After initially being denied a public defender, a homicide defendant free from jail on a $450,000 cash bond posted by his family will be appointed one, a Billings judge ruled Thursday.
BUTTE — The man who allegedly ran from the Butte Courthouse Thursday morning to avoid going to jail has surrendered to police Friday.
POLSON — A 10-year-old St. Ignatius boy ordered held on $500,000 bail after allegedly violating the terms of a deferred prosecution agreement in a burglary and theft case has been moved from a juvenile detention center to a residential treatment center.
HELENA — A Lake County judge has set a Wednesday hearing to hasten a psychological evaluation for a 10-year-old St. Ignatius boy being held on a $500,000 bond for a probation violation.
BOZEMAN — The stepmother of three children taken by their father to the Bahamas against custody orders was sent back to jail after she removed a GPS monitor that she was ordered to wear.
HELENA - Authorities in northwestern Montana are investigating reports that a man who identifies himself as a pastor or a retired police officer is bailing women out of jail and trying to coerce sexual favors from them by threatening to revoke their bail.
HELENA -- A district judge has set a Dec. 7 bail hearing to determine whether Barry Beach should be set free while awaiting a new trial for a 1979 Poplar slaying.
HELENA — An attorney for the man convicted in a 1979 Poplar slaying said Tuesday that his client Barry Beach should go free on bail now that a new trial has been ordered in the case.
WASHINGTON - First they felt their reputations were stained by the financial meltdown. Now they're paying a price they protest is unfair.