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Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE — A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison.

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Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

November 24, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Rock Springs couple plead not guilty

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — A Rock Springs man and woman have entered not guilty pleas in the death of their 4-month-old twin daughter.

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Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

ANACONDA — An Anaconda man will spend the rest of his life in prison for incest, following a sentencing hearing Friday in Anaconda district court.

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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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Crime scene photo on phone leads police to suspect

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police tracking down a suspected killer came across a telling piece of evidence that led to an arrest: A cellphone, logged into a man's Facebook account, with a news photo of the crime scene as the background screen.

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Teen faces new sentence in Sheridan home killing

Teen faces new sentence in Sheridan home killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a judge to resentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 home-invasion killing.

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Deferred sentence for helping rape suspect who escaped Bozeman jail

Deferred sentence for helping rape suspect who escaped Bozeman jail

BOZEMAN — A 20-year-old Bozeman man has been given a three-year deferred sentence for helping hide an escaped rape suspect from law enforcement, despite knowing the man was being sought.

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Lawyer: Wyoming teen didn't intend to kill Nebraska jailer

GERING, Neb. — The attorney for a Wyoming teenager accused of attacking a Nebraska jailer says his client didn't intend to kill the woman.

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Trial for woman shot in SWAT standoff postponed

KALISPELL — The trial for a Columbia Falls woman who was shot by a sheriff's deputy after she allegedly pointed a gun at law enforcement officers has been postponed.

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Bond set at $250K for men charged with murder

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Arizona men are charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault for a drunken fight at a Casper motel in which a New Mexico man died after being kicked in the head with steel-toed boots.

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Wyoming inmate dies in prison

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A Wyoming inmate has died at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution following a long illness.

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Man dies after assault in Casper, 2 arrested

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Arizona men were arrested after a weekend fight at a Casper motel in which one man died and another was injured.

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Woman sues over handling of daughter's rape report

CASPER, Wyo. — A Cheyenne girl and her mother are suing the police department and the school district over the handling of the girl's report that she was raped at school in October 2011, when she was 14.

November 07, 2014 11:50 am

Missoula man charged with beating uncle

MISSOULA — A 38-year-old Missoula man is charged with pulling his disabled uncle out of his wheelchair and beating and kicking him during an argument.

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Man pleads guilty to hitting, killing transient while high on meth

Man pleads guilty to hitting, killing transient while high on meth

BUTTE — A Butte man admitted to killing a pedestrian while driving high on methamphetamine.

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Man charged in Wyoming student's death out on bail

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A 20-year-old man involved in a Halloween night fight that resulted in the death of a University of Wyoming student has been released on a $100,000 signature bail bond.

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Laramie police foil murder-for-hire plot

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Police in Laramie say they foiled a plot by a 39-year-old Laramie man to kill a Cheyenne man that he believed was having an affair with his wife.

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Parents held on $1 million bond in baby's death

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The parents of 4-month-old twin girls and two other children are being held on $1 million bond after one of the twins died and authorities found the others malnourished and with marks on their bodies.

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Inquest: Fatal shooting at strip club justified

Inquest: Fatal shooting at strip club justified

MISSOULA — A jury has found that a fatal shooting outside a Missoula Strip club on Labor Day was "legally justified."

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