Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Cheyenne man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a 13-month-old boy has been sentenced to 18 to 20 years in prison. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports 23-year-old Logan Rogers was sentenced Friday for the death of Silas Ojeda. Silas is believed to have died around Oct. 21, and Rogers is accused of disposing of the body in a trash bin. The boy's remains have not been found.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Casper man was charged with negligent homicide in the death of a well-known radio host who died in a motorcycle crash. William Michael Spicer also was charged with speeding in Montana's Judith Basin County, where K2 Radio morning show host Brian Scott Gamroth died in September.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is keeping an eye on deep cracks opening up in a highway through a landslide zone in western Wyoming. The cracks in U.S. Highway 26/89 through Snake River Canyon measure up to 4 inches wide and 2 feet deep.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of a man convicted of first-degree murder for allegedly stabbing a man to death in Laramie. Attorneys for 31-year-old John Michael Schnitker argued Thursday he had a right to claim self-defense in the death of 59-year-old Clinton Gartman in 2015.

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