K2 Radio News: Flash Briefing For March 24th, 2017 – Evening
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Rivers swollen with snowmelt runoff are causing some minor flooding in western Wyoming. Officials say the Bear River upstream and downstream from Cokeville in Lincoln county is flooding mainly agricultural land.
A man could be sentenced to hundreds of years of imprisonment on charges related to a young victim telling police he had “basically been raping [her] for a long time.”
Aaron A. Rushing, 38, faces seven counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree, two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree and one count of possession of child pornography.
A homeless man with a long criminal history in Wyoming faces at least five years to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to two federal drug-related crimes on Thursday.
Daniel Gerken entered the pleas to possession with intent to to distribute methamphetamine and using a firearm during a federal drug trafficking crime during a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Alan Johnson in Cheyenne.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming is ending its supplemental feeding of elk earlier than usual because of the recent warm weather melting the snow cover. Refuge biologist Eric Cole says feeding usually goes until the close of the first week of April.