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Helena boy injured when car fell on him in serious but stable condition

HELENA — The 10-year-old Helena boy who was critically injured when a car fell on him Saturday is at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and …

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Pioneering basketball star Deb Prevost aims to pay it forward for Sidney

Pioneering basketball star Deb Prevost aims to pay it forward for Sidney

Grief? Let Deb Prevost tell you about grief.

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State game warden detained for 5 ½ hours by tribal officials outside Hays

A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden was detained by Fort Belknap tribal officers Saturday for 5½ hours and threatened with a citati…

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Woman dies in crash on Lewis Avenue

An 85-year-old woman died on Sunday morning when the car she was driving crashed into a parked pickup in central Billings.

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Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 28-year-old Anchorage man told his brother he had strangled his girlfriend, and when his brother said he intended to cal…

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Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

A Billings man who videotaped himself having sex with a 16-year-old girl pleaded guilty today in federal court to possessing child pornography.

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10-year-old in critical condition after a car fell on him

HELENA — A 10-year-old boy who was injured after a car fell on him is in critical condition and being transported to a hospital in Seattle, Le…

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

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Activists shadow hunters outside Yellowstone as Montana wolf hunt begins

Activists shadow hunters outside Yellowstone as Montana wolf hunt begins

Montana’s six-month general hunting season for gray wolves began Monday as outside activists sought to highlight the killing of wolves that le…

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Laurel schools see record enrollment; old middle school gym remains closed

Laurel schools see record enrollment; old middle school gym remains closed

As best as Laurel Public Schools Superintendent Tim Bronk can tell, there are more students in the district this year than ever before.

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Belt football player suffers head injury, team will play Saturday

GREAT FALLS — A football player at Belt High School suffered a head injury in a weekend game and is hospitalized in intensive care in Great Falls.

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Montana's mountain lakes offer challenges, rewards

Montana's mountain lakes offer challenges, rewards

BOZEMAN — On the last page of the 2014 Montana Fishing Regulations is a list of the state’s record catches. The first fish listed is arctic gr…

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Richard Leroy Rowland

Richard Leroy Rowland

Richard Leroy Rowland rode into the sunset on Sept.12, 2014, at his home in Muddy Creek.

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Wayne Allen Peterson

Wayne Allen Peterson

Our dad, father in law, grandpa and brother left this world the morning of Aug. 19 in a hospital in Granada, Nicaragua, due to pneumonia.

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Mother and daughter sentenced for burglary, hammer attack

Mother and daughter sentenced for burglary, hammer attack

A mother and daughter were sentenced Monday to the Montana Women’s Prison for an aggravated burglary in which the victim was assaulted with a hammer.

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Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charge…

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Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — The body of a Missoula man who may have died while attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park was recovered Sunday night.

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Coroner names 85-year-old woman who died in Lewis Avenue crash

The 85-year-old woman who died in a car crash Sunday morning has been identified as Darlene Oblander.

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MSUB students help with law enforcement crisis training

MSUB students help with law enforcement crisis training

Every year since 2007, students from Montana State University Billings’ theater program have helped hundreds of law enforcement officials from…

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Into the cave: Is 'Little Man Mine' site where mummy was found?

Into the cave: Is 'Little Man Mine' site where mummy was found?

CASPER, Wyo. — We zigzagged across the sage and stone, following a line visible only on a map — 7,700 feet above sea level.

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Flathead, Ravalli: Still largely suburban and rural – and hard-core Republican

Flathead, Ravalli: Still largely suburban and rural – and hard-core Republican

KALISPELL — While Flathead County is among the state’s most populous counties, Whitefish business owner Dave Fern said it’s a mistake to call …

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Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

On Sunday morning, a handful of dedicated volunteers and government employees gathered to start rehabbing and building the mountain biking tra…

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Man charged with assault despite girlfriend rescinding complaint

Man charged with assault despite girlfriend rescinding complaint

A 53-year-old man accused of choking his girlfriend and slamming her into a wall in June was charged Friday with felony aggravated assault.

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Man charged with punching girlfriend

Man charged with punching girlfriend

The Yellowstone County Attorney’s office filed a felony domestic assault charge against a man Friday alleging he punched his girlfriend in the face.

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Pioneering basketball star Deb Prevost aims to pay it forward for Sidney

Pioneering basketball star Deb Prevost aims to pay it forward for Sidney

Grief? Let Deb Prevost tell you about grief.

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Ravalli County authorities recover body of missing Stevensville man

Ravalli County authorities recover body of missing Stevensville man

STEVENSVILLE — The body of a Stevensville man who had been missing since Aug. 26 has been found and recovered in the Ambrose Creek area east o…

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Ex-BLM officials indicted in elaborate fraud scheme

Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have…

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Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Vicky was 10 years old when her father began raping and sodomizing her. He sexually abused his daughter for two years, and he videotaped the a…

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Linda Jeanne Cronk

Linda Jeanne Cronk

On Sept. 12, our Lord and Savior called Linda Jeanne Cronk to her heavenly home. The eldest of six children, Linda was born on Oct. 6, 1946, t…

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Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and admitted to having child pornography.

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2 Montana bison in exhibit at National Zoo

2 Montana bison in exhibit at National Zoo

GREAT FALLS — For 2,000 miles, two young cow bison rode in a horse trailer from near Malta to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., earlier th…

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Where rural Montana votes Democrat: Indian country

HELENA — Republicans rule the political roost in most of rural Montana, but there’s one part where they don’t: Indian country.

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Man admits to sex with 14-year-old girl when he was 18

Man admits to sex with 14-year-old girl when he was 18

A 20-year-old man admitted Friday to having a sexual relationship with a girl, who was 14 years old at the time, from July 2012 to May 2013.

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Have You Heard: Revamped Granary opens under new name

Have You Heard: Revamped Granary opens under new name

The former Granary restaurant reopened Monday in Billings with a revamped menu, a casual taproom for beer lovers and a new banner.

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Give Billings voters sales tax option

Billings safety mill levy — let's have two options for voters!

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Looping through mountains and prairies on a tank of gas

Looping through mountains and prairies on a tank of gas

Head west from Billings on Highway 3 and beyond and you might not notice much at first.

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Is Montana a ‘red’ or ‘blue’ state? Lots of both, actually – and very much divided

Is Montana a ‘red’ or ‘blue’ state? Lots of both, actually – and very much divided

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-day series on the divided political landscape in Montana, which is neither “red” nor “bl…

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Warren Wayne 'Frog' Herman

Warren Wayne 'Frog' Herman

Warren Wayne “Frog” Herman passed away peacefully at home with family and friends on Sept. 10, 2014.

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Sandra Jo Holden

Sandra Jo Holden

Sandra "Sandy" Jo Holden passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, after an extended illness. She was born on Dec. 28, 1955, to Harold and Eva (Pa…

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Scoreboard: Prep football

Deer Lodge 20, Big Timber 14

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DPHHS reports 1 confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 in Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has confirmed one case of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Montana involving a child you…

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Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

A man arrested on four felony domestic assault warrants appeared in court Thursday on charges that since April he has assaulted three differen…

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Malt barley woes are bad news for beer

Malt barley woes are bad news for beer

That rain on the plain that saturated Montana’s malt barley crop in late August could be tears in the beer of American brewers in 2015.

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Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

The former owner of day care center Ahead of the Curve said he is cutting the final checks for families and employees left without payment whe…

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Fairview football coach resigns; school cancels Saturday's game

With the sudden resignation of head coach Derek Gackle, Fairview has canceled this weekend’s football game against Simms.

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Man charged with biting 2 in restaurant fracas arrested

Man charged with biting 2 in restaurant fracas arrested

A man accused of making racist remarks and biting a chef and a customer during a fracas at a Billings restaurant in March made a court appeara…

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Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

On Jan. 13, Brandon Jackson left for work as usual — or so his wife thought.

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Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 28-year-old Anchorage man told his brother he had strangled his girlfriend, and when his brother said he intended to cal…

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Woman dies in crash on Lewis Avenue

An 85-year-old woman died on Sunday morning when the car she was driving crashed into a parked pickup in central Billings.

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Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years

Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years

LUBBOCK, Texas — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.

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Construction begins on Chipotle restaurant at West Park Promenade

Construction begins on Chipotle restaurant at West Park Promenade

Chipotle Mexican Grill, a fast-casual eatery, is building its first Montana restaurant at West Park Promenade in Billings.

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Ruth A. Martinez

Ruth A. Martinez

Ruthie A. Martinez, 29, of Billings, went to be with loved ones in Heaven on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

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Ex-BLM officials indicted in elaborate fraud scheme

Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have…

September 11, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

A Billings man who videotaped himself having sex with a 16-year-old girl pleaded guilty today in federal court to possessing child pornography.

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Yellowstone Kelly's gravestone hit with orange fluorescent paint

Yellowstone Kelly's gravestone hit with orange fluorescent paint

If Yellowstone Kelly is turning over in his grave, it’s likely he now has an orange backside.

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Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Roosevelt County soon will have a new sheriff.

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Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Around 75 family, friends and neighbors of Ruthie Martinez lit candles of prayer and remembrance Monday evening outside the bar where she was slain.

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10-year-old in critical condition after a car fell on him

HELENA — A 10-year-old boy who was injured after a car fell on him is in critical condition and being transported to a hospital in Seattle, Le…

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Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charge…

September 12, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

A woman who locked herself in her residence at 343 S. Billings Blvd. with a handgun Monday has been identified as Lucinda Williams, 32.

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Freak flood darkens harvest for farmers

Freak flood darkens harvest for farmers

MILK RIVER BASIN — The round hay bales in the Saco flats have turned dark with mud and mildew.

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Teen cited for careless driving after hitting power pole, snarling Heights traffic

Teen cited for careless driving after hitting power pole, snarling Heights traffic

A Billings teenager was not seriously hurt after crashing into a power pole on Main Street early Thursday, but hundreds of commuters were dela…

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Missing UM student found alive, safe

Missing UM student found alive, safe

MISSOULA — Missing University of Montana student August Kramer has been located, is safe and has returned to Missoula, the Missoula County She…

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Wal-Mart robbery suspect arrested

Wal-Mart robbery suspect arrested

A suspect has been arrested and a stolen rifle recovered in Sunday’s robbery from the West End Wal-Mart.

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Wyoming panel endorses firing squad for death penalty

Wyoming panel endorses firing squad for death penalty

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections should be able to employ a firing squad to execute condemned inmates if the state can’t …

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Kids, apps, social media and predators: 'Most parents don't get it'

Kids, apps, social media and predators: 'Most parents don't get it'

In February, a detective with the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office started investigating a case involving a 29-year-old man who prosecutors…

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Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

The former owner of day care center Ahead of the Curve said he is cutting the final checks for families and employees left without payment whe…

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Have You Heard: Revamped Granary opens under new name

Have You Heard: Revamped Granary opens under new name

The former Granary restaurant reopened Monday in Billings with a revamped menu, a casual taproom for beer lovers and a new banner.

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Kimmel column: Clausen to coach 'resilient' Fairview team after tumultuous week

Kevin Clausen surprised himself when he resigned as the Fairview football coach in the spring of 2013.

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Short tenure: New Rocky enrollment VP no longer at college

Short tenure: New Rocky enrollment VP no longer at college

John Clayton, who was hired in June as vice president for enrollment services at Rocky Mountain College, is no longer employed at the college.

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Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

During a fight early Friday at a South Side bar, a 22-year-old woman killed another woman by stabbing her in the neck, according to charging d…

September 08, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charge…

September 12, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Don't feed the bears: Man sentenced for giving bears food for years

Don't feed the bears: Man sentenced for giving bears food for years

HELENA — A 57-year-old man who was feeding bears at his Elk Meadows subdivision home on the eastern side of Rogers Pass received a two-year su…

September 10, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Jury acquits man of assault with a weapon for smashing man's teeth with brass knuckles

Jury acquits man of assault with a weapon for smashing man's teeth with brass knuckles

After about two hours of deliberation Wednesday, a jury acquitted a 22-year-old man of assault with a weapon for punching another man in the m…

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Fairview coach: Resignation "is about the kids"

Derek Gackle has been coaching football for 19 years, and he’s never experienced anything like the past week in Fairview.

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Hunter missing 5 days in Crazy Mountains

A hunter last heard from Sunday is missing in the Crazy Mountains.

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Teen cited for careless driving after hitting power pole, snarling Heights traffic

Teen cited for careless driving after hitting power pole, snarling Heights traffic

A Billings teenager was not seriously hurt after crashing into a power pole on Main Street early Thursday, but hundreds of commuters were dela…

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Looping through mountains and prairies on a tank of gas

Looping through mountains and prairies on a tank of gas

Head west from Billings on Highway 3 and beyond and you might not notice much at first.

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World’s tallest geyser erupts in Yellowstone

World’s tallest geyser erupts in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Steamboat Geyser, the tallest active geyser in the world, delighted visitors to Yellowstone National Park on Wedne…

September 05, 2014 7:13 pmLoading…

DPHHS reports 1 confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 in Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has confirmed one case of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Montana involving a child you…

September 10, 2014 12:53 pmLoading…

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

A 22-year-old woman suspected of stabbing another woman to death at a bar on Billings' South Side has turned herself in to authorities.

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Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

Man admits making sex video with girl, 16

A Billings man who videotaped himself having sex with a 16-year-old girl pleaded guilty today in federal court to possessing child pornography.

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Former Butte High football standout Bo Taylor dies

Former Butte High football standout Bo Taylor dies

Bo Taylor, who was a senior on the Butte High School football team when the Bulldogs took the AA state football title against Bozeman in 2012,…

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Aragon resigns abruptly from SD2 board of trustees

Aragon resigns abruptly from SD2 board of trustees

The most veteran trustee on the School District 2 board resigned suddenly Thursday, citing frustration with planning efforts she said have bee…

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Malt barley woes are bad news for beer

Malt barley woes are bad news for beer

That rain on the plain that saturated Montana’s malt barley crop in late August could be tears in the beer of American brewers in 2015.

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Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

A man arrested on four felony domestic assault warrants appeared in court Thursday on charges that since April he has assaulted three differen…

September 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Prep coach charged with having sex with players

BOZEMAN — The girls’ basketball coach at Lone Peak High School in Big Sky is charged with having sexual relationships with two of his players.

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Man charged with biting 2 in restaurant fracas arrested

Man charged with biting 2 in restaurant fracas arrested

A man accused of making racist remarks and biting a chef and a customer during a fracas at a Billings restaurant in March made a court appeara…

September 08, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…

Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

A 22-year-old woman suspected of stabbing another woman to death at a bar on Billings' South Side has turned herself in to authorities.

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No charges filed against shooter in Missoula strip club death

No charges filed against shooter in Missoula strip club death

MISSOULA — Investigators with the Missoula Police Department are working to recreate the hours leading up the fatal shooting at the Fox Club C…

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Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

The former owner of day care center Ahead of the Curve said he is cutting the final checks for families and employees left without payment whe…

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'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

Several marijuana plants, dried marijuana and drug paraphernalia were seized by Laurel police officers early Tuesday morning in the 200 block …

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Fairview football coach resigns; school cancels Saturday's game

With the sudden resignation of head coach Derek Gackle, Fairview has canceled this weekend’s football game against Simms.

September 11, 2014 3:38 pmLoading…

Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

On Jan. 13, Brandon Jackson left for work as usual — or so his wife thought.

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Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 28-year-old Anchorage man told his brother he had strangled his girlfriend, and when his brother said he intended to cal…

September 12, 2014 7:21 pmLoading…

Woman dies in crash on Lewis Avenue

An 85-year-old woman died on Sunday morning when the car she was driving crashed into a parked pickup in central Billings.

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Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years

Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years

LUBBOCK, Texas — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.

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Detroit woman charged in ‘bad-eyesight’ cash con

Detroit woman charged in ‘bad-eyesight’ cash con

A Detroit woman is facing a felony theft charge after she allegedly duped a cashier at the Laurel Wal-Mart into handing over more than $1,500 …

September 02, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…

Intimidating scam artists take $2,400 from Billings woman

Nearly a week after being victimized by a scam that cost her $2,440.25, Billings resident Julia Standish is healing from the pain of being tak…

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Construction begins on Chipotle restaurant at West Park Promenade

Construction begins on Chipotle restaurant at West Park Promenade

Chipotle Mexican Grill, a fast-casual eatery, is building its first Montana restaurant at West Park Promenade in Billings.

September 10, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…

Ruth A. Martinez

Ruth A. Martinez

Ruthie A. Martinez, 29, of Billings, went to be with loved ones in Heaven on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

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Ex-BLM officials indicted in elaborate fraud scheme

Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have…

September 11, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Scheels mega-store opens to giant crowd in Shiloh Crossing

Scheels mega-store opens to giant crowd in Shiloh Crossing

Surrounded by a band, dancers and thousands of anxious shoppers, the new Scheels Sporting Goods store opened Saturday on Billings’ West End.

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Coach charged with raping 2 athletes fired

Coach charged with raping 2 athletes fired

BOZEMAN — The Big Sky School District has fired a girls' basketball coach charged with raping two players on the Lone Peak High School team.

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Standoff in South Billings ends without injury, three in custody

Standoff in South Billings ends without injury, three in custody

Three people are in police custody after a standoff ended after two hours Monday afternoon.

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Yellowstone Kelly's gravestone hit with orange fluorescent paint

Yellowstone Kelly's gravestone hit with orange fluorescent paint

If Yellowstone Kelly is turning over in his grave, it’s likely he now has an orange backside.

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Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

During a fight early Friday at a South Side bar, a 22-year-old woman killed another woman by stabbing her in the neck, according to charging d…

September 08, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…

Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Undersheriff: Resignation of Roosevelt County sheriff came 'as no surprise'

Roosevelt County soon will have a new sheriff.

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Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Around 75 family, friends and neighbors of Ruthie Martinez lit candles of prayer and remembrance Monday evening outside the bar where she was slain.

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Police seek Wal-Mart assault and robbery suspect

Police seek Wal-Mart assault and robbery suspect

Billings Police Department officials are searching for a man who they suspect was involved in an assault and robbery of the Billings West End …

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Former Scarlets player suspended 50 games

Former Scarlets player suspended 50 games

Former Billings Scarlets outfielder Justin Black was suspended 50 games by the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball on Monday for testing po…

September 08, 2014 4:42 pmLoading…

10-year-old in critical condition after a car fell on him

HELENA — A 10-year-old boy who was injured after a car fell on him is in critical condition and being transported to a hospital in Seattle, Le…

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Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charge…

September 12, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

A woman who locked herself in her residence at 343 S. Billings Blvd. with a handgun Monday has been identified as Lucinda Williams, 32.

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Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

On a recent Monday afternoon, Billings Police Officer Matt Frank pulled over an 18-year-old driver on Main Street.

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