The city of Billings is considering a non-discrimination ordinance similar to those adopted by Missoula, Helena, Butte and Bozeman. It is my opinion that the foregoing self-government cities acted in excess of their legal authority. My purpose is to point out how the enactment of such an ord…
Jason Lee Ramirez, the brother of a man shot to death by a Billings police officer last month, was arrested Thursday.
As the construction season gets underway, it is important for both contractors and project owners to remember special Montana laws that affect building contracts. One of those laws is the Prompt Payment Act, which generally applies to any construction contract valued in excess of $400,000.
A Buxton man changed his plea Thursday morning to guilty for felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute.
KALISPELL — A Kalispell man convicted of his killing his 8-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son 20 years ago will have a parole hearing in April.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Butte man accused of playing a part in an attack on several people with a baseball bat and pool cue last month.
GREAT FALLS — A hired hand from Cut Bank is charged with selling $450,000 worth of grain over the past three years despite not owning any cropland.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man convicted of murder as a juvenile may have a way out of life imprisonment. If he is successful, other Wyomingites in similar circumstances may follow him.
CASPER — In a rare move, a Natrona County defendant has decided to proceed with his criminal trial by representing himself.
HELENA — An appellate-court panel Friday upheld a bribery conviction for the former Fort Peck superintendent for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, but reversed four other convictions involving her role in a loan fraud scheme.
State Attorney General Tim Fox is teaming up with his counterparts in two other states without sales taxes to fight the Internet sales tax bill before the U.S. House.
The Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions report released this week by the Department of Justice previews a new era of partnership between the federal government and American Indian tribes. The report documents an unprecedented level of collaboration with tribal law enforcement, reg…
A Billings man already facing multiple charges in connection to a string of robberies and attempted robberies this week is also now facing a felony aggravated burglary charge.
CASPER, Wyo. — Residents at the Skyler Inn in Casper weren't happy when they were told they had seven days to vacate their rooms at the soon-to-close hotel.
CASPER, Wyo. — A proposed plea agreement for a man facing two aggravated assault charges was rejected Thursday, a rare move by Natrona County District Judge Catherine Wilking.
The youngest defendant in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has reached a deal with prosecutors and intends to plead guilty on an alternate set of charges, according to court papers and attorneys in the case.
CASPER — A third man has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with a string of Casper Mountain cabin burglaries, following the lead of two co-defendants who pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Mary Alice Addison is raising her five grandchildren. Her daughter died too young.
CASPER, Wyo. — A new Wyoming law that ends mandatory life imprisonment for juvenile killers won't change the sentences of eight people already serving life for crimes they committed before the age of 18.
Each state has its own employment laws and statutes that must be followed. These may be in addition to federal law, extensions of federal law, or sometimes opposing federal law. In most cases, it is the employer’s responsibility to follow the law or statute most favorable to the employee.