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Thousand of dollars worth of fireworks stolen

GREAT FALLS - A pyrotechnics business called Big Sky Fireworks had thousands of dollars worth of equipment and fireworks stolen in Great Falls on Monday. The Helena-based company conducts fireworks shows across the state. They had a...

Prosecutor to announce Tuesday whether he will charge Barry Beach with soliciting girl for...

(MTN News-BILLINGS) The investigation into a complaint alleging Barry Beach propositioned a young girl for sex will be complete Tuesday, said Billings City Attorney Brent Brooks.After reviewing the case for six weeks, Brooks said Monday...

Missing Bozeman woman found dead, husband arrested

BOZEMAN - Crystal Keller Collins, a Bozeman woman who was reported missing on Monday, has been found dead, and her husband has been taken into custody. Jake Collins has been taken into custody by Gallatin...

Suspicious body found in Missoula identified

MISSOULA -Authorities have released the name of a woman whose body was found at a Missoula apartment complex on Thursday morning.  Christina D. England, 33, of Missoula was found dead at the Linda Vista Apartment...

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...

Estranged husband charged with kidnapping his wife in Ravalli County

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS ) The Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release on Facebook that with the assistance of Two Bear Air from Kalispell, officers searched locations on the east side of...

New details emerge in Mendoza case charged with Pryor couple murder

BILLINGS - More details have been released about the 2015 killings of a Pryor couple before the defendant's scheduled change of plea hearing in a Billings court room. Jesus Deniz Mendoza, 19 years old, is expected...

Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Dakota Michael Lucero

GREAT FALLS - The U.S. Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Dakota Michael Lucero. Lucero, 26 years old, is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force...

Glasgow man charged with attempted homicide for assaulting Undersheriff

BILLINGS - Tanner Cook of Glasgow is facing several criminal charges after allegedly assaulting a Valley County Undersheriff with a metal pipe, Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle said Tuesday. Cook, 20 years old, was charged...

Billings credit union robbed at gunpoint

    (MTN News-BILLINGS)  A man robbed a Billings Heights credit union on Wednesday and escaped with the help of a woman get-away driver. Police said the robbery at the Valley Federal Credit Union, 1445 Main St.,...

Daniels pleads not guilty to 20 charges in connection with GF car chase

GREAT FALLS - Judd Anthony Daniels, Jr., appeared in court in Great Falls on Thursday to face the 20 criminal charges in connection with a police chase and crash in February. Daniels pleaded not guilty...

Helena man charged after reportedly driving through gate and firing gun

  (HELENA) Lynn Charles Barker has been charged after he allegedly drove through a gate and fired a gun toward a neighbor. Barker, 52 years, old, was arrested late Wednesday night east of Lincoln. Court documents say Barker...

Man arrested after Billings officers find drugs and loaded gun under occupied child seat

  (MTN News-BILLINGS)  A man prosecutors said had a backpack with drugs and a loaded firearm stashed in a backpack under a car seat holding a 1-year-old child has been charged. James Earl Monroe Evans, 34,...

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...

Burglary reported at R-B Drive In

HELENA - A burglary was reported at a Helena Drive In restaurant early Wednesday morning The owner of Helena's R-B Drive In said her business was burglarized early Wednesday morning. Maureen Doubek said two individuals smashed...

Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

(UPDATE) Police have confirmed that the severed head of a woman brought into an Oregon grocery store before a stabbing belonged to the mother of the suspect. ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — A man killed his mother...

Multi-state law enforcement team up for Labor Day patrols

HELENA - The Montana Highway Patrol has teamed up with state police in Idaho and North Dakota to protect the roads over Labor Day weekend. Operation Border to Border begins at 12:01 on Friday morning...

Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to ‘kill them all’

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with slamming his speeding car into pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenager and injuring nearly two dozen people, said he wanted to "kill them all" and...

Burningham and Borsberry charged in stolen Corvette case

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A judge set bond at $25,000 for two people police says stole a classic corvette from Helena area storage facility. 31-year old Phillip Borsberry faces one count of felony theft. 23-year-old...

Death-row inmates question expert witness’ testimony

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for two death-row inmates are questioning whether Montana Department of Justice officials told a witness to change his testimony in a case to halt lethal injections. District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock...

Flathead schools to resume Tuesday; meetings set to discuss cyber threats

KALISPELL - Flathead County students will have another day off as investigators continue to probe a cyber threat that forced all schools to close on Thursday and Friday. Class will resume on Tuesday. More than...

Three teens arrested after fire at Helena High appear in court

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA)  Three juveniles are in custody on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire at Helena High School on Monday night. The three 13-year-olds appeared in court on...

Montana court upholds sentence of man who killed deputy

GREAT FALLS - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a man who ran down and killed a Cascade County sheriff's deputy while fleeing officers in 2014. Adam Sanchez, Jr.'s appeal...

Missoula man charged with raping ex-girlfriend’s daughter

(MTN News-MISSOULA) A Missoula man has been charged with rape after a 14-year-old girl claimed he sexually assaulted her several times. Kaill Simpson, 36, faces three counts of sexual intercourse without consent. Prosecutors say the victim is...

LeCou found guilty of killing 3 people

RED LODGE - The jury found Robert “Jim” LeCou guilty of all three counts of deliberate homicide on Monday. His sentencing is set for Aug. 16. In closing arguments at trial for the man accused of killing three...