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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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Prosecutor, defense attorney question homicide defendant's wife during 3-hour deposition

Prosecutor, defense attorney question homicide defendant's wife during 3-hour deposition

In a roughly three-hour deposition Friday, a prosecutor grilled a woman about discrepancies in the accounts she has given of what happened the January night her husband is accused of shooting and killing a man she was with in Lockwood.

November 14, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Walker gets 40 years in prison for role in homicide, kidnapping

Walker gets 40 years in prison for role in homicide, kidnapping

The second of two men who posed as law enforcement officers during a January 2013 kidnapping-turned-homicide faces 40 years in Montana State Prison and won’t be eligible for parole until Feb. 1, 2028.

November 12, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Evidence collected in Coulson Park homicide investigation sent to crime lab

Evidence collected in Coulson Park homicide investigation sent to crime lab

Evidence collected in the investigation into a body found at Coulson Park in May has been sent to the state crime lab, and law enforcement is looking for people to interview in connection with the death, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said Thursday.

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Man charged in killing after argument over military branches to claim justifiable use of force

Man charged in killing after argument over military branches to claim justifiable use of force

A 63-year-old man accused of drunkenly slashing another man’s throat during a fight over whether the Army or the Marines is the better branch of the military may argue at trial that he acted in self defense, according to his attorney.

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More charges in Wyoming stabbing death

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Prosecutors have filed two more charges against a Riverton man accused of breaking into a house and killing a man in bed with his estranged wife.

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Court overturns Buffalo man's murder conviction

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned a Buffalo man's second-degree murder conviction.

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Man charged with aiding Lockwood homicide defendant dies of apparent suicide

Man charged with aiding Lockwood homicide defendant dies of apparent suicide

A man charged with aiding the alleged shooter in a Jan. 3 homicide in Lockwood died of an apparent suicide Thursday, the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday.

October 27, 2014 12:05 pm Photos

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Woman charged in slaying on Wind River Reservation

Woman charged in slaying on Wind River Reservation

CASPER, Wyo. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is charging a woman who lives on the Wind River Indian Reservation with beating her boyfriend to death.

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Transient accused of murder under bridge returns to Missoula

Transient accused of murder under bridge returns to Missoula

MISSOULA — Kevin Lino, who is accused of murdering a local homeless man in July, was booked into the Missoula County jail Wednesday morning and is scheduled to make his initial appearance in Justice Court on Thursday afternoon.

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Wyoming man stabbed to death; suspect arrested

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 22-year-old Riverton man is charged with breaking into a residence and attacking a couple as they slept, stabbing the man to death and injuring the woman.

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Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key witness failed to show up.

October 20, 2014 9:50 am Photos

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Man convicted of 2 murders dies in Montana State Prison

Man convicted of 2 murders dies in Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE — A Montana State Prison inmate who was serving 100 years for two murders in Great Falls in December 1976 has died of an extended illness.

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Police continue to investigate downtown homicide; no arrests made

Police continue to investigate downtown homicide; no arrests made

Police are continuing to investigate an Oct. 2 homicide in downtown Billings that left a 36-year-old man dead after an unknown suspect shot him in the abdomen.

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Suspect en route back to Missoula to answer charges in murder of homeless man

Suspect en route back to Missoula to answer charges in murder of homeless man

MISSOULA — Kevin Lino, the transient man accused of sadistically murdering a local homeless man this past summer, is on his way to Missoula County.

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Wyoming man convicted of murder as teen can be paroled

Wyoming man convicted of murder as teen can be paroled

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled a Casper man sentenced to life in prison as a teenager has the possibility of parole.

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Woman charged in fatal stabbing to argue justifiable use of force

Woman charged in fatal stabbing to argue justifiable use of force

A 22-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing another woman in the neck outside a Billings bar may argue at trial that she used justifiable use of force, according to her attorney.

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.44 revolver that may have been used in January killing found, sent to ATF for testing

.44 revolver that may have been used in January killing found, sent to ATF for testing

Investigators found a .44 caliber black-powder revolver that a man may have used in January to gun down a Lockwood resident and in August sent the weapon to the ATF for testing — and that testing has allowed prosecutors to delay the trial, according to court records.

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Autopsy performed on shooting victim; police still contacting next of kin

Autopsy performed on shooting victim; police still contacting next of kin

Billings Police Department detectives are investigating a homicide after the body of a 36-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen in front of 619 N. 31st St. early Thursday.

October 02, 2014 5:00 pm Video Photos

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Raw video: Police investigate death at downtown Billings home

Raw video: Police investigate death at downtown Billings home

Billings police investigate at dead body in the front yard of 619 N. 31 St. Warning: graphic video.

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