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  • Four dead in Wheatland shooting, motive unclear (WY)

    07/08/2011 8:07:21 PM PDT · by Migraine · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Wyoming Tribune Eagle ^ | 7/8/2011 | staff
    WHEATLAND -- A Wheatland man shot and killed his three children and his brother, and shot and injured his wife Thursday evening. Platte County law enforcement got the initial call of shots fired at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. Wheatland Police officers and Platte County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 700 block of Oak Street, where they became involved in a brief standoff with Everett Conant III, who was born in 1975. His exact age was not available from police this morning. Conant surrendered without incident and is in custody. At a news conference this morning, Wheatland Police Chief Randy Chesser said...
  • Wis. cable customer whose home was destroyed by tornado billed for damages

    02/01/2008 8:54:28 PM PST · by george76 · 36 replies · 71+ views
    Having a tornado demolish her home was bad enough. But weeks later when Ann Beam received a $2,000 cable bill for destroyed equipment, she was floored. "I just couldn't believe it," Beam said. "I was like: 'What are they thinking?"' Time Warner Cable billed a number of Wheatland residents for equipment damaged in the Jan. 7 twister... She immediately called the cable company but a man who identified himself as a manager said there was nothing the company could do. "They said I would have to take the bill and turn it in to my insurance company," ... But her...