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Area residents arraigned on assault charges

...after Alaska State Troopers responded to disturbances at their respective residences. Both were appointed public defenders by Magistrate Judge Jennifer Wells. Ackerman, 36, is charged with two counts of assault in the fourth degree and one count of violating...
Magistrate says Maad's fraud trial should not be moved

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A federal magistrate has recommended that a U.S. District judge deny Nezar...trial out of Alaska. In a decision handed down Wednesday, Magistrate Harry Branson wrote that the media coverage of Maad's case...
Fairbanks woman named new Aniak magistrate

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A Fairbanks woman has been appointed as the magistrate for the state court in Aniak. Diana Lehman begins her new post in mid-January. First she'll spend some time at the state...
Area man charged with sexual abuse of a minor, indecent exposure Rogers' representation hearing in Kenai district court. "He's in the process of trying to retain us," Walton told Magistrate Matthew Christian. "We represent him on another matter and we've been helping him try to get things in line for bail...
Miller's words, actions don't match up

...the taxpayers. He took 67 federal payments for a farm in Kansas where he chose not to grow any crops. He was a state court magistrate, paid with public funds. He reportedly worked seven years for the Fairbanks North Star Borough, paid with public funds...

...Monday by a Shelby County Juvenile Court magistrate.Brown, 66, was arrested and hearing before Juvenile Court Magistrate Judge Harold "Hal" Horne. Brown was...his campaign, while others say the magistrate should not have locked up Brown, a...
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Soldotna man indicted on tax charges

...James R. Back, 59, was arrested at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Monday and arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Roberts on Tuesday.Back did not enter a plea Tuesday and was released under the supervision of the U.S. Probation...
GOP candidates spar at forum

...that would allow young children an opportunity to engage in the use of drugs. Miller, a father of eight and a former state magistrate, said he wouldn't permit drug use of children and certainly would try to prevent everyone in the state from going down...
News, both mostly gray, and kept his hands, which were not handcuffed, behind his back.He looked impassively at U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola for most of the hearing. Abu Khattala's court-appointed lawyer, Michelle Peterson, entered the...
Local names top judge survey

...Court judgeship. Kenai District Court Magistrate David S. Landry and former Kenai assistant...Curry, who scored 3.2. Murphy is a magistrate and special master in Aniak; Hemenway...the state in Juneau; Di Napoli is a magistrate and Superior Court master in Cordova...


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