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Pennington County Sheriff's Office Submits New Picture Of Missing Girl
ROCKERVILLE, S.D. - The Pennington County Sheriff's Office released a new photo of Serenity Dennard. The photo was taken the day the 9-year-old went missing from Children's Home Society.
Wyoming man sentenced to prison for 3 years after being convicted of arson
The Wyoming Department of Justice released the following statement about a 37-year-old man that was arrested in Casper on charges of “arson of a facility engaged in interstate commerce.”
Car involved in fatal Denver carjacking used in Utah, Wyoming bank robberies
SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The car involved in a fatal early-morning carjacking in west Denver was also used in bank robberies in Wyoming and Utah, according to authorities. The Summit County, Utah Sheriff’s Office said that a Wells Fargo bank in Park City was robbed shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday. The em
Study Names Thermopolis Wyoming’s Poorest Town
Nearly 13 percent of the 3,000 residents in Thermopolis live below the poverty line, making it the poorest town in the Cowboy State. A new study pegs the average annual household income in Thermopolis at $45,668, nearly 23 percent below the state average of $59,143. They estimate 12.7 percent of the
Which City In Wyoming Is The Best To Retire In?
Casper, Wyoming seems to be the best place to retire in Wyoming according to Forbes. Casper is a town of 60,000 residents with a median home price of $201,000. It was nicknamed The Oil City because of its long history of being an oil boomtown. Obviously, Casper has its fair share of cowboy culture a
4 Wyoming schools close after meningitis case confirmed
CASPER, Wyo. – A school district in southern Wyoming has closed four of its campuses after a fourth-grade student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. KTWO-AM reports Carbon County School District No. 2 canceled classes Thursday at the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow,
A Minnesota man arrested in the 2017 Sturgis Rally sex sting operation receives a five-year prison sentence
RAPID CITY, S.D., (KOTA TV) - Minnesota man, Daniel Wasner, is sentenced to five years in prison for attempted child pornography at the 2017 Sturgis Rally. Daniel Wasner is one of nine men arrested in a sex trafficking sting operation at the Sturgis Rally and earlier pleaded guilty to attempted rece
Wyoming Health Officials: Meningitis Not Confirmed in Student
A fourth-grade student who was reportedly flown from southern Wyoming to a Colorado hospital Wednesday after being believed to have contracted bacterial meningitis has not been confirmed to have that particular illness, state health officials say.
Sturgis gives campground owners ultimatum
STURGIS — Campground owners around Sturgis are being asked to pay what Sturgis city officials call “their fair share” for ambulance services during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Police Say Wyoming Juveniles Caught Breaking Into Drug Drop Box
Rock Springs Police say they caught two boys trying to break into the drug drop box at the Rock Springs Police Department on Sunday morning. According to a Rock Springs Police Department news release, the pair were spotted on camera trying to break into the drop box around 10 a.m. Sunday. The drop b
Four men charged after RCPD sex-for-hire sting
Four local men have been accused of paying for sex after an undercover operation by the Rapid City Police Department, the agency said in a news release. Thomas Moeller, a 66-year-old from Deadwood; Tyler Vance, a 31-year-old from Spearfish; and Rapid City residents Mark Owens, 39, and Christopher My
For Some Unknown Reason, There’s a Video for Goose Egg, Wyoming
Someone has a lot of free time on their hands and I can prove it. For some unknown reason, a dude just did a video about Goose Egg, Wyoming. I personally think this is awesome. We need to talk about our friends in Goose Egg more often. But, it's a mystery why a person spent some time to read the def
Man found dead in a North Rapid City park
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Rapid City police are investigating the unattended death of a man found in Thompson Park, off of North LaCrosse Street. The man, who is possibly in his mid-30s, was discovered around 11 a.m. Friday. Police were called to the park about an unconscious man in the picnic sh
Wyoming's rank on the "States with the Most Missing Persons" report
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) In a recent national study of the states with the highest number of missing people, Wyoming came in at number seven. The study was per 100,000 people and while Wyoming does have substantially less residents than other states such as California or Texas, there are still 45 open
Crossover Voting Bill Defeated In Wyoming Senate
The last of three bills in the 2019 Wyoming Legislature aimed at preventing crossover voting in Wyoming primary elections was defeated on a 14-11 vote in the Wyoming Senate Thursday afternoon.
Semi-truck driver in I-90 accident pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide and DUI
RAPID CITY, S.D., (KEVN TV) - The semi-truck driver pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide and DUI for a fatal crash on I-90. 53-year old Brian Rasmussen of Colorado is charged with killing a 64-year-old woman in a fatal crash between a Jeep and semi-truck back in January.
Effort continues to find missing nine year old Serenity
ROCKERVILLE, S.D. (KEVN) - Even though the weather prohibits an effective and safe outdoors search for Serenity Dennard, the investigation remains a top priority to find the missing nine year old. Serenity ran away from the Black Hills Children’s Home on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.
Police investigating unattended death at Rapid City park
Rapid City Police say they're investigating the death of a man they found in Thomson Park. Police got a call a little before 11 a.m. Friday about an unconscious man in the picnic shelter at the park, according to a news release from the Rapid City Police Department. The man, in his mid-30s, was dead
Where Does Wyoming Land On 2019’s List Of Most Sinful States?
We can all agree that we are no sin city. Far from it. But we do get our selves into some trouble from time to time. But can it really be considered as sinful if we are just blowing off steam?
Woman found with 60 SSNs gets three years in prison, owes $105,605
A woman found with a handwritten list of 60 Social Security numbers, names and birthdays in 2015 was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $105,605 in restitution.