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Mills woman charged with beating her pregnant daughter

CASPER, Wyo. — A Mills woman is charged with assaulting her pregnant daughter Sunday after an argument escalated over babysitting the daughter…

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Gillette man charged with 8 burglaries

GILLETTE — A Gillette man faces 19 charges in connection with eight burglaries stretching over six months.

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Sentence revoked for man convicted of promoting prostitution

Sentence revoked for man convicted of promoting prostitution

A man convicted last year of promoting prostitution — for telling his girlfriend to sell her body to raise money to bail him out of jail — had…

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Man facing 10th DUI after collision ends with car in resident’s yard

Man facing 10th DUI after collision ends with car in resident’s yard

A man accused of causing a collision Sunday that ended with an another driver’s car in a yard at the corner of Fifth Street West and Yellowsto…

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‘Drug deal gone bad’ ends in shooting; suspect's bond set at $125,000

A man accused of shooting another man in the leg during a “drug deal gone bad” made an initial appearance Monday in Yellowstone County Justice…

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Havre man denies attempted deliberate homicide charge

HAVRE — A 46-year-old Havre man has denied charges that he fired a shot into the rear window of a passing car, narrowly missing the driver.

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Offender walks away from Passages pre-release center

Offender walks away from Passages pre-release center

An offender walked away from the Passages community correction program at about 11 a.m. Monday.

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State drops charges, but federal indictment for man accused of credit card fraud

State drops charges, but federal indictment for man accused of credit card fraud

A California man first charged in state court recently denied federal charges accusing him of conspiring to commit access device fraud.

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Police kill man in Deer Lodge

MISSOULA — A police officer in Deer Lodge has killed a man after responding to a report of suicide threat at a residence.

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No injuries in crash into 5th St. home

No injuries in crash into 5th St. home

No one was injured in a crash that sent a car into the side of a home at the corner of Fifth St. W. and Yellowstone Avenue on Sunday.

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State sides with oil companies in lawsuit by landowner over saltwater spills

State sides with oil companies in lawsuit by landowner over saltwater spills

DICKINSON, N.D. -- As North Dakota's government faces criticism for its alleged failure to regulate the oil and gas industry, state officials …

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Man shot at Billings Motel 6 North

Man shot at Billings Motel 6 North

A 42-year-old man arrived at Billings Clinic on Saturday after an alleged stranger reportedly shot him in the back of the thigh at Motel 6 Nor…

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Man pleads guilty in hammer murder case

LANDER, Wyo. — A man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the murder of another man who was beaten to death with a claw hammer.

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Task force arrests Ramirez brother wanted for probation violation, skipping sentencing

Task force arrests Ramirez brother wanted for probation violation, skipping sentencing

The U.S. Marshals Service and Billings Police Department arrested a 37-year-old man who has been wanted since failing to appear for sentencing…

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Man with 14 felonies facing 7 more; accused of drunkenly ramming 2 motorists

Man with 14 felonies facing 7 more; accused of drunkenly ramming 2 motorists

A man with five DUIs — and a total of 14 felony convictions — rammed a Billings resident’s garage door Tuesday, after bumbling a burglary, and…

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Man pleads not guilty to 12 charges in high-speed chase that ended in pile-up

Man pleads not guilty to 12 charges in high-speed chase that ended in pile-up

A habitual traffic offender accused in a recent high-speed chase that ended in a pileup at a busy intersection in Billings pleaded not guilty …

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Man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges in horse neglect case

Man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges in horse neglect case

A 60-year-old man took a plea deal Friday and admitted to animal cruelty charges for neglecting two horses, one of which may need to be euthan…

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East Helena man gets suspended sentence for church burglaries

East Helena man gets suspended sentence for church burglaries

HELENA — An East Helena man who was found guilty of multiple church burglaries has been sentenced to 20 years in the Montana State Prison with…

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Judge will decide if convicted killer in Trout Creek case deserves new trial

Judge will decide if convicted killer in Trout Creek case deserves new trial

THOMPSON FALLS – The fate of a man who has spent more than 17 years in the Montana State Prison for a murder he has always denied committing i…

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Woman charged with 5th DUI after passing out in vehicle

A woman with four previous DUI convictions has been charged with her fifth after officers found her sleeping in a running car.

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Downtown robbery attempt nets 5-year sentence

Downtown robbery attempt nets 5-year sentence

A man convicted of trying to rob a woman while she waited in a downtown Burger King drive-through last year will spend three years with the Mo…

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Jury finds Williston man guilty in rancher's death

MINOT, N.D. — A Minot jury has found a Williston man guilty in the May 2013 killing of a local hobby rancher.

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Billings man sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing

GREAT FALLS — A Billings man who acknowledged stabbing another man to death during a fight at a Fort Benton bar has been sentenced to 20 years…

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Ex-University of Great Falls student sentenced to prison for student aid fraud

A former University of Great Falls student will spend six months in federal prison for his role in a fraud involving his parents to get student aid.

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Second suspect in Cheyenne killing in court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The second of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death of another man in Cheyenne remains in custody on $100,000…

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Inmate dies at Montana State Prison of illness

DEER LODGE — The Montana Department of Corrections says a 74-year-old inmate has died after an extended illness.

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Standoff suspect charged with probation violation

Standoff suspect charged with probation violation

The convicted felon involved in a four-hour standoff with Billings police on the South Side on Dec. 15 was charged Wednesday with violating hi…

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Kaarma guilty of German student's homicide; parents will address court Thursday

Kaarma guilty of German student's homicide; parents will address court Thursday

MISSOULA — A collective cry erupted on the third floor of the Missoula County Courthouse Wednesday as a jury of eight women and four men found…

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Pair charged after fleeing North Dakota undercover drug buy

WILLISTON, N.D. — Two Washington residents have been charged with multiple felonies in western North Dakota after attempting to outrun authori…

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Butte mom awaits trial while others in meth ring take plea deals

Butte mom awaits trial while others in meth ring take plea deals

BUTTE — About half of the co-conspirators in a $2 million methamphetamine ring throughout Montana have accepted plea deals.

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Man who shot at officer, restaurant worker to be sentenced in February

Man who shot at officer, restaurant worker to be sentenced in February

A man who admitted he attempted to kill a Billings police officer and a restaurant worker in a shooting outside a Heights restaurant in July i…

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Man sentenced to almost 9 years facing new domestic assault charge

Man sentenced to almost 9 years facing new domestic assault charge

A man sentenced last week to almost nine years with the Montana Department of Corrections is facing a felony domestic-assault charge accusing …

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Billings Police Department announces 2014 employee awards

The Billings Police Department on Monday named recipients of the officer, supervisor and employee of the year awards, as well as three other o…

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Jury convicts man of felony domestic assault

Jury convicts man of felony domestic assault

After less than an hour of deliberation, a 12-person jury on Tuesday convicted a 30-year-old man of felony domestic assault for choking his gi…

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Man pleads to reduced charge in criminal endangerment case

Man pleads to reduced charge in criminal endangerment case

A 26-year-old man initially accused of trying to run over a contractor after being fired from a roofing job pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduce…

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Jury deliberations begin in exchange student shooting trial

Jury deliberations begin in exchange student shooting trial

MISSOULA — A jury of four men and eight women have been sent to determine the fate of Markus Kaarma, the Missoula man accused of killing an un…

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Jury begins deliberations in Markus Kaarma murder trial

Jury begins deliberations in Markus Kaarma murder trial

MISSOULA — A jury of four men and eight women have been sent to determine the fate of Markus Kaarma, the Missoula man accused of killing an un…

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Prosecutors: Man who raped 23-month-old also molested 6-year-old

Prosecutors: Man who raped 23-month-old also molested 6-year-old

A man recently charged with raping a 23-month-old has admitted to police that he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl last year, according to …

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Innocent and imprisoned for 17 years? Convicted killer gets hearing this week

Innocent and imprisoned for 17 years? Convicted killer gets hearing this week

THOMPSON FALLS — On July 24, 1997, Richard Raugust was at work painting a house when Sanders County deputies arrived at about noon, placed him…

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Police arrest man after 4-hour standoff on Billings' South Side

Police arrest man after 4-hour standoff on Billings' South Side

A man was arrested without incident after a nearly four-hour standoff at a South Side home Monday.

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Man charged in Friday night stabbing outside South Side bar

Man charged in Friday night stabbing outside South Side bar

A man arrested after a stabbing outside a South Side bar late Friday night made an initial court appearance Monday.

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Missoula police make arrest in Missoula convenience store robbery

MISSOULA — Missoula police have a 52-year-old man in custody after a convenience store was robbed over the weekend.

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Man facing felony animal cruelty charges after neglected horses found in barn

Man facing felony animal cruelty charges after neglected horses found in barn

A man accused of severely neglecting two horses — one found to be at a high risk for starvation, the other with an infected penis sheath — is …

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Defense rests in German exchange student shooting

Defense rests in German exchange student shooting

MISSOULA — Videotape of Markus Kaarma crying in a Montana police station after he shot and killed a German exchange student was one of the las…

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Defense's expert witness paid $44K, says he wouldn't have charged Kaarma

Defense's expert witness paid $44K, says he wouldn't have charged Kaarma

MISSOULA — Prosecutors in Markus Kaarma's deliberate homicide trial on Friday attacked the defense's first expert witness, who received his do…

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Woman charged with dealing drugs, exposing 6-month-old to meth

Woman charged with dealing drugs, exposing 6-month-old to meth

Prosecutors have charged a woman with selling meth to an informant three times and exposing a 6-month-old child to methamphetamine.

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Man pleads guilty to aggravated assault for attacking woman in fight over bag

Man pleads guilty to aggravated assault for attacking woman in fight over bag

One of two people accused of beating woman in a July dispute over a bag pleaded guilty Friday to felony aggravated assault.

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University of Wyoming student charged with raping man at party

University of Wyoming student charged with raping man at party

CASPER, Wyo. — Laramie prosecutors last week charged a University of Wyoming graduate student with raping a fellow student at a party in November.

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Bond set at $175K for man charged in chase that led to pile-up

Bond set at $175K for man charged in chase that led to pile-up

A Billings judge on Thursday set bond at $175,000 for a man facing a dozen charges after his arrest in connection with a high-speed chase in a…

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Woman pleads guilty to arson in South Side house fire

Woman pleads guilty to arson in South Side house fire

A 47-year-old woman admitted Thursday that she set fire to a South Side home in February.

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