BOZEMAN — The timing of a campuswide alert at Montana State University following two reports of fraternity house rapes in a single weekend last year might have interfered with the police investigation into what happened, Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert told campus police in a recent letter.
At the end of a two-day trial on Tuesday, a jury convicted a 21-year-old man of sexually assaulting a young girl but acquitted him of raping her twin sister.
HELENA — Staff members at a Montana facility for developmentally disabled people didn't follow agency protocol or state law and allowed possible evidence to be destroyed after a resident reported being raped, an advocacy group claimed.
Missoula police are investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a weekend party.
HAMILTON — A 24-year-old Stevensville man was sentenced Thursday to 22 1/2 years in the Montana State Prison, with an additional 22 ½ years suspended, for repeatedly raping two young girls.
After nine hours of deliberation, a jury found a man guilty Wednesday night of raping a woman in April 2013 in a retrial of a case that ended with a hung jury in July.
A 32-year-old man allegedly gave an underage girl cocaine and had sex with her at a Billings trailer home in May 2013.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Cheyenne girl and her mother are suing the police department and the school district over the handling of the girl's report that she was raped at school in October 2011, when she was 14.
MISSOULA — More rape victims appear to be willing to work with the Missoula Police Department on their investigations since the city signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve its response to sexual assaults, according to a report submitted Thursday to the city.
MISSOULA — A dark chapter in the University of Montana’s history was recounted on national television this week when a former student spoke of her alleged 2010 rape by football players, and the failure of school officials and local authorities to keep her safe in the aftermath.
MISSOULA — The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by four University of Montana football players in 2010 criticized the Missoula Police Department and the Missoula County Attorney’s Office for their handling of the case on a "60 Minutes Sports" interview that aired Tuesday night.
MISSOULA — A Missoula woman who says she was gang-raped by four University of Montana football players in December 2010 has revealed her identity for the first time and will be featured on a national television show on Tuesday night.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Missoula man accused of brutally raping a friend last April.
A Level 2 sex offender convicted in 2007 for raping a 15-year-old girl was arrested recently after he allegedly violated multiple conditions of his probation.
A 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty to charges of raping and injuring an 18-year-old woman in July.
BUTTE — A 54-year-old Butte man raped a woman at a nursing home, police said.
A 53-year-old man is facing charges that he gave cocaine to a 13-year-old girl and raped her in June 2012.
Prosecutors have charged a 19-year-old man with raping and injuring an 18-year-old woman in July.
The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education filed a motion this week with the Montana Supreme Court, appealing a lower court decision ordering the state to release records to author Jon Krakauer that detail the 2012 disciplinary hearing of a University of Montana student.
A 19-year-old man charged with raping two underage girls has agreed to plead guilty to two sex offenses in exchange for dismissal of a felony drug case, and his mother — who is charged with having nude photos of one of her son’s underage victims — is still awaiting trial.