MISSOULA — A young man beaten so severely with a baseball bat that he still walks with a cane pleaded Monday for mercy for Ture-Adon Thibodeaux, who attacked him 4 1/2 months ago during a convenience store robbery.
HELENA — Montana Supreme Court candidate Laurie McKinnon has denounced negative ads being run by outside groups against her opponent, attorney Ed Sheehy.
HELENA — District Judge Laurie McKinnon raised more money than Ed Sheehy in the latest campaign finance reporting period, but he still has a slight edge in total money collected for the campaign in their race for Supreme Court justice.
HELENA — One of Montana’s most important statewide electoral races this year has been next to invisible, and it features two candidates whom few Montanans have heard of: Laurie McKinnon and Ed Sheehy, who are competing for an open seat on the Montana Supreme Court.
HELENA — In the race for Montana’s open Supreme Court seat, a pro-business group is financing a radio ad attacking Missoula attorney Ed Sheehy as an activist against the death penalty — a charge Sheehy says is false. Sheehy, a public defender, has asked his opponent, District Judge Laurie Mc…
District Court Judge Laurie McKinnon learned the Montana justice system as a deputy county attorney in Glacier and Teton counties. She had honed her legal skills as a sex crimes prosecutor and then a defense attorney in a busy, metropolitan court in Baltimore before her family moved to Montana.
HELENA — Republican Tim Fox leads Democrat Pam Bucy by 46 percent to 37 percent in the attorney general’s race, a new Gazette State Poll shows. In addition, 17 percent are undecided in the race between the two Helena lawyers. The poll, taken Monday through Wednesday, has a margin of error of…
HELENA — While a federal court ruled that political parties may endorse nonpartisan judicial candidates in Montana, the two candidates for an open state Supreme Court seat said this week that they won’t accept the endorsements because a state judicial ethics code forbids it.
HELENA — In one of the closest statewide primary races, Missoula attorney Ed Sheehy and state District Judge Laurie McKinnon of Choteau advanced to become the two general election candidates for Montana’s open seat on the state Supreme Court.
HELENA — After a mostly quiet primary campaign, Montanans on Tuesday will choose their matchups for a November general election that promises to be anything but sleepy.
The group behind mailers in support of Montana Supreme Court candidate Laurie McKinnon has spent $41,865 on the effort as of May 14, according to a disclosure filed with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices.
The campaign for a seat on the Montana Supreme Court, typically a more collegial and positive contest, is turning negative, with one candidate accusing the other two of judicial code violations and then having one of his own legal filings highlighted as “the Christmas Day Killer Lawsuit.”
HELENA — Former state Sen. Jesse Laslovich leads the fundraising race for attorney general over rival Pam Bucy in the Democratic primary.
HELENA — Dozens of candidates slipped in under the filing-deadline wire Monday, the final day to become a candidate in Montana's 2012 election —including six people running for an open governor's seat.
HELENA -- Jesse Laslovich of Helena holds a narrow fundraising lead over Pam Bucy in their race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general.
HELENA — Elizabeth “Beth” Best, an attorney in private practice from Great Falls, announced Thursday that she is running for an open justice’s seat on the Montana Supreme Court next year.
HELENA — Ed Sheehy, a Missoula lawyer, said Thursday that he is running for a justice’s seat on the Montana Supreme Court in 2012.
FORSYTH — After calling three final witnesses, including a forensic pathologist and a firearms expert, prosecutors rested their case Thursday against accused Whiskey Gulch Saloon shooter James Wilson.
FORSYTH — The surviving victim of the Whisky Gulch Saloon shootings testified Tuesday, describing for a jury how he looked into the eyes of the man who shot him just before a bullet smashed into his head.