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Game and Fish: 4 ticketed for poaching mule deer

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has ticketed four people from Wisconsin for allegedly poaching a mule deer buck near Wright.

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Man admits helping attempted rape suspect

Man admits helping attempted rape suspect

BOZEMAN — A 30-year-old Belgrade man has acknowledged helping a suspect in an attempted rape flee Bozeman.

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Man gets life sentence for sexual assault

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A Stevensville man who was discharged from the military and later spent 18 months in prison for sex crimes against young girls has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a girl over a two-year period and soliciting a 13-year-old girl via text.

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Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

HELENA — Staff members at a Montana facility for developmentally disabled people didn't follow agency protocol or state law and allowed possible evidence to be destroyed after a resident reported being raped, an advocacy group claimed.

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9th Circuit reinstates former Miss Montana's insurance fraud conviction

9th Circuit reinstates former Miss Montana's insurance fraud conviction

KALISPELL — A federal appeals court reinstated the fraud conviction of a former Miss Montana who authorities said bilked her homeowner's insurance for living expenses while her mansion was undergoing repairs.

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Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE — A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison.

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4 cited for poaching mule deer near Wright

4 cited for poaching mule deer near Wright

WRIGHT, Wyo. — Thanks to a tip from a citizen, the Wyoming wildlife authorities have cited four Wisconsin residents for poaching an antlered mule deer.

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Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

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State senator arrested for DUI; claims harassment

State senator arrested for DUI; claims harassment

GREAT FALLS — Tribal law-enforcement officers arrested a Democrat state senator and Blackfeet leader for driving under the influence, a charge he says has since been dropped and was politically motivated.

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Rock Springs couple plead not guilty

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — A Rock Springs man and woman have entered not guilty pleas in the death of their 4-month-old twin daughter.

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Crime uptick siphons space at North Dakota jails

WILLISTON, N.D. — Sitting in his office at the Williams County Law Enforcement Center where he scanned the jail inmate roster one recent afternoon, Williams County Sheriff Scott Bushing struggled to find the solution to an overcrowded system.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina.

November 23, 2014 10:25 am

Arraignment set for man charged in motel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside in September is scheduled for an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

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Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

ANACONDA — An Anaconda man will spend the rest of his life in prison for incest, following a sentencing hearing Friday in Anaconda district court.

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Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.

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Teen convicted of killing guard in jail cell

GERING, Neb. — A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile detention facility in Nebraska.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina but they plan more steps to make sure doesn't happen.

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Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.

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Wyoming poaching tips can now be sent by text, phone app

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials have launched a text message and phone application system to help Wyomingites report poaching.

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Wyoming man sentenced in fatal crash denied shorter term

Wyoming man sentenced in fatal crash denied shorter term

CASPER, Wyo. — A judge says he won't reduce the sentence of a 22-year-old man who's serving time for a car crash that killed two of his friends in Casper.

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