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Jailed Green River Councilman Facing Sealed Indictments

GREEN RIVER - The Sweetwater County Detention Center has confirmed that Green River Councilman Allan Wilson is being held there. Redacted court documents indicate that he is facing felony charges of sexual abuse. In felony sex crime cases, the charges are sealed by law until the defendant is bound o

SWEETWATERNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 23:14:32

Charles John Merlone (July 6, 1924 - January 10, 2018)

Charles John Merlone (July 6, 1924 - January 10, 2018). SANDY, UT - Charles John Merlone, 93, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at The Sandy Rehabilitation Center, Sandy, Utah. He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming; he died following a lengthy illness. Mr. Merlone was born on July 6

SWEETWATERNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 19:51:13

Sweetwater County Law Enforcement Arrests 10 Drunk Drivers During New Year's Weekend; No Serious Or Fatal Crashes

SWEETWATER COUNTY - As part of a county-wide, multi-agency DUI enforcement operation this past New Year's weekend, the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office, the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments, and the Wyoming Highway Patrol arrested ten (10) drunk drivers from December 29th through Ja


Rock Springs City Council Agenda for January 2

ROCK SPRINGS- The Rock Springs City Council will host its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 212 D St. on Tuesday, January 2, at 7 pm. The agenda items are listed below. ROCK SPRINGS- The Rock Springs City Council will host its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at


Ellen Louise Shuster (November 14, 1925 - January 3, 2018)

Ellen Louise Shuster (November 14, 1925 - January 3, 2018). ROCK SPRINGS - Ellen Louise Shuster, 92, of Rock Springs passed away January 3, 2018, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Originally from Reliance Wyoming, she was born November 14, 1925, to the late Sam and Anna Canestrini. She


City of Green River Hiring Police Chief

The City of Green River is seeking a talented law enforcement professional with strong organizational, communication, and supervisory skills to lead the City's Police Department. The Police Chief is one of seven department heads who comprise the City's Leadership Team. The Leadership Team provides s


Rock Springs Felon Sentenced On Federal Gun Charge

WYOMING - U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Allen James Hendrickson, 29, of Rock Springs for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He received three years of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. This case was


Margaret "Marge" Louise Morrison (November 22, 1926 - December 20, 2017)

Margaret "Marge" Louise Morrison (November 22, 1926 - December 20, 2017) ROCK SPRINGS - Margaret "Marge" Louise Morrison passed away on December 20, 2017, in Rock Springs. Marge was born on November 22, 1926, in Wyoming, PA to William and Albina Shalata. While she and her brother, William were still


Coroner: Seneca man hit by wife's truck, his body dragged down several roads

A 25-year-old Seneca man died after being run over by a truck driven by his wife and then dragged down several streets, said Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. In a statement, the coroner said John Taylor Bright died of multiple traumatic injuries. "He was struck and run over at or near the driveway

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-19 12:16:41

Missing man accused of child sex crimes found in McDowell Co.

John Wesley Conner McDowell Co., NC (WSPA) - McDowell Co. deputies say they have found a missing man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a young girl. John Wesley Conner, 50, of Mountain Hemlock Drive in Marion is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 15:32:00

Free wildlife show planned this weekend in Greenville

Picture From: Wildlife Geeks (WSPA)-A Greenville-based wildlife organization will have a free animal show this weekend at Cabela's on Woodruff Road. According to the retailer, Wildlife Geeks is a local nonprofit whose mission is to educate our youth about animals and conservation. They teach audie

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 10:55:14

Coroner responded to fatal crash in Seneca

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis responded to a fatal crash in Seneca Thursday night. Addis said the crash happened on S Fairplay Street and Daniel Avenue near the city. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis responded to a fatal crash in Seneca Thursday night. Addis said the crash happened on S Fairplay

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-19 04:44:00

Woman hits husband with pickup, drags him several blocks to his death, coroner says

An apparent domestic dispute ended in a man being hit by a pickup truck and dragged to his death, according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. The incident was reported Thursday just after 9 p.m. as a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on South Fairplay Street in Seneca, Addis said. Addis said Joh

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-19 13:39:00

Seneca man dies after being run over by wife in pickup

An incident that began as a domestic issue ended up in the death of a 25 year-old John Taylor Bright of Seneca after he was struck and run over by his wife Thursday night, according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. Police responded to a 911 call at 9:09 p.m. that someone had been struck by a mot

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-19 12:23:43

12 arrested on meth charges in Pickens Co.

PICKENS Co., S.C. (WSPA) - Deputies say 13 people are facing charges following a months-long undercover drug operation in Pickens County. Twelve have been arrested and one is pending due to health issues. Sheriff Rick Clark announced the arrests Friday at a news conference. The suspects face a total

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 17:38:49

BREAKING: Police, deputies respond to shooting at apartment complex

Anderson city, county units at scene Updated: 2:03 PM EST Jan 18, 2018 A shooting has called law enforcement officers to an apartment complex in Anderson. The shooting was reported at the Ashford Cove apartments at 201 Miracle Mile Road and Clemson Boulevard, according to Anderson police. Several

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-18 19:03:00

Two men die from flu in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A staggering 2,181 flu cases have been confirmed in El Paso County so far this season, which is almost seven times greater than the 320 cases reported at this time last year. In addition to the rising number of flu cases, the Department of Public Health confirmed the death of

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2018-01-18 21:28:11

Border Patrol agents find body while patrolling border near Fabens

EL PASO, Texas - Border Patrol agents patrolling the border in the Fabens area found the body of an unresponsive man at about 10pm Thursday, a Border Patrol spokesperson said. A unit with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office took over the investigation, the Border Patrol said. The spokesperson was no

KVIA - 2018-01-19 19:14:01

ABC-7 First Alert: Storm system brings strong westerly winds

EL PASO, Texas - The ABC-7 StormTRACK Weather team issued and ABC-7 First Alert for Saturday night and Sunday morning. Warmer temperatures are on tap for the borderland Friday afternoon with occasional breezes around 10 to 15 mph. The warm above normal temperatures will continue Saturday but a storm

KVIA - 2018-01-19 17:33:25

Las Cruces man who killed mother could be set free

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A man who killed his mother in 2007 could be set free and ABC-7 has learned it's something prosecutors, his family and his own attorney don't want. At the time of the deadly shooting, Justin Quintana admitted to gunning down his mother, Susan Kuchma, with her own service we

KVIA - 2018-01-19 01:29:38