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Billings man sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing

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.

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Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

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 …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

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…

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

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 …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

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 …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

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 …

December 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Woman charged in fatal bus crash pleads not guilty

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.

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Tribal rodeo official pleads guilty in corruption case

Another defendant has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from a corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation of northern Montana.

December 09, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Kate and William at game

Kate and William at game

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, appear on a giant video screen during an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in New York, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Wyoming sues feds, claiming too many wild horses

Wyoming sues feds, claiming too many wild horses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.

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Trial date set for former Big Sky coach rape case

BOZEMAN — A judge has set a June 23 trial date for a former girls' basketball coach accused of raping two of his players at Lone Peak High School in Big Sky.

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Former Blackfeet chair gets fraud judgment

A federal judge has issued a civil fraud judgment against a former chairman of Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Tribe who authorities said lied to claim money in a discrimination settlement.

December 04, 2014 4:09 pmLoading…
Lake County man pleads not guilty to killing wife

Lake County man pleads not guilty to killing wife

POLSON — A Lake County man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot and killed his wife and then tried to cover up the crime by saying she'd committed suicide.

December 04, 2014 2:55 pmLoading…

Wildlife scientists tapped for federal task force

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming Game and Fish Department scientists have been named to a federal task force for wildlife forensics.

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2 men arrested for murder in 2007 Wyoming cold case

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Two men accused of killing a man in Sublette County in 2007 have been arrested in Idaho.

December 03, 2014 12:20 pmLoading…

Havre man arrested after car window shot; driver was nearly hit

HAVRE — A 46-year-old Havre man is charged with attempted deliberate homicide after a shot was fired at the rear window of a car, narrowly missing the driver.

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More plea deals struck in tribal corruption case

Two more defendants in a sweeping corruption investigation into Montana’s Chippewa Cree tribe have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, according to court documents filed Monday.

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Man gets life sentence for sexual assault

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A Stevensville man who was discharged from the military and later spent 18 months in prison for sex crimes against young girls has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a girl over a two-year period and soliciting a 13-year-old girl via text.

November 26, 2014 8:35 amLoading…
Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE — A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison.

November 25, 2014 11:55 amLoading…
Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

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