Mary Jane Knisely
Montana’s most populous county has some issues that are much bigger than challenges seen in other counties.
A U.S. Army color guard posted flags in a courtroom where tables were laden with flowers, cake and sandwiches. The standing-room-only crowd included congressional representatives and guests from Helena. Wednesday was graduation day in Yellowstone County District Court.
A Billings man admitted on Thursday to committing a sexual offense against a teenage girl.
A man and woman were sentenced on Thursday for walking away from Montana pre-release centers in separate incidents in 2012.
Collaboration between the Yellowstone County jail and the Community Crisis Center helped connect seriously mentally ill and addicted inmates to treatment services in the community, services that continued upon release from jail.
A 19-year-old Billings man was sentenced Thursday to 70 years in prison for murdering his great-grandmother in her South Side home last July.
A 56-year-old Wisconsin man arrested last year after he was found with more than 3 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 90 was sentenced Thursday in District Court.
A 22-year-old Billings man charged last fall with firing a gun outside a busy Heights store and, in an earlier incident, leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase, was charged Thursday with stealing a pickup truck.
A Billings man who admitted last November to his part in burglaries that raised money to buy drugs received a suspended sentence on Thursday.
A man who admitted to robbing a Billings tobacco store with a knife and, in an unrelated incident, selling fake drugs to a police informant, was sentenced Thursday.
Montanans have traditionally heeded the call for military service, as our brave men and women fight in regions across the globe. Veterans returning to civilian life often struggle with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and addictions, leading them into an entirely different war zone.
A Billings man with a history of domestic assaults was charged Wednesday with hitting his common-law wife during a fight.
A judge has sentenced a man convicted of molesting a young boy to 70 years in Montana State Prison, with 20 years suspended.
The U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps were honored last week in Yellowstone County District Court. With flags of the four military branches posted near the bench, Judge Mary Jane Knisely led the crowd in the pledge of allegiance. The room was packed with Yellowstone County Veterans…
The insurer for the city of Billings has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died of a heart attack at Rose Park pool in 2011.
Robin Hanel publicly apologized Friday for comments she made a week earlier about her husband's electoral opponent.
A man with 13 drunken-driving convictions denied charges Thursday for a 14th.
A Billings woman won’t be jailed for beating a child with a kitchen spoon.
Billings mayoral candidate John McFadden said he is considering taking legal action against the wife of Mayor Tom Hanel, saying she slandered him at a public forum.