Pharmaceutical Company
    (Anchorage, AK) – The State of Alaska joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the states of Texas, Washington, New York and Maryland in a $100 million settlement with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The FTC will receive $90 million, and the states will receive the remainder consistent with the settlement terms.
  • January 17, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Two Kodiak Men Sentenced for 2015 Burglary Spree
    (Kodiak, AK) – On Thursday January 17, 2017 Kodiak Superior Court Judge Steve Cole sentenced 21 year old Shay Monkiewicz and 19 year old Justin Isadore to 18 months in jail and 5 years of probation following their convictions for burglarizing at least 10 residences in Kodiak between August and December, 2015.
  • January 10, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Attorney General Announces Agreement to Divert Matters to Anvik Village Tribal Court
    (Anchorage, AK) – Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth and the Anvik Village Tribe signed the Civil Diversion Agreement today. The agreement requires state law enforcement to offer defendants of certain low-level offenses and crimes a referral to the Anvik Village tribal court. The State stands ready to enter into the agreement with other individual tribes.