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Violent Crime

Second suspect in Cheyenne killing in court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The second of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death of another man in Cheyenne remains in custody on $100,000 cash bail after making his initial court appearance.

December 17, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…

Murder charges filed in Wyoming motel room killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two men and a woman face charges in the death of a man whose body was found in a Cheyenne motel room.

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Police: Don't charge pharmacist in shooting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Police in Cheyenne are not recommending any charges against a pharmacist who shot a man during a robbery attempt.

December 08, 2014 3:31 pmLoading…

Trial date set for former Big Sky coach rape case

BOZEMAN — A judge has set a June 23 trial date for a former girls' basketball coach accused of raping two of his players at Lone Peak High School in Big Sky.

December 07, 2014 10:10 pmLoading…
Lake County man pleads not guilty to killing wife

Lake County man pleads not guilty to killing wife

POLSON — A Lake County man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot and killed his wife and then tried to cover up the crime by saying she'd committed suicide.

December 04, 2014 2:55 pmLoading…
Man admits helping attempted rape suspect

Man admits helping attempted rape suspect

BOZEMAN — A 30-year-old Belgrade man has acknowledged helping a suspect in an attempted rape flee Bozeman.

November 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Man gets life sentence for sexual assault

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A Stevensville man who was discharged from the military and later spent 18 months in prison for sex crimes against young girls has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a girl over a two-year period and soliciting a 13-year-old girl via text.

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Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

HELENA — Staff members at a Montana facility for developmentally disabled people didn't follow agency protocol or state law and allowed possible evidence to be destroyed after a resident reported being raped, an advocacy group claimed.

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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.

November 25, 2014 11:55 amLoading…
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.

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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.

November 24, 2014 4:25 pmLoading…
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.

November 21, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…

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.

November 20, 2014 4:29 pmLoading…

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.

November 19, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
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.

November 10, 2014 2:55 pmLoading…

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