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Lodge Grass mayor: BIA officer fatally shot man wielding hunting knife

 LODGE GRASS - A Lodge Grass man is dead after he was shot by a BIA officer Sunday night, according to Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney. Dabney said a woman called authorities around 7 p.m....

BOLO Alert – Wanted In Montana: Rashaad Collins

The United States Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Rashaad Jerrell Collins. Collins is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service Montana Violent Offender Task Force on...

Great Falls man sentenced to prison on firearm charge

GREAT FALLS - Brian Denelson Willman of Great Falls, 31 years old, was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to prohibited person...

Former Billings Clinic nurse to admit stealing painkillers from patients for personal use

BILLINGS - The former Billings Clinic nurse who was fired last year for allegedly diverting powerful painkillers intended for over 300 patients for his own personal use has indicated he will plead guilty to...

Nurse claims she was fired from Crow Health Center for reporting sexual assault

BILLINGS - A woman claims in a lawsuit filed in a Billings federal court that she was fired from her position as a registered nurse at Awe KualaWaache Care on the Crow Indian Reservation...

Echeverria denied change of venue for trial

GREAT FALLS - A California man was denied a change of venue for his pending trial in Cascade County Court on Wednesday. Michael Echeverria was charged with kidnapping and assault in September of 2017. The defense...

Great Falls man arrested on drug charges in Ronan

RONAN - A routine traffic stop in the Mission Valley over the weekend ended with a Great Falls man behind bars facing drug charges. Ronan Police Officer Brandon Smith and his K9 partner Sandor stopped...

Three in Bozeman arrested for alleged meth lab

BOZEMAN - Three Bozeman roommates arrested and charged with operating a meth lab appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court on Monday morning. Damon M. Orton, 23, Aaron Orton, 23, and Chelsea Godinez, 21, were each...

Man arrested after 5-month-old child found in woods near Lolo Hot Springs

MISSOULA - A man was arrested Saturday after a baby left in his care disappeared for several hours near Lolo Hot Springs. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office was called out to the scene at around...

High-speed chase and crash leads to criminal charges

(GREAT FALLS) Geoffrey Kinder was arrested overnight in Great Falls after leading police on a high-speed chase. It happened just after 2 a.m. when a police officer saw two vehicles - a Dodge pickup truck and...

Judge agrees with prosecutor: Sliwinski can’t have it both ways

TOWNSEND - A man charged with being on the run from authorities for 11 years is told he can’t have it both ways during his upcoming trial. Thomas Sliwinski was told he can’t be his...

Helena man takes plea deal for child endangerment charges

HELENA - A Helena man pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from a 16-year-old girl in district court Thursday In a plea agreement, Robert Gerald Ziems pleaded guilty to an amended charge of criminal endangerment. Homeland Security...

Man charged with 5th PFMA – designated persistent felony offender

HELENA - A persistent felony offender is back behind bars, charged for a fifth felony partner family member assault. William A. Sayler was arrested Friday by Helena police following a domestic disturbance on the 500...

Missoula police chase ends with arrest

MISSOULA - An early Tuesday morning police pursuit in Missoula ended with a person in custody. Authorities deployed stop sticks to stop the silver vehicle on Russell Street just south of the intersection with North Avenue. The...

Butte man pleads guilty to 23rd DUI

BUTTE - A Butte man with almost two dozen prior drinking and driving convictions pleaded guilty today to a felony DUI. Clinton Sproles entered the guilty plea in connection with his DUI arrest on Feb....

IS group claims Champs-Elysees attack on police officers

PARIS (AP) — An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police on Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him. The...

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...

Deputy shooting suspect has criminal history in Gallatin County

BOZEMAN - One of the two suspects in Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a Broadwater County Sheriff’s deputy Mason Moore has a criminal record in Gallatin County. Marshall Barrus was arrested in 2009 for burglary in...

Charges against Hoenjet and Murphy have been dismissed

GREAT FALLS - Two Great Falls men had charges of kidnapping and torturing dismissed in Cascade County District Court on Tuesday. Brian Murphy and Robert Hoenjet had been charged with aggravated kidnapping and assault with...

East Helena man charged with sex crimes against children

HELENA - A suspect from East Helena faces as many as three life sentences for having sexual contact with two girls. Benjamin Lee Rose is charged with two counts of Sexual Intercourse Without Consent and...

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...

Agencies continue to investigate case after man kills himself during traffic stop

MISSOULA - A man who authorities believe killed a woman in Jefferson City over the weekend died late Tuesday night during a traffic stop in Missoula. Shortly before midnight on Tuesday, an individual suspected to be involved...

Fatal hit-and-run suspect faces a second charge

HELENA - Lewis and Clark County prosecutors say they are filing another charge against a suspect allegedly involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash. Devon Richie was arrested at the end of May and charged with...

Belgrade man facing drug charges after 911 hang up call Monday night

BOZEMAN - A Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputy responding to a 911 hang up call on Monday night arrested a Belgrade man after seeing evidence of drug use in a garage. Jordan G. Shepard, 26, faces a...

Police search for escapee from Butte Pre-Release Center

BUTTE - Police are looking for a woman who failed to return to the Butte Pre-Release Center. Sammantha Kelly, 25, is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 152 pounds. She has brown hair and green...