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Thousands seek to impeach Glasgow judge who sentenced child rapist to probation

  (MTN News-GLASGOW) Outrage continued to grow Friday over the probationary sentence imposed for a Glasgow man who admitted he raped a 12-year-old girl. More than 2,800 people have signed an online petition that went up Thursday night calling...

Helena Police and SWAT arrest two Helena men

(Press Release-HELENA) Officers took a report of two males pointing a gun at three other three individuals.  This is occurred at a residence in the 2100 block of Townsend Ave at approximately 0400 hours...

Helena woman appears in court for having a sexual relationship with a underage male

    (HELENA) A woman  convicted of having a sexual relationship with an underage male last year has been turned over to the Montana Department of Corrections. Patricia Jean Pasak pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment last August for having...

3 people found dead east of Bozeman after 911 hang-up call

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) After responding to a 911 hang-up call, Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputies discovered three bodies in a residence at 5 p.m. on Friday. The home is located east of Bozeman; the address is on Golden Trout...

Nelson appears in court after allegedly raping a 17-year-old female

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push();   (HELENA) A 20-year old suspect is accused raping a 17-year old victim last week in her Helena home. Jacob James Nelson was seen via video in Justice Court on...

Helena man’s bond set at $100,000 after allegedly attacking his wife

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A violent encounter results in a felony charge. Christopher D. Banda was arrested for partner family member assault last Wednesday night after several individuals said they saw Band...

Helena man appears in court after threatening three women with violence

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Helena suspect accused of burglary as well as threatening three women with violence pleads guilty in two separate cases. Calvin Merle Veigel told district judge James Reynolds this Thursday...

Double Homicide Suspect Appears in Court

(MTN News-HELENA)  The suspect in a double homicide over the weekend appeared in court on Monday, February 22. Tilmon R. Nungesser faces a pair of 100 year to life prison sentences for the alleged shotgun...

Caregiver charged with forging checks in Helena

  (MTN News-HELENA) A Helena woman, Kari Annette Battell, who allegedly forged multiple checks, pleaded not guilty in District Court on Wednesday morning. On January 28, 2016, the Helena Police Department was sent to a residence...

Helena man charged with sexual abuse of children

(HELENA) A 50 year old Helena man pleads not guilty to being in possession of images of child sex abuse. Michael Boman was arraigned in District Court Wednesday morning on a charge of felony sexual...

Wanted In Montana: Aaron Thomas Henderson

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A man with a lengthy criminal history in several Montana counties is wanted by the U.S. Marshal Service Montana Violent Offender Task Force. Aaron Thomas Henderson, 37, is being sought by authorities on allegations that...

[UPDATED] Poplar 1 year old found dead

(Helena) The body of 1 year old Kenzley Olson was found in Poplar around 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon, and now the FBI is handling the investigation. Kenzley was reported missing just after noon on Tuesday,...

Billings man asks to be shot during arrest for sexually abusing toddler

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Billings man accused of performing oral sex on a toddler asked the responding officer to shoot him as he was taken to jail, according to court documents released Tuesday.Raymond Clarence Bell, 52,...

Woman sues City of Helena after claiming she was sexually assaulted by a police...

(MTN News-HELENA) An unidentified female is suing the City of Helena and Lewis and Clark County, claiming that a police officer sexually assaulted her. The civil lawsuit, filed in District Court Friday, claimed that a...

Kalispell women accused of locking kids in basement

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP)   Two Kalispell women are facing charges for allegedly locking three children in a dark basement without food and access to a toilet. Amy Newman and Crystal Mears have been charged with felony...

Warrant issued for Evergreen woman implicated in son’s death

  (MTN News-KALISPELL) Flathead County Sheriff's deputies are looking for woman who's been charged with the death of her son. Sheriff Chuck Curry says deputies are looking for Takara Kaye Juntnen, 22, who was last seen...

Trial date delayed for Helena man accused of sexually assaulting 5 year old girl

    (HELENA) A number of unresolved issues before Judge DeeAnn Cooney have resulted in a two month delay for a trial for a Helena man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 5 year old. Robert Thomas...

Idaho father takes pregnant teen daughter to marry rapist

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his 14-year-old daughter to Missouri to marry a 24-year-old man who raped and impregnated her. The Idaho State Journal reports...

Stolen Corvette recovered; 2 people arrested

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) The Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday afternoon that a classic Corvette that was reported stolen earlier this week has been recovered. Sheriff Leo Dutton said on Thursday evening that Christina...

Woman cited for smoking marijuana in police parking spot

(MTN NEWS-GREAT FALLS) Amanda Johnson of Great Falls was cited on Saturday with two misdemeanors after a police officer spotted two people in a vehicle smoking marijuana while parked in spot marked “Police Vehicle...

Billings woman accused of breaking infant’s leg

(MTN News-BILLINGS)A 24-year-old Billings woman was charged Wednesday with breaking the leg of her 2-week old infant daughter. Courtney Schantele Bernath was charged in Yellowstone County Justice Court with felony assault on a minor. She...

Former Helena man allegedly stole $300,000 from his mother

(HELENA) A former Helena man is accused of stealing nearly $300,000 from his mother. Kevin Vinson, charged with felony exploitation of an older person, appeared in Justice Court on Monday following his arrest in Florida. Charging...

Montana man sent to prison for child rape

(MTN News-MISSOULA) A Missoula man who pleaded guilty to raping a 6-year-old girl will spend time in prison. Lance Ring, 33, pleaded guilty to the rape charge in May in exchange for a plea deal. Ring agreed to...

Inmate dies at Shelby prison

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Richard Peart, an inmate at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby, was found dead on Tuesday. The Montana Department of Justice said in a press release that Peart's death appears to be suicide. Peart...

Billings man accused of raping three young children

BILLINGS -A Billings man is behind bars on allegations that he raped three young children. Levi Logan Heydon, 25, is charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent and two counts of sexual assault...