A pair of freshman state lawmakers from Billings — a Democrat and a Republican — are proposing changes to the state’s civil asset forfeiture law and expect to bring legislation forward during the next legislative session.
The 24/7 Sobriety program keeps about 70 people out of the Yellowstone County jail every day.
A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant who is facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Deadwood, S.D., has been placed on paid administrative leave.
Marlene Kehler Davis may have been taken in for a few minutes, but in the end she wasn’t about to fall for a scam in which the caller threatened her with arrest for skipping out on jury duty.
City leaders should take heed of a small but deadly pest that could well be on its way to destroying millions of dollars worth of ash trees in Billings.
If other counties are going to use the Yellowstone County jail to house their prisoners, they can help pay for jail expansion costs.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder promoted two lieutenants to captains on Tuesday, citing their job dedication and responsibilities.
Little Bighorn Memorial. Eleven years after the Indian Memorial was dedicated at Little Bighorn National Battlefield, its completion was celebrated on the 138th anniversary of the historic fight in southeast Montana.
The estimated cost of expanding the Yellowstone County jail got a little higher on Tuesday with no clear way for how the county would pay for it.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder warned the public on Friday of a current scam in which a caller asks somebody to pay a fine for a warrant or risk arrest.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder identified on Thursday the man found dead in an irrigation canal in January as Steven Michael Samples.
Law enforcement officers need the right tools to deal with people in crisis because of mental health or substance abuse problems.
The investigation into a body found last week in Coulson Park is being called a homicide, Sheriff Mike Linder said on Tuesday.
It’s not illegal to be homeless in Montana, nor to panhandle in Billings or quaff an adult beverage, in the right location.
After nearly a year of, at times, difficult negotiations, Yellowstone County and the sheriff’s deputies union have a new, three-year contract.
Negotiators have agreed on a three-year deal for Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies that will include a 5.13 percent wage increase for the current year.
A Louisiana corrections company plans a job fair April 16 at the Two Rivers Detention Facility in Hardin in an effort to find up to 115 employees to operate a therapeutic treatment center for Bureau of Indian Affairs inmates, beginning as early as May 15.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder on Friday identified the man who died after his truck went into the Yellowstone River Thursday as Daven Botsch, 40, of the Shepherd area.
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.
Lockwood School was on a modified lock-down for about three hours on Wednesday after a nearby resident reported a home invasion.