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Law enforcement investigating after Libby woman found dead in home

(MTN News-LIBBY) Lincoln County law enforcement are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Libby woman who was found dead in her home Thursday morning. Lincoln County Undersheriff Brandon Huff says dispatch received a call for medical...

Police: Responsibility claimed for Missoula clown threats

    (MTN News-MISSOULA) Police continue to investigate death threats made by someone calling themselves the "Zootown Klown." The individual or group threatened to kidnap and kill Missoula high school students this Friday night. Sergeant Travis Welsh says a...

3 men charged with kidnapping and torturing a woman in Great Falls

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Three Great Falls men made their initial appearance in Cascade County District Court on Thursday afternoon, all charged with kidnapping and torturing a woman. Rodney Leonard, Brian Murphy, and Robert Hoenjet each face felony charges...

Great Falls man charged with aggravated kidnapping and assault

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Rodney Lukasik of Great Falls was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and assault with a weapon. The Great Falls Police Department’s High-Risk Unit assisted detectives...

Man sentenced in Great Falls child pornography case

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) A man was sentenced in Great Falls on Wednesday for one count of sexual abuse connected to child pornography. Talan Harrington was sentenced to 10 years with the Montana Department of Corrections, with all 10 years suspended. According...

Burglary and vandalism reported in Broadwater County

(HELENA) The Broadwater County Sheriff's Office posted the following information on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon: Sometime early this morning (October 5th) the Townsend Train Station, The Copy Cup, and the First Assembly Church were burglarized. The suspects...

DUI charge dropped for former Navy SEAL

(MTN News-BUTTE) Robert "Rob" O'Neill agreed to an amended charge of misdemeanor negligent endangerment in connection with his arrest in April. O'Neill is the former Navy SEAL who claims to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden in 2010. He was charged...

Billings man accused of child rape says victim lied

  (MTN News-BILLINGS) At the first day of trial Tuesday for a Billings man accused of sexually abusing a child, the defense scrutinized the 8-year-old victim’s statements and said she made false accusations. Jeremiah Burns, 37, listened...

Evergreen woman pleads guilty in connection with son’s beating death

    (MTN News-KALISPELL) Takara Juntunen of Evergreen has changed her plea in connection with the killing of her son, 2-year-old Forest Groshelle, who was beaten to death by his mother's boyfriend in 2015. Juntunen pleaded guilty Monday...

Former Helena man allegedly stole $300,000 from his mother

(HELENA) A former Helena man is accused of stealing nearly $300,000 from his mother. Kevin Vinson, charged with felony exploitation of an older person, appeared in Justice Court on Monday following his arrest in Florida. Charging...

Police making headway with recent Bozeman robberies

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) Bozeman has experienced three armed robberies this month, but the Bozeman Police Department believe they have made headway in at least two of the cases. The Magic Diamond Two Casino was robbed twice, the...

Hemen pled guilty to felony possession of meth following arrest in August

 var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A lengthy conviction record gets longer in District Court Thursday. Troy Duane Hemen pled guilty to felony possession of meth, following his arrest in August. In exchange for the plea,...

Helena man’s bond set at $100,000 after allegedly attacking his wife

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A violent encounter results in a felony charge. Christopher D. Banda was arrested for partner family member assault last Wednesday night after several individuals said they saw Band...

Crimestoppers Most Wanted – September 2016 (updated)

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers has released the September 2016 "Most Wanted" list. If you have information about the location of any of the people on the list, you're asked to call the 24-hour Crimestoppers...

Former Montana coach convicted of sexually assaulting player wants new hearing

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) Former Lone Peak High School basketball coach Cyle Kokot is asking the Montana Supreme Court for a new sentencing hearing.Last September, Judge John Brown sentenced Kokot to 25 years in prison with 10 suspended...

Driver sought after Missoula high speed chase

(MTN News-MISSOULA) Authorities are looking for your help in finding a driver who led deputies on a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of an orange Acura Integra...

Billings man asks to be shot during arrest for sexually abusing toddler

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Billings man accused of performing oral sex on a toddler asked the responding officer to shoot him as he was taken to jail, according to court documents released Tuesday.Raymond Clarence Bell, 52,...

Burglary spree targets Bozeman businesses, middle school

Mountain Hot Tub was targeted in the burglary spree on Sunday. (MTN News photo)     (MTN News-BOZEMAN) UPDATE: 9/26/16, 7:15 p.m. - “It’s basically smashing into places smashing through windows and doors and breaking into these places and...

Billings man stabbed along bike path

    (MTN News-BILLINGS) Billings Police is on the lookout for a male suspect after a stabbing along a bike path on the city's west end on Monday night. Police say a young male was walking on a path...

Gates appears in court after allegedly assaulting his wife

(HELENA) A Helena man is charged with assaulting his wife several times over the past month. 25-year old Barry Gates is charged with felony aggravated assault and felony partner family assault. He appeared via video in...

Helena man in jail after being accused for assaulting girlfriend with a gun

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Threats, handguns, and violence land a Helena man in jail on $100,000 bond. Robert Allen Mrock  is charged with felony aggravated assault and assault with a weapon for allegedly...

Authorities remain quiet on mysterious death of Great Falls woman

Photo by Bre Clark - KREM TV/Spokane   (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) There has been no new information released within the last two weeks into the investigation of the death of Rita Maze of Great Falls. Maze was found...

BOLO Alert – Wanted In Montana: Duane Mitchell Azure, Jr

    (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) The U.S. Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Duane Mitchell Azure, Jr. Azure is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service Montana Violent Offender Task...

Man arrested in Billings charged with sex trafficking

(MTN News-BILLINGS) The man arrested in Billings after he reportedly held a woman captive for 11 days will face charges of sex trafficking. On Monday, Terrance Edwards was charged in federal court in Missoula with the offense of...

Investigation continues into homicide of Great Falls teen

Megan Meriwether was identified over the weekend as the teen who was killed on Friday night in Great Falls.     (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Megan Meriwether was identified over the weekend as the teen who was killed on...