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Suspect accused of killing his wife in 1999 pleads not guilty

Suspect accused of killing his wife in 1999 pleads not guilty

A Colorado man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to killing his wife 15 years ago in Montana.

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Man accused of killing his wife in 1999 extradited to Montana

Man accused of killing his wife in 1999 extradited to Montana

A Colorado man accused of killing his wife 15 years ago in Montana has been extradited to face a charge of deliberate homicide in the case.

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Livingston man arrested in late-night shooting

A 27-year-old Livingston man is being held on suspicion of attempted deliberate homicide charges.

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Laird, accused of killing wife in 1999, waives extradition from Colorado

Laird, accused of killing wife in 1999, waives extradition from Colorado

A Colorado man charged with killing his wife 15 years ago agreed Thursday to return to Montana to face trial amid indications that authorities had long harbored questions about his possible involvement in the case.

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Brian Laird arrested in connection with wife's 1999 death

Brian Laird arrested in connection with wife's 1999 death

Fifteen years after Kathryn Laird drowned in Big Horn County, Montana state and federal law enforcement agents have arrested her husband, Brian Laird, on murder charges.

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Details emerge in Wise River killing

Details emerge in Wise River killing

BUTTE — The two transients accused of killing a Butte man at the campground near Wise River attacked him with a knife and stick after he approached the pair for sex, prosecutors say.

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Kaarma's defense attorneys again ask for change of venue

Kaarma's defense attorneys again ask for change of venue

MISSOULA — Lawyers for a man accused of deliberate homicide in the death of a German exchange student are taking another shot at moving the trial outside Missoula County.

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ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

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Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

Bond set at $350,000 for suspect in fatal stabbing

During a fight early Friday at a South Side bar, a 22-year-old woman killed another woman by stabbing her in the neck, according to charging documents filed Monday.

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Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

Homicide suspect turns herself in; victim in South Side stabbing identified

A 22-year-old woman suspected of stabbing another woman to death at a bar on Billings' South Side has turned herself in to authorities.

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Wyoming judge refuses to dismiss hammer death case

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A judge in Fremont County is refusing to dismiss a murder case despite a defense attorney's argument the State Crime Laboratory is taking too long to investigate evidence.

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Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking for the public’s help in tracking down several people who might have information in the case.

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Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Prosecutors have charged a 66-year-old woman — the mother of a man recently charged with shooting his neighbor to death in March 2013 — with lying to investigators and hiding a bullet in her shoe while her home was being searched by detectives.

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75-year-old woman gets life term for killing husband in Wyoming in 1970s

75-year-old woman gets life term for killing husband in Wyoming in 1970s

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s then throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine where it remained for nearly 40 years.

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Woman, 75, to be sentenced for old Wyoming killing

Woman, 75, to be sentenced for old Wyoming killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Alice and Gerald Uden were quietly living out their senior years in the rural Ozarks of Missouri until the killings of their former spouses caught up with them last year and they were convicted separately in two old Wyoming murder cases.

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Defense: New evidence found in Gillette slaying

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Attorneys for a Gillette man charged with murder in the Thanksgiving Day shooting of another man say they have new evidence in the case, but no details have been released.

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Butte duo jailed on deliberate homicide charges in Wise River killing

Butte duo jailed on deliberate homicide charges in Wise River killing

BUTTE — The two suspects in the Wise River killing are now in Dillon jail on deliberate homicide charges. Each is being held on more than $500,000 bond.

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Browning man sentenced to 14 years in slaying

GREAT FALLS — A federal judge has sentenced a 31-year-old Browning man to more than 14 years in prison for the 2012 beating death of a childhood friend.

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Judge orders public defender for homicide defendant free on $450,000 cash bail

Judge orders public defender for homicide defendant free on $450,000 cash bail

After initially being denied a public defender, a homicide defendant free from jail on a $450,000 cash bond posted by his family will be appointed one, a Billings judge ruled Thursday.

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Man pleads not guilty in 2013 homicide

Man pleads not guilty in 2013 homicide

A man arrested earlier this week pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his neighbor, who was found gunned down outside a far-West-End home in March of last year.

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