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Clark charged with stealing 3 vehicles and leading police on chase

    (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Colby Allen Clark has been charged with several felonies and misdemeanors after he allegedly stole three vehicles and led police on a chase in Great Falls. Court documents state that on Thursday, November...

2 Montana inmates seek new sentences for murders from age 17

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court decisions prohibiting mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders have prompted requests for resentencing from two Montana inmates. Derrick Earl Steilman was given a 100-year prison sentence after pleading...

Billings couple accused of breaking infant’s leg, ribs

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A pair of Billings parents is accused of assaulting their baby, beginning when the boy was just a few weeks old. A warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Andrew McClure, 23, and...

Jury finds Billings man guilty of raping 8-year-old girl

BILLINGS - A jury convicted a Billings man Thursday of raping a young girl, despite his claims that he only touched her inappropriately and "stopped myself" before it went further. Tristan Morales, 22, was convicted...

19 year-old charged in bowl assault

HELENA - A 19 year-old suspect is charged with assault with a weapon after a violent incident on Sunday. Natalie N. Smith is accused of entering a residence on the 1300 block of Logan Pass...

Franks reportedly admits to stabbing father to death, will make court appearance Wednesday

BOZEMAN-The Bozeman man accused of stabbing his father to death reportedly told a detective the day after the homicide that he killed his dad and there was no doubt about it. According to court documents...

Helena man charged with felony strangulation

HELENA - A Helena man is charged with felony strangulation after allegedly attacking the same victim twice over the space of a few days. Nicholas Vinson is accused of throwing a female victim to the...

Missoula man charged with raping roommate

MISSOULA - A Missoula man has been charged with rape after being accused of sexually assaulting his roommate. Anthony Rex Hoskinson, 41, is charged with one felony count of sexual intercourse without consent. Court documents state...

Stang charged after being found driving a stolen car

(GREAT FALLS) Lenard James Stang is facing several charges after he allegedly stole a car in Great Falls. A police officer saw Stang driving a Chevy Impala early Sunday morning. The car had been reported as stolen...

High-speed chase and crash leads to criminal charges

(GREAT FALLS) Geoffrey Kinder was arrested overnight in Great Falls after leading police on a high-speed chase. It happened just after 2 a.m. when a police officer saw two vehicles - a Dodge pickup truck and...

Man taken to hospital for evaluation after firing shots near Bowman’s Corner

GREAT FALLS - Law enforcement responded to a report of gunfire near Bowman's Corner west of Great Falls on Thursday night. According to Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton, a man in his late...

Bozeman man charged with fatally stabbing his father enters not guilty plea

BOZEMAN - Tanner Franks, a Bozeman man charged with the stabbing death of his father Bill Franks, remains in custody after making his initial appearance in District Court Wednesday. Franks entered a not guilty plea...

Helena man charged with breaking into ex-girlfriend’s apartment

HELENA - A Helena suspect could spend up to 10 years in prison for allegedly breaking into an ex-girlfriend’s apartment. David G. Kauffman was arrested Thursday and charged with felony burglary for allegedly breaking down the...

Great Falls man charged after smashing alcohol bottles, stealing wine from Albertsons

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Gregory Glasscock has been charged with 3 counts of felony assault with a weapon, and criminal mischief after smashing beer and wine bottles, attempting to shoplift from the 10th Avenue Albertsons. According...

Montana man dies of injuries suffered in weekend assault

BILLINGS - A 30-year-old Lame Deer man who was injured in an assault on Sunday has died, the FBI said in a press release issued Friday morning. The victim was identified as Ozzy Lee Wilson. Officers responded...

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least...

Dewise faces an additional felony charge

BOZEMAN — Joseph Paul Dewise, a Belgrade man accused of killing his wife and injuring another woman faces an additional felony charge. Dewise pleaded not guilty to today for a witness tampering charge after court...

Victims of fatal crash near Great Falls identified

GREAT FALLS -The Cascade County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the three women who died in a crash on Monday. The victims are all from Great Falls, according to...

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...

911 transcript released for officer involved shooting in Great Falls

The transcript of the 911 call on the night that Jordan Addison was shot and killed has been released. Here is a condensed version of the information that has been released: 9:49 pm: Person trying...

Helena man charged after alleged assault at the Valley Hub

HELENA - A Helena suspect has been charged with trying to assault another individual with a handsaw and a knife. Eddie C. Sanchez was seen via video in Justice Court Tuesday afternoon, charged with felony...

Giant law-breaking chicken jailed in Harlowton, bond set at $1,000

BILLINGS - The Wheatland County Sheriff’s Office isn’t clucking around with its latest law breaker, who goes by the name of “Cornflake.” The Sheriff’s Office Facebook page detailed the faux arrest and imprisonment of the suspect, which is...

Livingston marijuana dispensary employee allegedly sold drug to person without green card

LIVINGSTON - An employee of a medical marijuana dispensary in Livingston denied allegations Monday that he sold marijuana to an undercover informant who did not have a medical marijuana card. Gary Monroe Proffitt II, 40,...

Highway Patrol trooper cited for striking pedestrian

HELENA, Mont. (AP) A Montana Highway Patrol trooper has pleaded guilty in connection to striking a pedestrian with a patrol vehicle while on duty. The 41-year-old Mike Zufelt was cited for careless driving and pleaded...

Woman wants to plead guilty in death of baby on reservation

POPLAR - The woman accused of killing a Poplar baby and dumping her body in the garbage in April of 2016 has agreed to plead guilty. Janelle Red Dog, 42, was charged in U.S. District Court in Great...