Carroll hosts Take Back the Night event against domestic, sexual violence

(HELENA) People from around the Helena community came together at Carroll College Thursday night to help put an end to domestic and sexual violence. The Feminists Advocating Equality Club put on Carroll’s first Take Back...

5 juveniles in custody after online threats to Browning students

GREAT FALLS - Five juveniles are now in custody following online threats to students at Napi Elementary School in Browning. The students posted profanity-laced messages on Facebook along with photos of guns. Two juveniles were taken...

Community service fair held in Helena

HELENA - Various organizations in the Helena area gathered on Thursday for a community service fair at the Lewis and Clark Library. During the collaboration, which was free and open to the public, organizations networked...

Double homicide convict sentenced to Montana Department of Corrections

TOWNSEND - A Broadwater County woman convicted of a 1995 double homicide was sentenced to the Montana Department of Corrections. Earlier this month, Dianna Lewis had her suspended sentence revoked by District Judge James Reynolds. Thursday,...

MDT’s program aims to prevent traffic fatalities

HELENA - New data from the Montana Department of Transportation shows traffic fatalities and serious injuries are declining on Montana roads. So far this year, there have been 36 traffic related deaths compared to 52...

Moments that matter in Trump’s first 100 days in office

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has lived up to his promise to shake up Washington. It's been a presidency in which tweets — whether angry or boastful, accurate or...

Finley appears in court on bail jumping charges

HELENA - The man who failed to show up to court and then lead Helena Police on a high-speed chase at the end of March, appeared in court Thursday. John Finley Jr., 23 years old, appeared via video in Lewis...

Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control. The recall covers certain Tacoma...

“Mountain man” granted parole in 30 year old kidnapping, murder case

DEER LODGE - Don Nichols, who was convicted of kidnapping athlete Kari Swenson and killing Alan Goldstein in 1984, has been granted parole. Nichols, 86, was serving an 85-year sentence in the Montana State Prison...

Bullock seeks to bring back resort tax increase proposal

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock is making another attempt to pass a bill allow Montana's designated resort communities to increase the 3 percent sales tax they now collect. The proposal would allow those communities...

Superintendent: Yellowstone addressing harassment report

BOZEMAN (AP) — The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park said the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park's maintenance division. Superintendent Dan Wenk said the park has...

Authorities investigate possible homicide near Kalispell

KALISPELL - Authorities are investigating what's being termed a homicide near Kalispell. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said that just after 7 p.m. on Wednesday authorities received a report of a man in the Flathead River near...

Infrastructure bill stumbles again; Legislature extended another day

HELENA - The Montana House fell two votes short of passing an $80 million infrastructure bonding bill Thursday morning, extending the 2017 Legislature another day. The House voted 65-35 for Senate Bill 367, but it...

Helena girl selected out of thousands to compete in national food competition

HELENA – Out of 2,500 submissions, a Helena girl was chosen along with four others from across the country to compete in the Future Chefs Challenge. Greydyn Gildroy, 9 years old, was chosen out of...

Man arrested for stealing car; police find meth in cell phone

GREAT FALLS - A transient man arrested in Great Falls for stealing a car was also busted for hiding meth in a cell phone. Keith Eugene Keyser was pulled over by Great Falls Police earlier...

VA holds event to shed light military sexual trauma

HELENA - As part of a national mandate to recognize sexual trauma in the military, Montana's Veterans Affairs office hosted an event Wednesday to bring light to a problem that often hides in the...

One Montana national monument affected by Trump’s executive order

HELENA - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of dozens of national monuments designated by his predecessors over the past 20 years. The only national monument in Montana subject to review...

Records show Quist, Gianforte have different hunting and fishing history

HELENA - The campaign for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is in full gear, with one month left before voters will decide who will replace former Representative Ryan Zinke. Democratic candidate...

VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the lifting of a federal hiring freeze, the Department of Veterans Affairs is opting to leave thousands of positions unfilled. It is citing the need for a leaner VA as...

Suspect in Helena meth bust in court on felony charges

HELENA - The East Helena suspect accused of distributing meth across the street from a school appeared in justice court on Wednesday. Alan Eliot St. Germaine was seen via video on felony charges of possession...

Billings man accused of stabbing friend in neck while drunk

BILLINGS A Billings man has been accused of stabbing his friend in the neck while they were drinking alcohol at a Laurel residence on Monday. Elliot Thomas Bradley, 35, was set to appear Wednesday in Yellowstone...

Woman arrested in connection with Great Falls homicide

  GREAT FALLS - A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of Steven Fletcher whose body was found in his residence in early March. Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards reported Wednesday that...

Web Exclusive: Surviving Cancer

HELENA - Cancer experts say early detection is the key to successful treatment and recovery from the disease. Continued from Tuesday's story here is a web exclusive detailing more about surviving cancer.  

Budget deal could kill wage increase for direct-care workers

HELENA - A last-minute budget deal could effectively kill a measure to raise wages for thousands of locally employed workers who take care of developmentally disabled and elderly Montanans, supporters of the bill said...

The Latest: Trump requiring review of national monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's executive order mandating a review of the designation of tens of millions of acres of U.S. land as national monuments. 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump has signed...