THE POLICE AND FIRE CHIEFS OF CASPER ON TUESDAY COMMEMORATED THE SACRIFICES OF FIRST RESPONDERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE PAST YEAR TO MARK THE DEADLIEST SERIES OF TERRORIST ATTACKS ON UNITED STATES SOIL 17 YEARS.

DURING THE CEREMONY AT THE OREGON TRAIL STATE VETERANS CEMETERY, CASPER POLICE CHIEF KEITH MCPHEETERS READ THE NAMES OF 134 POLICE OFFICERS WHO DIED SINCE SEPT. 11, 2017, AND CASPER FIRE CHIEF THOMAS SOLBERG LIKEWISE READ THE NAMES OF 95 FIREFIGHTERS.

ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, 19 MEMBERS OF AL-QAIDA, HEADED BY THE LATE OSAMA BIN LADEN, HIJACKED FOUR PASSENGER JETLINERS.

TWO PLANES HIT THE NEW YORK WORLD TRADE CENTER, ONE HIT THE PENTAGON IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AND THE FOURTH CRASH-LANDED IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WHEN PASSENGERS OVERPOWERED THE HIJACKERS.

U.S. SEN. JOHN BARRASSO ECHOED MCPHEETERS AND OTHERS WHO SPOKE, SAYING THE SACRIFICES OF THE FIRST RESPONDERS SHOULD INSPIRE OUR COMMITMENTS AS AMERICANS.

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THE MAN ACCUSED OF FATALLY SHOOTING ANOTHER MAN IN NORTH CASPER EARLY LAST MONTH ENTERED A NOT GUILTY PLEA TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.

32-YEAR-OLD JASON TSOSIE JOHN IS CHARGED WITH A SINGLE COUNT OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER. UNDER STATE LAW, HE COULD FACE THE DEATH PENALTY OR LIFE IN PRISON IF CONVICTED.

HOWEVER, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY TREVOR SCHENK TOLD DISTRICT JUDGE CATHERINE WILKING DURING TUESDAY'S HEARING THAT PROSECUTORS WILL NOT SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY

PROSECUTORS ALLEGE THAT JOHN FATALLY SHOT 29-YEAR-OLD WESLEY WILLOW, JR., INSIDE JOHN'S TRAILER HOME AT 1250 N. CENTER ST., SPACE NO. 75 EARLY ON THE MORNING OF AUGUST 3.

POLICE DESCRIBE WILLOW AS HAVING STOOD 5'7" TALL AND HAVING WEIGHED 160 POUNDS, WHILE JOHN IS 6'4" AND WEIGHS 275 POUNDS.

AFTER WILLOW'S BODY WAS MOVED FROM THE FLOOR INSIDE JOHN'S TRAILER HOME, INVESTIGATORS FOUND THREE BULLET HOLES IN THE FLOOR WHERE THE BODY HAD BEEN. ACCORDING TO AN AFFIDAVIT OF PROBABLE CAUSE, EVIDENCE TECHNICIANS SAID THE BULLET TRAJECTORIES WERE CONSISTENT WITH A PERSON HAVING FIRED THE RIFLE FROM A STANDING POSITION, DIRECTLY DOWN INTO A TARGET ABOVE WHICH THE SHOOTER WAS STANDING.

POLICE FOUND MULTIPLE ENTRY WOUNDS TO THE FRONT AND BACK OF WILLOW'S BODY. BULLETS PENETRATED HIS BODY AT AN UPWARD ANGLE, DESPITE THE HEIGHT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WILLOW AND JOHN.

JOHN REMAINED FREE ON BOND AT THE TIME OF TUESDAY'S HEARING.
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THE CHEYENNE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ENCOURAGING WOMEN WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT TO ATTEND A FREE SEMINAR BEING PUT ON BY THE FBI THIS THURSDAY.

POLICE SPOKESMAN OFFICER KEVIN MALATESTA SAYS REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FBI AS WELL AS LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.

"THERE'S A WHOLE DIFFERENT VARIETY OF JOBS AND TYPES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT ARE OUT THERE AND THIS IS A REALLY GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO GET SOME INFORMATION AND REALLY LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CAREER."

THE EVENT WILL BE HELD FROM 6 P.M. TO 8 P.M. IN THE CLAY PATHFINDER BUILDING AT LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
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JACKSON, WYO. (AP) - THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT HAS CONDUCTED TWO RELOCATIONS OF GRIZZLY BEARS IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE STATE.

GAME MANAGERS TRAPPED AND RELOCATED AN ADULT FEMALE GRIZZLY AND HER TWO CUBS LAST THURSDAY AND THEN CAPTURED AND RELOCATED A SUB-ADULT FEMALE GRIZZLY BEAR ON FRIDAY.

THE AGENCY SAYS IN BOTH INSTANCES THE BEARS WERE KILLING CATTLE ON PRIVATE LANDS IN THE CODY REGION.

IN COOPERATION WITH THE BRIDGER TETON NATIONAL FOREST, THE GRIZZLY BEAR FAMILY GROUP WAS RELOCATED TO SNAKE RIVER DRAINAGE NORTHWEST OF MORAN JUNCTION AND THE SUB-ADULT FEMALE WAS LOCATED TO BLACKROCK DRAINAGE NORTHEAST OF MORAN JUNCTION.