BUTTE — At least 760 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
Cyndi Johnson has trouble believing that bureaucratic rules may force a Billings woman out of an assisted-living home and into a nursing home — at double the cost to taxpayers.
ANACONDA — Two Montana State Hospital patients face felony aggravated assault charges for allegedly injuring female staff members in separate incidents from last year.
BUTTE -- Montana State Hospital at Warm Springs must pay $30,000 to an ex-patient after its staff barred the woman with physical disabilities from using her electric wheelchair.
HELENA — A Helena district judge has declared unconstitutional the state’s ban on prescription birth control coverage for teenage girls covered under the state’s health insurance program for low-income people.
There's no doubt shoppers want to know what's in their food, and at Good Earth Market, store manager Perry McNeese said food labels get read.
WARM SPRINGS -- Felony aggravated assault charges are expected following an incident Tuesday at Montana State Hospital at Warm Springs where a female staff member was seriously injured in an attack.
HELENA — Montana health officials have begun issuing new medical marijuana cards as part of the state's overhaul of its marijuana industry.
HELENA — The Schweitzer administration is preparing to cut Medicaid payments to hospitals, nursing homes, group homes and other providers of medical and disability services to the poor by as much as 6 percent, according to provider-group representatives and other sources.
HELENA — Prosecutors this week asked to expand charges against a former Montana Developmental Center staffer, alleging he raped two mentally disabled female patients and tried to sexually assault a third at the state-run facility in Boulder.
HELENA — Montana State Hospital officials are investigating an attack on staff members by three patients, including one who had just been transferred to the hospital from the state prison.