WYOMING LAW ENFORCEMENT CONTINUES TO SEARCH FOR A MAN WANTED OUT OF KANSAS FOR ATTEMPTED FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.

JEREMY BREEDEN IS TO BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS, ACCORDING TO THE THERMOPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT. POLICE CONFIRMED TUESDAY MORNING THAT BREEDEN WAS STILL AT LARGE

ANYONE WHO SEES BREEDEN SHOULD NOT APPROACH HIM.

ANYONE WHO SEES BREEDEN IS ASKED TO IMMEDIATELY CALL THE THERMOPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT OR 911.

THERMOPOLIS POLICE ARE ADVISING PEOPLE TO LOCK THEIR HOMES AND VEHICLES. ANY SUSPICIOUS PERSON, POLICE SAY, SHOULD BE REPORTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY.

RIVERTON POLICE ON MONDAY TOOK TWO HOMICIDE SUSPECTS FROM KANSAS INTO CUSTODY IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE RIVERTON WALMART STORE. IT WAS NOT IMMEDIATELY CLEAR WHETHER THOSE SUSPECTS HAD A RELATIONSHIP WITH BREEDEN.
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CASPER, WYO. (AP) - A JUDGE HAS SENTENCED A WOMAN TO PRISON FOR FAILING TO PAY RESTITUTION HANDED DOWN TO HER FOR EXAGGERATING HER SON'S ILLNESS FOR FINANCIAL GAIN.

KRISHELLE LAYTON THREE YEARS AGO WAS ORDERED TO PAY JUST OVER $5,100, BUT PAID BACK JUST $40.

A JUDGE ON TUESDAY SENTENCED HER TO PRISON FOR 18 TO 30 MONTHS AND ORDERED LAYTON TO PAY BACK THE REMAINING MONEY. A FELONY CONVICTION FOR OBTAINING PROPERTY UNDER FALSE PRETENSES WAS ADDED TO HER RECORD.

LAYTON IN 2013 SAID HER SON HAD A GROWING, INOPERABLE TUMOR. CASPER POLICE NAMED HIM CHIEF FOR A DAY AND PEOPLE RAISED MONEY FOR HIS FAMILY. A WYOMING GROUP LATER LEARNED THAT LAYTON HAD EXAGGERATED HER SON'S MEDICAL CONDITION.

LAYTON DID NOT ADMIT GUILT, BUT AGREED PROSECUTORS HAD ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO CONVICT HER.

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THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN WYOMING FELL SLIGHTLY FROM 4 PERCENT IN FEBRUARY TO 3.9 PERCENT IN MARCH.

THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES REPORTS THAT THE 3.9 PERCENT RATE IS THE LOWEST IT'S BEEN IN THREE YEARS AND BELOW THE NATIONAL JOBLESS RATE OF 4.1 PERCENT.

THE AGENCY SAYS THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE NORMALLY FALLS IN MARCH AS WORKERS ARE HIRED IN CONSTRUCTION, GOVERNMENT AND OTHER SECTORS.

THE LARGEST DECREASES IN THE JOBLESS RATES AMONG WYOMING COUNTIES LAST MONTH WERE IN JOHNSON, NATRONA AND LARAMIE.

FREMONT COUNTY REPORTED THE STATE'S HIGHEST RATE IN MARCH AT 5.5 PERCENT, FOLLOWED BY PARK AND WASHAKIE, BOTH AT 5.2 PERCENT, AND SHERIDAN AT 5.0 PERCENT. THE LOWEST RATES WERE IN TETON AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES AT 2.5 PERCENT, GOSHEN AT 2.9 PERCENT AND ALBANY AT 3.0 PERCENT.

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WYOMING GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE TAYLOR HAYNES SAYS A BAN ON GUNS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL..

A DELEGATE TO THE STATE REPUBLICAN PARTY CONVENTION, LYLE WILLIAMS, WAS CITED BY UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING POLICE FOR CARRYING A GUN ON CAMPUS OVER THE WEEKEND. WILLIAMS FACES A MAY 8 COURT DATE IN THE CASE.

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WELL, IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR. AS THE SUMMER DRIVING SEASON APPROACHES THE DEMAND FOR GASOLINE GOES UP, AND AS PATRICK DEHAAN OF GASBUDDY DOT COM SAYS, THE PRICE DOES, TOO.

AND WE HAVEN'T SEEN THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL YET.

BUT THE GOOD NEWS IS, THE PRICE OF OIL MAY SOON PASS $70 A BARREL.
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LARAMIE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY JEREMIAH SANDBURG SAYS HE'S SEEN MORE HOMICIDES IN HIS NEARLY THREE-AND-A-HALF YEARS ON THE JOB THAN HIS PREDECESSOR, SCOTT HOMAR (HOE-MAR), SAW IN HIS ENTIRE EIGHT YEARS IN OFFICE.

SANDBURG SAYS THE HOMICIDE RATE HAS SHOT UP AROUND THE COUNTRY, BUT IT'S PARTICULARLY BAD IN COLORADO.

"OUR CRIME RATE IS LARGELY AFFECTED BY WHAT HAPPENS DOWN IN COLORADO. WE'RE THE TOP END OF THE FRONT RANGE AND TO THINK THAT THAT BORDER JUST A FEW MILES SOUTH OF US STOPS CRIME IS KIND OF NAIVE."

SANDBURG BELIEVES THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA COUPLED WITH PUBLIC ANGER AND DISTRUST IN THE GOVERNMENT HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE MURDER RATE.