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Montana Supreme Court upholds Markus Kaarma’s murder conviction

MISSOULA -The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the December 2014 deliberate homicide conviction of Markus Kaarma who shot and killed German foreign exchange student Diren Dede. Kaarma appealed to the Montana Supreme Court alleging the jury...

City of Billings to release names of disciplined police officers on Monday

 BILLINGS - The city of Billings plans to release the names on Monday of the three police officers disciplined for having sex with a civilian employee of the city Police Department on city property,...

Knife-wielding man shot and killed by Billings police

BILLINGS - A man wielding a knife was shot and killed by Billings police in a downtown apartment building Monday morning, Chief Rich St. John said at a press conference. The 29-year-old Billings resident was...

Suspect in Billings decapitation allegedly intimidated witness

BILLINGS - One of the two men accused of beating and beheading a Billings man in October is now accused of intimidating his girlfriend in an effort to keep her from further incriminating him. Donald...

Helena man accused of attacking 4 people with pepper spray

HELENA - A Helena suspect has been accused of attacking four people, including a child, with pepper spray. Kieffer Morley was arrested Friday afternoon. Charging documents said Morley forced his way into a home on the...

Helena man charged with meth possession, jumping bail

HELENA - A Helena suspect wanted for jumping bail on half a dozen felonies is back behind bars. Phillip James Borsberry was seen via video in justice court Monday, charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Borsberry...

Roman Nose reported as escapee from Helena pre-release center

HELENA - The Helena Police Department is requesting assistance in locating a Martin Lee Roman Nose, who walked away from the Pre-Release Center overnight. He is currently listed in escape status and there is a...

Chouteau County chase leads to stand-off

(MTN NEWS-GREAT FALLS) A stand-off in Chouteau County has been resolved peacefully. Chouteau County Sheriff Vern Burdick says that an officer was initially dispatched for a welfare check after a man was found sleeping in...

Great Falls Police investigate reported bank robbery

(UPDATE, 2:40 p.m.) A man was arrested on Tuesday after reportedly robbing a bank in downtown Great Falls. According to the Great Falls Police Department, dispatch received a 911 call from a teller at...

Man who raped and killed Montana woman in 1974 dies while serving life sentence

  (MTN News-BILLINGS) Dewey Coleman, the Missouri hitchhiker who kidnapped, raped, and killed a Rosebud woman more than 40 years ago, has died while serving out a life sentence. Coleman, 67 years old, died Sunday at the...

Helena man accused of sexually assaulting a 6 year old girl

A Helena man is jailed for sexually assaulting a six-year old girl. John Travis Osborne is accused of having sexual contact with the victim on numerous occasions between March and July of last year. Charging documents...

Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office and DOJ investigating possible homicide

UPDATE (1:27 p.m.) - The Montana Department Of Justice announced Monday afternoon that The Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the case involving the death of a woman found on Sunday. The body was discovered...

Billings woman admits stealing $390,000 from employer

BILLINGS - A woman admitted Monday she stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her Billings employer. Jennifer Anne Thaw pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Billing to four counts of wire fraud. There...

Officials looking for escapee/walkaway from Great Falls Pre-Release Center

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Demetrius Golden has been reported as an escapee/walk away from the Great Falls Pre-Release Center. The GFPRC said early Wednesday that Golden failed to return to his residence, nor did he contact the GFPRC after...

Evidence of explosive device and drugs found in Montana home

FAIRFIELD - A Fairfield man was arrested on Friday, February 16 after officials found evidence of drugs and what was suspected to be an explosive device in his home. According to the Fairfield Sun Times,...

Child reportedly kidnapped in Great Falls found safe

  The Great Falls Police Department released the following information on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. COMMUNITY ALERT - MISSING CHILD! At approximately 10:45 a.m. suspect Matthew Volkomener allegedly entered a home in the 1700 block of...

Daniels found guilty of attempted deliberate homicide

HELENA - A Lewis and Clark County jury found Kaleb Daniels guilty of attempted deliberate homicide. Closing arguments were heard Wednesday afternoon at the Lewis and Clark County District Courthouse before the jury reached their verdict. Daniels...

Bozeman man facing meth, child endangerment charges

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) A Bozeman man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with endangering a child and possession of dangerous drugs, both felonies, after law enforcement found meth in his possession and his daughter in his...

Man gets suspended sentence for negligent homicide in infant’s death

BOZEMAN - A Bozeman man who pleaded guilty in February to negligent homicide for the death of a five-month-old baby was sentenced in Gallatin County District Court on Tuesday. Branden Moss, 23, received a 15-year...

Law enforcement and school officials on alert following incident at elementary school

HELENA - Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Deputies are conducting extra evening patrols in the area surrounding Jim Darcy Elementary School following a report of a child being approached by a stranger there last...

Police find weapon and drug paraphernalia in Cox’s jail cell

HELENA - An inmate at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center is facing a felony charge after police say, when searching his cell, they found a weapon and drug paraphernalia. 34-year-old William Cox appeared...

Lozon and Wiley facing assault charges in Great Falls

Deseray Lynn Lozon faces several felony and misdemeanor charges after allegedly hitting a man and woman with a pole and attempting to run the man over. Court documents state that Great Falls Police officers responded...

Opsahl charged with 5th DUI

HELENA- A Missoula woman is charged with a 5th count of driving under the influence and causing a crash following a pursuit in Lincoln. Sara Nicole Opsahl is charged with 5th offense DUI and felony...

Branden Miesmer sentenced to 100 years

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Great Falls man who pleaded guilty to shooting another man at point-blank range while high on methamphetamine has been sentenced to 100 years in prison without...

Mexican raped in Montana jail getting $125,000 settlement

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A southwestern Montana county government has agreed to pay $125,000 to a Mexican man who sued after he claimed he was raped in the Jefferson County jail in Boulder. Jefferson County...