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After 16-minute deliberation, jury finds man guilty of DUI No. 14

After 16-minute deliberation, jury finds man guilty of DUI No. 14

It took a Billings jury 16 minutes to find Edwin Cuch guilty of his 14th drunken driving offense.

June 18, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Woman charged with DUI No. 5 after crash into irrigation ditch

Woman charged with DUI No. 5 after crash into irrigation ditch

A Billings woman made an initial court appearance Monday on her fifth DUI offense.

June 09, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Woman appears in court on child endangerment charges

A woman appeared in court Tuesday on two felony charges of criminal child endangerment, two misdemeanor charges for failing to have her children in a car seat and one misdemeanor charge for driving with a suspended license. 

May 06, 2014 4:42 pmLoading…
Cut Bank man charged with DUI No. 7, endangerment after Saturday crash

Cut Bank man charged with DUI No. 7, endangerment after Saturday crash

A Cut Bank man made an initial court appearance Monday on two felony charges in connection to a Saturday DUI crash a prosecutor said seriously injured a woman.

May 05, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Woman sentenced for endangering child by driving drunk

Woman sentenced for endangering child by driving drunk

A Billings judge on Monday gave a deferred sentence to a woman who previously admitted to driving drunk with her infant daughter as a passenger.

March 03, 2014 2:46 pmLoading…
Man, 25, sentenced for 4th, 5th DUIs

Man, 25, sentenced for 4th, 5th DUIs

A judge sentenced a 25-year-old man for his fourth and fifth DUI convictions in Yellowstone County District Court on Monday.

December 30, 2013 2:45 pmLoading…
Mother gets deferred, suspended sentences for endangering infant in crash

Mother gets deferred, suspended sentences for endangering infant in crash

A judge gave deferred and suspended sentences Monday to a woman who prosecutors say crashed while driving under the influence and then attacked a man who tried to help her infant son.

December 16, 2013 2:11 pmLoading…
Man sentenced for driving with 4 times legal alcohol limit

Man sentenced for driving with 4 times legal alcohol limit

A judge sentenced a 22-year-old Billings man Tuesday for fleeing from a sheriff's deputy while driving with a blood alcohol level more than four times the legal limit.

December 10, 2013 1:59 pmLoading…
Man admits driving drunk on railroad tracks with son in vehicle

Man admits driving drunk on railroad tracks with son in vehicle

A Billings man said in District Court on Thursday that he had his son with him while driving drunk on railroad tracks in July 2012.

December 05, 2013 2:37 pmLoading…

Attorneys to seek dismissal in fatal crash case

BOZEMAN — Attorneys for a Montana man who withdrew a no contest plea for the January 2012 crash that killed his wife now say they plan to ask that the vehicular homicide charge be dismissed.

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Forsyth superintendent resigns, board declines to offer explanation

Following a short suspension, the superintendent of Forsyth Public Schools resigned during a special board meeting Tuesday.

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Cheyenne Police Department conducts alcohol test lab

CHEYENNE — A deputy Laramie County prosecutor drank three double Coke-and-Jack cocktails in 90 minutes on Monday.

August 12, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Man charged after allegedly driving drunk, assaulting stepson

A man prosecutors say drove drunk to the home of his stepson and threatened to punch him with a nail between his fingers is facing a felony DUI charge and misdemeanor charges of assault and possession of toxic substances.

June 07, 2013 5:18 pmLoading…

Lower BAC limit gets mixed reviews in Wyoming

CHEYENNE — The National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation for states to lower their blood-alcohol limit for drunken drivers is getting mixed reviews in Wyoming.

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Gazette opinion: The best evidence helps curb repeat DUI

Since the summer of 2011, Montana has had a new law to help get the best evidence on whether convicted DUI drivers are again driving under the influence.

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Wyoming Supreme Court to hear challenge to DUI law

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments next week on challenges to a recent state law that allows judges to give permission over the phone to police officers to draw blood or perform other tests on motorists suspected of driving while impaired.

April 10, 2013 3:14 pmLoading…
Dr. Muskett's tips on how to handle your liquor

Dr. Muskett's tips on how to handle your liquor

Among the greatest pleasures is the beauty of transcendent performance. Elton John, singing at Princess Diana’s funeral, presenting flawlessly a song that he had written two days before, emoting from memory for an audience of more than a billion people. I observed a Missoula County sheriff, …

March 19, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Ex-school trustee gets 10 years for fatal DUI crash

Ex-school trustee gets 10 years for fatal DUI crash

MISSOULA —A Thompson Falls man who killed a man and his fiancee in a drunk driving crash that also injured two children has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 20 years suspended.

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Montana man pleads no contest to crash that killed wife

Montana man pleads no contest to crash that killed wife

BOZEMAN — A Manhattan man has pleaded no contest to vehicular homicide while under the influence for a crash last year that killed his wife.

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