Alan B. Johnson
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and local elections.
CHEYENNE — If you walked into Greg Phillips' office when he was an assistant U.S. attorney, you could usually find him at his desk, deep in thought, with a legal document and multicolored Hi-Liters lined up neatly before him.
Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips sailed through his U.S. Senate confirmation on a unanimous 88-0 vote Monday to earn a seat on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals based in Denver.
CHEYENNE — A federal judge has denied an appeal from a former Nevada brothel owner and Hells Angels member who claims he didn't get an adequate defense or fair trial before his conviction five years ago on child pornography charges in Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming inmate is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming agency officials improperly delayed for years sending him eagle feathers he needed for Native American religious purposes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Guernsey town treasurer to two years in prison for failing to pay taxes on money she has admitted to embezzling from the town.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming is asking a federal judge not to allow a coalition of environmental groups to pull the plug on a lawsuit they filed challenging last year's decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to turn over management of wolves to the state.
CHEYENNE — An Australian man standing trial on a charge of robbing a Wyoming bank on New Year's Eve told jurors in an emotional opening statement Tuesday that he was justified because he gave much of the money to the homeless.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed a deacon at St. Anthony’s Church in Casper used his position to sexually abuse her.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming newspaper is fighting a subpoena from federal prosecutors who want a reporter to testify about her interview of a man accused of bank robbery.
CHEYENNE — A federal judge has denied a request from the Northern Arapaho Tribe to reconsider his recent ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in barring the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
CHEYENNE — A Wyoming Indian tribe is asking a federal judge to reconsider a recent ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in prohibiting the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The prosecutor who secured the death penalty conviction for Wyoming's lone death row inmate said Monday he doesn't see why the condemned man's appeal is moving so slowly.
CHEYENNE — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe wants to argue against the Northern Arapaho Tribe's plan to kill bald eagles for religious purposes on the reservation the two tribes share in central Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In a ruling hailed as a victory for American Indian sovereignty, a federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit that Encana Oil and Gas Inc. had filed against a tribal judge on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Lawyers for Dale Wayne Eaton, Wyoming's lone death row inmate, hammered away Monday at their client's death sentence.
CHEYENNE - An Iowa man who posed as an employee of a modeling agency to persuade a Wyoming girl to send explicit photos of herself over the Internet will serve 15 years in prison, a federal judge ordered Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A federal judge said Wednesday he may rule in August whether to allow lawyers representing Wyoming's lone death-row inmate to demand more information from state agencies and others to support their contention their client didn't get a fair trial in state court.
CASPER - A federal judge must decide whether the Wyoming court system was wrong to prohibit a man convicted of killing his wife from arguing at trial that his brother might have been responsible for the crime.
CHEYENNE — A former Nevada brothel owner and Hells Angels member got a fair trial and an adequate defense before his conviction a few years ago on child pornography charges in Wyoming, a federal prosecutor said in a court filing this week.