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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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Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.

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Inquest finds man in police standoff killed self

Inquest finds man in police standoff killed self

HAVRE — A coroner's jury found no criminal wrongdoing in the death of a Cut Bank man who was involved in a lengthy standoff with Havre police in April.

November 20, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.

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Gillette training 3 new police dogs

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Gillette Police Department is training three new police dogs to replace two dogs that retired and another that died.

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Federal judge dismisses Livingston police lawsuit

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.

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Montana sheriff candidate violated campaign laws

MISSOULA — The state commissioner of political practices found a Missoula County sheriff's detective and a law firm that supported his candidacy for sheriff violated campaign finance laws.

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Casper police shoot, kill armed man

Casper police shoot, kill armed man

CASPER, Wyo. — A man shot by police in an East Casper neighborhood Tuesday night died Wednesday morning at Wyoming Medical Center, according to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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Prescription drug takeback to be held Saturday

HELENA — Law enforcement agencies across Montana are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to offer people a chance to safely dispose of prescription medication Saturday.

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November trial set in police dog death

CASPER, Wyo. — A November trial has been set in the case of a Mills police officer charged in the death of a police dog left in a hot patrol car in July.

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Bakken gets $1.4 million to curb domestic violence

WASHINGTON — Efforts to stop domestic violence and violence against women in the fast-growing Bakken oil patch are getting some federal help.

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Wyoming Patrol trooper retires from 26-year career

CASPER, Wyo. — Terry Vincent remembers ringing doorbells in that cheap, little plastic vest. He remembers proudly displaying his shiny tin badge, the one shaped like a star, the one that said he was a police officer, asking for candy in his favorite Halloween costume.

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Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

HELENA — A 40-year-old Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy who was struck by a vehicle during a law enforcement pursuit.

September 08, 2014 9:42 am Photos

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Wyoming considers restricting police use of drones

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill to ban law enforcement use of drones without a warrant.

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Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

GREAT FALLS — Police in Great Falls are asking for help in identifying a possible witness to the Aug. 14 death of Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn.

September 03, 2014 3:37 pm Photos

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Wyoming police officer fatally shoots man

BASIN, Wyo. — Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.

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Montana woman hopes to close Rawlins cold case

RAWLINS, Wyo. — If Janet Franson played baseball, she'd be a closer.

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Law enforcement concerned about speed-to-pass

CHEYENNE — Law enforcement officials are concerned about a proposal to allow Wyoming drivers to exceed the speed limit when passing vehicles on two-lane highways.

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FBI again asks for help in finding missing Sidney teacher

Authorities are repeating a request for landowners in Eastern Montana and western North Dakota to search their properties for signs of missing Montana teacher and alleged kidnapping victim Sherry Arnold.

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New police chief named in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Dave Bowen has been promoted from captain to chief of the Great Falls Police Department.

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