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Crime scene photo on phone leads police to suspect

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.

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2 pounds of pot found during traffic stop

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.

November 11, 2014 6:30 amLoading…

Man dies after assault in Casper, 2 arrested

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Arizona men were arrested after a weekend fight at a Casper motel in which one man died and another was injured.

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Gillette man arrested with more than 10 lbs of pot

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.

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2 arrested after reported shooting in Helena

HELENA — Police in Helena arrested two men after reports of a robbery attempt and a shooting on the north side of the city.

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2 teenagers accused of burning historic building

KALISPELL — Police have arrested two teenagers accused to starting a fire that severely burned a historic building in Kalispell.

October 14, 2014 9:28 pmLoading…

Corvallis man arrested after shooting that injured another

HAMILTON — Ravalli County authorities say a 44-year-old Corvallis man has been arrested in a shooting in which another man was injured.

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Montana newspaper editor arrested at crash scene

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.

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Powell day care provider arrested on meth charges

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.

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5 protesters blocking oil train arrested

5 protesters blocking oil train arrested

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.

September 02, 2014 4:03 pm Photos


About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

BUTTE — Revelers didn’t get too raucous over Evel Knievel Days this year, police say.

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Bridge jumper faces endangerment charge

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.

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Wyoming, local arrests increase during warmer months

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.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Marijuana injustices: Some penalized while others smoke free

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.

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Opponents seek ouster of Blackfeet council

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.

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Sexual assault report leads to arrest on UM campus

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.

November 04, 2012 4:16 pmLoading…

3 teens arrested in death of Wyoming teen

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.

September 14, 2012 9:11 pmLoading…

2 California men arrested after missing Kalispell girl found near Las Vegas

KALISPELL — Flathead County officials say two California men who were arrested when FBI agents located a missing Montana girl face custodial interference charges.

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Fugitive task force has record year

The Montana Violent Offender Task Force arrested a record number of fugitives last year, increasing arrest numbers by 17 percent over 2010.

February 09, 2012 4:35 pmLoading…

Butte man arrested in February 2011 stabbing death

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.

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