Sheridan, Wyo – Two teenage defendants facing first-degree murder charges in the home-invasion killing of a Sheridan businessman last summer say they're not guilty because of mental impairment or deficiency.
Sixteen-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen and 19-year-old Dennis Poitra on Tuesday changed their previous not-guilty pleas to assert that they suffer from mental impairment or deficiency. They're charged in the August shooting death of Robert Ernst at his home.
Laramie, Wyo. – State Sen. Mike Massie is seeking the Wyoming Democratic Party's nomination to run for state superintendent of public instruction. The 56-year-old Massie is a 16-year member of the state Legislature from Laramie. He runs a nonprofit organization serving the state's developmental preschools. Incumbent State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride is seeking re-election as a Republican. Laramie County School Superintendent Ted Adams and Cheyenne educator Cynthia Jo Hill have