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...

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,...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Missoula man convicted for drugging and raping teenagers

MISSOULA - A jury convicted a 47-year-old Missoula man of drugging and raping several young girls. Erik Nugent was arrested in September and charged with 14 felonies, including rape, sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography and...

Griego charged with 2 felonies after violent confrontations

HELENA - A suspect from Butte has been charged with a pair of felonies after a violent confrontation a last Monday. Alan Edward Griego was charged with two counts of felony criminal mischief. Griego is also...

Woman wants to plead guilty in death of baby on reservation

POPLAR - The woman accused of killing a Poplar baby and dumping her body in the garbage in April of 2016 has agreed to plead guilty. Janelle Red Dog, 42, was charged in U.S. District Court in Great...

Suspect faces multiple charges after hours-long standoff

GREAT FALLS - Carmen Thane Gopher is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges after after leaving a trail of crimes across the west side of Great Falls and then triggering an hours-long standoff on...

Drug Task Force busts meth house near East Helena elementary school

HELENA - The Missouri River Drug Task Force arrested an East Helena man for three felony charges of criminal distribution of drugs, all for methamphetamine. Alan Eliot St. Germaine,55, was arrested Saturday, April 22 around 5:40...

Kroll-McLaughlin pleads guilty to deliberate homicide.

HELENA - After more than a year, a Helena homicide case has ended in a guilty plea. KTVH confirmed Monday that Austin Kroll-McLaughlin plead guilty on Friday to deliberate homicide. The Montana man shot his friend...

Stand off ends; suspect arrested

GREAT FALLS - New details have emerged from the hours-long stand-off in Great Falls Monday night. Authorities said that the suspect, identified as Carmen Gopher was involved in a series of hit and runs in Great...

Arkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of night

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas executed inmate Jack Jones Monday night and prepared for another lethal injection in what would be the nation's first double-execution since 2000. Jones was pronounced dead at 7:20 Monday night,...

(UPDATE) Stand off continues in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS -(UPDATE, 6:27 p.m.) Police are still engaged in a stand-off with a man involved in a reported hit and run crash in Great Falls. Several officers with weapons drawn have surrounded a house...

Charity con man can be asked to pay restitution, court rules

HELENA (AP) — A Maryland saxophone player who was convicted of defrauding a Montana charity could be required to pay restitution to victims of similar schemes throughout the country, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...

Police surround house in search of hit and run suspect

GREAT FALLS - Great Falls police have surrounded a house on the 100 block of Smelter Avenue NW, and are searching for the suspect of what several have reported as a hit and run. The crash...

Man shot by officers charged with kidnapping and assault

GREAT FALLS - Kevin Parisian has been charged with kidnapping and assault for an incident that resulted in him being shot by a Great Falls police officer last week. Parisian was charged on Monday with aggravated...

Jury split in 1st trial over Cliven Bundy standoff in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas convicted two men in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014 but then deadlocked...

7 cited in Flathead County prostitution sting

KALISPELL — Seven men received misdemeanor citations for responding to a fake online advertisement for prostitutes in northwestern Montana. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said the ad ran on April 17 and 18 and received...

(UPDATE) Helena high speed chase suspect faces new charges in Missoula

(UPDATE) The man who led law enforcement on a high speed chase through Helena in march has been arrested is being held on $100,000 bond in the Missoula County Detention Center. Finley has three charges...

Man wanted after escape from pre-release

HELENA - The Helena Police Department issued a wanted alert for a man who escaped from the pre-release. Yancy Lee Mccrea is described as Native American, large build, medium skin color, black hair and brown...