BISMARCK, N.D. — The use of Facebook to spread Amber Alerts could help save lives, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.
Montana’s highway traffic death toll for 2014 was the lowest since 2010, but it still leaves much room for improvement.
Many people drove down the street honking their horns, raising their arms, and holding signs on W. Florissant in Ferguson on Thursday evening, Aug. 14, 2014, as some demonstrators stood in the middle of the street. Photo by J.B. Forbes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Polar Plunge. A frigid fundraiser brought 50 swimmers briefly into the water of Lake Elmo, all for the benefit of Montana Special Olympics. Yellowstone County Undersheriff Kevin Evans, the event chairman, reports that the 2014 Polar Plunge raised about $24,000 — $4,000 more than last year.
Near the bottom left corner of page C2, Sunday’s Billings Gazette briefly reported a preventable death.
CASPER, Wyo. — A 30-year veteran of the Wyoming Highway Patrol retired this week to head the state’s law enforcement training commission.
For the first time in the state’s history, six K-9 narcotics units are bolstering the force of the Montana Highway Patrol to guard the I-90 and I-94 corridors against drugs.
A 27-year-old Miles City man died early Thursday near Worden at milepost 21 on Highway 312.
A 22-year-old woman from Poplar was killed Friday after the Pontiac Grand Prix she was a passenger in landed on its roof near Bonner. The driver was sent to Trinity Hospital.
This winter has plagued Montanans with terrible driving conditions. Record amounts of snow dumped atop frozen rain turned streets into slip-and-slide zones.
Harry Lee Wallace, 62, of Lodge Grass, has been identified as the man who died in a rollover crash on Saturday in Big Horn County.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says troopers rescued a woman who was stranded in the Big Horn Mountains while driving from South Dakota to Powell.
Two people escaped uninjured Tuesday night after crashing into a bison 34 miles west of Cody on Highway 14/16/20, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Department.
Two people died in unrelated, one-vehicle crashes in Glacier County in northern Montana early Friday morning.
Strong winds caused a mobile office being pulled by a semi-truck to twist off its frame and roll into a field near mile marker 24 on Highway 3 at about 7:15 p.m., according to Montana Highway Patrol.
CASPER, Wyo. — An attempted murder suspect out of Colorado was nabbed by the Wyoming Highway Patrol after an unrelated speeding stop near Douglas, according to a patrol media release.
TRENTON, N.D. — Two Montana men on motorcycles were struck and killed in a collision with a van near Trenton, in northwestern North Dakota's oil patch.
Montana law just got tougher for some repeat DUI offenders.
Casper’s Flying J truck stop pumped through a week’s worth of fuel in less than 24 hours Thursday and Friday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding motorists not to drive if they've been drinking over the St. Patrick's Day weekend.