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Cheyenne Man Charged With Breaking Baby’s Leg

A 38-year-old Cheyenne man has been charged with aggravated child abuse after allegedly breaking his baby boy's leg. Burke initially told police that the boy's 2-year-old sister was jumping on the couch and fell on him, but later said that he slipped on the carpet with the boy in his arms and fell o


Cheyenne Police Department, city leaders talk downtown parking changes

CHEYENNE – Residents and economic development supporters shared their thoughts about upcoming changes to downtown parking at a Wednesday meeting hosted by the Cheyenne Police Department.


Cheyenne Sees Spike in Violent Crimes

Cheyenne saw a 45.5 percent spike in violent crimes in 2018, mostly driven by a huge jump in aggravated assaults. Police spokesman Officer Kevin Malatesta says the numbers are a bit deceiving, however, because of changes in the way data was reported last year.


Cheyenne Walmart Evacuated, HAZMAT Team on Scene

A possible refrigerant leak has forced the evacuation of the Walmart on Dell Range. ​The City of Cheyenne says hazardous materials crews are on scene. We will update this story as more information becomes available.


Wyoming Lawmakers Debate Boating-Under-Influence Limit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers took another step toward lowering the state's legal limit for boating under the influence of alcohol after debating Thursday whether to exempt people using unpowered watercraft and small motorboats.


Teen arrested for having loaded gun near Cheyenne High School

LAS VEGAS - Clark County School Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for having a gun near the school Wednesday afternoon. CCSDPD said around 1 p.m. officers noticed the teen loitering in the area off campus, so they approached him to make sure he was a student.


Man Wanted for Burglarizing Cheyenne Apartment

The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding 33-year-old Joel Huston. "He has a felony warrant for burglary," said Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Warner. "Earlier this year, he entered an apartment in Cheyenne and took some hand tools​."


Recent arrests in Laramie County, February 19

LARAMIE COUNTY, Wyo. - Recent arrests in Laramie County, February 19, 2019. All parties are considered innocent until proven guilty. Jacob Underwood, 19, Theft, Stolen Property - Felony.


Wyoming Hemp + CBD Bill Goes Up In Smoke

After passing the Wyoming State House of Representatives by a vote of 60-0, a bill to regulate the industrial use of hemp and hemp-based CBD products in the state was defunded yesterday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.


East and Central girls basketball prepare for Friday night

CHEYENNE, Wyo.- The Thunderbirds and Indians are getting ready for their re-match at storey gym Friday night. Last time these teams met, East came out on top winning 68 to 37. East is having a very successful season, the t-birds have only lost one game. Central is ready for the challenge and hopes t


What Is the Most Iconic Restaurant in Wyoming?

Many would argue this is the restaurant that defines the state. Gosh, I love to eat. It's just a fact that food and I will always be best friends. From cooking to consuming, and even the nap afterward, there are few things in life that bring me more joy. At some point in my life I would love to trav


1 found dead after hotel fire in northern Wyoming

SHERIDAN — One person has been found dead after a structure fire in northern Wyoming. KROE-AM reports that the fire occurred Wednesday night in a hotel on Main Street in Sheridan. The name of the victim was not immediately released.


Fun Fact: There Is A Cheyenne Hotel At Disneyland In Paris [VIDEO]

If you're ever in Paris and you're feeling homesick, Cheyenne is only 15 miles away from the Eiffel Tower. Disney's Hotel Cheyenne is billed as a "wild west escape" in the heart of Europe. The hotel pays homage to Cheyenne's early days as a rugged frontier outpost with a replica main street that inc


4 Wyoming Schools Closed Thursday After Case of Bacterial Meningitis [UPDATED]

Three elementary schools and a junior/senior high school in southern Wyoming were not in session Thursday following a recent case of bacterial meningitis. The closure impacts the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow, as well as the Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow Junior/Senior


Walmart closes after Carbon Monoxide scare

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - The Walmart on Dell Range closed down Wednesday after Black Hills energy says carbon monoxide alarms went off in the store. Black Hills and Cheyenne firefighters arrived on scene around 10 in the morning.


Laramie County Commissioner Hearing Widespread Traffic Complaints

Laramie County Commissioner Linda Heath says she is hearing a lot of complaints about traffic issues on rural county roads. Heath says the reported issues mostly concern oil industry trucks allegedly not paying attention to traffic laws, driving too fast and generally not driving safely. Some of the


Cold Weather And Snow In Forecast For SE Wyoming

Snow and cold temperatures are expected in southeast Wyoming through Friday, according to the Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service. The service issued this statement on its website on Thursday morning:


Is Wyoming Ready For The New Pizza From Papa Johns?

For single bachelors such as myself, pizza is kind of a staple in our diets. I'm not saying that I eat it for every meal every day of the week, but somehow it does wind up being a dinner choice at least one night of the week.


Wyoming prepares to defy feds with grizzly hunt, enviro groups sue state

WYOMING – No stranger to flaunting state control over federal oversight, Wyoming lawmakers passed legislation that would by all intent allow a grizzly bear hunting season even as the animal is under federal protection.


Cheyenne Student Publishes First Novel

Kathleen Veltkamp, a sophomore at East High School published her first novel last month. The novel is called "12 Sided Dice," the story is about how perspective is our reality. The novel may be fiction, but it has plenty of non-fiction elements. It is set in the future, using different backgrounds a