A funeral home operator and her mom were convicted of selling body parts in more than 800 bodies to researchers around the world. They also altered medical records that allowed them to sell diseased body parts.
The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled a 37-year-old Campbell County man can seek a new trial on two of his third-degree sexual abuse convictions because of vague jury instruction.
Six months after a semi truck slammed into the back of a slowed car, killing a family of five that was heading home to Gillette, the driver has been charged with vehicular homicide.
A man convicted of second-degree murder for mercy-killing his best friend can receive a new trial, after the Wyoming Supreme Court determined much of the man’s confession invalid.
A former trooper and legislator is criticizing the Wyoming Highway Patrol for not releasing the name of a driver involved in a hit-and-run that severely injured a woman six weeks ago. The driver is reportedly an immediate family member of a Torrington police officer.
Casper Police Department Chief Keith McPheeters told a federal court on Monday that the claim that he allowed a detective to brag about his penis to two female coworkers is unfounded and the case should be thrown out.
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A former Colorado sheriff’s deputy who was caught in Sheridan, Wyoming, with child pornography has been sentenced to 41 months in prison.
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A Pinedale woman will be back in Michigan next month to face charges in a 25-year-old cold case involving a baby’s death, the Mackinac County, Michigan sheriff told Cowboy State Daily on Tuesday.
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A 19-year-old man accused of soliciting what he believed was an 11-year-old girl online for sex is facing a maximum of 25 years in prison, the Laramie County District Attorney said in court on Wednesday.
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A man led Casper area law enforcement officers on a wild high-speed chase Tuesday morning which included driving down the wrong way of roads and weaving through lanes of oncoming traffic. The chase ended when he slammed into a police car.
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A California couple has been charged with killing and dismembering a homeless man at a Laramie Motel last month. Parts of the man were found in a trash bag next to a saw.
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Michigan authorities told Cowboy State Daily that a 58-year-old Pinedale woman was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a 25-year Michigan cold case in which a dead baby was found in a septic pit.
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The court records of a Cheyenne resident captured in a child predator sting and accused of soliciting sex from what he thought was an 11-year-old girl have been sealed, blocking the media or public from seeing the details of the allegations against him.
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The 19-year-old-man who was allegedly caught with possessing child pornography and soliciting an 11-year-old girl and her 4-year-old sister was released from jail because the Laramie County DA hadn’t pressed charges.
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The online vigilante group “Predator Poachers” released a video over the weekend showing their confrontation and the subsequent arrest of an alleged child predator from Cheyenne.
A six-month-old baby sustained severe brain damage due to hypothermia after her mother left her for multiple hours in a car in “blizzard like conditions” wearing only a diaper.
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A vigilante group known as the “Predator Poachers” got a Cheyenne man arrested in a sex sting on Monday after he attempted to solicit sex from what he though was an 11-year-old girl.
A Gillette mother told Cowboy State Daily she was “disgusted” that the former treasurer of Little League baseball only got sentenced 30 days in jail for stealing $30,000 from the organization.
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A Casper woman sentenced last week to years in prison for conspiring to help her boyfriend sexually abuse her young son, recent court records showed.
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After a brief standoff in Rock Springs, a Green River man suspected of killing two people at a bar on Thursday night was captured and taken into custody on Friday morning.
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A former Campbell County jail officer accused of having sex with an inmate recently pleaded no contest to his charges, court filings showed.
An anonymous man claimed to be armed with a large rifle and had planted bombs in downtown Laramie on Tuesday, but local police believe the suspect was doing a bad prank.
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A Cheyenne school bus driver who was arrested earlier this year for driving a bus full of children while intoxicated is facing 19 misdemeanor charges and will go to trial in July, court filings showed.
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As of mid-June, Wyoming has had more police-involved shootings than usually occur in a full year.
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A former Wyoming Department of Audit employee is the second person with Wyoming connections to be arrested as part of a white supremacist group on Saturday accused of conspiring to riot at a gay Pride event in Idaho, law enforcement authorities said.
The amount of preparation a white supremacist group put into starting a riot at a LGBT Pride event in Idaho this weekend shocked law enforcement, the local police chief said on Monday.
A Cheyenne man has been identified as one of 31 alleged members of a white supremacist group arrested Saturday and accused of conspiring to riot at an Idaho gay pride event.
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A Florida man accused of picking up a 13-year-old girl in Utah with plans of taking her to Florida recently pleaded not guilty to transporting a minor across state lines with the intent of having sex with her.
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A former Jackson resident has been banned from Grand Teton National Park for five years for knowingly providing false information about a missing hiker from Ireland to law enforcement.
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A Missouri fugitive who escaped from jail by cutting a hole in the ceiling was discovered on Wednesday at the Ghost City Truck Stop in Casper — more than 900 miles away from the jailbreak.
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The Casper Police Department has released video footage of a white female who they have identified as the suspect in starting a fire in late May that caused significant damage to an abortion clinic in Casper.
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Four Casper police officers on Tuesday were found to have been justified in shooting an Evansville man during a standoff in March.
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Another Gillette resident has reportedly lost tens of thousands of dollars to a Bitcoin scam, Gillette Police told Cowboy State Daily on Monday.
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Around $50,000 worth of copper construction materials were stolen on Sunday from the Sheridan College campus, a Sheridan Police spokesman told Cowboy State Daily on Monday.
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A Douglas couple was charged with allegedly embezzling more than $200,000 from a Glendo church in which they pastored. They were arrested as they got off a plane at Denver International Airport returning from Belize.
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A Gillette man was ordered to pay more than $200,000 in restitution after stealing from his boss to fund his taxi business.
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Two Gillette men have been charged with harboring an Alaskan fugitive who was accused of kidnapping her daughter, recent court filings showed.
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A 85-year-old Greybull man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a dead Idaho man for more than 50 years. He is now facing up to 50 years in prison and a fine of $1 million.
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Two sets of federal investigators have been brought in to determine the situation that occurred prior to, during and after the fire at a Casper abortion clinic last week.
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A Nebraska murder suspect is on the loose and was last spotted in Cheyenne, police officials said Thursday.
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A planned abortion clinic slated to open this summer in Casper was set ablaze Wednesday morning and law enforcement officials believe the fire was intentionally set.
A Florida man is facing life in prison on allegations he took a 13-year-old teenager from her home in Utah and brought her to Wyoming with the intent of having sex with her.
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A Gillette woman convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from people while living in a Cheyenne hotel has been sentenced to prison.
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A 90-year-old Gillette woman who was ticketed last week for destruction of property after smearing honey on her son’s door was again cited just two days later for hitting her son and his wife with a whip because she was worried about chickens.
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A former Saratoga police officer pled guilty to interfering with a peace officer after threatening to “break the necks” of fellow cops who tried to take his dog.
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A 90-year-old Gillette woman was charged with destruction of property and fined $5 after smearing honey on her son’s doorknob.
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A lack of criminal history and certain sentencing guidelines for fentanyl were the two main factors behind a Washington man’s relatively light prison sentence for hauling $150 million in fentanyl, his Laramie defense attorney told Cowboy State Daily on Thursday.
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A Greybull man is facing 20 years in prison and a nearly $1 million fine for posing as a dead Idaho man for the last 50 years.
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A missing girl from Alaska was recovered on Friday afternoon by U.S. Marshals and Gillette police officers, the Marshal’s office announced.
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Although a Kinnear, Wyo couple has been fined $60,000 for deer baiting, the head of a Wyoming hunting group said the penalty isn’t nearly stiff enough and they should have their hunting rights revoked for life.
A teacher’s assistant from Powell has been fired from her job and charged with the abuse of a vulnerable adult after allegedly beating a special education student with an ice scraper last fall.
A former Wyoming Attorney General is questioning the legality of a school board’s decision to fire a teacher because he was featured in a child predator “sting” operation.
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A Wamsutter man will serve the next 74 to 100 years in prison for child sexual abuse and exploitation, some instances of which involved his grandchildren, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.
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School officials announced on Friday that a Pinedale teacher was fired after being accused of trying to arrange a meeting with an underage boy in California. The teacher appeared in a child predator sting video released on YouTube on Wednesday.
A California man faces anywhere from 10 years to life in prison for possessing nearly 1,100 fentanyl pills with the intent to distribute them.
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A Cheyenne man arrested after an investigation into a Casper meth dealing operation was found guilty last week of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and will serve at least 25 years for his crimes, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced this week.
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A California man is in custody in Gillette after he was found hauling nearly 300 pounds of marijuana worth $1.2 million.
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A Fort Washakie man pleaded guilty earlier this month to beating up and carjacking an elderly man on the day before Thanksgiving.
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An Idaho man was arrested on Sunday after leading multiple police officers on a high-speed chase through Grand Teton National Park and being caught on radar traveling 132 mph.
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A man and woman were arrested earlier this month after a Campbell County sheriff’s deputy found them in possession of 1,000 fentanyl pills and eight pounds of methamphetamine outside of Gillette.
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Gillette police shot and killed a man on Monday after he pointed a gun at them, city officials announced late Monday.
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The Natrona County coroner on Monday identified the man involved in a deadly 18-hour standoff with police in Evansville over the weekend.
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A federal judge on Thursday ruled that the former chief financial officer of the Wyoming Catholic College defrauded a financial firm out of almost $15 million. Paul McCown could face 140 years in prison.
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An Arizona man is facing a lengthy prison term and a fine up to $25,000 for organizing an illegal motorcycle event in Grand Teton National Park which damaged more than 4,000 square feet near Mormon Row.
A Utah teenager who was kidnapped by a Florida man she met online was discovered in the back of a semi at a truck stop by Cheyenne police on Thursday and rescued, officials announced.
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A soot-covered homeless man was arrested this week and accused of setting several fires in downtown Cheyenne, police announced Friday.
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A Gillette man was scammed out of thousands of dollars by a person he was supposedly dating online for a year, according to police.
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A woman is being sought in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in the rural Natrona County community of Hiland last year.
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A Lander man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for producing child pornography and traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, despite the government asking for a longer sentence.
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The mothers of several Cheyenne students whose bus driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants are encouraging parents of other students to call the Goshen County District Attorney’s office and press charges against the driver.
A Cheyenne bus driver driving a busload of students to South Dakota was arrested Wednesday evening on charges of with driving under the influence.
An Arapahoe man is facing life in prison after shooting his on-again, off-again girlfriend last year in the shoulder and hitting her in the head with a firearm after she accused him of cheating on her.
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A Saratoga police officer was arrested this week and charged with a felony and three misdemeanor counts after officers attempted to seize one of his dogs on New Year’s Eve.
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A routine traffic stop for speeding last week led to the seizure of more than 330 pounds of marijuana, a historic drug bust for the Pine Bluffs Police Department, officials announced Thursday.
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An Evanston man is facing 30 years in prison for the production of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney for Wyoming.
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A Natrona man was fined $45,000 for selling poached meat as beef jerky, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced Monday.
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A Washington man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to possessing about $150 million worth of fentanyl after being arrested with the drugs last summer in Cheyenne.
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A Fort Washakie man is facing life in prison for abusive sexual contact with children, just a month after he was sentenced to six years in prison for similar charges.
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A homeless man was arrested Wednesday evening after stabbing another man at a hotel in Casper, the Casper Police Department announced.
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A Torrington man pleaded guilty earlier this month to possession of child pornography after he was accused last summer of possessing more than 100 files of the illegal material.
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A Casper man pleaded guilty earlier this month to four counts of child pornography production after being accused of making child pornography with his toddler daughter.
A former Casper police officer has been charged with reckless endangering this week after getting into a fight with a man last fall, the Casper Police Department announced Tuesday.
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A California man was sentenced to nine months in jail this week after pleading guilty to assaulting police officers in Yellowstone National Park.
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Two Gillette men face life in prison sentences after being caught earlier this month with pounds of methamphetamine and thousands of fentanyl pills.
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A Wyoming man is facing 25 years in prison for assaulting and then stealing and 82-year-old man’s car on Thanksgiving.
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A man who assaulted a mail carrier and was pepper sprayed for his efforts has been charged with possession of stolen mail, according to U.S. District Court documents.
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Two teenagers have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old that took place last summer, the Cheyenne Police Department announced Friday.
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A Casper man faces life in prison and a $10 million fine due to his alleged conspiring to distribute methamphetamine throughout the state.
A Wilson man is asking a state district court to overturn his convictions stemming from allegations he kissed two teenage women at his home, saying prosecutors withheld information that could have affected his trial.
A Cody man with a lengthy criminal background who was arrested in connection with operation of a drug ring has been recaptured after eluding law enforcement officers since October.
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