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Chief discusses use of force, officer shooting review process

Chief discusses use of force, officer shooting review process

In the wake of Yellowstone County’s fifth officer-involved shooting since the beginning of 2013, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John discussed…

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Missoula County attorney, DOJ get more time to resolve lawsuit

Missoula County attorney, DOJ get more time to resolve lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice and Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg will have another 30 days to resolve the lawsuit Van Valkenbur…

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Police: Wyoming woman shot attacking pit bull

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Authorities say a Laramie County woman shot and wounded a pit bull that attacked her golden retriever as she was walking it.

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Bozeman man sentenced for employee benefit theft

BOZEMAN — A 61-year-old Bozeman businessman has been sentenced to five years on probation and ordered to repay just over $74,000 for failing t…

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Man convicted in DUI death of 2-year-old returned to prison

GREAT FALLS — A Browning-area man who has served federal prison time for involuntary manslaughter in a DUI case is being returned to prison fo…

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3 accused of altering gambling receipts

BUTTE — Authorities allege three people bilked Anaconda casinos out of $2,100 by doctoring receipts.

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Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

A judge sentenced a level 3 sex offender on Thursday to the Montana State Prison for following young girls at the Rimrock Mall.

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Lady in Red: Pranksters give statue a brief makeover

Lady in Red: Pranksters give statue a brief makeover

BUTTE — Residents peering up at Our Lady of the Rockies on Wednesday night were seeing red.

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Officer in Monday shooting also shot, killed man in 2013

Officer in Monday shooting also shot, killed man in 2013

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John has identified the officer involved in a fatal shooting Monday as the same officer who shot and killed a m…

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Man denies murder charge in assisted-living death

Man denies murder charge in assisted-living death

BUTTE — A 72-year-old Butte man accused in the knifing death of a fellow resident at a senior-living complex denied charges in district court …

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Deer Lodge man sentenced for helping shooting suspect escape

BUTTE — A Deer Lodge man who pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence in a Butte homicide case has been sentenced to five years with the Depa…

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Sex trafficking easy to find in Montana, speakers at UM say

Sex trafficking easy to find in Montana, speakers at UM say

MISSOULA — Melissa Farley hadn’t been in Montana for more than a day, but she’d already done her homework, dropping into a Missoula strip club…

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Death penalty ruled out in Gillette murder case

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case against a 21-year-old man charged in a fat…

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Jefferson jailer faces charges of sex with inmate

Jefferson jailer faces charges of sex with inmate

BOULDER — A part-time Jefferson County jailer has been arrested on charges of having sex with an inmate and taking contraband into the jail.

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3 arrested in home invasion robbery

3 arrested in home invasion robbery

Billings police arrested three people in a Tuesday night home invasion robbery.

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Wyoming woman faces murder charge in newborn's death

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Ethete woman has been charged with killing her newborn baby after delivering it at home on the Wind River Reservation.

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Man charged with aiding Bozeman escapee arrested

Man charged with aiding Bozeman escapee arrested

BOZEMAN — A Montana man charged with driving the suspect in an assault and attempted rape to Missoula after he escaped police custody in Bozem…

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Chief: Officer followed protocol in shooting; no weapon found in suspect car

Chief: Officer followed protocol in shooting; no weapon found in suspect car

The Billings police officer involved in the shooting of Richard Ramirez, 38, on Monday night followed protocol, Chief Rich St. John said at a …

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Wanted by the United States Marshals Service Montana Violent Offender Task Force. Name: James Melvin Sharp Jr. Sex: Male Race: White Age: 56 …

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Most wanted — surrendered

Most wanted — surrendered

Update: Hanson surrendered to the Montana Violent Offender Task Force over the weekend. 

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