Child Sexual Abuse
A 19-year-old man charged with raping two underage girls has agreed to plead guilty to two sex offenses in exchange for dismissal of a felony drug case, and his mother — who is charged with having nude photos of one of her son’s underage victims — is still awaiting trial.
A man who prosecutors say responded to an undercover agent's Craigslist ad about sex for sale with a fictitious 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to sexual abuse of children.
A man is facing a felony charge of sexual abuse of children after he allegedly responded to an undercover agent's Craigslist ad about sex for sale with a fictitious 14-year-old boy.
HELENA — An order of nuns facing child sex abuse lawsuits wants to bring the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena back into state court, saying the diocese should have to pay part of any judgment against the Ursuline Sisters of the Western Province.
Christians last week marked the beginning of Lent, a time for spiritual reflection and contemplating a broken world in need of salvation.
A state senator pleaded not guilty to felony assault on a minor. Jason Priest, R-Red Lodge, was charged in Carbon County District Court with throwing his 4-year-old daughter, causing the child to suffer a bump on the head when she hit the floor. Priest would face a maximum penalty of 5 years…
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15 million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church covered it up.
A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 was charged Thursday in District Court with raping another boy in 2010.
A 27-year-old man denied charges Friday that he sexually abused two young boys in 2012 and 2013.
MISSOULA — Three people arrested in a child sex sting operation in Missoula denied the charges against them Tuesday.
MISSOULA — A man who is serving an 18-year federal prison sentence on a child pornography charge has been sentenced to a concurrent 15-year sentence for raping an 11-year-old girl.
MISSOULA - A child sex sting in Missoula involving an undercover detective posing as an adult female willing to prostitute her 12-year-old female relative has led to felony child sex abuse charges against seven adults.
COLUMBUS — A 65-year-old Montana man who was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl and forcing her to sign a “sex contract” has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
GREAT FALLS — A Canadian man who was arrested as part of a child predator sting in north-central Montana has pleaded guilty to travel with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.
LANDER, Wyo. — A 29-year-old former church youth counselor in Lander has been charged with having sex with 16-year-old.
HELENA — Attempts to settle allegations that hundreds of Montanans were sexually abused as children by Roman Catholic clergy have been stymied by challenges from the church’s insurers over which claims they are obligated to cover.
A Mills woman will spend at least a quarter of a century in prison after admitting that she took photos while molesting two young children.
GREAT FALLS — An Alberta man is the sixth to be charged with felony sexual abuse of children after investigators say he responded to an online ad offering sex with a 12-year-old girl.
HAVRE — A 46-year-old Havre man is charged with hiding cameras at his house and taking photographs of his girlfriend's 16-year-old daughter.
BUTTE — A former Anaconda commissioner found guilty of child molestation is seeking a new trial.