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Domestic Violence

Theda New Breast

Theda New Breast

Theda New Breast of the Native Wellness Institute speaks at the Standing in Solidarity to End Sexual and Domestic Violence conference at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center on Wednesday. Behind her are tribal flags presented at the outset of the conference, which runs through Thursday a…

October 22, 2014 12:56 pmLoading…

YWCA to launch Domestic Violence Awareness campaign Wednesday

In effort to raise awareness of Domestic Violence Month during October, YWCA Billings will launch its Step Up to End Violence campaign on Wednesday.

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UW starts tracking stalking, domestic violence

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The inappropriate use of social media is a major contributor to increasing stalking incidents on the University of Wyoming campus, UW Police Chief Mike Samp said.

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Bakken gets $1.4 million to curb domestic violence

WASHINGTON — Efforts to stop domestic violence and violence against women in the fast-growing Bakken oil patch are getting some federal help.

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Guest opinion: Domestic violence a year-round menace in Montana

Many people across town and across the country are talking about the high-profile domestic violence incident that continues to grab headlines. Similar situations are present here and escalating, with terrifying cases of violence reported each week. One in three women in our region is a targe…

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Gazette opinion: Montana communities hurt when violence hits home

You don’t have to be an NFL fan to know of Ray Rice, who punched out his fiancée in an elevator.

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Guest opinion: Lawmakers must support continued funding to curb domestic violence

September marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

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Man, 63, sentenced for holding butcher knife to girlfriend’s throat

Man, 63, sentenced for holding butcher knife to girlfriend’s throat

A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a 63-year-old man to four years probation for holding a butcher knife to a woman’s throat.

September 09, 2014 2:01 pmLoading…
Man pleads guilty to 4th domestic assault

Man pleads guilty to 4th domestic assault

A 49-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting his wife, his fourth domestic-violence offense.

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Man charged with 4th domestic violence offense

Man charged with 4th domestic violence offense

A man with domestic violence convictions in Idaho and Montana is facing a fourth partner assault charge after he allegedly punched and slapped his girlfriend when she confronted him about having a drinking problem.

September 04, 2014 3:27 pmLoading…
Man admits to assaulting girlfriend

Man admits to assaulting girlfriend

A man accused of beating his girlfriend while she was driving him home from a bar pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated assault.

August 28, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

DOJ grantees to aid victims of violence in Bakken Region

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services created a three-part plan for their newly awarded grant from the Department of Justice.

August 28, 2014 3:38 pmLoading…
Memory of murdered mother, daughters lives on in family-violence conference

Memory of murdered mother, daughters lives on in family-violence conference

Twenty five years after a Billings mother and her two daughters were murdered, efforts are underway to prevent a repeat of incident and stop family violence.

August 27, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Man with history of assaulting girlfriend charged with biting her; bond set at $100,000

Man with history of assaulting girlfriend charged with biting her; bond set at $100,000

A man with a history of assaulting his girlfriend — and who has a pending case in which he is charged with assaulting the same woman in December — threatened to “bury” her children on Aug. 11 and bit her on the arm, according to prosecutors.

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Montana crime and victim programs split $4 million

Montana crime and victim programs split $4 million

The Montana Board of Crime Control has awarded $4 million in grants to crisis agencies and local law enforcement.

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Man charged with 4th domestic assault

Man charged with 4th domestic assault

A man prosecutors say has three prior domestic assault convictions appeared in court Tuesday on a felony partner or family member assault charge, alleging he beat his wife on Monday.

June 17, 2014 5:35 pmLoading…
Man gets suspended, deferred sentences in domestic assault

Man gets suspended, deferred sentences in domestic assault

A 24-year-old man was given deferred and suspended sentences Tuesday after pleading guilty in a February domestic-assault case involving his sister and his ex-girlfriend.

June 03, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Man admits to 3rd domestic assault charge in 3 years

Man admits to 3rd domestic assault charge in 3 years

A 22-year-old man pleaded guilty in court Friday to his third domestic assault charge in three years.

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$3M federal grant aimed at Bakken oil patch crime

BISMARCK, N.D. — The U.S. Justice Department launched a $3 million program Friday to help prosecute crimes against women and provide services for victims in the Bakken oil-producing region of western North Dakota and Eastern Montana.

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