Law And Order
GREAT FALLS — Attorneys for Barry Beach, who is serving 100 years without the possibility of parole for the 1979 beating death of a high school classmate on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, are asking the Montana Supreme Court to order him resentenced with consideration for the fact that he…
KALISPELL — A Montana woman has appealed her murder conviction for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park.
CASPER, Wyo. — Randall George unbuttoned his dark gray suit coat in front of a courtroom of 40 people.
CASPER, Wyo. — A 36-year-old Casper man has denied charges that he shot another man in the abdomen during an argument about the victim's girlfriend.
GREAT FALLS — A consultant for the Blackfeet Indian tribe who was convicted in a multimillion-dollar fraud case and for bankruptcy fraud was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1.7 million in restitution.
HELENA — Police in Helena arrested two men after reports of a robbery attempt and a shooting on the north side of the city.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 22-year-old Riverton man is charged with breaking into a residence and attacking a couple as they slept, stabbing the man to death and injuring the woman.
BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her during a 2009 arrest.
MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.
GREAT FALLS — Tribal officials on the Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne reservations have missed a deadline to open satellite election offices there, after Native Americans from those reservations won a legal settlement to open the offices and improve access to early voting.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge has sentenced a Green River man to 15 years in prison for possession with intent to sell more than 500 grams of methamphetamine in Casper.
CASPER, Wyo. — A trial date has been set for a 67-year-old Casper man charged with shooting another man in the head in August.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is becoming the latest state to reluctantly allow same-sex marriages after a federal judge’s ruling striking down a state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
LIVINGSTON — A 27-year-old Livingston man has pleaded not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide for a shooting that occurred during what prosecutors said was an argument over the victim's wife.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a young man in the head at point-blank range as he begged for his life likened the situation to putting down an injured deer, a police detective testified Wednesday.
KALISPELL — Police have arrested two teenagers accused to starting a fire that severely burned a historic building in Kalispell.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man arrested after a drug-related explosion in a University of Montana-owned apartment faces five felony charges.
BUFFALO, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the poaching of two young bull moose on the Bighorn National Forest west of Buffalo.
HELENA — A federal judge has found a 45-year-old Arizona man and a 35-year-old Massachusetts man guilty of running a child exploitation enterprise and conspiracy to advertise child pornography.
HARDIN — A Montana town that once offered to take in suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay out of desperation to fill an empty $27 million jail has finally started to fill its cells with American Indian inmates from across the Northern Plains.