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Missoula man exonerated 14 years after rape conviction

MISSOULA -Fourteen years after being charged and convicted for a jailhouse rape he says never happened, a Missoula man will be freed from prison after prosecutors Tuesday asked to dismiss his conviction.Missoula County Attorney...

Officials investigating dog torture case near Bozeman

BOZEMAN - Law enforcement officers are investigating after a dead dog was found near Trail Creek road east of Bozeman. Graphic pictures of the dog started circulating on Facebook over the weekend. According to Gallatin County...

Most Wanted – March 2016

    (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers has released the March 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 Hotline...

Washington man charged after allegedly exposing himself to teenagers

HELENA - A 37-year-old Washington state man is accused of exposing himself to a pair of female teenagers. Andrei Galynine is charged with two counts of felony indecent exposure to a minor. The alleged incident took...

Suspect at large finally arrested

GREAT FALLS - Marcus Wayne Logan has been arrested and is now in custody in Great Falls. Logan escaped capture after speeding away from law enforcement officers on Thursday afternoon. Just before 6 p.m. on Friday,...

Firearms stolen from Helena storage facility

https://youtu.be/ML9V2LLyDN4 (MTN News-Helena) A dozen firearms were stolen from a storage unit in Helena earlier this week. Helena Police say the theft occurred on the 100 block of Dunbar just off Custer Avenue sometime between Monday...

Man Explains in Court How He Filmed Erin Andrews Naked in Her Hotel Room

    Erin Andrews fled the courtroom again before a videotaped deposition from Michael Barrett, the man who filmed her, was played for the jury. It was the first time the public heard from Michael Barrett....

Drug raid prompts ongoing concern in Missoula neighborhood

MISSOULA - Two men appeared in federal court Wednesday on drug trafficking charges in connection with an early morning raid on a Missoula area home this week. In the Canyon Creek neighborhood west of Missoula,...

Sidney man sentenced to prison for killing stranger on construction site

SIDNEY - The Sidney man who admitted he shot and killed a stranger while the man was working at a construction site in 2016 was sentenced Thursday to prison. Ray Hansen, 36, was sentenced in Richland County...

Victim says she wanted out at Billings trial for alleged pimp

BILLINGS -- At trial Tuesday for the man accused of operating a prostitution ring in Montana involving women and children, one victim testified that she was forced into the commercial sex business by way...

Kalispell women accused of locking kids in basement

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP)   Two Kalispell women are facing charges for allegedly locking three children in a dark basement without food and access to a toilet. Amy Newman and Crystal Mears have been charged with felony...

Man robs Bozeman business at gunpoint

    (MTN News-BOZEMAN) A Bozeman pizza business was robbed Wednesday night by a man who left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. According to Bozeman Police, at approximately 10 p.m. a man entered the Village...

Fake cop busted in Florida

PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (AP) - Sheriff's investigators in Pasco County, Florida have arrested a man after a video showed him pretending to be a police officer and yelling at a motorist. The man, identified as...

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

BILLINGS (AP) — Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office: Butane Hash Oil has become a popular drug...

  (Press Release) Otherwise known as dabs, shatter, honey oil, or ear wax, Butane Hash Oil (BHO) has become a popular drug among high school students and young adults according to the Lewis and Clark...

Man who threatened lives of two Helena cops back in jail

HELENA - A suspect convicted of threatening to kill two police officers in 2014 is back behind bars. Leslie Aaron Mabrey faces a petition to revoke a four-year suspended sentence handed down last November. Prosecutors said...

Woman accused of stabbing a Helena man appears in court

  (HELENA) Helena resident Pauline Helen Redfox appeared in court Friday morning On Wednesday, May 18 officers were sent to Gallatin Ave for a report of a male that was possibly stabbed. Redfox is accused of stabbing the male...

Fatal Joliet shooting being investigated

  (MTN News-JOLIET) A Joliet man is dead after pointing a rifle at Carbon County Sheriff deputies and then being shot Monday night. Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan says that deputies responded to a report of a...

Trial begins for Yellowstone County man accused of killing his son

(MTN News-BILLINGS) The murder trial of a Ballantine man accused of fatally shooting his son last year began Monday. James Sindelar, 73, is charged with deliberate homicide for the death of his son, 35-year-old Wesley...

Suspects in high speed Western Montana pursuit ID’d

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-MISSOULA)  The Missoula County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a weekend high-speed chase that involved a recent escapee from the Butte pre-release center. The incident began at around 10:40...

Great Falls man sentenced for involvement in 2016 shooting

GREAT FALLS - A Great Falls man has been sentenced for his involvement in a shooting in June 2016. Tyler Christianson was sentenced to 10 years with seven suspended for one count of criminal endangerment...

Suspect arrested for allegedly stabbing Billings coffee shop owner

BILLINGS - The man who allegedly stabbed a downtown Billings coffee shop owner on Monday was arrested and charged on Tuesday. Paul Steven Bixby Jr., 24, was charged with felony assault with a weapon for...

Billings man accused of raping teenager

BILLINGS - A Billings man was officially charged Tuesday with raping a teenage girl, who he allegedly gave money to keep quiet about it. Colton Daniel Edwards, 25, is charged in Yellowstone County Justice Court...

Thousands seek to impeach Glasgow judge who sentenced child rapist to probation

  (MTN News-GLASGOW) Outrage continued to grow Friday over the probationary sentence imposed for a Glasgow man who admitted he raped a 12-year-old girl. More than 2,800 people have signed an online petition that went up Thursday night calling...

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...