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Suspects identified in shoplifting/shooting incident at Billings Mall

BILLINGS - Billings police have identified the two suspects involved in Saturday's shoplifting and shooting incident in the Rimrock Mall parking lot. The male suspect, who was driving the Buick Enclave on Tuesday just before 4...

Helena man charged with 7th DUI and 3rd PFMA

HELENA - A two vehicle crash led to the arrest of a Helena man and a seventh charge of DUI and felony partner family member assault. Wilfred Jay Gladue was arrested Tuesday after allegedly leaving...

Woman charged with felony assault after hitting boyfriend with a machete

MISSOULA - Jaimie Kay Clark of East Missoula is in custody after prosecutors say she attacked her boyfriend with a machete. The 31-year-old female, is charged with felony assault with a weapon, and misdemeanor partner-family...

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...

Man arrested in Butte for his alleged 23rd DUI

BUTTE - A man arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Butte on Saturday admitted he had at least 20 prior DUI arrests. Butte police arrested 54-year-old Clinton Todd Sproles just after 11 p.m. Saturday on...

Mixed reactions flood internet for Man who fired shots to stop theft

BILLINGS - The six rounds James Newman fired at the tires of a fleeing Buick Enclave on Saturday had the online community in Montana buzzing with opinions on Sunday. Newman, who spent just shy of...

Alleged sexual assault investigation involving two Anaconda b-ball players continues

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Police Department continued to investigate a report of sexual assault involving two Anaconda High School basketball players. The players were suspended in the wake of the investigation after they were accused...

Townsend woman charged 4 counts felony sexual child abuse

TOWNSEND - A Townsend woman was charged with four counts of felony Sexual Abuse of Children. Colleen Jade Nickerson is accused of texting topless photos of herself and two 14-year-old females at the request of...

Goodell’s bond revoked after he went to Idaho hot springs

GREAT FALLS - Bradley John Goodell, who is facing several charges of sexual intercourse without consent, was arrested for violating conditions of his release bond. The Cascade County judge recently revoked Goodell's bond. Court documents state that on Feb....

Details continue to emerge as MHP investigates Wednesday’s fatal crash

HELENA - Details continue to emerge from Wednesday night’s fatal crash in what Montana Highway Patrol is calling a “very dynamic collision with a large debris field." The crash killed two people on Highway 12...

Woman allegedly hits husband with shoe, bag of groceries; charged with assault

HELENA - A Helena woman was charged with assault for allegedly attacking her husband. Anne Catherine Shaw was arrested Wednesday afternoon. She appeared in justice court on Thursday. Witnesses say the 41-year-old allegedly struck the victim, her...

Two boys suspended from Anaconda b-ball team; police investigate sexual assault allegations

ANACONDA - Two members of Anaconda High School’s boys basketball team have been suspended from the team in the wake of a sexual assault investigation by the Hamilton Police Department, according to Anaconda School District...

Helena man pleads guilty to drug and PFMA charges

HELENA - A string of guilty pleas came from a Helena suspect Wednesday morning in court. Christopher Darold Banda plead guilty to six charges including three counts of dealing meth, possession of dangerous drugs, drug...

13-year-old boy leads MHP on high-speed chase

BILLINGS - A high-speed chase early Tuesday morning ended with a 13-year-old boy in custody in Billings. Sgt. Scott Ayers with the Montana Highway Patrol said just after midnight on Tuesday, a trooper saw a...

Former MT House Majority Leader charged with possession and intent to distribute meth

BILLINGS - Michael Lange, the former Republican House Majority Leader for the Montana Legislature, denied federal charges Tuesday that alleged he possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Lange, 56 years old, pleaded not guilty...

Helena man charged with 5th DUI

HELENA - A 65-year-old Helena man was charged in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court with his fifth DUI following a crash on Monday. Robert John Eklund was arrested Monday afternoon after officers said he...

Helena man faces life in prison for allegedly dealing heroin

HELENA - A helena man faces life in prison for allegedly dealing heroin. Ryan William Hill was arrested Saturday during a traffic stop on Canyon Ferry Road and Wylie Drive. Hill allegedly gave deputies a false...

Number of DUIs and officers to make arrests both down last year

HELENA - The total number of Driving Under the Influence citations given out by Helena police in 2016 was down significantly from the year before.  That number could be related to an officer shortage...

More details on the Safeway robbery stopped by the off-duty cop

DILLION - It didn’t matter that a Utah police officer was off duty and on vacation when he witnessed a Dillon pharmacy being robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning. He sprung into action and managed to...

Neighbor friend discovers what appears to be a murder-suicide in Idaho

PRESTON, IDAHO - A neighbor discovered what Police say appears to be a murder-suicide over the weekend in Preston, Idaho. Jim Goodsell made a horrible discovery of the bodies of a father and his three...

Suspects arrested in Big Timber manhunt identified

BIG TIMBER - The suspects arrested Monday in Big Timber after allegedly assaulting an officer while trafficking drugs on Interstate 90 were identified Tuesday. Ronald Andrew Smith, 36, and Jairo Sebastian Veladiaz, 32, are being held...

Trial for convicted arsonist delayed

HELENA - The trial for a convicted Helena arsonist has been delayed until May. Frederick James Maw is accused of setting a fire on the Triple Eight Ranch in April of 2016. Maw claimed the fire...

State educates seniors about scam prevention

HELENA - Senior citizens who’ve been scammed out of their money is a growing problem nationwide.  Friday at Touchmark Senior Living, the Montana State Auditor’s office held a scam prevention program. The Touchmark residents learned...

Missoula man allegedly shot in head, police continue to investigate

MISSOULA - A man was shot at a downtown Missoula parking garage early Saturday morning. Missoula Police responded to reports of shots fired on the top floor of the Central Park Garage on West Main Street...

Remington class-action settlement to fix trigger mechanism could be rejected

HELENA - A massive settlement offering to fix the trigger mechanism on millions of Remington Arms Co.’s bolt-action rifles is now in the hands of a federal judge – but he expressed deep skepticism...