A Yellowstone County compensation board will recommend that elected officials receive a 2.5 percent base wage increase for fiscal year 2015.
Longtime Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez and challenger Michael Mayott are the top two contenders for the judge position in Department 2, with Hernandez taking a commanding lead.
It’s good to have choices.
A Billings police officer has filed for Yellowstone County justice of the peace, becoming the second challenger to longtime incumbent Judge Pedro Hernandez.
A retired IRS agent filed this week for Yellowstone County justice of the peace, challenging longtime incumbent Judge Pedro Hernandez.
One day after her boyfriend was charged with helping a man try to cover up the Jan. 3 shooting death of another man in Lockwood, a 32-year-old Billings woman was charged Wednesday with a similar crime.
Newly elected Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez is sworn in by Judge Ingrid Gustafson during a ceremony at the County Commissioners offices on Dec. 28, 2010.
Two longtime elected officials in Yellowstone County say they will seek re-election again this year, while at least one courthouse veteran, Max Lenington, has announced he will retire.
For a handful of couples, Tuesday was the perfect day to get hitched down at the county courthouse.
A Billings man was charged Thursday with stabbing another man numerous times last December on the South Side.
A man with what prosecutors said was a criminal history dating back 45 years was charged Thursday with punching a pregnant woman.
A 43-year-old Billings man charged Thursday with felony drunken-driving had a blood-alcohol concentration more than three and a half times the legal limit after the crash that resulted in his arrest, authorities said.
Yellowstone County is on the right track as a search commences to fill the justice of the peace office that will be vacant at year’s end with the retirement of Larry Herman.
Not too long ago, a defendant came into Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez’s courtroom to enter a plea to charges of aggravated DUI and eluding a peace officer.
A 23-year-old Lewistown man accused of selling Oxycontin and psilocybin mushrooms to an undercover officer made his first court appearance Friday on two felony drug distribution charges.
Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez told a visiting group of high school students Thursday that his experience with the law goes way back.
Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez takes questions from Busby high school students who visited his courtroom Thursday. In the back is District Court administrator Becky Bird.
A 45-year-old Shepherd man was accused Thursday of firing a gun at least four times and swinging a sword around in a Shepherd home containing seven other people.
A county prosecutor described a Billings man accused on Thursday of hitting a Billings Gazette newspaper carrier with his car while driving drunk as “a dangerous repeat drunk driver who actually struck somebody this time.”
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against a Yellowstone County justice of the peace in a horse dispute, saying the judge has immunity.