We wholeheartedly support William Speare for District Court judge. Yellowstone County comprises the largest, busiest District Court in Montana. A recent workload study concluded we need several more judges to handle the increasing caseload.
A judge has ordered 10 years of probation for a man who authorities say crashed twice while driving with a blood alcohol concentration nearly four times the legal limit.
A judge on Friday gave a five-year sentence to a 20-year-old man who stabbed a man on the South Side of Billings in December 2012.
A former School District 2 administrator who admitted to stealing and pawning thousands of dollars worth of school electronics over a period of months was given six years of probation Friday and the chance to clear her record of a felony theft conviction.
A man given a deferred sentence in April for assaulting his girlfriend appeared in court Wednesday on a charge alleging he choked the same woman Tuesday outside a downtown Billings thrift store.
A Billings man accused of vandalizing a Billings church with a machete pleaded no contest on Friday to multiple charges in state District Court.
A man on Friday admitted he was driving drunk last year when he crashed and flipped his vehicle onto its top in the Billings Heights, injuring all five passengers and himself.
A Minnesota fugitive appeared in court Friday and argued with a judge that he should be allowed to stay in Montana until he can write the governor a letter seeking “political asylum” because, he claimed, his constitutional rights are being violated.
A Billings man prosecutors say twice crashed into a ditch while driving drunk with his disabled stepson in the vehicle last July pleaded guilty to DUI and endangerment charges on Friday.
A Billings judge on Friday gave a three-year prison sentence to a woman who walked away from a pre-release program last summer.
A Billings judge on Friday sentenced a woman to the state Department of Corrections who drove with her children while she was high on meth, with a recommendation for a drug treatment program.
Appearing in court together, both in handcuffs, a mother and daughter pleaded guilty Friday to charges that they burglarized a home and assaulted a resident, who said she was attacked with a hammer.
A Billings man pleaded guilty Friday to having a sex with a girl, who was 15 at the time, in 2011.
A Billings woman was sentenced on Friday after twice skipping sentencing hearings for a felony burglary conviction stemming from a 2013 incident that ended with the fatal shooting of her husband by police.
Judge Ingrid Gustafson’s courtroom was filled Thursday afternoon with nearly 20 drug addicts ready to celebrate sobriety.
A Billings judge on Friday sentenced a man police found drunk and sleeping behind the wheel of a running vehicle.
A 19-year-old man who threatened two people with a knife when they tried to stop him from stealing from parked cars was sentenced Friday in Yellowstone County District Court.
A man with drunken-driving convictions in at least three states was sentenced Friday for a count of felony DUI.
Collaboration between the Yellowstone County jail and the Community Crisis Center helped connect seriously mentally ill and addicted inmates to treatment services in the community, services that continued upon release from jail.
A Billings judge on Friday gave suspended sentences to a man for his role in a burglary ring that prosecutors have connected to convicted Lockwood methamphetamine dealer Walter White.