BUTTE — A judge sentenced a Butte man to 90 years in prison for the point-blank shooting death of another man in 2013.
MISSOULA — A western Montana man convicted of killing a 17-year-old German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage will remain in jail until sentencing Feb. 12.
Authorities arrested a 28-year-old man in Hardin on Tuesday, a day after charging documents were filed alleging he shot and killed a 36-year-old man in Billings on Oct. 2.
Just more than a year after Mahpevana-Hane Lorne Bearcomesout shot and killed another man on Billings’ North Side — in what police were told was a dispute over a stolen gun and pitbull puppy — a judge sentenced him Thursday to 40 years in prison.
The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key witness failed to show up.
A 40-year-old man is dead after being cut Saturday night in Laurel.
MISSOULA — Attorneys for a Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student want to seal some court documents and proceedings and move the trial out of the county, saying the case has drawn so much attention that it will be impossible for Markus Kaarma to get a fair trial.
GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man must testify at his deliberate homicide trial if he wants to argue he shot a Fairfield man in self-defense, the Montana Supreme Court has ruled.
HELENA — An Augusta man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his neighbor.
Noted Montana outdoors photographer and publisher Mike S. Sample, known for his images of the state’s landscapes and wildlife, died Thursday in Billings after a stabbing near his downtown office.
BUTTE — Jurors deliberated for just over an hour before finding a 25-year-old Whitehall man guilty of deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a Butte man last August.
Butte-Silver Bow police officers Tim McMahon, left, and Marc St. Pierre hand cuff Matt Blaz in Butte District court Thursday after he is convicted of the deliberate homicide of his infant daughter.
Matthew John Blaz, 32, is charged with felony deliberate homicide in the death of his 8-week-old daughter, Mattisyn Jolene Blaz.
BUTTE — Prosecutors say a Butte man brutally beat his 58-day-old baby to death. The infant suffered for six hours before receiving any care.
GREAT FALLS — A Cascade County jury has acquitted Jasmine Eskew of deliberate homicide in the 2012 death of her 6-month-old daughter but found her guilty of assault on a minor.
A 19-year-old Billings man was sentenced Thursday to 70 years in prison for murdering his great-grandmother in her South Side home last July.
POLSON — A Polson man accused of attacking his brother-in-law and father-in-law with a hammer earlier this month has pleaded not guilty.
HAVRE — A Havre man who was on parole for an arson case has been arrested on suspicion of deliberate homicide after a woman died over the weekend.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County prosecutors have filed homicide charges against a Hamilton couple after an autopsy determined a 25-year-old man was stomped on during a fight and bled to death.
KALISPELL — A Lakeside man has denied shooting and killing his neighbor, with whom he apparently had an ongoing feud. The men had restraining orders against each other.