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Gorilla boy’s mother not charged

(CNN) The mother of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo will not face charges, an Ohio prosecutor said Monday. "By all accounts, this mother did not act in...

BOLO Alert – Wanted In Montana: David Alan Moorse

(MTN News-BILLINGS)  The United States Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for David Alan Moorse, who is wanted for escape. The Montana Violent Offender Task Force says...

1 hurt when small plane flips over at Hamilton airport

(MTN News-HAMILTON) A man was taken to the hospital Sunday after a small plane crashed at the Hamilton airport. Ravalli County Undersheriff Steve Holton says the incident happened at about 10 a.m. Sunday with an initial...

Stevensville trees replanted in honor of organ donor

(MTN News-STEVENSVILLE) Northwestern Energy recently re-planted dozens of trees along the Stevensville bike path after crews had to remove the original ones to make room for new power equipment. But those trees aren't just about making...

6-year-old boy killed in house fire in Plains

PLAINS, Mont. (AP) -  A 6-year-old boy died in a recent fire in Plains, but brave neighbors were able to rescue his mother and three other children, preventing the death toll from going higher. The...

Manhattan shooter misses spot on Olympic team

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) A Manhattan native and current Murray State junior, Ivan Roe,  was on the cusp of making the 2016 Olympic Shooting team, but failed to make the cut for one of the last two...

Lady of the Rockies Documentary wins Emmys

(MTN News) In early 2015, the Greater Montana Foundation approached MTN to ask if we would consider re-telling the story of Our Lady of the Rockies.  The prior video was showing some age and...

Motorcyclist dies after hitting elk near Drummond

(MTN News-DRUMMOND) A motorcyclist died Monday morning after he hit an elk in Granite County.Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tim Wyckoff tells MTN News that the man hit the elk about four miles east of Drummond on I-90...

Crews tackle fire in Boulder

(MTN News-BOULDER) Two trailers at 400 South Adams street in Boulder were engulfed in flames on Sunday. Firefighters from the Boulder Volunteer Fire Department were the first to respond to the scene, and they were soon...

Muhammad Ali passes away at 74

(NBC News) Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself "The Greatest" and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area...

Summer is Here: Deadliest Time to Drive

(MTN News - Helena) Warmer weather indicates summer and most people think of relaxation, pool parties and taking trips, but this weather change can also bring attention to another subject. The historically termed 100 Deadliest...

Police: Suspects ID’d in Kalispell vandalism spree

(MTN News-KALISPELL)  Authorities say that they've identified a pair of suspects who are believed to be responsible for this week's vandalism spree in Kalispell. The Kalispell Police Department, with help of...

Free Trail Rider Season Extended

(MTN News-HELENA) The free Trail Rider shuttle is up and running again and this year with some new additions. Now the Trail Rider has a trailer that holds 24 mountain bikes. Plus, the season has been...

Baby moose abandoned after mother was hit and killed

(MTN News-Warm Springs) Fish, Wildlife and Parks said they are doing whatever they can to capture a baby moose abandoned near Warm Springs after its mother was hit and killed. An MTN viewer sent a...

4 people facing federal charges for meth

(MTN News-HELENA) A Helena man and three other individuals have been sentenced on federal methamphetamine charges. Ryan Scot Frankforter was sentenced to 2 1/2  in prison and three years supervised release for transporting meth across...

Semi-truck driver cited after crash on Highway 279

(MTN News-HELENA) The driver of a tractor-trailer, hauling 30,000 gallons of used cooking oil, has been cited by the Montana Highway Patrol for driving too fast for conditions. The crash took place at about 1:00...

Five vehicle crash puts traffic on hold Friday morning

    (MTN News-HELENA) A five-vehicle crash ties up Friday morning traffic at a busy Helena intersection. The crash took place at just before 8:50 a.m. in the twin turning lanes of East Lyndale Avenue. The Helena Police...

Wear Orange Rally held at Montana State Capitol

(MTN News-HELENA) People gathered in front of the Capital Building early this evening for a rally supporting Gun Violence Awareness Day. The Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action called the gathering, and other members of the...

American Airlines lands at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

(MTN News-BOZEMAN)  Patty Marvel was one of the first passengers on American Airline's new service from Dallas/Ft Worth to Bozeman. "We come from Nashville and we want as few stops as possible. We stopped in Dallas and came...

How to avoid tick bites this summer

(MTN News-BILLINGS) As the weather gets warmer, many look to enjoy the great outdoors this summer. But before you head out, a few simple steps to keep in mind to prevent tick bites and tick-borne illnesses....

Absentee ballot numbers indicate strong primary election turnout

(MTN News-HELENA) More than 144,000 Montanans have already cast absentee votes for next week’s primary election – a number that indicates the June 7 turnout could be one of the highest for a Montana primary...

Cats, Griz hold annual golf scrambles in Helena

Thursday was a Cat-Griz kind of day in the Capital City. Coaches and officials from the University of Montana and Montana State University were in Helena for the annual golf scrambles. UM fans flocked to...

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Connor Matthews, Shanna Floerchinger earn Helena High’s Pat Donovan award for outstanding student-athletes

Helena High seniors Connor Matthews and Shanna Floerchinger have won the Pat Donovan award as the outstanding male and female student-athletes for the 2015-2016 school year. The award is voted on by all of...

City of Helena unlocks the gates to the Arley Burt Cemetery

(MTN News-HELENA)A Helena woman whose been volunteering here at the cemetery for the last five years was upset when she when she came one day, and the gates were locked. What she did was contact...