The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
A man convicted of his fourth drunken driving offense apologized on Monday during sentencing to Billings citizens he may have put in danger.
A man who a deputy said had an “overpowering odor” of alcohol and was driving the wrong way on Interstate 90 pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Monday.
A woman accused of striking another woman in the face with a whiskey bottle denied charges on Monday.
Angie Fox was speechless as she made her way to the front of Judge Gregory Todd’s courtroom while family, friends and co-workers gave her a standing ovation.
It wasn't easy, but they did it.
A Billings lawyer with a track record of disciplinary problems and who is to be publicly censured next week by the Montana Supreme Court faced a state panel on two more misconduct complaints on Thursday.
Next month Montana’s busiest judicial district will be back to a full force of six full-time judges. Billings attorney Michael Moses is preparing to start his new job the week of May 19.
A man who prosecutors said fought with officers and was shocked with a stun gun during a drunken-driving stop admitted on Tuesday to a felony driving under the influence charge and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing a peace officer.
An 18-year-old Billings man was charged on Tuesday with driving a car at speeds of as much as 103 mph in Lockwood last year while he had methamphetamine in his system leading up to a fiery crash that killed a woman and injured a child.
A man charged in 2012 with firing a handgun into the air during a confrontation at a family gathering changed his plea on Tuesday, admitting to one felony charge of criminal endangerment.
A Lockwood man who county prosecutors say was fended off by the 13-year-old girl he tried to kidnap denied felony charges stemming from the incident.
With three weeks left till the filing deadline for school board, it’s time for our annual appeal for more good candidates.
There are just three days left to apply for the state District Court seat left vacant when Susan Watters was appointed to the federal bench. So far, no one has filed for Watters’ old job.
Former Yellowstone County deputy attorney David Carter took the oath of office Tuesday morning to become the county’s newest justice of the peace.
If Pacer Ferguson doesn’t learn his lesson, it won’t be for lack of trying.
A judge sentenced a man Tuesday who has admitted to being under the influence of alcohol and marijuana when he crashed his car into a ditch near Laurel in May.
On Thursday, it was State District Judge Susan P. Watters’ turn to graduate from family drug court.
A Billings man convicted of federal charges in October in what is believed to be Montana’s largest firearms heist was charged Tuesday with a new felony in Yellowstone County District Court.
A Billings teenager won’t spend any time behind bars for a vandalism spree last December but was ordered by a District Court judge to pay back thousands of dollars for damage he caused.