National

Filming A Commercial In Downtown Casper [GALLERY,VIDEO]
Over the course of the past 2 overnights, a production crew has taken over a portion of downtown Casper to film a national commercial for Wells Fargo bank. Trained horses, stagecoaches, directors, producers, actors and extras have been busy in the 24 hours of time allotted, from 5pm to 5am daily, ge…
Plane Crashes At San Francisco Airport [VIDEO]
A Boeing 777 airplane crashed at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon killing two people on board. The tail came apart from Asiana Airlines Flight #214, a Boeing 777 as it landed at around 2:30 p.m. eastern time today, according to KCBS-TV.  The craft flipped upside down, comi…
Jobless Rate Stays at 7.8 Percent; National News Briefs
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government employment statistics show that hiring held up during tense fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington and the unemployment rate remained steady. The labor Department says U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate stayed at…
National POW/MIA Day Services In Casper
The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Casper’s remembrance is scheduled for 6PM this evening at Veterans Park on East 2nd street. Observances of National POW/MIA Recognition Day are held across the …
Thousands Rally For Trayvon, US Solider Faces Charges Today
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of gunning down Afghan civilians, including women and nine children, is expected to be charged with 17 counts of murder today. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will appear in a military court at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., where he’s being held. SANFORD…
Rock Springs Gets 2015 High School Rodeo Finals
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Rock Springs will host the National High School Finals Rodeo through 2015. The rodeo already was scheduled to be held this year and next year at the Sweetwater County Events Complex, but the National High School Rodeo Association decided recently to extend it by anot…