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Thomas Jack Jr., 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thomas Jack Jr., 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Jamie Diane Moy Singh, 35, appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Singh faces charges from an alleged March 6 assault that resulted in the death of her mother-in-law, Mary Lou Singh, 59. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Woman charged with murder pleads not guilty

More details have emerged in court.

Jamie Diane Moy Singh, 35, appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Singh faces charges from an alleged March 6 assault that resulted in the death of her mother-in-law, Mary Lou Singh, 59. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Amber Crotty from Window Rock, Ariz., left, a delegate of the Navajo Nation Council, and Patricia Alexander of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, right, exchange words of encouragement to each other before testifying as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a hearing to examine concerns about investigations into the deaths and disappearance of Native American women, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo | J. Scott Applewhite)
Amber Crotty from Window Rock, Ariz., left, a delegate of the Navajo Nation Council, and Patricia Alexander of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, right, exchange words of encouragement to each other before testifying as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a hearing to examine concerns about investigations into the deaths and disappearance of Native American women, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo | J. Scott Applewhite)
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Manni Guillen, whose family moved to Juneau from Mexico when he was a baby, speaks at the Love Knows No Borders rally in Juneau on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Guillen spoke about his experiences growing up in Juneau and working with the Border Angels nonprofit. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Manni Guillen, whose family moved to Juneau from Mexico when he was a baby, speaks at the Love Knows No Borders rally in Juneau on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Guillen spoke about his experiences growing up in Juneau and working with the Border Angels nonprofit. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo | Joyce N. Boghosian)
President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo | Joyce N. Boghosian)
William Moy Jr. was wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Escapee tries to swim away from police

He ran and then jumped into Twin Lakes.

William Moy Jr. was wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Marti Fred, facility coordinator for the Glory Hall, puts away donations of wool socks and hand warmers at the local soup kitchens and homeless shelter on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Here’s how to do some good this holiday season

Find out where, how and what to give this month.

Marti Fred, facility coordinator for the Glory Hall, puts away donations of wool socks and hand warmers at the local soup kitchens and homeless shelter on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of Egan Drive and Yandukin Drive near Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of Egan Drive and Yandukin Drive near Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
William Eric Moy Jr. is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
William Eric Moy Jr. is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Priests from around Alaska along with Father Andrew E. Bellisario, right, enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for his Ordination and Installation as the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau Diocese commissions sexual misconduct review

The investigation will go back to 1951.

Priests from around Alaska along with Father Andrew E. Bellisario, right, enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for his Ordination and Installation as the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Judge makes ruling on cruise ship lawsuit against city

There are still questions about specifics in the ruling.

A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New pot shop keeps one eye on locals, one on the future

There’s a discount if you come in wearing Xtratufs.

Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)