MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press
Updated 11:57 p.m., Friday, July 15, 2011
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal appeals judge on Friday night granted a temporary injunction to halt a government roundup of about 1,700 wild horses from the range in Nevada.
Judge Richard Paez of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the order after U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben earlier in the day denied a motion to stop the federal Bureau of Land Management's removal of mustangs from public lands near the Utah line.
Paez's order will remain in effect until a three-judge panel (continued)