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Montana Republicans appeal order in closed primaries lawsuit

Montana Republicans appeal order in closed primaries lawsuit

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.

January 15, 2015 1:28 pmLoading…
Montana GOP votes to join lawsuit closing primaries

Montana GOP votes to join lawsuit closing primaries

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.

January 11, 2015 8:22 amLoading…
Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

GREAT FALLS — A Montana man faces trial next month on charges he illegally killed three grizzly bears near his residence last summer.

January 10, 2015 11:15 amLoading…
Former Casper police worker pleads guilty to sexual assault

Former Casper police worker pleads guilty to sexual assault

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.

January 09, 2015 2:30 pmLoading…

Special master rules against Montana water claims

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.

December 29, 2014 5:50 pmLoading…
Repeat sex offender gets life in prison

Repeat sex offender gets life in prison

BUTTE — An Anaconda repeat sex offender will die at Montana State Prison.

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Judge awaits report before sentencing man in attacks

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.

December 23, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…
Man pleads not guilty to charge in death of UW student

Man pleads not guilty to charge in death of UW student

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Casper man has pleaded not guilty to a criminal charge in connection with the death of a University of Wyoming student.

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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…
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.

December 08, 2014 7:50 pmLoading…

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.

December 07, 2014 10:10 pmLoading…

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…

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…

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