One of Helena’s most noteworthy criminals has filed a request for a post-conviction relief hearing which, if granted, could potentially vacate his current sentence and grant him a new jury trial.
A 19-year-old East Helena man who was charged with setting numerous fires in the Helena area in May has pleaded guilty to two counts of arson.
HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier charged with felony sex crimes against an underage girl has been detained by authorities in Spain.
Long before there was an Aurora or a Sandy Hook, Montana organizations came together to talk about mental-health issues. Law enforcement, mental-health providers and advocates all agreed that we had to do more in our state to improve the availability of quality behavioral-health care. We rec…
HELENA - Michelle Coller Gable will probably spend the rest of her life in prison for the murders of her husband and his friend in October 2011.
HELENA — A Helena jury Wednesday evening found Michelle Coller Gable guilty of two counts of deliberate homicide in the Oct. 13, 2011, shooting deaths of her husband, Joseph Gable, and his friend, Sunday Cooley Bennett, in a Cutler Street home.
HELENA — Michelle Gable testified in her own defense Tuesday, breaking into sobs as she described the events that left her husband and his female friend dead from gunshots at a Cutler Street home on Oct. 13, 2011.
In recent years, stories of horrific child abuse in Montana have become all too frequent: children violently killed by their parents or other adult caregivers; infants and toddlers suffering broken bones; children molested by adults; children exposed to meth distribution and production, and …
Last year, the number of child abuse and neglect cases in Lewis and Clark County was up 30 percent from the 2010.
HELENA - Attorneys argued Thursday whether a 160-page letter written by accused double murderer Michelle Coller Gable was unlawfully seized.
HELENA -- A jury on Wednesday found a Helena teen guilty of sexual assault for molesting a 3-year-old girl at a day care center.
HELENA -- A Helena jury found Jill M. Lotter guilty Monday of attempting to kill her husband with a hammer. Following closing arguments this morning, the jury started deliberations at 12:20 p.m. Deliberations lasted about five hours. Lotter was found guilty for attempted deliberate homicid…
HELENA -- .A former employee of Vann's pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he stole Apple iPad computer tablets and MacBook computers worth about $20,000 from the store's storage facility.
HELENA — A substitute teacher hired about two weeks ago at Four Georgians Elementary in Helena and who police say downloaded child pornography at home has been charged with felony sexual abuse of children.
HELENA — Prosecutors are appealing a state judge's decision to dismiss a felony assault charge on a peace officer filed against a Helena man who was shot by a police officer while allegedly driving his pickup truck toward the officer.
HELENA -- The Helena man shot in the chest by a police officer whom he was allegedly trying to run down in his pickup was back in court on Thursday with his lawyers arguing that the case should be thrown out because of mishandled and missing evidence that could have helped his defense.
HELENA -- A jury unanimously decided that no one is criminally liable in the death of Jeffery John Lefferdink, a 32-year-old Helena man who died on Easter Sunday after a traffic stop by sheriff's deputies.
HELENA — A Lewis and Clark County man who was arrested on a 1996 warrant accusing him of taking his children from Tennessee will not be charged.
HELENA — This Legislature can make Montana a “better place to live” by passing bills to crack down on drunken driving, lawmakers were told Wednesday — although two of the major bills are aimed at keeping drunk drivers out of prison as well as off the road.