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Mead open to firing squads to execute condemned inmates

Mead open to firing squads to execute condemned inmates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said he's open to the idea of using firing squads to execute condemned inmates, disagrees with President Barack Obama's proposal to make community college tuition free for some students and questioned the financial benefits of Colorado's legalization of marijuana.

January 16, 2015 4:16 pmLoading…
Montana Republicans appeal order in closed primaries lawsuit

Montana Republicans appeal order in closed primaries lawsuit

HELENA — Republicans who are suing the state to end open primary elections are appealing a district judge's order denying their request to close elections while the case is being decided.

January 15, 2015 1:28 pmLoading…
Montana GOP votes to join lawsuit closing primaries

Montana GOP votes to join lawsuit closing primaries

HELENA — After nearly three hours of comment and debate, Montana Republicans voted overwhelmingly Saturday to join a lawsuit seeking to limit their primary elections to those registered with the GOP.

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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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Former Casper police worker pleads guilty to sexual assault

Former Casper police worker pleads guilty to sexual assault

CASPER, Wyo. — A former victim advocate for the Casper Police Department has acknowledged sexually assaulting a woman as she recovered from surgery at an assisted living center.

January 09, 2015 2:30 pmLoading…
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.

January 06, 2015 5:17 pmLoading…

Special master rules against Montana water claims

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A special master presiding over an interstate water rights lawsuit pending before the U.S. Supreme Court recommends denying most of Montana’s remaining claims that Wyoming failed to deliver enough water on the Tongue River.

December 29, 2014 5:50 pmLoading…
Bail denied for Kaarma pending sentencing for German student's homicide

Bail denied for Kaarma pending sentencing for German student's homicide

MISSOULA — A western Montana man convicted of killing a 17-year-old German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage will remain in jail until sentencing Feb. 12.

December 24, 2014 2:34 pm Video Related Loading…
Repeat sex offender gets life in prison

Repeat sex offender gets life in prison

BUTTE — An Anaconda repeat sex offender will die at Montana State Prison.

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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.

December 23, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…

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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Billings man sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing

GREAT FALLS — A Billings man who acknowledged stabbing another man to death during a fight at a Fort Benton bar has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

This image taken from video shows a man believed to be a gunman inside a cafe in Sydney, Australia Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. An apparent hostage situation was unfolding inside the chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, where several people could be seen through a window …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a press conference in the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, after a gunman took an unknown number of people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Xu Ha…

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

A injured hostage is carried to an ambulance after shots were fired during a cafe siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. New South Wales state police would not say what was happening inside the cafe or whether hostages were being …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

This image taken from video shows people holding up hands inside a cafe in Sydney, Australia Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside the downtown Sydney chocolate shop and cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour, with two people inside the cafe …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

A injured hostage is wheeled to an ambulance after shots were fired during a cafe siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. New South Wales state police would not say what was happening inside the cafe or whether hostages were being …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Woman charged in fatal bus crash pleads not guilty

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A woman accused of driving a bus full of coal miners through a construction zone and into a line of stopped cars — killing three Gillette men — has pleaded not guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide.

December 10, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…

Tribal rodeo official pleads guilty in corruption case

Another defendant has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from a corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation of northern Montana.

December 09, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

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