Casper, Wy – Closing arguments are planned Monday in the trial of a former Rawlins police captain accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in the 1990s. Former police captain and Carbon County commissioner Adam Lee Meacham has vehemently denied having any sexual relations with the girl during trial testimony. The 46-year-old also testified that his accuser has changed her story, while his version that nothing happened has always been the same. Meacham faces five counts of immoral or indecent acts with a
Laramie, Wy – University of Wyoming trustees plan a closed executive session to discuss a lawsuit that 1960s radical Bill Ayers filed against the school and then settled over attempts to keep him from speaking on campus. The university eventually allowed Ayers to speak in April. Trustees plan to discuss the case this week behind closed doors. They say they don't plan to take any action. Wyoming's open meetings law says public governing bodies can hold closed executive sessions on matters concerning litigation,
Laramie, WY – A young grizzly bear that entered one tent, damaged another and bit a generator at a Yellowstone National Park campground has been captured and sent to a Montana zoo. Park officials say the 185-pound male bear wasn't a good candidate for relocation in the wild, so he was taken to the Billings, Mont., zoo. Park spokesman Al Nash says workers tried hazing the bear, but he wouldn't stay away. A young female bear has frequented the same campground but didn't do any damage.