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Billings man admits firearms violation

A Billings man admitted he illegally possessed a firearm after a sheriff’s deputy responded to a call at the Huntley Diversion Dam of men firing guns. Deputies seized numerous guns, including a sawed-off shotgun.

July 31, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…
Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink

Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink

Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink delivers an opening statement about the shooting of Jason Shaw by police officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday.

August 13, 2013 11:38 amLoading…
Billings police detective

Billings police detective

Billings police detective Blake Richardson shows Taser probes in a coat worn by Jason Shaw, evidence from the shooting of Shaw by Officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday.

August 13, 2013 11:38 amLoading…
 Coroner's inquest

Coroner's inquest

Billings Police Detective Blake Richardson examines a BB gun made to look like a real Walther P99 handgun. The firearm is evidence in the shooting of Jason Shaw by Officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday morning at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

August 13, 2013 11:38 amLoading…

Washington woman gets consecutive terms for gun, drugs

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a Washington woman to consecutive prison terms totaling more than four years for drug trafficking and for giving a felon a gun, which the man used in a gunfight with a sheriff’s deputy in which he was killed.

May 29, 2013 3:30 pmLoading…
House: Guns OK on campus, not in bars or banks

House: Guns OK on campus, not in bars or banks

HELENA — The Montana House has endorsed a plan to allow firearms on college campuses, but rejected a plan allowing concealed guns in other places like bars.

February 22, 2013 6:15 pm Related Loading…

Dealers attribute spike in gun sales to election, doomsday predictions

The November general election and doomsday concerns are leading to a spike in gun sales in Wyoming and nationally.

May 26, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Handgun, fishing classes target women

Classes ranging from choosing a personal firearm to archery, fly tying and fly fishing will be offered free at Cabela's on Oct. 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. as part of its Ladies Night Out. 

September 29, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Man sentenced to 15 years in Montana gun theft

BOISE - A federal judge has sentenced an Illinois man to 15 years in prison after he was arrested in Idaho with a vehicle and dozens of firearms stolen in Montana.

September 22, 2011 1:08 pmLoading…

Free youth shooting, archery event set for Aug. 30 in Glasgow

A free youth shooting and archery skills event is scheduled for Aug. 30 at the Glasgow Trap Club.

August 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Billings man denies child sex exploitation charge

Billings man denies child sex exploitation charge

A Billings man accused of getting a 15-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit pictures of herself denied federal charges on Monday.

August 22, 2011 11:45 amLoading…

NRA gives Sweetwater County money for targets

ROCK SPRINGS — The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office plans to use a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation to buy steel targets for a public shooting range south of Rock Springs.

May 18, 2011 10:13 pmLoading…

Women'-only firearm safety/hunter education classes offered in May

A women's-only firearms safety/hunter education class is being offered in May. Students must be 18 or older.

April 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Comment deadline moved back on use of sabots in Weapons Restriction Areas

The comment deadline has been extended to Feb. 22 on a proposal to revise the list of acceptable ammunition for muzzleloaders and shotguns used in Weapons Restriction Areas.

February 07, 2011 3:21 pmLoading…

Restrictions sought on some ammo used by hunters

Montana wildlife officials are proposing new restrictions on the use of some types of ammunition by hunters in developed areas.

January 31, 2011 6:51 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Right to bear arms doesn't cover 30-shot clips

Tension was high in Congress in the months before the Civil War when an observer wryly noted that the only members not carrying a pistol were carrying two pistols. Perhaps high tension explains why Montana State Sen. Verdell Jackson, R- Kalispell, has introduced legislation to allow Montana …

January 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Gun possession brings 2-year term

Gun possession brings 2-year term

A 25-year-old Billings woman with a long criminal history was sentenced to two years in federal custody Wednesday after admitting to a federal charge of possessing a firearm and ammunition.

September 29, 2010 2:53 pmLoading…
$10,000 reward offered in stolen guns case

$10,000 reward offered in stolen guns case

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about 133 firearms stolen from MT Sports during a burglary of Conway Freight Co. in Billings on Aug. 3.

September 15, 2010 11:42 amLoading…

Billings felon admits illegally having gun

A Billings man with a felony record for drugs and other crimes admitted in federal court he illegally possessed a firearm.

May 05, 2010 4:34 pmLoading…

South Dakota supporting Montana gun-regulation lawsuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota will support Montana in a federal lawsuit asserting states' rights to regulate guns that are manufactured and sold within a state's borders, Attorney General Marty Jackley said.

April 08, 2010 2:39 pm Related Loading…

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