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Charges: Couple exposed 3 children to meth, mother threatened daughter, 12, with knife

A couple was charged Wednesday with exposing their three children, ages 12, 11 and 6, to methamphetamine use, and the mother faces an addition…

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Woman charged with helping man accused in home-invasion attack on retired nuns

Woman charged with helping man accused in home-invasion attack on retired nuns

Prosecutors charged a second person on Wednesday in connection with a pair of August 2013 home invasion robberies that targeted three elderly …

November 26, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Jury convicts man on 1 of 2 counts in child sex abuse case

At the end of a two-day trial on Tuesday, a jury convicted a 21-year-old man of sexually assaulting a young girl but acquitted him of raping h…

November 26, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Man charged with putting camera in ex’s shower says he was filming chickens

Man charged with putting camera in ex’s shower says he was filming chickens

When a woman confronted her 41-year-old live-in ex-boyfriend in early August about a camera hidden in a hole in her shower, he told her he had…

November 25, 2014 7:20 pmLoading…
Judge sentences man to 5 years of probation for 4th domestic assault

Judge sentences man to 5 years of probation for 4th domestic assault

A 49-year-old man who has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife, his fourth domestic-violence offense, was sentenced Monday to five years probation.

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'I really learned from my mistakes': Man gets probation for check scheme, skipping court date

'I really learned from my mistakes': Man gets probation for check scheme, skipping court date

A Billings judge on Tuesday ordered 15 years of probation for a Georgia man who pleaded guilty in an elaborate check-cashing scheme and admitt…

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Man who offered heroin to burglary victim pleads guilty to 2 felony counts

Man who offered heroin to burglary victim pleads guilty to 2 felony counts

A man prosecutors said broke into a home and offered to share his heroin with the homeowner when he was caught pleaded guilty Tuesday to felon…

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'It's devastating': Man pleads not guilty in Oct. 2 killing, later assault case

'It's devastating': Man pleads not guilty in Oct. 2 killing, later assault case

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to a homicide charge alleging he shot and killed a man in downtown Billings on Oct. 2 and to three…

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Release of police dog sends car theft suspect to the ground

Release of police dog sends car theft suspect to the ground

A Billings police dog helped officers catch a suspected car thief who reportedly ran from police on Sunday near the Heights Wal-Mart.

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Prosecutors: Man burned girlfriend with cigarette, made kids flush his meth needles

Prosecutors: Man burned girlfriend with cigarette, made kids flush his meth needles

A man appeared in court Monday on allegations he burned his girlfriend with a cigarette lighter, slapped her with the side of a butcher knife …

November 24, 2014 7:10 pmLoading…
Prosecutors charging 2nd person in home invasion attack on nuns

Prosecutors charging 2nd person in home invasion attack on nuns

Investigators have used DNA recovered from a cigarette butt to link a woman to an August 2013 home-invasion robbery in which two elderly nuns …

November 24, 2014 6:25 pmLoading…
Homicide defendant faces 3 additional felonies in home-invasion beating

Homicide defendant faces 3 additional felonies in home-invasion beating

A man accused in an Oct. 2 homicide is facing charges in another case alleging that a day before his arrest he entered a Billings home without…

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'It’s OK to be touchy-feely': Officers use empathy, active listening to end standoffs

'It’s OK to be touchy-feely': Officers use empathy, active listening to end standoffs

On a Monday morning in March 2012, a 20-something man stepped out onto the Rims above Billings and appeared to be considering jumping to his death.

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Man charged in pair of knife attacks; 1 victim in critical condition

Man charged in pair of knife attacks; 1 victim in critical condition

A man arrested after police went to a house described by a prosecutor as “covered in blood” is facing two counts of assault with a weapon, and…

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Former Billings car dealer gets prison for bank fraud

The former owner of Payless Auto Sales, a failed Billings dealership, apologized Thursday in federal court for hurting friends and family in a…

November 21, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Bozeman woman given 20 years of supervision for drunkenly smothering infant son

Bozeman woman given 20 years of supervision for drunkenly smothering infant son

On Friday, the day her son would have turned 3 years old, a Bozeman woman was sentenced to 20 years of state supervision for falling asleep wh…

November 21, 2014 2:48 pmLoading…
Man admits choking wife outside Billings bar

Man admits choking wife outside Billings bar

A man accused of choking his wife in December 2013 and then using a metal pipe to hit a man who tried to intervene pleaded guilty Friday to ag…

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Woman admits endangering son by driving under the influence of prescription drugs

Woman admits endangering son by driving under the influence of prescription drugs

A woman admitted Friday that she endangered her son by driving while under the influence of prescription drugs.

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Man admits assaulting wife one week after sentencing for earlier assault

Man admits assaulting wife one week after sentencing for earlier assault

A 29-year-old man admitted Friday that he assaulted his wife in March — less than one week after he was sentenced for beating the same woman.

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Woman accused of using piece of wood to assault boyfriend

Woman accused of using piece of wood to assault boyfriend

A woman accused of scratching her boyfriend’s face until he bled and then beating him with a piece of wood appeared in court Thursday on a fel…

November 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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