MINNEAPOLIS — The proposed $19 million settlement between MasterCard and Target Corp. over the Minneapolis-based retailer’s 2013 data breach has been voided after the pact failed to attract enough support from banks.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a man convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty against him.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition from Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth to be released from a Montana jail after he was found in contempt of court.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal appeals court wants lawyers representing inmate Dale Eaton and the state of Wyoming to address whether he still faces a possible death sentence stemming from his murder conviction in the killing of a Montana woman.
DENVER — Beset by power plant closures, growing regulatory scrutiny and proposed changes in how they pay royalties, coal mines are facing a new obstacle — a review of how coal extracted and burned will impact the air and global warming.
Attorneys for the federal judiciary have asked a court to reconsider its order for officials to preserve hundreds of racist and otherwise inappropriate emails from Montana’s former chief U.S. district judge.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has revived the case of a woman who says it's unfair for hospitals to charge different rates to treat insured and uninsured patients.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge sentenced a California man to 25 years in prison on Tuesday after authorities said he tried to coerce a 13-year-old Laramie County girl he met over the Internet to produce sexually explicit videos.
A Louisiana company is asking a judge to resolve its lawsuit challenging the government’s suspension of an oil and gas lease near Montana’s Glacier National Park so the company can begin drilling this summer.
A federal judge in Wyoming has allowed North Dakota and Colorado to intervene with Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging new rules for oil and gas drilling on federal land.
MISSOULA — The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a Montana man convicted of rape and sexual assault to be sentenced again, agreeing that the judge failed to give him credit for time served between his arrest and sentencing.
WORLAND, Wyo. — Sixteen Wyoming legislators have weighed in on a pending U.S. Supreme Court case arguing that states should have the right to refuse to allow same-sex couples to get married.
BOISE, Idaho — The first paycheck of Amanda Fuhriman's month goes straight to rent, devoted to paying for the small Boise home she shares with her three kids.
With the Supreme Court about to take up the momentous issue of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples in Obergefell v. Hodges, it’s noteworthy that 48 years ago, the court heard oral arguments in Loving v. Virginia, which produced the court’s most important ruling vindicating the fund…
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The founder of a Montana mountain resort for the ultra-rich has been ordered to appear in federal court to decide if he remains in contempt over a Mexico property sale that landed him briefly in jail.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a default judgment that led to a nearly $4 million award for a man who was seriously injured while unloading logs at a Frenchtown pulp mill in 2008.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new round of federal appeals from a Wyoming inmate convicted of killing a Montana woman will block at least for now a new sentencing hearing on whether the inmate should receive the death penalty.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Attorneys argued Monday over whether a wild-horse roundup on western Wyoming rangelands last year complied with or violated a federal law that carries different requirements for such roundups depending on whether the horses are on federal or private land.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Gray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over whether the predator species is secure enough to allow hunting and trapping or should retain it…
HELENA — The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday granted the Montana attorney general’s request to put on hold his appeal of a ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
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