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Trayvon Martin Case Goes To Trial/AP NewsMinute
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A second-degree murder case that’s drawn worldwide attention begins in a Sanford, Fla., courtroom today. Jury selection starts in the trial of former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, who in February 2012 shot to death 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman sa…
Wyoming Supreme Court To Hear Term Limits Case
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by Secretary of State Max Maxfield challenging term limits for himself and other statewide elected officials. Maxfield says the state law barring him and other statewide elected officials f…
Ind. Man Pleads Guilty In Fraud On Wyo. Hospital
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — An Indiana man accused of helping to defraud Powell Valley Healthcare in Wyoming out of almost $850,000 has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges. The Associated Press reports  former youth minister Michael Plake of West Lafayette, Ind., pleaded guilty last mon…
News Organizations Challenge Glenrock Case Closure
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Several media organizations are challenging a decision to close initial court proceedings in the criminal prosecution of a Casper man accused of kidnapping and sexual abuse of a minor in last month’s abduction of a Glenrock girl. The Wyoming Press Association, sev…
Wyo. Supreme Court To Decide Term Limits
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has agreed to decide Secretary of State Max Maxfield’s lawsuit challenging term limits for statewide elected officials. Chief Justice Marilyn S. Kite on Tuesday signed a notice that the court will decide whether the state law setting term…
Court Takes Health Care Case Behind Closed Doors
WASHINGTON (AP) — The survival of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy posed tough questio…
Prosecutor: No Case Against Sweetwater Co. Sheriff
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A special prosecutor has concluded that no criminal charges are merited against Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell following a state investigation into his expenditures including directing county funds to family members. Casper District Attorney Mike Blonigen says th…