CASPER POLICE SAY A 21-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS PULLING A GUN FROM HIS WAISTBAND WHEN HE WAS SHOT BY AN OFFICER IN JULY.

CASPER POLICE CHIEF KEITH MCPHEETERS RELEASED MORE DETAILS TUESDAY ON THE JULY 10 SHOOTING AT A LOCAL GAS STATION.

HE SAYS 21-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM T. MCCOLLUM LED POLICE ON MULTIPLE PURSUITS THROUGH CASPER AND EVANSVILLE FOR ABOUT AN HOUR THAT DAY BEFORE HE WAS APPROACHED BY OFFICER CRAIG BURNS AT A GAS STATION ON CY AVENUE.

BURNS CAN BE SEEN ON POLICE DASHCAM VIDEO FIRING HIS WEAPON, THOUGH MCCOLLUM IS NOT SEEN ON THE VIDEO.

MCPHEETERS SAID THE INCIDENT WAS INVESTIGATED BY THE WYOMING DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. IT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE NATRONA COUNTY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR REVIEW.

MCPHEETERS ADDED THAT THE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOUND BURNS TO HAVE ACTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW.
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A JUDGE WILL ALLOW A CASPER WOMAN TO DRIVE WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS AFTER BEING SENTENCED NEARLY A YEAR AGO TO PROBATION FOR DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND CAUSING A CRASH THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED TWO OTHER WOMEN TWO YEARS AGO.

NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DANIEL FORGEY LAST WEEK GRANTED ROBYN FRISBY'S REQUEST TO HAVE HER SENTENCE MODIFIED IN PART BECAUSE OF HER MODEL BEHAVIOR AND FAMILY CONSIDERATIONS.

COURT RECORDS SAY FRISBY IN OCTOBER 2016 WAS DRIVING A JEEP ON EAST END ROAD AND COLLIDED HEAD-ON WITH A PICKUP, WHICH WAS OCCUPIED BY TWO WOMEN AND A FOUR-MONTH-OLD CHILD.

FRISBY'S BLOOD-ALCOHOL CONTENT WAS 0.13.

HER ATTORNEY CRAIG SILVA TOLD FORGEY THAT SHE HAS COMPLIED WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF HER PROBATION INCLUDING PAYING DOWN MORE THAN $10,000 IN RESTITUTION.

HE ADDED SHE NEEDS TO BE ABLE TO DRIVE BECAUSE HER CHILDREN ATTEND SCHOOL IN PARADISE VALLEY ON THE WEST SIDE, SHE WORKS ON THE EAST SIDE AND HER JOB REQUIRES HER TO TRAVEL.

HOWEVER, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN ITZEN QUESTIONED WHETHER SHE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE, SAYING LESS THAN A YEAR HAS PASSED SINCE HER SENTENCING AND BECAUSE THE INJURIES TO THE VICTIMS WERE SEVERE.

FORGEY AGREED TO LET HER DRIVE, BUT THAT A BREATH ALCOHOL IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE SHOULD BE INSTALLED IN HER VEHICLE.
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GOVERNOR MATT MEAD ANNOUNCED TUESDAY) THAT HE HAS APPOINTED KARI JO GRAY TO THE WYOMING SUPREME COURT.

GRAY REPLACES JUSTICE E. JAMES BURKE, WHOSE RETIREMENT WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE OCT. 8.

GRAY HAS SERVED AS MEAD'S CHIEF OF STAFF SINCE HE FIRST TOOK OFFICE IN JANUARY 2011. PREVIOUSLY, SHE WAS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE FOR 12 YEARS IN DOUGLAS AND SERVED AS DIRECTOR OF THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES FROM NOVEMBER 1999 TO NOVEMBER 2000.

GRAY -- WHO WAS ON THE LIST OF THREE THE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION PROVIDED TO MEAD -- SAYS SHE'S HONORED TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF WYOMING’S GREAT JUDICIARY AND WILL GIVE HER ALL TO MEET THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE KEY POSITION.
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CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) - THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR WYOMING'S U.S. SENATE AND HOUSE SEATS SAY THEY'RE WILLING TO PARTICIPATE IN A DEBATE BEFORE THE NOV. 6 GENERAL ELECTION....
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LARAMIE, WYO. (AP) - LANDOWNERS NEAR THE THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND IN NORTHEAST WYOMING ARE URGING FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO ABANDONED PLANS OF REINTRODUCING BLACK-FOOTED FERRETS INTO THE REGION.

THE LARAMIE BOOMERANG REPORTS A REPRESENTATIVE OF RANCHERS ASKED STATE LAWMAKERS AT THE FEDERAL NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING LAST WEEK TO PUSH FEDERAL OFFICIALS FOR GREATER PRAIRIE DOG MANAGEMENT.

FERRETS PREY UPON PRAIRIE DOGS, REQUIRING LARGE NUMBERS TO SUSTAIN A POPULATION.

ATTORNEY KAREN BUDD-FALEN, WHO REPRESENTED THE RANCHERS, SAYS PRAIRIE DOGS HAVE CAUSED LOSS OF FORAGE, CAUSING RANCHERS TO REDUCE LIVESTOCK HERDS.

TYLER ABBOTT, A SUPERVISOR FOR THE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE IN WYOMING, SAYS FERRET REINTRODUCTION IS NOT POSSIBLE UNTIL THERE IS GREATER SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY AND IMPROVEMENT OF HABITAT.