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First-degree Murder

Witness: Wyoming shooting victim begged for life

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man with a gunshot wound to his stomach was on his knees begging for his life when a 16-year-old who had opened fire into a group of teens shot him in the head at point-blank range, Laramie County prosecutors said.

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Woman, 75, testifies at her Wyoming murder trial

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 75-year-old Missouri woman on trial in Wyoming testified Tuesday she shot her husband almost 40 years ago in a desperate effort to protect her toddler daughter from abuse by a habitually violent man, while prosecutors pointed out inconsistencies in her account from one tel…

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Testimony resumes in Wyoming cold-case trial

Testimony resumes in Wyoming cold-case trial

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An investigator says a 75-year-old Missouri woman accused of killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago said she shot him as he slept.

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Jury selection suspended in Wyoming murder trial

Jury selection suspended in Wyoming murder trial

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A defense attorney's family emergency caused a judge to temporarily suspend jury selection in the first-degree murder trial of an elderly Missouri woman accused of killing her husband nearly 40 years ago in Wyoming.

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Death penalty ruled out in Gillette murder case

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case against a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in Gillette on Thanksgiving.

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Judge sets competency hearing for murder suspect

Judge sets competency hearing for murder suspect

A federal judge in Billings has ordered a competency hearing for a Lodge Grass man accused in a triple murder that rocked the Crow Indian Reservation in 2011.

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Jurors watch video of suspect in squad car during Wyoming murder trial

Jurors watch video of suspect in squad car during Wyoming murder trial

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — Jurors heard Thomas Miller’s voice for the first time Tuesday afternoon when prosecutors showed an 11-minute video of him in the back of a Casper Police car shortly after his 2013 arrest for fatally shooting his wife.

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Missouri woman pleads not guilty in 1970s Wyoming slaying

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A woman accused of killing her husband in southeast Wyoming in the mid-1970s pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder and remained jailed on $250,000 bond despite her attorney’s attempt to get her home to Missouri and closer to her doctors.

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Trial date set in Kalispell newlywed's death

Trial date set in Kalispell newlywed's death

MISSOULA — The trial of a Kalispell woman accused of pushing her newlywed husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park has been set for December. During a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy denied lawyers’ requests to push the trial to February, and instead set 22-year…

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Casper man accused of killing wife withdraws mental illness plea

Casper man accused of killing wife withdraws mental illness plea

CASPER, Wyo. — Thomas Miller, the Casper man charged with the first-degree murder of his wife Natalie Miller, on Wednesday withdrew his plea of not guilty by reason of mental illness. He will instead plead not guilty.

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Trial date set for teen in 2 Wyoming killings

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A judge has set a Feb. 10 trial date for the last defendant in the 2011 killing of two people in Hudson.

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2 brothers face trial in '06 Wyoming slaying

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Two brothers will go on trial in the fall for first-degree murder in the death of a Fremont County man in 2006.

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Campbell County man accused of fatally shooting father released

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Campbell County man who was found not guilty by reason of mental illness after his father was fatally shot in 2001 has been released from the Wyoming State Hospital.

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Wyoming Supreme Court hears Riverton killing appeal

CHEYENNE — A lawyer for a Riverton man serving a life sentence for murder told the Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday that his client's conviction was a miscarriage of justice.

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Man to be re-sentenced for Sheridan slaying

Man to be re-sentenced for Sheridan slaying

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — A man serving life in prison for the slaying of a Sheridan businessman will be re-sentenced this year.

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Defense wants records sealed in death penalty case

Defense wants records sealed in death penalty case

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  — A lawyer representing a man accused of killing two people and wounding a third in a shooting spree at his house last summer wants to seal the court records.

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Teen pleads guilty in Sheridan killing

Teen pleads guilty in Sheridan killing

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan teenager has pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree murder in last year's home invasion killing of an elderly businessman.

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Trial in killing starts Monday

AURORA, Colo. — A Wyoming man accused of killing his former roommate in a money dispute is scheduled to stand trial Monday.

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Woman from Billings facing charges in child's death

A Skyview High graduate who now lives in Colorado is facing first-degree murder and child abuse charges in the death of her 3-year-old adopted son.

April 10, 2010 4:38 pmLoading…

Man pleads guilty to aiding shooter in Wyoming murder

CHEYENNE — A man has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting in the fatal robbery of 21-year-old Adonnis Whitehead last year.

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