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Former Great Falls chiropractor paroled from Montana State Prison

HELENA - A former Great Falls chiropractor who was convicted on a charge of sexual intercourse without consent, has been paroled. According to the Montana Department of Corrections, Reese Riggin was released from the Montana...

Helena man pleads guilty to assaulting wife and shooting her car

HELENA - A Helena defendant pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife and shooting her car. Wayne A. Hussar pleaded guilty to misdemeanor partner family member assault and assault on a peace officer Thursday morning in...

Transient man arrested after stabbing in Kalispell

KALISPELL - A man was stabbed several times after an argument, leading to the arrest of a transient man in Kalispell. Officers responded to a reported fight between two men fighting at a hotel on North Main...

Brothers face felony charges for “years” of poaching activity

Two brothers have been charged with 16 crimes, including eight felonies, stemming from what Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials described as years of poaching activity on a ranch in Fergus County. James Stephen Page,...

Lincoln man sentenced for DUI crash

HELENA - A defendant from Lincoln charged with causing a head-on DUI crash and fighting police officers this summer pleaded guilty to charges on Wednesday. Prosecutors say Michael Lewis Korman was driving under the influence...

Stabbing suspect arrested after police chase in Billings

BILLINGS - On Wednesday night, Montana Highway Patrol troopers rammed into a vehicle and arrested at least one person on Billings South Side near the corner of South 27th Street and Fourth Avenue South. The...

Billings police say body found wrapped in carpet; homicide suspected

BILLINGS - Police said Wednesday night they suspect homicide after they discovered a headless body wrapped in carpet near the intersection of South 32nd Street and Gabel Road in Billings Wednesday night. Two people walking...

Helena woman gets suspended sentence for misdemeanor negligent endangerment

HELENA - A Helena woman was given a suspended sentence after her toddler son was found walking alone near Helena High this summer. Devynn Blyseth pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to misdemeanor negligent endangerment. Prosecutors said Bylseth's...

Father of Minnesota toddler who shot himself arrested in Montana

MILES CITY - A Montana Highway Patrol trooper arrested a fugitive from St. Cloud, Minn., in Miles City Wednesday morning, troopers said. William Dickerson, 28, is the father of a toddler who accidentally shot himself with...

Charges dismissed against homicide suspect; Sheriff disagrees with attorney’s findings

POLSON - The Lake County sheriff says he disagrees with the Lake County Attorney’s Office over not filing charges against a Pablo man who shot and killed a man in September. In a press release...

Man detained for firing shots in Missoula hotel

MISSOULA -  Police in Missoula detained a man Wednesday morning after he called 911 to report that he had shot at people who were trying to kill him in the DoubleTree Hotel on East Broadway. Missoula Police Department...

Christensen cross-examined as jury trial continues

HAMILTON - Back in court Tuesday, the former Florence doctor took the stand to address a long list of accusations against him. Chris Christensen faces 22 felony charges, including negligent homicide in the deaths of two...

Driver escapes after Kalispell high speed chase

KALISPELL - Authorities say law enforcement was involved in a high-speed chase earlier this week in Kalispell. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David Mills was driving southbound on Willow Glen at approximately 4:50 p.m. when saw an older...

Frenchtown teacher pleads not guilty to sex assault charge

MISSOULA - A Frenchtown teacher charged with sexual assault says he’s not guilty. Troy Bashor entered the not guilty plea to a misdemeanor sexual assault charge Tuesday afternoon in Missoula County Justice Court. The Frenchtown music teacher has...

Helena man faces felony charges after allegedly threatening to kill police

HELENA - A Helena suspect has been charged after he allegedly threatened to kill a police officer during a DUI investigation. Rodrick J. Carbonell was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with felony threats in official matters...

Stolen car involved in “kidnapping” recovered in Missoula; suspect arrested

GREAT FALLS - Julianna Alemina Frank has been arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing a car that was reported stolen in Great Falls two weeks ago. The car was stolen in Downtown Great...

Series of California shootings kill 5, wound child at school

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him...

Trial starts for man accused of killing his wife

GREAT FALLS - The trial of Roy Edward Scott charged with the death of his wife Stephanie Wells is underway in Great Falls. On Monday jury selection began. Opening statements will begin after a jury has...

Bozeman woman charged after picking up child from daycare while reportedly intoxicated

BOZEMAN - A Bozeman woman was arrested after an employee at a daycare facility reported to police that she picked up her child while intoxicated. Amber M. Coleman, 38, was charged with felony criminal child...

Goldsmith charged with raping a woman in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS - A man has been charged with raping a woman in Great Falls. Albert Lee Goldsmith appeared in court on charges of felony sexual intercourse without consent. Court documents state that on Saturday at...

MSU Fraternity suspended over alcohol poisoning incident

BOZEMAN - Montana State University Police confirmed that the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has been suspended after a party last weekend. According to police, one student was sent to the hospital for acute alcohol poisoning while...

Butte woman appears in court; faces felony charges after shooting at lounge

UPDATE (11/14) -  Sarah Baldwin of Butte, who allegedly fired a gun at a person inside an Uptown Butte lounge, appeared in court on Monday. Baldwin, 31 years old, faces two felony charges of attempted...

Early morning robbery reported near MSU, suspect sought

BOZEMAN - An early morning robbery was reported to MSU Police on Tuesday. According to reports, about 3:30 a.m. a man reported he was attacked while he was walking on South 6th Ave. near West...

20-year-old faces felony burglary charges after alleged break-in

HELENA - A 20-year-old Helena suspect is accused of breaking into a home in violation of a no-contact order. Nicholas Vinson is charged with felony burglary in connection with an incident that took place at...

Trial of ex-Florence doctor accused of 22 felonies continues

HAMILTON - The trial of former Florence doctor Chris Christensen continued on Monday with the defense witnesses taking the stand. Christensen is accused of 22 felony charges -- including two negligent homicide charges -- for...