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Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

GREAT FALLS — A man accused of killing three grizzly bears near his Browning home last summer has been ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution.

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Advocates say death penalty in Wyoming should be abolished

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney said during a program advocating abolishment of the death penalty.

January 18, 2015 5:10 pmLoading…
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…

Great Falls police officer stabbed in the leg

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls police officer was hospitalized after being stabbed in the leg while responding to a report of a suicidal man.

December 29, 2014 3:54 pmLoading…

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 faces criminal charges in son's boating death

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Laramie man faces criminal charges following a boating accident that killed his son this summer.

December 23, 2014 10:40 amLoading…

Police kill man in Deer Lodge

MISSOULA — A police officer in Deer Lodge has killed a man after responding to a report of suicide threat at a residence.

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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.

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.

November 24, 2014 4:25 pmLoading…

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