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Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

November 24, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Angst is high as decision is near

Angst is high as decision is near

Rick Canamore of Normandy protests outside the Ferguson Police Department on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, ahead of an imminent grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@pos…

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Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.

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Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.

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Gillette training 3 new police dogs

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Gillette Police Department is training three new police dogs to replace two dogs that retired and another that died.

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Federal judge dismisses Livingston police lawsuit

BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her during a 2009 arrest.

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Billings police officer Katie Nash

Billings police officer Katie Nash

Billings police officer Katie Nash answers emails in her office at the Crime Prevention Center.

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Montana sheriff candidate violated campaign laws

MISSOULA — The state commissioner of political practices found a Missoula County sheriff's detective and a law firm that supported his candidacy for sheriff violated campaign finance laws.

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Casper police shoot, kill armed man

Casper police shoot, kill armed man

CASPER, Wyo. — A man shot by police in an East Casper neighborhood Tuesday night died Wednesday morning at Wyoming Medical Center, according to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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Chamber News

As we read national headlines about stagnant economic activity around the country, Billings has been marching a path of steady growth. This growth provides local businesses, workers and families opportunities many parts of the world would envy. We report 3.6 percent unemployment, one of the …

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November trial set in police dog death

CASPER, Wyo. — A November trial has been set in the case of a Mills police officer charged in the death of a police dog left in a hot patrol car in July.

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Wyoming Patrol trooper retires from 26-year career

CASPER, Wyo. — Terry Vincent remembers ringing doorbells in that cheap, little plastic vest. He remembers proudly displaying his shiny tin badge, the one shaped like a star, the one that said he was a police officer, asking for candy in his favorite Halloween costume.

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ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

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2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

Two new Billings Police Department recruits were sworn in Monday by Judge Sheila R. Kolar in the Billings Municipal Court chambers.

September 08, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

HELENA — A 40-year-old Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy who was struck by a vehicle during a law enforcement pursuit.

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Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

GREAT FALLS — Police in Great Falls are asking for help in identifying a possible witness to the Aug. 14 death of Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn.

September 03, 2014 3:37 pm Photos

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Ups and Downs:

Weekend vandals. Billings police received 28 reports of windows broken out of cars, homes and businesses Aug. 22-24. Vandals threw rocks, and shot BB guns and marbles, damaging Heights property between Wicks Lane and River Oaks Drive and also in an area west of 24th Street West and north of…

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From the editor: Just give me the numbers

From the editor: Just give me the numbers

Benjamin Disraeli is credited with saying, "There are three kinds of lies — lies, damn lies and statistics."

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Protesters arrested after taunting police in Ferguson

Protesters arrested after taunting police in Ferguson

Police hold a defensive position on W. Florissant in Ferguson on Monday night, Aug. 18, 2014, next to the media area at Ferguson and W. Florissant. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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Ferguson police chief answers questions under heightened security

Ferguson police chief answers questions under heightened security

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is surrounded by his officers as he leaves a news conference in Forestwood Park on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Jackson took questions in the quiet park after earlier identifying Darren Wilson as the officer who shot Michael Brown. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@po…

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