A JUDGE ORDERED THE RECORDS SEALED OF THE OCTOBER 2014 DISAPPEARANCE OF KRISTI RICHARDSON AND THE MARCH 2015 DEATH OF MICK MCMURRY DURING A HEARING MONDAY MORNING.

HOWEVER, NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE THOMAS SULLINS ALLOWED SHERIDAN BUSINESSMAN KIM LOVE AND HIS ATTORNEY, AND ONLY THEM, PERMISSION TO RECEIVE COPIES OF INDEXES OF THOSE FILES THAT AMOUNT TO 41 PAGES FOR THE RICHARDSON DISAPPEARANCE AND 5 PAGES FOR THE MCMURRY DEATH.

IN OCTOBER, SULLINS ORDERED THE WYOMING DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION TO MAKE THOSE RECORDS AVAILABLE TO HIM FOR A PRIVATE REVIEW.

MOATS SAID SULLINS' DECISION STRUCK A FAIR BALANCE IN KEEPING THE INVESTIGATION SECRET, BUT ALLOWING HIM AND LOVE TO REVIEW THE OUTLINES OF THE INVESTIGATIONS AND THEN DECIDE WHAT DOCUMENTS THEY WANT.

BUT WYOMING ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN BRODIE, SPEAKING TO THE COURT BY TELEPHONE, OBJECTED TO THE RELEASE OF THE INDEXES, SAYING THE MCMURRY AND RICHARDSON INVESTIGATIONS REMAIN OPEN AND MAKING ANY INFORMATION PUBLIC COULD DAMAGE THE WORK OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.

THE NEXT HEARING IN THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 1.

LOVCOM SUED THE CITY IN JUNE, SAYING RELEASING INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH CASES WILL ALLOW THE PUBLIC TO HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT CRIME IN THE COMMUNITY, THE PERFORMANCE OF AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING THE CASE, AND THE POSSIBILITY THAT MORE LEADS MAY SURFACE.

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE RICHARDSON CASE IS URGED TO CALL CASPER POLICE.
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A 32-YEAR-OLD ROCKLIN, CALIFORNIA MAN IS DEAD FOLLOWING A TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION NEAR BURNS LATE (SUNDAY) MORNING.

THE WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS ANATOLIY YAKUBOVSKIY WAS WAS HEADED EAST ON INTERSTATE 80 AROUND 11:45 A.M., WHEN HIS SEMI REAR-ENDED A BROKEN DOWN SEMI PARKED IN THE EMERGENCY LANE.

THE IMPACT PUSHED THE PARKED SEMI FORWARD AND CAUSED YAKUBOVSKIY TO CROSS BOTH EASTBOUND LANES AND OVERTURN IN THE MEDIAN. HE DIED AT THE SCENE.

THE DRIVER OF THE BROKEN DOWN SEMI, 69-YEAR-OLD EDWARD JONES, JR. OF DALLAS, TEXAS, WAS TAKEN TO CHEYENNE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AND HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.

THE PATROL SAYS DRIVER INATTENTION AND EQUIPMENT FAILURE WERE FACTORS IN THE CRASH.

REPORTING FROM CHEYENNE ... I'M JOY GREENWALD.
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A MAN IS DEAD AND A WOMAN BEHIND BARS AFTER A HIGH-SPEED CHASE THROUGH CHEYENNE EARLY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MORNING.

CHEYENNE POLICE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN OFFICER KEVIN MALATESTA SAYS IT ALL STARTED AROUND 12:30 A.M. WHEN AN OFFICER TRIED TO PULL OVER A STOLEN CHEVY AVALANCHE NEAR E. 12TH STREET AND CLEVELAND AVENUE.

"THE PURSUIT WENT THROUGH THE SUN VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD ON MEADOW DRIVE AND THE AVALANCHE CROSSED TAFT AVENUE INTO THE PERSHING POINTE APARTMENT COMPLEX. IT DIDN'T STRIKE A BUILDING OR ANYTHING AT THAT POINT IN TIME, BUT IT BASICALLY LAUNCHED ITSELF UP INTO THE AIR AND WHEN IT CAME DOWN, I BELIEVE AT THAT POINT IN TIME, IT STRUCK A GAS LINE AS WELL AS AN ELECTRICAL BOX. THE VEHICLE THEN DROVE THROUGH THE PARKING LOT A SHORT WAYS AND EXITED THE APARTMENT COMPLEX TO THE NORTH, AGAIN LAUNCHING INTO THE AIR AND LANDING ONTO PERSHING BOULEVARD NEAR PIERCE AVENUE."

WHEN OFFICERS ATTEMPTED TO CONTACT THE DRIVER, 38-YEAR-OLD CHARLES RENO OF CHEYENNE, THEY FOUND HE HAD SHOT HIMSELF IN THE HEAD.

RENO'S PASSENGER, 28-YEAR-OLD SAMANTHA SMITH OF CHEYENNE, WAS ARRESTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FROM GOSHEN COUNTY, INTERFERING WITH A PEACE OFFICER AND MISDMEANOR POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE.

THE CASE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY POLICE.
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SEVENTY-SIX WOLVES WERE KILLED BY HUNTERS AND OTHERS IN WYOMING LAST YEAR WHEN THE STATE TOOK OVER MANAGEMENT OF THE ANIMALS.

KEN MILLS OF THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT SAYS 43 WOLVES WERE LEGALLY HUNTED AND ONE ILLEGALLY HUNTED IN THE STATE DURING A LICENSED HUNTING SEASON FROM OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER. THAT MET THE STATE'S HUNTING QUOTA OF 44 SET BY GAME MANAGERS.

ABOUT 2,500 HUNTING LICENSES WERE ISSUED.

IT WAS THE STATE'S FIRST LICENSED WOLF HUNTING SEASON SINCE 2013. NO LICENSED WOLF HUNTING WAS ALLOWED IN WYOMING IN 2014, 2015 AND 2016.

MILLS SAYS ANOTHER 32 WOLVES WERE KILLED IN 2017 IN AREAS OF THE STATE WHERE THEY ARE CONSIDERED PREDATORS AND CAN BE KILLED WITHOUT A LICENSE.

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS TAKE ISSUE WITH WOLVES BEING LABELED PREDATORS.