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Helena Teen Rides Dirt Bike Across Canyon Ferry Lake

(MTN News - Helena) A Capital High School grad recently went speeding across Canyon Ferry Lake but on a dirt bike. Blake Becker, 19, hit the water going 40 miles per hour and kept going...

Helena Police searching for two men who robbed Village Inn Pizza

      (HELENA) On May 18th at about 1:44 am, the Helena Police Department was notified by employees of Village Inn Pizza at 1830 Prospect Avenue the business had been robbed.  Investigators learned a male had...

Helena community gathers to bid farewell to Mickey Nelson

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Helena community said goodbye to Mickey Nelson on Monday morning during a funeral mass that saw the Cathedral of Saint Helena completely full of family, friends,...

HPD trying to identify a man after an altercation

    (HELENA) On August 13, 08/13/15 at 12:25 a.m Helena police responded to a report of a physical altercation in the 2900 block of Montana. Officer Barton is looking for assistance in identifying this male...

East Helena man charged with 5 felonies over the weekend

  HELENA- A suspect from East Helena has been charged with 5 felonies following a weekend arrest. William Paul Cox Jr is accused of breaking into a construction site on Old Iron Drive on Friday April,...

Updated: Three vehicle car crash on North Montana

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Traffic came to a halt on all four lanes of north Montana late Wednesday morning following a three-vehicle crash. Just after 11:30 a.m. a Chevy Tahoe traveling northbound...

Helena dog owner prepares to introduce rare breed of dog

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Helena dog owner is preparing to introduce a rare breed of dog to the American Kennel club's agility competition. Sandy Smallwood waited three years to get her...

East Helena police officer charged with assault after a vehicle crash

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (EAST HELENA) East Helena police officer Robert J. Gutowski is charged with assault following a four-vehicle crash on Montana Avenue and Billings in Helena. The incident took place last...

Neighborhood Dispute Sends At Least One Person to Hospital

(HELENA) – The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol are searching for several people involved in a neighborhood dispute that sent at least one person to the hospital Tuesday evening. More...

Additional charges filed for July’s fatal shooting

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) More charges have been filed in the July 7 homicide that took place on Bozeman Avenue. Asia Demetria Lee is accused of changing her story about what she...

Maize at Grandpa’s Farm in Billings pays tribute to first responders

    (MTN News-BILLINGS) The annual Maize at Grandpa's Farm has showcased a number of complex designs over the years. From Grant Wood's American Gothic to commemorating 150 years of Montana tradition, each new design sure to...

[UPDATED] Helena Deputies investigating a bomb threat

Update 6:40 p.m. A possible bomb on a school bus turned out to be kids unsuccessfully attempting to explode batteries submerged in water bottles, according to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Lewis and Clark County...

Abducted Montana woman able to talk to family before death

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - In the hours before her death, a 47-year-old Montana woman was able to tell her family that she had been abducted by a large man in a black hoodie,...

Missouri River boating drowning victim ID

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News) On October 3, 2016, at approximately 11:53 AM, officers from the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an area on the Missouri River located approximately...

Child pinned under dock at Canyon Ferry Lake

(MTN NEWS - HELENA)  A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after being pinned under a dock at Canyon Ferry Friday evening.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office the young boy and...

Belgrade boy dead after accidental shooting

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BELGRADE -UPDATE: 8/18/16 5:25 p.m.- It has been confirmed by Gallatin County Sheriff's office that the boy who was shot has died. We will have more details as they emerge. UPDATE: 8/18/16,...

Sen. Tester’s nephew killed in brutal Spokane homicide

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-SPOKANE COUNTY)  Senator Jon Tester's nephew is the victim of a brutal killing in Spokane County, where authorities say the man was murdered in front of his 8-year-old...

Helena HS in violation of the maximum number of students per classroom

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The State Board of Public Education says Helena High School is in violation of the maximum number of students per classroom. OPI's student to classroom ratio data shows...

Helena police explain the suspicious man near the Helena High area

(HELENA)  Helena Police addresses the concerns of the people living near Helena High School  This comes less than a day after MTN share the worries of neighbors over a suspicious man in the area...

3 dead in SE Montana plane crash

    (MTN News-BROADUS) A plane crash in Carter County has left three people dead. Carter County Sheriff Neil Kittelmann said Monday the small aircraft crashed just outside of Boyes on Saturday. Boyes is located southeast of Broadus. The crash happened...

#MTTop50 No. 17: Shawn Samuelson a scoring and rebounding machine at Broadus, Griz

(Editor’s note: MTN Sports began recognizing some of the best boys basketball players in Montana history on June 13 with the launch of the #MTTop50. The first six weeks of the series separated players...

Former DPHHS employee files lawsuit claiming wrongful termination, malice

(HELENA) The state has been hit with a wrongful termination lawsuit from a long-time former DPHHS employee. The Department of Public Health and Human Services former Audit Bureau Chief, Carol Bondy, claims she was fired after...

Rollover crash on York Road

    (HELENA)  Emergency crews are at the scene of a  rollover crash on York Road, just North of Lakeside. The rollover was first reported just before 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Montana Highway Patrol troopers say the driver...

Rollover crash at Lincoln and North Montana Ave (UPDATED)

    (HELENA) Emergency crews are at the scene of a rollover crash located at Lincoln and North Montana Ave. The rollover was first reported just after 6:30 p.m. Officials say the driver stated that she was going...

Helena area man charged with felony assault

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) On Saturday, November 26 Helena Police was dispatched the 1500 block of E. Lyndale Ave after a report of a domestic disturbance. 27-year-old Sean-Paul Vincent Wines was arrested at...