Wyoming News Briefs
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A court appearance set for today for a Montana man suspected of abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl has been delayed. Court officials say no new date has been set for the hearing for 39-year-old Jesse Paul Speer of Manhattan. Prosecutors allege Speer forced a Cody girl into his SUV at gunpoint on Oct. 8, then assaulted and abandoned her outside of town
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Travel conditions have improved in much of Wyoming after a snowstorm swept through the state. The Wyoming Department of Transportation reported numerous slick roads, including parts of Interstate 80, early yesterday. By the afternoon, conditions improved and traffic flow was returning to normal.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stopped at the University of Wyoming to make an impassioned and humorous case for sticking to the original meaning of the U.S. Constitution. Scalia said yesterday he deplores the popular notion that the Constitution changes to meet society’s needs. He said a Constitution that can shift and evolve offers the people no real protection.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Central Wyoming College volleyball team is being forced to forfeit its victories for the past three seasons and won’t be allowed to play in this year’s postseason volleyball tournament. The Riverton college says the volleyball team had multiple years of documented violations related to student athlete ineligibility. The team was nationally ranked this year.