BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police tracking down a suspected killer came across a telling piece of evidence that led to an arrest: A cellphone, logged into a man's Facebook account, with a news photo of the crime scene as the background screen.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Montana men were arrested in Casper after police say they found two pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag in their car.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Arizona men were arrested after a weekend fight at a Casper motel in which one man died and another was injured.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 51-year-old man was arrested after authorities say they found more than 10 pounds of marijuana, 147 grams of methamphetamine and more than $6,000 in cash in a Gillette home.
HELENA — Police in Helena arrested two men after reports of a robbery attempt and a shooting on the north side of the city.
KALISPELL — Police have arrested two teenagers accused to starting a fire that severely burned a historic building in Kalispell.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County authorities say a 44-year-old Corvallis man has been arrested in a shooting in which another man was injured.
KALISPELL — Authorities arrested the editor of a weekly newspaper in Polson while he was taking photographs at the scene of a non-fatal highway crash in Montana.
POWELL, Wyo. — A Powell day care provider and her husband have been charged with child endangerment after police say they found methamphetamine in the same home where the woman watched other people's children.
SEATTLE — Five people were arrested Tuesday after tying themselves to poles erected over the railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett that about a dozen demonstrators blocked to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest.
BUTTE — Revelers didn’t get too raucous over Evel Knievel Days this year, police say.
MISSOULA — Missoula County deputies have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of negligent endangerment after officers say he jumped off a bridge into the Clark Fork River and landed on a man, knocking him unconscious.
As the weather warms in May -- other than the occasional soul-crushing snowstorm – state and local law enforcement agencies are preparing for an accompanying spike in crime, which may stem from a number of different factors, including the heat to some extent.
WASHINGTON — I have no desire to smoke marijuana, partly because doing so might drive me back to the cigarette habit I broke two decades ago. I don’t want to be one of those “cool parents” who pretend to be as culturally advanced as their kids. In my case, that’s a ridiculous aspiration anyway.
An opposition group pushed for the ouster of Blackfeet Tribal Business Council members Tuesday during a rally outside the tribal offices that attendees said led to at least six arrests.
MISSOULA — An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged Saturday with felony sexual intercourse without consent after an early morning incident on the University of Montana campus.
ROCK SPRINGS — Three teens were arrested Friday in connection with the death of a 17-year-old boy whose body was found buried north of Rock Springs last month, authorities said.
KALISPELL — Flathead County officials say two California men who were arrested when FBI agents located a missing Montana girl face custodial interference charges.
The Montana Violent Offender Task Force arrested a record number of fugitives last year, increasing arrest numbers by 17 percent over 2010.
BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow County officials say a yearlong investigation has led to an arrest in the February 2011 stabbing death of a 62-year-old Butte man.