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Former guard sues Wyoming prison over racism, discrimination

CASPER, Wyo. — An African-American man who was a guard at the Wyoming State Penitentiary is claiming that supervisors at the jail did not do enough to change a racist and discriminatory work environment among staff members at the prison during the roughly three years he worked there.

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Evanston woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

Evanston woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Evanston woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to defrauding the state Medicaid system of $56,000 by falsely claiming she provided services to children with developmental disabilities. The plea comes as state officials are wrestling with how to cut costs of the sprawling health …

June 05, 2013 8:08 pm Related Loading…
NM man pleads guilty to conspiracy in Wyoming arson

NM man pleads guilty to conspiracy in Wyoming arson

CHEYENNE — A New Mexico man pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy to commit arson in the 2010 fire that destroyed the main building of the Hitching Post Inn, a landmark hotel in Cheyenne.

May 03, 2013 10:07 pm Related Loading…
Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

CHEYENNE — A legal settlement between ranchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management would reduce wild horse numbers in the Rock Springs area by about half.

April 04, 2013 2:56 pmLoading…
NM man pleads not guilty in Hitching Post fire

NM man pleads not guilty in Hitching Post fire

CHEYENNE — A New Mexico man has pleaded not guilty to felony charges including arson and conspiracy in connection with the 2010 fire that heavily damaged a landmark hotel in Cheyenne.

February 15, 2013 3:13 pm Related Loading…

Judge sides with feds in rejecting wrongful death suit over fatal bear mauling near Yellowstone

Citing a Wyoming law that protects landowners who allow outdoor recreation on their land, a federal judge has ruled against a woman who filed a wrongful-death suit that blamed federal researchers after her husband was killed by a grizzly bear that had been tranquilized and released near the …

October 25, 2012 12:39 pmLoading…
Prosecutors: NM man charged in Cheyenne hotel fire

Prosecutors: NM man charged in Cheyenne hotel fire

CASPER, Wyo. -- A new name has surfaced in the Hitching Post Inn fire case, creating a new wrinkle in the ever-unfolding, two-year saga.

September 28, 2012 7:51 pmLoading…

Judge won't see Wyoming mauling site due to bear risk

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The judge in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man killed by a grizzly bear has decided not to visit the mauling site near Yellowstone National Park.

August 02, 2012 12:39 pmLoading…

Judge won't see Wyoming mauling site due to bear risk

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The judge in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man killed by a grizzly bear has decided not to view the mauling site near Yellowstone National Park in person on the advice of the U.S. Marshals Service, which has deemed the area too risky because of recent bear activity.

August 02, 2012 12:31 pmLoading…

Officials say Oregon man confessed to Casper bank robbery

CASPER, Wyo. — Police say Brandon Bayne motioned that he had a gun in his pocket before making away with nearly $4,000 from a Casper bank. He had originally asked for $10,000.

July 18, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Final sentences issued in Wyoming illegal hunting case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a Ten Sleep rancher and an Oregon hunter to probation and tens of thousands of dollars in fines and restitution, bringing an apparent end to one of Wyoming’s largest illegal-hunting cases in years.

June 13, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Lawyers: Wyoming doctors to settle mailer lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Two Cody doctors have agreed to settle a lawsuit over a mass mailing that disparaged one of them.

May 11, 2012 1:33 pmLoading…
Oregon man will face charges in Wyoming carjacking

Oregon man will face charges in Wyoming carjacking

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Oregon man is competent to stand trial on charges he carjacked a man in western Wyoming last year, a federal judge ruled Friday.

April 06, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…

Fatal Wyoming bear mauling lawsuit moves forward

POWELL, Wyo. -- A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit over a fatal bear mauling near Yellowstone National Park to move forward, rejecting the federal government's immunity claim under state law.

February 21, 2012 2:56 pmLoading…

Wyoming: Free speech not stifled in abortion case

CHEYENNE — The state of Wyoming has denied that its previous policy governing the display of materials in a tunnel leading to the state Capitol blocked an anti-abortion group from exercising its constitutionally protected free speech.

February 01, 2012 6:05 pmLoading…

WyWatch proceeds with lawsuit against state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Having lost round one in its lawsuit against the state, an anti-abortion group will now litigate its claims of discrimination and violation of its free-speech rights.

January 25, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Judge denies Wyoming anti-abortion group's request

CHEYENNE — A federal judge has denied an anti-abortion group's request for a court order to force the state of Wyoming to allow the group to display its materials in a tunnel leading to the state Capitol. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal on Tuesday denied a request from WyWatch Family …

January 24, 2012 6:05 pmLoading…

WyWatch attorney argues case before federal judge

CHEYENNE — A lawyer told a federal judge Monday that an anti-abortion group’s lawsuit seeking an injunction to order the state to allow the display of its posters and materials in the Herschler Gallery isn’t pointless despite state action last week to ban such public showings in the tunnel.

January 23, 2012 11:30 pm

Judge hears Wyoming anti-abortion group's request

CHEYENNE — A lawyer for the state of Wyoming urged a federal judge on Monday to deny an anti-abortion group's request to require the state to allow it to display materials near the state Capitol.

January 23, 2012 7:51 amLoading…

Wyoming AG says abortion protest case pointless

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The office of the Wyoming attorney general has asked a federal judge to deny an anti-abortion group’s request to allow the group to display its materials in a walkway leading to the state Capitol during next month’s legislative session.

January 20, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…

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