Officer Involved Shooting
A coroner's jury ruled Wednesday that the shooting of Richard Ramirez by Billings Police Officer Grant Morrison was a noncriminal, justifiable homicide.
Starting Tuesday, a seven-person jury will review events surrounding the death of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a Billings police officer in April.
A Sidney police officer shot and injured a 59-year-old North Dakota man when the man pulled out a handgun during a traffic incident early Friday.
A Billings police officer who fatally shot a man in April is expected to return to work next week, Chief Rich St. John said Thursday.
A Billings judge on Monday set bond at $500,000 for a convicted robber who prosecutors say has repeatedly dodged authorities while stacking up felony charges in multiple counties.
Lori Ramirez, Richard Ramirez's sister, cries during a prayer for her brother and her family at a family gathering Friday April 18, 2014 at South Park.
Betty Ramirez, 63, mother of Richard Ramirez, cries in the arms of her brother and Richard's uncle Larry Dyle, 58, during a family gathering Friday April 18, 2014 at South Park.
Betty Ramirez, 63, holds her daughter's hand during a family gathering Friday April 18, 2014 at South Park.
A Billings woman was sentenced on Friday after twice skipping sentencing hearings for a felony burglary conviction stemming from a 2013 incident that ended with the fatal shooting of her husband by police.
After about five minutes of deliberation, a seven-person coroner’s jury reached a unanimous verdict Wednesday that a Yellowstone County sheriff’s lieutenant was justified in the shooting death of a gun-brandishing fugitive last July.
Seven grieving members of the Ramirez family stood in solidarity in front of City Hall and the Yellowstone County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon, protesting the death of Richard Ramirez.
After about five minutes of deliberation, a seven-person coroner's jury reached a unanimous verdict Wednesday that a Yellowstone County sheriff’s lieutenant was justified in the shooting death of a gun-brandishing fugitive last July.
HELENA — The state Department of Justice and the Ravalli County sheriff's office have released the names of a Hamilton man who was shot by a sheriff's deputy, and the deputy who fired the shot.
HAMILTON — A Ravalli County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man at a residence southeast of Hamilton after the man, apparently distraught over problems he was having with his girlfriend, pointed a weapon at the officer, the state Department of Justice said.
After hearing a day and a half of testimony, a coroner’s jury found Wednesday that Billings Police Officer Dave Punt was justified when he shot and killed Daniel Brawley earlier this year.
When the Billings Police Department's SWAT team pulled Daniel and Heather Brawley from a house on Miles Avenue after an hourslong standoff on Jan. 6, they thought a dangerous situation had been defused peacefully.
A coroner’s jury will begin on Tuesday the process of determining if a Billings police officer was justified when he fatally shot a burglary suspect who was driving off in his patrol car in January.
Escaped fugitive Dean Randolph Jess was shot by a Yellowstone County Sheriff deputy after Jess displayed a firearm. The shooting occurred in at the entrance to the Walmart shopping center on King Avenue West.
MISSOULA — A Missoula County sheriff’s deputy shot a man late Friday afternoon after an apparent drug deal went bad outside the Magic Diamond Casino at Toole and Burton streets.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a Friday incident that left a man and woman dead from gunshot wounds in Worden.