CHEYENNE - Wyoming lawmakers are considering two bills aimed at helping people wrongfully convicted of crimes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming legislative committee on Tuesday scaled back a proposal to require people arrested on serious charges to provide DNA samples.
CHEYENNE — A Cheyenne man exonerated in a 1989 rape is facing more challenges.
The trial for an Evansville man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl commenced Monday, and attorneys offered the jury a preview of arguments they will hear in the upcoming days.
An exonerated man has a lot of errands to run.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Prosecutors in Cheyenne dropped criminal charges Friday against a man who had served 23 years of a life sentence on a rape conviction before recent DNA testing prompted his release earlier this year.
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?”
HELENA — Under a new law, out-of-state sex offenders living in Montana will be required to submit a DNA sample to be included in a state-wide sex offender DNA database.
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.
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In a first for Wyoming, a court has ordered a post-conviction test of DNA.
KALISPELL — A Whitefish man connected by DNA evidence to the rape of a 16-year-old girl five years ago has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 13 years of probation.
LAS VEGAS -- A blackjack dealer was charged with kidnapping and murder on Wednesday in the death of her ex-boyfriend's daughter.
HAMILTON — Mountain lions in the southern reaches of the Bitterroot Valley will soon be donating their DNA for the cause of science.
LARAMIE — With a DNA analyzer, high tech microscopes and blood typing equipment straight out of an episode of the television series "CSI," the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) lab in Laramie is one of the premier wildlife forensic labs in the country.
RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Investigators say a lighter helped lead to the arrest of a teen in a double slaying in Hudson.
MISSOULA -- For eight years, Kirk Bloodsworth recited the prisoner's mantra -- he was innocent.
MISSOULA - Prosecutors say DNA tests have linked a 21-year-old man to an alleged rape in Missoula last December.