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Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

CASPER, Wyo. — Police suspect that a Casper woman rolled a hot saucepan on an infant’s face and shook the baby with enough force to require trauma care.

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Game and Fish seeks information on elk poaching

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on the illegal killing of an elk in Albany County.

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Trial set for Casper man charged in fatal crash

CASPER, Wyo. — A trial date has been set for a man accused driving drunk and causing a fatal crash near Casper.

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$15K reward offered in Sheridan fire investigation

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to the Sheridan County Attorney's Office.

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Slaying suspect to be extradited to Montana

MISSOULA — A transient accused of torturing and fatally shooting a man in Missoula is expected to be extradited to Montana this week to face charges.

September 16, 2014 8:00 pm
Woman files lawsuit alleging rape at Jefferson County jail

Woman files lawsuit alleging rape at Jefferson County jail

HELENA — A former inmate at the Jefferson County jail in Boulder alleges the county created circumstances that "allowed its staff to rape the inmates in their custody."

September 16, 2014 10:05 am

$2M bond set for man charged in motel fire

GILLETTE — A judge has set a $2 million cash bond for a 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside.

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Blackfeet woman sentenced for child abuse

GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Reservation woman who pleaded guilty to assault and child abuse after her 8-month-old foster daughter was beaten so badly that the girl suffered permanent injuries has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Missoula man sentenced for sexual abuse

KALISPELL — A 24-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to solicit nude photographs from teenage girls in 2011 and 2012 by saying he was a female wedding photographer and wanted them to model for him.

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Brockton man gets 17 years in prison for stabbing

GREAT FALLS — A 51-year-old Brockton man has been sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for stabbing a younger man to death and keeping the victim's body in a room at his house while pretending to help the victim's family and law enforcement search for him.

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Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot released

Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot released

HELENA — A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago was released from a Montana prison Thursday, state corrections officials said.

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Casper man accused of starting Gillette hotel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say last weekend's fire at a Gillette motel was started by a Casper man angry with a woman after the two smoked methamphetamine together.

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Browning man denies knocking girlfriend out, dragging her

KALISPELL — A Browning man has denied punching his girlfriend and knocking her unconscious during an argument and then dragging her to the side of the road.

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Wyoming high court again overturns Sheridan murder sentence

Wyoming high court again overturns Sheridan murder sentence

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For the second time, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a Sheridan judge to resentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 home-invasion killing.

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Prosecutors: Statements in Sherry Arnold murder were voluntary

Prosecutors: Statements in Sherry Arnold murder were voluntary

BILLINGS — Prosecutors in eastern Montana asked a state judge Wednesday to deny a defense request to suppress an alleged confession by the suspect in a high-profile murder case.

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Man gets probation, helped attempted rape suspect

Man gets probation, helped attempted rape suspect

BOZEMAN — A 20-year-old Bozeman man has been given a three-year deferred sentence for his role in aiding a suspect in an attempted rape after he fled from police.

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ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

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Court upholds prison for man who bit officer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A district judge acted properly last year when he sentenced a man to serve three to six years in prison because the judge was concerned the man would continue to drive drunk, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Monday.

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Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

HELENA — A 40-year-old Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy who was struck by a vehicle during a law enforcement pursuit.

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Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

On a recent Monday afternoon, Billings Police Officer Matt Frank pulled over an 18-year-old driver on Main Street.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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