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Kalispell man stabs himself in neck during traffic stop

KALISPELL - A Kalispell man pulled over for routine traffic stop is now in the hospital after he stabbed himself in the neck. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry reported around 9 a.m. Thursday that a...

Wicked Wind Shift to Create Extreme Danger Near Wildfires

A cold front moving through the state will create a significant and strong wind shift.  Northeast wind will likely push area wildfires in the opposite direction which they have been burning.  Wind near Lincoln...

Montana Supreme Court agrees to hear convicted Florence doctor’s appeal

MISSOULA - The Montana Supreme Court will hear the appeal of former Florence doctor who was convicted in the overdose deaths of two patients. Chris Christensen’s attorney Josh Van de Wetering petitioned the Montana Supreme...

Investigators rule out connection to missing MI boys in Missoula bone discovery

MISSOULA - Investigators have concluded that the box of bone fragments found in a Missoula shed this past fall are not from three missing Michigan boys, nor do they match any other recent missing...

Deportation blocked for man who settled jailhouse rape claim

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked U.S. immigration officials from deporting a Mexican man who recently settled a lawsuit over claims that he was raped in a Montana jail while...

Woman’s body recovered from Missouri River

GREAT FALLS - Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards says that at about 4 p.m. on Monday, the body of a female was found in the river at Ryan Dam by employees of Ryan...

Montana couple explains a key to love

GREAT FALLS - Betty and Gordon Naylor met in 1971 when her husband brought him home for supper. Betty's husband passed away shortly after that dinner, which eventually led to the bachelor taking her out. “At...

Man stabbed during fight in Butte

BUTTE - A 21-year-old Butte man is recovering from stab wounds he received after being involved in a fight with another man late Thursday evening. Butte Sheriff Ed Lester said the incident occurred just before midnight...

Unofficial results show Slaughter advancing to Nov. ballot in Cascade Co. Sheriff’s race.

GREAT FALLS- Unofficial results show Jesse Slaughter ahead of incumbent Bob Edwards in the Democratic primary for Cascade County Sheriff. Bob Rosipal is running unopposed in the Republican primary, so Slaughter will face off against...

EPA to explain plans for Smurfit mill site

FRENCHTOWN - Over eight years after the mill closed, the Environmental Protection Agency says its getting closer to a final cleanup plan for the old Smurfit Stone mill site. However, it remains to be seen...

Suspect in Lodge Grass triple murder identified in BOLO Alert

LODGE GRASS - Authorities have not made public the names of any suspects involved in the murders of three people in Lodge Grass on Friday, but an internal memo sent to law enforcement names...

Trump signs bill to rename 2 VA facilities in Billings, 1 in Missoula

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a bill to rename three VA facilities in Montana, including two clinics in Billings. According to a joint press release from Montana's congressional delegation, in Billings the Community Based...

MT man avoids prison for molesting 2 girls

BILLINGS - A convicted Pryor child molester has been ordered to a lifetime of supervised release for sexually abusing two young girls. Raymond Wallace Roubideaux, 66, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Billings Wednesday...

Trump touts nuke strength as Tillerson urges calm on NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was working to calm the North Korea crisis and insisting...

Pilot programs aims to ease jail overcrowding, boost public safety

POLSON - Balancing jail space with public safety is the challenge facing Montana counties every day. Who should be locked up before their trials and who shouldn't be -- and is there even room...

New car donated to Florence Crittenton

HELENA - Florence Crittenton was presented with a new vehicle today to assist with their programs in the area. The car was donated and refurbished by Capital Collison Center who partnered with Recycled Rides to...

Lolo Peak fire holds steady at 7,700 acres

LOLO - A public meeting is set to take place on Thursday evening to discuss the latest information on the 7,700 acre Lolo Peak Fire. The meeting is set to begin at 7 p.m. at the...

Sunshine Makes a Comeback Today

 Hello, sunshine! After a rainy (and snowy) start to the week, things have cleared out.  After a chilly start in the morning, this Tuesday brings sunny skies and a gradual increase in temperatures to the Treasure...

Helena woman sentenced for robbery and forgery

A Helena suspect is sentenced for robbery and forgery. Nicole Jara’e Smith-Music was given a five year Department of Corrections sentence with a recommendation for substance abuse treatment Wednesday in District Court. Smith-music was also given...

Colleagues, friends recall time Gov. Martz competed in Olympics

HELENA - Former Montana Governor Judy Martz is well known for being Montana's first female governor, but the Butte native also had a brief stint in the Winter Olympics. In 1964, Martz traveled to Innsbruck,...

Coroner: Man found dead in creek near Lincoln apparently drowned

(HELENA) Authorities say a man whose body was found in a creek near Lincoln this week apparently drowned. An autopsy was conducted Thursday at the state crime lab in Missoula. Lewis and Clark County Coroner...

Montana State Capitol seeing major infrastructure improvements

HELENA- The boilers at the Montana State Capitol Complex Main Plant building are currently being removed as a part of major infrastructure improvements at the Capitol. Originally installed in 1968, the massive boilers provide around...

Standing room only at memorial service for avalanche victim

(UPDATE: 11:06 a.m.) KALISPELL -A Flathead Valley man who died in a backcountry avalanche in Glacier Park last week is remembered for his adventurous spirit and big heart. More than 1,000 people paid tribute to the...

MHP Sergeant offers survival tips for mass shootings

HELENA - It is a sad fact of life in America that mass shootings are becoming all too common. So much so that law officers now teach classes on how we can respond to an...

Safety updates proposed for 3 Montana county highways

HELENA – The Montana Department of Transportation has proposed new safety updates for three Montana counties. MDT has proposed updates to signage and markings at various locations in Cascade, Lewis and Clark and Glacier counties....