CASPER, Wyo. — A North Dakota man arrested four years ago in Cody claims the city’s current assistant police chief used a stun gun on him while he was handcuffed, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit.
SEATTLE — Environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars.
HELENA — Ravalli County Republicans sued the state Monday in an attempt to require voters to register with the GOP in order to participate in the party’s primary elections.
HELENA — A Helena-based nonprofit organization has asked a federal judge to rule that a broad swath of Montana’s campaign finance laws is unconstitutional, and it wants to prevent the state from enforcing those laws before this year’s elections.
MISSOULA — An appeals court has upheld a $28.4 million jury award in a lawsuit filed by a Missoula software company against the largest school bus company in North America.
HELENA — At least one of the two conservation groups suing over the Red Mountain Flume-Chessman Reservoir project plans to proceed with a lawsuit despite a federal judge saying the groups are unlikely to succeed on the merits of their case while denying a temporary halt to the project.
CASPER, Wyo. — The 8-year-old boy rescued from the North Platte River two weeks ago sat at his father’s side during Tuesday’s Casper City Council work session. After prompting from his dad, Troy Bray, his eyes shifted from his shoes to the council members.
BUTTE — A former teacher fired for being pregnant filed a lawsuit in Butte federal court Thursday against Butte Central Catholic Schools.
MISSOULA — A man injured by a bridge jumper while floating the Clark Fork River last summer now alleges Missoula County also was at fault for his severe injuries.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Tribune Eagle has filed suit seeking to block Laramie County School District 1 from charging to make public records available for viewing.
CODY, Wyo. — A lawsuit stemming from an assault that cost a Cody man part of his nose is close to being resolved.
BUTTE — The landmark M&M Cigar Store restaurant and its owner, Sam Jankovich, are mired in legal problems taking a bite out of the business’s finances.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. —
Two former employees of Stockman Bank’s Miles City branch office recently filed a federal lawsuit alleging sex discrimination by supervisors.
CASPER, Wyo. — The search for Amelia Earhart’s missing airplane could land in front of a federal jury depending on how a judge rules in a lawsuit filed by a Wyoming man who says he was duped into donating $1 million an expedition.
A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against the county, sheriff and a doctor alleging that a former Yellowstone County jail inmate’s cancer went undiagnosed for almost a year — leading to a ruptured lump in his throat followed by chemotherapy and radiation treatment for advanced cancer.
BOZEMAN — A District Court judge in Bozeman has enforced a $300,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by a former Three Forks High School football player over a series of concussions suffered in practice in 2009.
HELENA — A federal judge has denied the petition of several conservation groups to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to force U.S. officials to lift a suspension on drilling for natural gas and oil in the Badger-Two Medicine area near Glacier National Park.
MISSOULA — Attorneys representing Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Rebecca Birket filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking damages for the violation of privacy and humiliation Birket allegedly suffered during an internal investigation into a kiss she shared with another deputy while she was off duty.
HELENA —A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday rejected a request by an order of nuns to bring the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena back into state court to share in any monetary judgment that goes against it in a pair of child sex-abuse lawsuits.