Law And Order
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said he's open to the idea of using firing squads to execute condemned inmates, disagrees with President Barack Obama's proposal to make community college tuition free for some students and questioned the financial benefits of Colorado's legalization of marijuana.
HELENA — Republicans who are suing the state to end open primary elections are appealing a district judge's order denying their request to close elections while the case is being decided.
HELENA — After nearly three hours of comment and debate, Montana Republicans voted overwhelmingly Saturday to join a lawsuit seeking to limit their primary elections to those registered with the GOP.
GREAT FALLS — A Montana man faces trial next month on charges he illegally killed three grizzly bears near his residence last summer.
CASPER, Wyo. — A former victim advocate for the Casper Police Department has acknowledged sexually assaulting a woman as she recovered from surgery at an assisted living center.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A prosecutor has filed notice that he intends once again to seek the death penalty against a man who was the only person on death row in Wyoming until late last year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A special master presiding over an interstate water rights lawsuit pending before the U.S. Supreme Court recommends denying most of Montana’s remaining claims that Wyoming failed to deliver enough water on the Tongue River.
MISSOULA — A western Montana man convicted of killing a 17-year-old German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage will remain in jail until sentencing Feb. 12.
BUTTE — An Anaconda repeat sex offender will die at Montana State Prison.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Sublette County district judge will set a sentencing hearing early next year for a Pinedale man who recently pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder in home invasion attacks on local women.
AFTON, Wyo. — A 26-year-old man was arrested after a weekend shooting in west-central Wyoming that left a man dead and a woman injured.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Casper man has pleaded not guilty to a criminal charge in connection with the death of a University of Wyoming student.
GREAT FALLS — A Billings man who acknowledged stabbing another man to death during a fight at a Fort Benton bar has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
This image taken from video shows a man believed to be a gunman inside a cafe in Sydney, Australia Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. An apparent hostage situation was unfolding inside the chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, where several people could be seen through a window …
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a press conference in the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, after a gunman took an unknown number of people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Xu Ha…
A injured hostage is carried to an ambulance after shots were fired during a cafe siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. New South Wales state police would not say what was happening inside the cafe or whether hostages were being …
This image taken from video shows people holding up hands inside a cafe in Sydney, Australia Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside the downtown Sydney chocolate shop and cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour, with two people inside the cafe …
A injured hostage is wheeled to an ambulance after shots were fired during a cafe siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. New South Wales state police would not say what was happening inside the cafe or whether hostages were being …
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A woman accused of driving a bus full of coal miners through a construction zone and into a line of stopped cars — killing three Gillette men — has pleaded not guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide.
Another defendant has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from a corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation of northern Montana.