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Supreme Court won’t hear case of Mont. man who shot student

(AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a 70-year prison sentence for a Montana man convicted of shooting a German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage. The Supreme Court declined...

Stolen vehicle found in Missoula river

  (MTN News-MISSOULA)  A stolen pickup truck was fished out of the Bitterroot River on Wednesday. Authorities were called out Wednesday morning to the Kona Fishing Access after a vehicle was spotted in the water. Missoula County Sheriff's...

Great Falls 18 year-old charged with sexually assaulting a child

GREAT FALLS - Neo Arez Michell, 18 years old, has been charged in Great Falls with sexually assaulting a child dozens of times. The mother of the child told police that she had seen Michell...

Fourhorns charged with stabbing a man in the chest

GREAT FALLS - Emerson Gerald Fourhorns is facing criminal charges after he allegedly stabbed a man in Great Falls. Police officers responded to a home on Chowen Springs Loop at 3:39 a.m. on Thursday after...

Helena woman appears in court after stabbing nephew

(HELENA) A Helena woman is charged with a felony assault with a weapon after attacking her nephew with a meat cleaver. 63-year-old Kimberly Harbert was arrested on August 1 at 10:40 p.m. after allegedly poking her...

Great Falls judge denies request to reduce bond for Garcia

GREAT FALLS - Joseph Eugene Garcia, who was arrested on charges of sexual abuse of children, was in court in Great Falls on Wednesday to request a lower bond. Garcia was arrested in March in...

Great Falls man charged with assault and kidnapping

GREAT FALLS - Elias Joseph Rodriguez has been charged in Great Falls with three felonies and one misdemeanor after he allegedly fired a gun at a vehicle, and held a person under threat while...

Man who stabbed landlord to death gets life in prison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings man who stabbed his elderly landlord to death in Miles City has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Billings Gazette reports 38-year-old Scott Austin Price was...

Ulm man found not guilty of elder abuse/exploitation

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS)  Michael Ernest McNamara of Ulm was recently found not guilty of a felony charge of elder abuse/exploitation. McNamara was charged in May 2015 with spending the money of a woman with Alzheimer's. In...

Montana man pleads no contest to his part in killing

KALISPELL (AP) — The last of four people accused of killing 35-year-old Wade Rautio in Montana has admitted he would most likely be found guilty if the prosecution took their evidence to trial. Reports say...

Police investigating after Laurel Middle School student reportedly pointed gun at kids

LAUREL - The student who brought a gun to the Laurel Middle School campus on Tuesday afternoon later pointed the weapon at several others students off school grounds, according to the Laurel School Resource...

Suspects arrested in connection with headless body found wrapped in carpet

BILLINGS - A pair of suspects is behind bars at the Yellowstone County Jail for the murder of a man whose body was found decapitated and wrapped in carpet in a secluded area in...

Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Jessica Helm

The U.S. Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Jessica Helm. Helm is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force for probation violation with the underlying...

2 arrested in Polson drug bust

 POLSON - Two people are behind bars following a Saturday afternoon drug bust. Polson Police Sgt. George Simpson said authorities issued a search warrant on a home in the 500 block of Ninth Avenue West. Simpson...

Fireworks can be harmful to pets

HELENA - Now that fireworks are on sale, the Lewis and Clark Humane Society wants pet owners to be aware of how hazardous they can be. With fireworks going off frequently, the Lewis and Clark...

Bozeman man charged with arson in Thursday house fire

BOZEMAN - A Bozeman man was seen in justice court on Friday, April 27, after being charged with arson in connection with a house fire on Thursday. Richard Bruce Ferrie, 71, was charged with felony...

Kohm makes court appearance for Sun Prairie crash

Lorine Lynette Kohm has been arrested and is facing several felonies and misdemeanors in connection with a crash near Sun Prairie last month. She made her initial court appearance on Thursday, April 12th. The crash happened...

Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam

The Cascade County Sheriff's Office says that scammers are again targeting people in and around our community. Sheriff Bob Edwards shared the following information on Thursday: It has been brought to my attention that another scam...

3 people found dead in Belfry

  BILLINGS -The Carbon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of three people in the community of Belfry. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office said a male suspect has been identified and there is no threat to...

Helena man charged with sexual assault of 7 year-old girl

HELENA - A 38 year-old defendant is charged with allegedly forcing a young female to have sex with him multiple times over 5 years. Junior Pineda-Garcia is charged with sexual assault and sexual intercourse without...

Woman charged in former Butte teacher’s death

BUTTE – A 55-year-old woman was charged in the death of a former Butte High teacher, who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in December. The driver in the incident, Christol Williamson, was...

Billings man charged with promoting teen girl for prostitution

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Billings man accused of promoting a teenage girl for prostitution on Backpage.com was set to make his initial court appearance on Monday. Marlon Duante Thomas, 34, is charged in Yellowstone County Justice Court...

Inquest begins into fatal shooting by Yellowstone County deputies

  (MTN News-BILLINGS) The pair of Yellowstone County sheriff's deputies who fatally shot a man in Huntley over a year ago were cleared by a shooting review board, but on Tuesday a coroner's inquest began hearing evidence...

Mell and Cain-Howell charged with kidnapping and assault

GREAT FALLS - Jared Neal Mell and Courtney Lee Cain-Howell have been charged in Great Falls for aggravated kidnapping and assault with a weapon. Court documents state that the male victim told police that Mell...

GFHS teacher resigns due to “substantial, credible evidence” of sexual relationship with student

GREAT FALLS - A Great Falls High School teacher has resigned after "substantial, credible evidence" of a sexual relationship with student was found. Cascade County Attorney Josh Racki confirmed to KRTV that the teacher is...