Department of Justice

Wyoming Federal Judge Denies Injunction Requested By Bison Watchers
A federal judge in Casper on Friday denied a request to grant a journalist and wildlife advocate reasonable open access in Yellowstone National Park to the gathering of bison destined for slaughter. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl declined to issue a preliminary injunction to block the hazi…
Identity Theft Crackdown Sweeps the Nation
A national crackdown last month on suspected identity thieves resulted in 105 arrests and over 900 charges across 23 states. Listen here, The sweep by the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department ahead of tax time is part of stepped-up efforts against refund fraud and identity theft. Kare…
Photographer Too Close to Wildlife, Receives Fines and Probation
In early July a photographer from Jackson Hole pleaded guilty to a charge of being too close to wildlife. Here is the first in a series of reports about ongoing disputes between wildlife officials at Grand Teton National Park and local wildlife photographers. Listen Here:   Tim Mayo, in a plea …