Shane Sanderson, Casper Star-Tribune

Shane Sanderson

Casper Star-Tribune

Casper, WY, United States

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Past articles by Shane:

Blaze near Natrona and Converse county lines destroyed one home, firefighters say

The home was the only structure confirmed lost to the fire, which ignited Tuesday near Glenrock. → Read More

Fire burning near Glenrock destroys at least one home, witness says

"I look out my backdoor now, and I don’t see that house anymore," the witness said. "It’s eerie." → Read More

Judge sentences Casper man to decades in prison for abduction and molestation of child

Joshua Hicks received a 55-year prison sentence for abducting and molesting a 4-year-old Casper girl last year. → Read More

Former Evansville mayor, police officer plead guilty in misuse of office case

Prosecutors agreed to recommend that Jennifer Sorenson pay a $1,000 fine for the conviction, documents state. → Read More

Judge sentences local man to boot camp for involvement in videotaped beating of boy

The judge's order is consistent with a plea deal struck earlier this year by prosecuting and defense lawyers. → Read More

Judge rejects plea deal for Casper church leader accused of domestic violence

The plea deal would have allowed a one-time church leader to avoid prison in exchange for a no contest plea. → Read More

Johnson County wildfire nears full containment, out-of-county firefighters will go home

The Reno Incident Fire, which was caused by a lightning strike, has caused no injuries or deaths. → Read More

Johnson County wildfire doubles in size; authorities say it's lightning caused

The wildfire in Johnson County has now consumed roughly 10,000 acres. → Read More

Eaton case returns to Natrona County, competency hearing to come next

Prosecutors in Natrona County will ask again that Dale Wayne Eaton be put to death. → Read More

Kelly Walsh graduate dies in on-duty crash while working for Idaho sheriff's office

Wyatt Maser grew up in Casper and graduated from Kelly Walsh in 2014. → Read More

Feds say suspected carjackers arrested in Cheyenne

Authorities say one suspect pointed a rifle at the driver. Another pointed a pistol. → Read More

Police: Man did $25,000 of damage to Casper church

The church asked people to pray for the man who did the vandalism. → Read More

Family disputes authorities' account of fatal Platte County shooting

WHEATLAND — Donna Persefield feels responsible for her son’s death. → Read More

Casper man pleads not guilty in rape case; judge declines request for bond reduction

Ronnie J. Abbott pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he raped a woman in a local motel. → Read More

DCI: Platte County sheriff's deputy shot and killed man holding axe at scene of family fight

State investigators say the man walked toward the deputy "with the ax raised in a threatening manner." → Read More

Prosecutors charge second man in Casper kidnapping case

Police say Zachary Bryan contacted them after the case was first publicized. → Read More

Prosecutors accuse Casper man of raping pregnant woman

Michael Baird has previously been accused of a similar assault, but found not guilty. → Read More

Law enforcement officer in Platte County shoots and kills person

No one else was physically harmed in what the county attorney's office called a "tragic incident." → Read More

High court advises judges to sentence felony cases by video conference

The advisory is the latest attempt by the court system to grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Wyoming Supreme Court: Contempt order invalid for public defender who claimed staffing shortages

The high court ruled that a judge's decision to hold the state's top public defender in contempt was wrong. → Read More