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Gazette opinion: The brave steps ahead

Christians last week marked the beginning of Lent, a time for spiritual reflection and contemplating a broken world in need of salvation.

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Man denies sexually abusing 2 young boys

A 27-year-old man denied charges Friday that he sexually abused two young boys in 2012 and 2013.

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3 enter pleas in Missoula child sex sting

MISSOULA — Three people arrested in a child sex sting operation in Missoula denied the charges against them Tuesday.

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Man charged with molesting 4-year-old girl

A man pleaded not guilty in District Court on Friday to a felony charge of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.

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Judge: Boy Scouts sex abuse lawsuit can go forward

HELENA — A lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America by five women who were sexually abused by a scout leader in the 1970s will move forward after a judge rejected arguments by the organization that time had run out on their claims.

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Casper man may spend 35 years in prison for molesting girl

CASPER, Wyo. — A 60-year-old Casper man may be spending the rest of his life in prison after admitting to molesting a six-year-old girl.

August 02, 2013 9:28 pmLoading…

Mills woman to spend up to three decades in prison for role in child porn

A Mills woman will spend at least a quarter of a century in prison after admitting that she took photos while molesting two young children.

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Attorney hopes new pope means new victim approach

Attorney hopes new pope means new victim approach

HELENA — An attorney representing dozens of Native Americans in one of two sex-abuse lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena said he hopes a new pope will mean a new approach by the church in dealing with victims.

March 15, 2013 11:06 am Photos



Victim interviews nearly done in church abuse case

HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena and 319 people who say priests and nuns sexually abused them as children are making progress toward a mediated settlement, attorneys representing the sides said Wednesday.

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Columbia Falls man pleads guilty to sexual child abuse

KALISPELL — A 27-year-old Columbia Falls man who authorities say tricked a 15-year-old boy into emailing revealing photos of himself to the man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of sexual abuse of children.

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Former Miles City teacher charged with soliciting

MILES CITY — A former sixth-grade teacher in Miles City has denied allegations that he engaged in online sexual conversations with someone he thought was a teenage girl.

July 18, 2012 3:02 pmLoading…

Man sentenced to prison for sex abuse of minors

CHEYENNE — A man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two minors on the Wind River Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Wyoming diocese, church, deacon deny sexual relation allegations

CASPER, Wyo. -- The defendants in a federal civil lawsuit have denied a woman's allegations that a deacon at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Casper imposed a sexual relationship on her, according to court documents filed last week. An attorney for the Diocese of Cheyenne also asserts the co…

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New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Montana

New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Montana

HELENA — Ten people filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming that they were sexually abused as children by Roman Catholic priests and nuns in central and Eastern Montana, including a priest who was on a board that reviews allegations of child sex abuse for the church.

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Dozens sue Catholic church over abuse in Montana

HELENA -- Several dozen people are suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena over sexual abuse that they say they suffered as children at the hands of clergy members in Western Montana.

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