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Wyoming woman accused of burning infant pleads not guilty

Wyoming woman accused of burning infant pleads not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — A woman accused of burning a baby’s face with a hot pan pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child abuse charges.

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Ruling to come soon: Gay marriage opponents hint that judge may rule against them

Ruling to come soon: Gay marriage opponents hint that judge may rule against them

CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge could decide within days whether to legalize gay marriage in Wyoming, and opponents are already hinting that he might rule against them.

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Judge in gay marriage case known for calm professionalism

Judge in gay marriage case known for calm professionalism

CASPER, Wyo. — Gay marriage supporters gathered in downtown Casper on Wednesday, hoisting signs with slogans such as “Marriage is a civil right.”

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Coroner identifies suspect in ex-wife's shooting

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Coroner has identified a 28-year-old man who shot himself Saturday after shooting his ex-wife in the leg.

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Natrona County Clerk prepares for gay marriage ruling

Natrona County Clerk prepares for gay marriage ruling

CASPER, Wyo. — There are few reasons a marriage license application will be rejected by the Natrona County Clerk’s office.

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Judge sentences two women in Casper prostitution case

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper police arrested two Colorado women on Friday after an employee at a local hotel reported the women as possible prostitutes, according to an arrest affidavit.

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Supreme Court rules no misconduct in sex offender's sentencing

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Friday that there was no misconduct during the sentencing of a sex offender in Sheridan County District Court last year, according to the court’s published opinion.

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18-year-old accused of burglarizing NCHS pleads not guilty

18-year-old accused of burglarizing NCHS pleads not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — A former Natrona County High School student accused of burglarizing his alma mater in August pleaded not guilty in district court Wednesday.

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More poached antelopes found along 50-mile stretch near Casper

More poached antelopes found along 50-mile stretch near Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — Game officials believe a group of people shot multiple pronghorn antelopes with an AK-47 assault-style rifle while driving west of Casper Friday.

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Man pleads not guilty to stealing TVs from Holiday Inn in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man pleaded not guilty to taking part in a plot to steal TVs at a local hotel.

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Three charged with murder in stabbing on Wind River Indian Reservation

CASPER, Wyo. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has charged three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jared Little Whiteman.

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Sheridan County arrests state education employee on suspicion of DUI

CASPER, Wyo. — Deputies arrested a Department of Education employee in Sheridan and cited her for driving drunk on Sept. 18.

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Witnesses recount fatal hospital crash

Witnesses recount fatal hospital crash

CASPER, Wyo. — Cleta Kawa sat at the window of her third-story hospital room Sunday night, feeding McKenzie, her one-and-a-half week old premature daughter.

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Goshen County buys grenade launcher

CASPER, Wyo. — Three grenade launchers have been moved in and out of the Goshen County Sheriff’s Office in the past 65 years.

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Colorado man arrested for alleged sexual assault at Alcova

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colorado man for allegedly forcing sex on a woman at a cabin at Alcova Reservoir.

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Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

CASPER, Wyo. — Police suspect that a Casper woman rolled a hot saucepan on an infant’s face and shook the baby with enough force to require trauma care.

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Cody Police Department responds to lawsuit against assistant chief

CASPER, Wyo. — The Cody Police Department denies claims by a North Dakota man that the city’s current assistant police chief used a Taser on him while he was handcuffed, according to a Facebook post by the police department.

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North Dakota man sues Cody police official for excessive force

CASPER, Wyo. — A North Dakota man arrested four years ago in Cody claims the city’s current assistant police chief used a stun gun on him while he was handcuffed, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit.

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Hunter airlifted from the North Fork of the Shoshone

CASPER, Wyo. — Authorities airlifted a hunter from the North Fork of the Shoshone River on Saturday after he was injured by a bucking mule, the Park County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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Man charged for alleged assault on children at Casper restaurant

Man charged for alleged assault on children at Casper restaurant

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man is facing three assault charges after allegedly hitting children outside a local restaurant.

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Wyoming Albertsons stores were hacked during the summer

Wyoming Albertsons stores were hacked during the summer

CASPER, Wyo. — Albertsons officials say their 10 stores in Wyoming were hacked in June and July, but they have not determined whether any cardholder data was stolen.

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Natrona County officials investigate murder-suicide on Casper Mountain

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide on Casper Mountain.

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Highway Patrol Capt. Len DeClercq retiring after 30 years

CASPER, Wyo. — A 30-year veteran of the Wyoming Highway Patrol retired this week to head the state’s law enforcement training commission.

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Mills Police to create statue of deceased K9 Nyx

Mills Police to create statue of deceased K9 Nyx

CASPER, Wyo. — The Mills Police Department plans to construct a bronze statue of its former K-9 officer Nyx, who died last month after being left in a hot patrol car for six hours, Police Chief Bryon Preciado said Tuesday.

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Highway patrol believes tire failure caused Gillette woman’s death

CASPER, Wyo. — A 23-year-old Gillette woman died in a crash near Midwest on Monday, and Wyoming Highway Patrol believes tire failure played a factor.

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Shooting suspect could face life sentence

Shooting suspect could face life sentence

CASPER, Wyo. — Multiple witnesses called police Sunday evening to say they saw a man shoot another man at a Casper park.

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No intent found in Wyoming police dog case, DA says

No intent found in Wyoming police dog case, DA says

CASPER, Wyo. — Mills police officer Zachary Miller did not intend to kill police dog Nyx, an eight-year veteran of the department, when he left the animal in a hot car for several hours last month, Natrona County’s top prosecutor said Monday.

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Sales of Wyoming Lottery tickets kick off

Sales of Wyoming Lottery tickets kick off

CASPER, Wyo. — More than a dozen people lined up Sunday at Albertson’s on Second Street to take their chances with Wyoming’s first lottery.

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Wyoming officer charged with animal cruelty; K9 died after being left in hot car

CASPER, Wyo. — A Mills police officer faces an animal cruelty charge after the death of a police dog that he allegedly left in his hot patrol car for several hours.

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Authorities: 2 deaths appear to be murder-suicide

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Coroner determined that a man involved in a murder-suicide in June in Casper killed his girlfriend. 

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Searchers using underwater camera, dogs to find missing boy

Searchers using underwater camera, dogs to find missing boy

CASPER, Wyo. — Alex Cressy was playing in the river at the Tate Pumphouse on Monday afternoon with an 8-year-old friend when the two were swept into the current.

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Man faces murder charge in Casper shooting

Man faces murder charge in Casper shooting

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper police suspect a man shot to death over the weekend had accused his alleged killer of flirting with his girlfriend shortly before the incident, court documents show.

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Town to honor soldier killed in World War II

Town to honor soldier killed in World War II

CASPER, Wyo. — The remains of an American soldier killed during World War II, buried for more than 70 years in an unknown grave in France, will be escorted on Sunday through Casper, where the fallen solider lived before enlistment.

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Rollover crash north of Lusk kills 3, injures 1

CASPER, Wyo. — A one-vehicle rollover crash near Lusk killed three people early Monday and sent one person to a hospital, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported.

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Wyoming serial rapist sentenced to 100 years in prison

Wyoming serial rapist sentenced to 100 years in prison

CASPER, Wyo. — A Rock Springs man was sentenced to multiple prison terms in Green River on Friday for sexual assaults dating back to the 1970s, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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Man allegedly kidnaps stranger at bar, robs him at gunpoint

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper police arrested a man early Sunday for allegedly kidnapping a stranger he met at a bar and robbing him at gunpoint.

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Wyoming couple arrested on indecency charges, accused of having sex in movie theater

Wyoming couple arrested on indecency charges, accused of having sex in movie theater

CASPER, Wyo. — Police charged a couple with public indecency this weekend after they were found engaging in sexual activity in a Casper movie theater, according to a police affidavit.

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Mother of 'Ninja' Dorian pleads not guilty to felony fraud

Mother of 'Ninja' Dorian pleads not guilty to felony fraud

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper mother who allegedly exaggerated her son’s medical condition to collect thousands of dollars from the community pleaded not guilty to felony theft in court Tuesday morning.

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Police release names in Casper murder-suicide case

CASPER — Casper Police released the names Tuesday of the two 20-year-olds involved in a murder-suicide in Casper in June.

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Three people die in Wyoming crashes in past week

CASPER, Wyo. — Three people died in separate crashes on Wyoming roads in the past week.

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Plumber continues recovery from burns sustained in June flash fire in Casper

Plumber continues recovery from burns sustained in June flash fire in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — The young plumber felt his flesh burning.

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Las Vegas police capture Casper man who tried to run over wife

CASPER — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department apprehended a man who tried to run over his wife in Casper on Monday, authorities said Thursday.

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Boxed teddy bear leads to Friday bomb threat in Casper

A suspicious box that ended up holding a teddy bear prompted a bomb threat on Friday in Casper, police said Monday.

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Casper police investigate apparent murder-suicide

CASPER, Wyo. — A routine welfare check by Casper police on Friday turned into a murder-suicide investigation, authorities said Monday morning.

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Authorities rescue 16-year-old girl in Wyoming during nationwide sex trafficking sting

Authorities rescue 16-year-old girl in Wyoming during nationwide sex trafficking sting

CASPER, Wyo. — A 16-year-old girl being sex trafficked in Casper was rescued by law enforcement on Saturday in conjunction with a week-long federal operation that led to the recovery of more than 150 exploited children throughout the country.

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Wyoming man sentenced to 60 years to life for killing wife

Wyoming man sentenced to 60 years to life for killing wife

CASPER, Wyo. — The 6-year-old boy, wearing pajamas and a winter coat, fidgets in his armchair while calmly answering the questions of a woman sitting on a couch beside him. It’s 3:43 a.m.

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Rock Springs man faces 31 counts of sexual abuse allegations

CASPER, Wyo. — Rock Springs police are continuing to investigate a man who faces more than 30 counts of sexual abuse allegations, with offenses dating to 1983, authorities said Monday.

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Casper bar owner faces possible prison time for federal tax charge

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper businessman is facing the possibility of prison time after pleading guilty Monday to a federal tax charge, the U.S. Justice Department announced.

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Casper man allegedly robs Wal-Mart with Airsoft gun

Police arrested a 44-year-old Casper man Thursday night after he allegedly robbed a Wal-Mart clerk with an Airsoft gun that may have been taken from the store, according to a police report.

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Natrona County authorities expect bike crash charges next week

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County District Attorney’s Office expects to file charges next week in connection to a crash that killed a bicyclist in Casper last month, a prosecutor said Friday.

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