- Laurel man denies charges in Chippewa Cree corruption investigation
- Laurel couple facing more fraud charges
- Laurel couple denies bankruptcy fraud charges
- New charges for 5 accused of stealing Chippewa Cree stimulus aid
- Laurel man charged in tribal fraud denies contempt charges
- 6th person arraigned on theft of funds for Rocky Boy's Reservation
- Montana tribe suspends indicted leaders
- 5 charged with diverting stimulus money for tribe
“Marriage is a personal relationship between a man and a woman arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of the parties is essential.”
HELENA — A judge has set a Nov. 20 hearing in Great Falls for arguments in a lawsuit challenging Montana's ban on gay marriage.
A Laurel couple, along with their son, admitted federal charges in Great Falls this week after facing charges related to a series of crimes stemming from a large corruption probe involving the Chippewa Cree Tribe on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation.
HAVRE — A Laurel man who pleaded guilty to his role in embezzling federal money from the Rocky Boy's tribe has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have denied criminal charges accusing them of defrauding the government in an employment scheme.
A Great Falls man shot during a Billings home invasion earlier this year admitted federal drug and gun charges on Monday.Christopher James Michelotti, 30, pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine for distribution and to brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime dur…
HELENA — Jim Shea was sworn in Monday as a new justice on Montana Supreme Court before a standing-room-only crowd before the court.
HELENA — Reversing a summary judgment, the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for a Meagher County couple to proceed with its lawsuit in District Court against Bank of America over allegedly fraudulent dealings.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday appointed state Workers’ Compensation Judge Jim Shea to be a justice on the Montana Supreme Court, citing his reputation as “a fair and intelligent judge.”
HELENA — The state Judicial Nomination Commission on Tuesday submitted four names to Gov. Steve Bullock for consideration for appointment to a vacant seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HAVRE — A former tribal employee who pleaded guilty to stealing from the Rocky Boy's Health Board has been sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to pay nearly $7,700 in restitution.
HELENA — Jon Ellingson, a Missoula lawyer and former state legislator, applied Thursday for the vacant seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — Attorney Ed Sheehy Jr., of Missoula, has applied with the Judicial Nomination Commission for the vacant justice seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — Deborah Butler of Helena, legal counsel for the state Legislative Audit Division, is the latest attorney to apply for a vacant seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — State Workers’ Compensation Judge Jim Shea of Helena applied Thursday for the vacant justice’s seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — Amy Poehling Eddy, of Kalispell, is the first attorney to officially file an application for appointment to a vacant justice seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — A federal judge has sentenced a Blackfeet woman to three years of probation and ordered her to pay $50,000 in restitution for her role in a scheme to embezzle from a federally funded program for troubled youth on the reservation.
HELENA — A panel that will recommend a replacement for former Montana Supreme Court Justice Brian Morris is taking applications from attorneys.
New judges. Montana will start the new year with a full complement of three full-time U.S. District Court judges. Susan Watters and Brian Morris took the oaths of their new judicial offices last week, ending the state’s judicial vacancy emergency.
With her swearing-in Thursday morning as the state’s newest federal district judge, Susan Watters made Montana history.