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Couple accused of keeping child in a cage plead guilty

Couple accused of keeping child in a cage plead guilty

LARAMIE, Wyo. — An Albany County couple accused of keeping a 7-year-old boy in an outdoor cage have each pleaded guilty to felonious restraint and felony child abuse.

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Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

GREAT FALLS — A man accused of killing three grizzly bears near his Browning home last summer has been ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution.

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Guest opinion: Kidnapped Nigerian girls? Still missing

Eight months is a long time. Long enough for international outrage to rise, fall and fade away. That’s how long it’s been since Boko Haram militants stormed a secondary school in the northeastern village of Chibok in Nigeria, abducting more than 200 still-missing teenage girls.

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Casper man writes bill to protect police dogs

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man who was upset that a Mills police officer could only be sentenced to six months on probation for the death of his police dog in a hot car wants to see increased penalties for anyone who injures or kills a law enforcement animal.

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Advocates say death penalty in Wyoming should be abolished

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney said during a program advocating abolishment of the death penalty.

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Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

GREAT FALLS — A Montana man faces trial next month on charges he illegally killed three grizzly bears near his residence last summer.

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Prosecutor again seeks execution of Dale Eaton

Prosecutor again seeks execution of Dale Eaton

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A prosecutor has filed notice that he intends once again to seek the death penalty against a man who was the only person on death row in Wyoming until late last year.

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Ramirez family

Ramirez family

Ramirez family members including Richard's mother Betty, right, react to seeing video of the shooting of Richard Ramirez by police at an inquest at the Yellowstone County Courthouse on Tuesday.

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Officer Brad Ross

Officer Brad Ross

Officer Brad Ross listens to his dash camera video as fellow officer Grant Morrison breaks down after the shooting of Richard Ramirez in April 2014.

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Suspect threatens worker with knife in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Police in Great Falls are looking for a man they say threatened a store employee with a knife.

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Investigators probe possible arson in arena fire

KALISPELL — Flathead County officials are probing whether a fire that damaged the Majestic Valley Arena near Kalispell on Saturday was caused by arson.

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Yellowstone sees rise in marijuana cases; drug is still illegal on federal land

Yellowstone sees rise in marijuana cases; drug is still illegal on federal land

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An increasing number of visitors to Yellowstone National Park are being prosecuted for possessing small amounts of medical and recreational pot, which remains illegal on federal land.

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Great Falls police officer stabbed in the leg

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls police officer was hospitalized after being stabbed in the leg while responding to a report of a suicidal man.

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Judge awaits report before sentencing man in attacks

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Sublette County district judge will set a sentencing hearing early next year for a Pinedale man who recently pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder in home invasion attacks on local women.

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Afton man arrested after 1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting

AFTON, Wyo. — A 26-year-old man was arrested after a weekend shooting in west-central Wyoming that left a man dead and a woman injured.

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Man pleads not guilty to charge in death of UW student

Man pleads not guilty to charge in death of UW student

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Casper man has pleaded not guilty to a criminal charge in connection with the death of a University of Wyoming student.

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Man faces criminal charges in son's boating death

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Laramie man faces criminal charges following a boating accident that killed his son this summer.

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Browning man convicted in fatal stabbing in Polson

POLSON — A Lake County jury returned a guilty verdict Monday night in the deliberate homicide trial of a Browning man who stabbed a Polson resident during a brief, racially charged encounter.

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Sheriff: Man shot by police pointed handgun at officers

Sheriff: Man shot by police pointed handgun at officers

DEER LODGE — A Deer Lodge police officer responding to a 911 call from an armed suicidal man shot and killed a 28-year-old on Friday night.

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Interior says Chippewa Cree wrong to fire leader

The U.S. Interior Department has ruled that the Chippewa Cree Business Committee violated federal whistleblower laws when it terminated Ken Blatt St. Marks as its chairman.

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