Montana Parole Board
GREAT FALLS — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap David Letterman's young son and his son's nanny from the comedian's Montana ranch for a $5 million ransom is set to be released from prison Thursday.
The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole's response to Barry Beach's request for a clemency hearing.
The special prosecutor in the 1984 murder trial of a Montana prisoner serving a 100-year prison sentence for a killing committed when he was 17 says the case has been exhaustively reviewed and the state parole board should reject a recent plea for clemency.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock's office isn't saying how the new governor will deal with the pending request for clemency from a Canadian citizen who remains on Montana's death row for the 1982 slaying of two Native American men.
DEER LODGE — In a county courtroom here on a cold spring day, Thomas Running Rabbit IV on Wednesday faced for the first time the man who killed his father almost 30 years ago.
HELENA — A notorious "mountain man," who abducted a world-class athlete in 1984 to keep as a wife for his son, once wrote that blame for the "incident" lies with her and a would-be rescuer whom he shot and killed. Don Nichols undoubtedly will need to be more contrite later this month in fron…