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CASPER, Wyo. — Austin Ideen took part in a violent, drunken home invasion and assault in Casper.
CASPER, Wyo. — Authorities suspect a Central Wyoming Counseling Center therapist of asking one of her patients, whom she believed might have gang connections, to arrange for the murder of her ex-husband and make it look like a robbery or a suicide.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man is accused of starting a fire in an underage girl’s house in April after she spurned his alleged sexual advances at a drinking party, court documents show.
CASPER, Wyo. — Albany County Attorney and Prosecutor Richard Bohling allegedly used county funds to buy personal items for himself and his family, including iPads and camera equipment, newly released court documents indicate.
The Wyoming State Forestry Division identified Ted Drake, 63, as the employee who died Saturday morning during a testing drill. He was the first worker to have died in service to the department since it came into existence in 1952, according to State Forester Bill Crapser.
Less than three minutes after Traffic Officer Darren Douglas had positioned his squad car in a parking lot along West Collins Drive -- in plain view of traffic on the busy street near Natrona County High School -- the Casper police veteran jetted from the lot in hot pursuit of a navy blue Ch…
Natrona County officials said this week that a whistle-blower's lawsuit claiming that the county reported false income and expenses related to its reservoirs has not yet been served to the county.
The date of a jury trial has been set in a lawsuit filed by a former guard at the Wyoming State Penitentiary who claims that prison leadership failed to act when he reported several racist actions taken against him by fellow staff members.
CASPER, Wyo. — A legal battle over a felony fraud charge appears likely for Krishelle Layton, the mother of a young boy with a tumor on his brain stem who first made local news at Christmas, when he delivered gifts to sick children at the Wyoming Medical Center.
Zacharia Johnson’s attorneys presented jurors with a relatively simple defense against an attempted first-degree murder charge that could send him to prison for life: It wasn’t him.
CASPER — The former superintendent of the Alcova Reservoir is claiming Natrona County defrauded the federal government by submitting false financial reports to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and that he was fired when he attempted to tell county officials about the fraud.
Taylor Haynes acknowledged that as a surgeon, cattle rancher and small-business owner, he doesn’t have the same background as a typical politician.
When Jim Wetzel was selected as chief of the Casper Police Department earlier this year, City Manager John Patterson acknowledged that it may have been an “unconventional” choice.
The trial of a Casper man accused of attempted first-degree murder opens in Natrona County District Court on Monday, more than a year after an alleged attack that court records now indicate may have been motivated by homophobia or the desire to kill a person believed to be a pedophile.
The construction site of a would-be trampoline park in Evansville was the scene of vandalism this weekend, where police say someone commandeered some of the heavy equipment at the site and caused extensive damage to the surrounding area.
The selection of Jim Wetzel as the chief of the Casper Police Department on Feb. 28 may have led to the departure of at least one police veteran and stirred some discord within the department, according to statements made during a recorded phone conversation between City Manager John Patters…
As the weather warms in May -- other than the occasional soul-crushing snowstorm – state and local law enforcement agencies are preparing for an accompanying spike in crime, which may stem from a number of different factors, including the heat to some extent.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming law enforcement officials have begun closely tracking arrests involving marijuana, they said Wednesday, and they plan to take an educational approach toward an expected influx of the drug since its legalization in Colorado at the beginning of this year.
CASPER, Wyo. — Police wounded a suicidal man after he and officers exchanged gunfire Monday night in Casper, authorities said today.
CASPER, Wyo. — An explosion at a southwestern Wyoming natural gas processing plant Wednesday afternoon forced the evacuation of a nearby town, a precautionary step for fear the fire could have escalated, an emergency official said.^p
A 37-year-old Casper man who impregnated a 15-year-old will face the next four to nine years in the state penitentiary after pleading guilty to second-degree sexual abuse of a minor Tuesday morning.
A man initially charged with two felonies after a violent domestic dispute with his girlfriend in December accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Natrona County District Court in which both of those felonies were dismissed.
A legal battle between a Thermopolis couple and the Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office opened for trial in Casper’s federal courthouse Tuesday afternoon, where Chris and Larry Bentley are seeking compensation for the killing of one of their horses by the undersheriff — without their knowled…
A Gillette man was charged Monday with auto theft in Natrona County Circuit Court after allegedly taking a running Chevy Avalanche while its owner had run into Loaf ‘n Jug.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal lawsuit filed by a former Natrona County Detention Center inmate against the jail and Sheriff Gus Holbrook has been dismissed because the man failed to file a legible complaint within a court-ordered time period.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two men were charged with sex crimes against minors Monday afternoon in Natrona County Circuit Court, including a 20-year-old who faces 10 sex-related felonies.
As community leaders and law enforcement brass from across the state gather in Casper this week for an annual conference on drug abuse, new and pressing issues are affecting communities across Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kite addressed the ban on recording devices and cellphones in most district courts across the state, saying the judiciary will continue to review its policy.
The Wyoming branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has joined government attorneys in opposing the Catholic Church’s requested injunction to block the federal health care law’s requirement for birth control in the state.
ELK MOUNTAIN -- A 47-car pileup along I-80 near Elk Mountain on Sunday resulted in seven people being taken to area hospitals and an 18-hour closure of the highway, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has released a new age-enhanced photo of Justin Harris, who went missing in Casper on Feb. 15, 2004.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Mills man was sentenced to 28 to 40 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty in February to first- and third-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
CASPER, Wyo. — The felony charge against a mother involved in a fight at a grade-school basketball game March 28 has been dismissed, though two of her children are still in jail facing up to a decade or more in prison.
CASPER, Wyo. — As Sarah Kostovny spoke Monday morning before about 200 people at Casper College, the only thing that could be heard, aside from her voice, was the sound of people crying in the audience.
CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County Public Library submitted its annual budget proposal to the county this week — requesting a one-time investment of $873,000 from the county to address safety and health issues in the East Second Street building.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Rock Springs Police Department is asking the public for assistance in investigating a fight at a grade-school girls basketball game March 28 that ended in three felony arrests. And relatives of the people arrested are speaking out.
A 19-year-old Casper man who received probation for his involvement in a violent home invasion and gun-related assault will serve time in prison after failing six drug tests and receiving a DUI conviction within months of his sentence of probation.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Fremont County Coroner in an investigation into the death of an infant on the Wind River Indian Reservation, the FBI reported Monday.
Three Rock Springs residents started Friday night by watching grade-school girls’ basketball.
CASPER -- Mike Burnett remembers the exact day he realized that Casper needed to do something different to curb meth use in the area.
A man suspected of trying to rob the Wells Fargo bank in downtown Casper on Wednesday was arrested for public intoxication one day before the alleged attempted robbery.
CASPER — Arson investigation specialists from Denver and Texas have been called to assist in the search for the source of Thursday morning’s inferno at WL Plastics that caused an estimated $8 million to $10 million in damage.
The man and woman accused of robbing a Casper bank in January now face charges alleging they also robbed banks in Rock Springs and Laramie in the days before their Jan. 29 capture.
A group of people at Galloway's Irish Pub called a limo on Saturday night, but when it arrived to take them to the Beacon Club, there were already two older men in the back seat.
A man wanted for multiple crimes in Indiana was arrested in Casper this weekend and charged with four new offenses stemming from a fight on the city’s west side.
The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office is testing a new sex-offender notification website that the agency is hoping will make it easier for people to be aware of potential predators in their neighborhoods.
An inmate at the Natrona County Detention Center has filed federal and state lawsuits alleging the facility provided inadequate medical treatment for himself and others, along with committing other federal civil rights violations.
Natrona County health inspectors began finding serious food safety violations at Dragon Wall restaurant during a routine inspection in February 2013.
Both drivers are expected to survive a Thursday afternoon truck crash near Casper that killed 20 cattle.
A tractor-trailer carrying 71 cattle crashed into a pickup truck along West Yellowstone Highway on Thursday afternoon, seriously injuring two men and killing an unknown number of animals.