Accidents And Disasters
GREAT FALLS — Investigators say a small plane that crashed southeast of Great Falls, killing one person and injuring three others, hit a group of trees as the pilot approached a ridge.
GILLETTE — A judge has set a $2 million cash bond for a 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say last weekend's fire at a Gillette motel was started by a Casper man angry with a woman after the two smoked methamphetamine together.
LOVELL, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol said a tanker hauling 5,500 gallons of latex crashed Tuesday on U.S. 14A.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a fire that broke out in a Gillette motel, displacing about 50 people, started under suspicious circumstances.
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. (AP) — A Park City, Utah, man is dead following a one-vehicle, rollover accident near West Yellowstone, Montana.
GREAT FALLS — Officials in Cascade County have identified the woman who was killed and the three who were injured in a plane crash about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls.
CODY, Wyo. — A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
GREAT FALLS — Authorities say one person was killed when a single-engine plane crashed about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls.
ENNIS — Search crews have located the body of a 19-year-old Montana State University student who went missing while swimming in a lake in southwestern Montana.
BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. — A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.
ALPINE, Wyo. — Heavy rain is blamed for triggering landslides on the highway through the Snake River canyon near Alpine.
BUTTE — A California man has died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 90 southeast of Butte.
KALISPELL — A northwestern Montana toddler drowned after tipping headfirst into a 5-gallon mop bucket.
DETROIT — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests.
NORTH ELBA, N.Y. — Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old Michigan man.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne police are cracking down on red-light runners, and they say it might be paying off.
BOISE, Idaho — Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The owner of a pipeline that sprung a leak and spilled 25,000 gallons of crude oil that flowed more than two miles down a gulley in the Powder River Basin said Friday that internal corrosion was to blame.
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