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Man pleads guilty to sexual relationship with underage girl

Man pleads guilty to sexual relationship with underage girl

A 43-year-old man accused of having an ongoing sexual relationship with a young girl from 2012 until the beginning of last year pleaded guilty…

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Gun theft from police officer sends Billings man to federal prison

Gun theft from police officer sends Billings man to federal prison

Breaking into a Billings police officer’s personal vehicle and stealing a department-issued firearm and other items sent a man to federal pris…

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Thieves have change of heart, return trailer, camping gear stolen from Boy Scouts

Thieves have change of heart, return trailer, camping gear stolen from Boy Scouts

Late Sunday, thieves returned a Billings Boy Scout troop’s trailer loaded with camping gear that was stolen from a church parking lot earlier …

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Man, woman plead guilty to reduced charges in scuffle with Laurel police officer

Man, woman plead guilty to reduced charges in scuffle with Laurel police officer

A man and woman initially charged with assaulting a Laurel police officer during a traffic stop in 2013 pleaded guilty to reduced charges of c…

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3 prosecutors promoted to top positions in county attorney's office

3 prosecutors promoted to top positions in county attorney's office

Three prosecutors have been promoted to top management positions within the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office.

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Woman admits using high-heeled shoe in assault

Woman admits using high-heeled shoe in assault

A 38-year-old woman who hit another woman in the head with a high-heeled shoe at a Billings bar in 2013 pleaded guilty Friday to felony assaul…

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Woman pleads guilty to negligent homicide in death of 3-month-old daughter

Woman pleads guilty to negligent homicide in death of 3-month-old daughter

A 23-year-old woman pleaded guilty Friday to child abuse and negligent homicide in the 2012 death of her 3-month-old child.

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Man charged with stealing more than $13,000 from safe at Lockwood bar

Man charged with stealing more than $13,000 from safe at Lockwood bar

A man arrested Wednesday on a warrant charging him with stealing more than $13,000 from a safe at a Lockwood bar made an initial court appeara…

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Man sentenced to 22 consecutive life sentences in serial rape case files appeal

Man sentenced to 22 consecutive life sentences in serial rape case files appeal

A man sentenced to 22 consecutive life sentences last year for raping three women and attempting to rape a fourth is appealing his case.

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Man pleads guilty to robbery in home-invasion attacks on retired nuns

Man pleads guilty to robbery in home-invasion attacks on retired nuns

A 33-year-old man accused in home-invasion attacks on three elderly Billings women — two of them retired nuns — pleaded guilty Thursday to fou…

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Woman charged with DUI No. 7

Woman charged with DUI No. 7

A woman with six DUI convictions was arrested Wednesday and is facing a seventh DUI charge along with two counts of felony drug possession.

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Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in assault case

Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in assault case

One of two people charged with beating and seriously injuring a woman in a July dispute over a bag pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge.

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Records offer new details into fatal Jan. 8 shooting; 2 deputies remain on paid leave

Records offer new details into fatal Jan. 8 shooting; 2 deputies remain on paid leave

A document filed in Yellowstone County District Court gives extensive new details on a Jan. 8 shooting that ended with the death of a 28-year-…

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‘A horrible, horrible thing’: Family speaks of man slain in officer-involved shooting; has hired attorney

‘A horrible, horrible thing’: Family speaks of man slain in officer-involved shooting; has hired attorney

Loren Simpson’s family remembers him as loving and well-loved, a Lockwood welder, family man and proud owner of a dog named Dozer, who was inj…

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Woman bites detention officer, kicks police officer after DUI stop, charging documents say

Woman bites detention officer, kicks police officer after DUI stop, charging documents say

A 38-year-old woman with three previous DUI convictions is accused of biting a detention officer and kicking a police officer after being pull…

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Man charged with sexual intercourse without consent

A man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl more than a year ago made his initial appearance in court Wednesday.

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Man with two priors charged with choking girlfriend until unconscious

Man with two priors charged with choking girlfriend until unconscious

A 37-year-old man with two prior assault convictions faces charges that he pushed his girlfriend and choked her until she blacked out at a Bil…

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Washington man admits gun charge in Wal-Mart theft

Washington man admits gun charge in Wal-Mart theft

A Washington man admitted federal gun violations after he held a knife to a Wal-Mart clerk in Billings and stole a semi-automatic rifle and am…

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Judge rejects plea agreement in Bakken meth conspiracy

Judge rejects plea agreement in Bakken meth conspiracy

A federal judge Wednesday rejected a plea deal for a Fairview man convicted in a large methamphetamine conspiracy in the Bakken oil fields, sa…

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Billings man admits causing injuries while driving drunk

A Billings man admitted he was driving drunk last year when he wrecked his vehicle on Blue Creek Road, seriously injuring three young children…

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