CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Andrew Johnson may have to go back to court if he wants the state to compensate him for the 23 years he wrongfully spent behind bars.
Andrew Johnson watched a group of lawmakers discuss his future.
CHEYENNE — A Cheyenne man exonerated in a 1989 rape is facing more challenges.
An exonerated man has a lot of errands to run.
There will be no retrial for Andrew Johnson, the Cheyenne man who was convicted for a 1989 rape and spent nearly 24 years incarcerated. He is now officially the first man in Wyoming to be exonerated due to DNA evidence, his attorneys say.
JACKSON -- A state legislative committee endorsed a bill on Monday that would ensure compensation for prisoners exonerated by post-conviction DNA testing.
CHEYENNE — When Andrew Johnson realized he would be released on bond Wednesday after nearly 24 years behind bars, he had one pressing concern for his supporters. Motioning up and down at his orange-striped prison garb to Rocky Mountain Innocence Center advocates, he worried, “In this?”
CHEYENNE — A judge on Tuesday granted Wyoming's first retrial based on DNA evidence, offering a new opportunity for freedom for a man who has served more than 23 years of a life sentence since being convicted of breaking into a Cheyenne woman's apartment and raping her.
WILDER, Idaho -- The men's and women's golf teams from Rocky Mountain College finished third Tuesday at the conclusion of the College of Idaho Invitational at River Bend Golf Course.
CHEYENNE — The district court clerk in Cheyenne had sealed legal filings from a Wyoming inmate who says new DNA testing proves he's innocent of a rape charge for which he's served 23 years in prison.
CASPER, Wyo. — Despite exculpating DNA evidence, officials say Andrew Johnson, the man serving a life sentence for a 1989 sexual assault conviction, will not be released just yet.
CHEYENNE — A Wyoming district attorney said Wednesday he plans to review an old rape case in response to lawyers' claims that new DNA testing proves the innocence of a man who has served 23 years in prison.
CASPER, Wyo. — Andrew Johnson maintained for more than two decades that he wasn't responsible for a 1989 Cheyenne rape charge that landed him a life sentence in prison.
CASPER, Wyo. — After two decades of appeals, unwavering claims of innocence and finally a DNA test, there will be few shockwaves in the judicial community if Andrew Johnson is, in fact, guilty.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- The Montana State Billings women's golf team finished third at the Regis Invitational Tuesday.