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Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

A man was accused Monday of strangling his pregnant girlfriend last week before hitting her with the blunt end of a hatchet.

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Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key…

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Police seek driver involved in high-speed chase

Montana Highway Patrol officials are searching for a man who led trooper Lynwood Bateman on a pursuit that exceeded speeds of 100 mph through …

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'You become numb': Tough to leave an abuser, experts say

'You become numb': Tough to leave an abuser, experts say

Why doesn’t she just leave?

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Woman charged in apparent Africa-based firearms scheme

A Billings woman was charged Friday with participating in a scheme that apparently has roots in West Africa and involved selling collectible g…

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Man denies felony DUI

Man denies felony DUI

A Billings man denied on Friday what is at least his fifth drunken-driving offense.

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2 men charged with tying up, robbing couple

2 men charged with tying up, robbing couple

Two men already in jail on unrelated charges were charged Friday with tying up a couple and stealing from their home in July.

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Billings man denies child porn charges

A Billings man suspected of distributing child pornography denied federal charges last week.

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Judge gives 10-year sentences to 2 in meth conspiracy

Judge gives 10-year sentences to 2 in meth conspiracy

Two Billings men convicted of trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine in the area each got long federal prison sentences on Thursday.

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'Don’t take me away from my babies': Mom of 6 gets prison for meth trafficking

A former Billings mother who was convicted in a large meth conspiracy pleaded for probation in federal court on Thursday.

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Man accused of raping 18-year-old woman with pencils

Man accused of raping 18-year-old woman with pencils

Prosecutors have charged a 19-year-old man with raping and injuring an 18-year-old woman in July.

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Dry windy weather in the forecast

Gusty winds will continue to blow across southern Montana early Thursday, but then give way clear sky and warm weather, according to meteorologists. 

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Child listed in Amber Alert found safe in Kentucky

Child listed in Amber Alert found safe in Kentucky

The Amber Alert for Heaven Angel Torres has been canceled, said Jennifer Viets of the Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse. 

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Man, 22, charged with driving drunk, causing wrong-way crash in downtown Billings

Man, 22, charged with driving drunk, causing wrong-way crash in downtown Billings

A 22-year-old man made an initial court appearance Wednesday on charges alleging he drunkenly drove the wrong way down a one-way street in Bil…

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Prosecutors: Drug-fueled claims about nonexistent murder leads to charges

Prosecutors: Drug-fueled claims about nonexistent murder leads to charges

A 33-year-old Phoenix woman is facing allegations of dealing meth out of a Billings hotel room and exposing her 14-year-old son to the dangero…

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Billings man admits illegal gun, ammunition possession

Billings man admits illegal gun, ammunition possession

A Billings man with three prior drug felonies and facing state charges admitted federal gun and ammunition possession violations on Wednesday.

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Laurel teen to plead guilty in 2 rape cases; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

Laurel teen to plead guilty in 2 rape cases; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

A 19-year-old man charged with raping two underage girls has agreed to plead guilty to two sex offenses in exchange for dismissal of a felony …

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Billings drug trafficker gets 3 years in federal prison

Billings drug trafficker gets 3 years in federal prison

A Billings woman who trafficked more than a half a pound of methamphetamine in the community will spend three years in federal prison.

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Mother accused of driving with children while high on pot

A 31-year-old woman accused of driving with her two children as passengers while under the influence of marijuana made an initial court appear…

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Man gets 5 years for twice assaulting common-law wife

Man gets 5 years for twice assaulting common-law wife

A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old man who assaulted his wife in January and again in April to the Montana Department of Corrections.

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