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Barry Beach under investigation again

// // (AP - Billings) A Billings woman says Barry Beach sexually propositioned her 12-year-old daughter about two months after he was granted clemency for a murder conviction that kept him in prison for...

Victim of bear attack near West Glacier identified

// // WEST GLACIER - Wildlife officials and law enforcement officers are continuing to search for a bear or bears that attacked and killed a 38-year-old West Glacier resident on his bicycle on Wednesday near...

Jefferson City residents worry about mine dust blowing into town

(MTN News-JEFFERSON CITY) People who live in Jefferson City are worried mine tailings from Montana Tunnels could be a health hazard. Mine representatives said they are taking action to reduce the risk of the mine dust...

Helena man accused of sexually assaulting a child appears in court

(MTN News-HELENA) Andrew James Hohn of Helena, accused of sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl, made his initial appearance in court on Wednesday afternoon. Hohn, 28 years old, was arrested on Tuesday night following a report that a...

Firework regulations in the County

(MTN News-HELENA) Recent fire activity in the last few days will be even more concerning as temperatures increase over the Fourth of July weekend. The “One less spark, one less wildfire” campaign, hosted by FireSafe...

Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars for airbag problem

CNNMONEY- Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars worldwide for problems with exploding airbags. Though Toyota said this recall does not involve a Takata airbag, the company has not identified the supplier. Toyota said it is not aware of...

Business in Bozeman burglarized

(MTN News-BOZEMAN)  Bozeman police say Geo Grain, a Bozeman business, was burglarized on West Main Street over the weekend.The burglary happened in the 1400 block on June 25, 2016. The building owner, who wished to...

Man admits raping granddaughter’s young friend in Billings

(MTN News-BILLINGS)  The Billings man accused of raping his granddaughter’s young friend multiple times has admitted to the crime. Tyrone Jacobsen, 58, recently pleaded guilty in Yellowstone County District to the charges of sexual intercourse...

State emergency declared in Ravalli County

(MTN News-HAMILTON)  Ravalli County commissioners have declared a "local emergency situation" as the Observation Point fire south of Hamilton has grown to over 600 acres. The Observation Point fire near Lost Horse Road is threatening...

Resolution introduced in Congress for “Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls”

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Jon Tester (D-MT) and U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) have introduced a resolution to designate May 5, 2017, as National Day of Awareness for Missing...

Vehicle erupts in flames, killing driver, north of Reed Point

(MTN News-BILLINGS) The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that caused the vehicle to erupt in flames north of Reed Point on Tuesday. The crash was reported around 6:30 p.m. Authorities arrived on scene an...

Mountain lion sightings reported in the South Hills area of Helena

(MTN News-HELENA)  The Helena-Lewis & Clark National Forest reports that there have been sightings of a mountain lion in the South Hills area of Helena, near Rodney Ridge and Orofino Gulch. They advise people to...

Police say juvenile was sexually assaulted at Helena health club

(MTN News-HELENA)  At about 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, the dispatch center in Helena was contacted by a staff member of the Capital City Health Club who said that a juvenile female had been sexually...

Helena’s League of Women Voters Talk to City Planner about Annexation

(MTN News-HELENA) The west-side annexation in Helena is set to go into effect in December but has caused some controversy over a lawsuit underway. The complaint involves seven residents who claim the annexation forces them...

Burn ban in effect after 9 recent fires across the Helena Valley

(MTN News-HELENA) A burn ban is now in effect for the Helena Valley and Wolf Creek areas after several fires Fire crews are reminding us of just how dangerous the hot, dry conditions can be. In...

Doors will remain open at Missoula AniMeals after surpassing donation goal

(MTN News-MISSOULA)  After months of uncertainty, Missoula's AniMeals now has the funds to keep helping animals in need. Money poured into the no-kill shelter from all over the world, raising more than the shelter's original...

Man bolts across Billings airport runway, tries to climb into aircraft

(MTN News-BILLINGS)  A man suspected of being high on meth was arrested Tuesday after bolting across the runway at Billings International Airport and trying to climb into an aircraft.Shawn Lamere, 46, was arrested following the...

High speed chase in Helena results in felony drug charges

    (MTN News-HELENA) An early Monday morning high-speed chase results in felony drug charges. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Davis Gulch area at 1:40 a.m. on Monday to the report of...

Woman shot in the foot while camping near Missoula

(MTN News-MISSOULA) A 25-year-old woman is recovering after accidentally being shot in the foot after a handgun discharged. Missoula County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Scott King says the incident happened after the gun fired while a 35-year-old man was...

BOLO Alert – Wanted In Montana: Quentin James Kelley

  (MTN News-BILLINGS) The United States Marshals Service has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Quentin James Kelley. Kelley, 38 years old, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Montana Violent Offender Task Force based on...

“Doolittle Raider” David Thatcher laid to rest in Missoula

(MTN News-MISSOULA) David Thatcher, one of the last living members of the famed World War II "Doolittle Raiders," was laid to rest on Monday in Missoula. The "raiders" launched an aerial attack on Tokyo and surrounding areas following...

Wildfire near Hamilton grows to 322 acres

Close XEmbed Slideshow Code: (MTN News-HAMILTON) The Observation Point Fire, which is burning 10 miles southwest of Hamilton has grown to 322 acres since being sparked on Friday, June 24. The blaze is burning in very steep terrain...

Bozeman standoff ends peacefully

      BOZEMAN - A police standoff in Bozeman ended peacefully on Tuesday morning after the suspect, Chad Earl Williams, surrendered. Witnesses say he turned himself in, and a reporter on the scene said Williams walked out of...

Butte woman killed, 4 injured in Wyoming crash

(MTN News-BUTTE) A fatal crash north of Worland, Wyo. on June 23 resulted in the death of 38-year-old Butte woman Donna Rollins was killed in the crash that occurred at 5:55 p.m. near mile post 167 on US...

How to protect your home during fire season

(MTN News) Hotter, drier weather is expected this week - With that, the threat of wildfires increases. Homeowners can protect their homes, but they need to start preparations now. Fire season in Montana has begun. In Gallatin...