Friday, August 22, 2014

Alaska 'Butcher Baker' Serial Killer Dies

Alaska 'Butcher Baker' Serial Killer Dies

Hansen—who had a wife and children and owned a bakery in Anchorage—was nicknamed the "Butcher Baker" after his crimes emerged. He kidnapped his victims, most of whom were strippers or prostitutes, and flew them in his private plane to remote locations ...

Alaska serial killer dies, decades after murders

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who gained the nickname of “the Butcher Baker” for abducting and hunting down women in the wilderness during the state’s oil pipeline construction boom in the 1970s, has died at ...

Anchorage Youth Court celebrates 25th anniversary

The Anchorage Youth Court is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary. The organization has shrunk over the years. The court now hears about 1/3 of the cases it did a decade ago. But it’s goal is the same — to give young people a second chance. Fourteen ...

Anchorage skateboarder Preston Pollard rides his passion to unexpected places

The first time Preston Pollard saw a skateboard it awakened a passion. “My dream was crazy,” he said. “I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. I was seven years old. Black kids didn’t skateboard. My friends made fun of me. I wasn’t good at it.

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