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Woman charged with helping man accused in home-invasion attack on retired nuns

Woman charged with helping man accused in home-invasion attack on retired nuns

Prosecutors charged a second person on Wednesday in connection with a pair of August 2013 home invasion robberies that targeted three elderly women, including two retired nuns who were seriously injured.

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Prosecutors charging 2nd person in home invasion attack on nuns

Prosecutors charging 2nd person in home invasion attack on nuns

Investigators have used DNA recovered from a cigarette butt to link a woman to an August 2013 home-invasion robbery in which two elderly nuns were beaten and seriously injured.

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Man charged in home-invasion attacks on elderly woman, nuns set for February trial

Man charged in home-invasion attacks on elderly woman, nuns set for February trial

A February trial has been set for a man charged with attacking three elderly women — two of them nuns — during home-invasions in August of last year.

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Nuns seek new mediation of sex abuse claims

Nuns seek new mediation of sex abuse claims

HELENA — Attorneys for an order of nuns plan to ask a judge Thursday for a new round of negotiations to settle claims of child sex abuse by priests and nuns in Montana, a request that comes less than three weeks before the first trial.

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Nuns' request to bring diocese to court denied

HELENA —A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday rejected a request by an order of nuns to bring the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena back into state court to share in any monetary judgment that goes against it in a pair of child sex-abuse lawsuits.

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Judge says abuse case against Western Montana nuns can proceed

HELENA — A federal judge ruled that 95 people can pursue sex-abuse claims in state court against an order of nuns during bankruptcy proceedings involving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena.

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Nuns ask judge to keep lawsuit stay in place

HELENA — An order of nuns being sued by people who claim they were sexually abused as children at the Ursuline Academy in St. Ignatius is asking a federal judge to refuse a request from the victims' attorneys to proceed with their lawsuit in state court.

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Rapes, school bond top local news in 2013

Rapes, school bond top local news in 2013

A string of home invasion rapes terrified Billings residents for months, comments made by a District Court judge during sentencing in a rape case caused an uproar, and retiring Sen. Max Baucus will be nominated to be ambassador to China.

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Assaulted nuns 'doing well' at St. Vincent Healthcare

Assaulted nuns 'doing well' at St. Vincent Healthcare

7:20 a.m.: Sister Mary Vincentia Maronick, 90, and Sister Clara Scherr, 79, are doing well and Scherr has been been moved out of ICU to another unit.

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