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Morrison family dealing with aftermath of April '14 fatal shooting

Morrison family dealing with aftermath of April '14 fatal shooting

Fidgeting on a couch in the living room of his house, while at the same time trying to corral his rambunctious 4-year-old son, Billings police officer Grant Morrison is clear about how 30 seconds of one night 10 months ago have turned upside-down both his life and that of his family in the d…

January 18, 2015 6:10 am Video Photos

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Department review clears Morrison in fatal shooting of Ramirez

Department review clears Morrison in fatal shooting of Ramirez

A Billings Police Department review of the April 14, 2014, shooting of Richard Ramirez by Officer Grant Morrison concluded that Morrison acted within the law and followed BPD policies. 

January 17, 2015 11:26 am Video Photos

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Ramirez family vigil canceled due to mother's health

Ramirez family vigil canceled due to mother's health

A vigil scheduled Thursday night for the family of Richard Ramirez, who was shot and killed by a Billings police officer last April, has been canceled, family friend Lita Pepion said. 

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Betty Ramirez, the mother of Richard Ramirez

Betty Ramirez, the mother of Richard Ramirez

Betty Ramirez, the mother of Richard Ramirez, sits with friend Lita Pepion on Wednesday as they talk about finding by the coroner's inquest jury that Billings police officer Grant Morrison was justified in killing Richard Ramirez during a traffic stop in 2014.

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Dashboard video: Ramirez shooting

Dashboard video: Ramirez shooting

WARNING: This video contains graphic content. Officer Grant Morrison's dashboard camera captured this video of his fatal shooting of Richard Ramirez during a traffic stop on April 14, 2014.

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Richard Ramirez inquest: 911 calls placed during robbery

Richard Ramirez inquest: 911 calls placed during robbery

The night before 38-year-old Richard Ramirez was shot to death by Billings Police Officer Grant Morrison, Ramirez was identified as a suspect in an armed robbery in which a 61-year-old man was shot. Here are the 911 calls placed following the incident.

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Billings Police visit the Ramirez home

Billings Police visit the Ramirez home

Billings Police officers visit Betty Ramirez's home looking for her son, Richard Ramirez. This is the police audio of that visit.

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Patrol car video: Ramirez shooting

Patrol car video: Ramirez shooting

This video from Billings Police Officer Brad Ross' patrol car shows Officer Grant Morrison walking with Ross back to his patrol car, wobble and then fall over off-screen. Ross responded to the scene after Morrison fatally shot Richard Ramirez.

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Opening day of Ramirez inquest includes patrol car video, witness statements

Opening day of Ramirez inquest includes patrol car video, witness statements

The first day of what is expected to be a two-day examination of the fatal shooting last April of Richard Ramirez by Billings Police Department Officer Grant Morrison included intense and emotional video of the incident and the moments afterward.

January 06, 2015 7:30 pm Photos

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Ramirez shooting inquest

Ramirez shooting inquest

Testimony began on Tuesday morning in the coroner's inquest into the officer-involved shooting of Richard Ramirez.

January 06, 2015 10:41 am Photos

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January inquest set in death of man killed by Billings police officer

January inquest set in death of man killed by Billings police officer

A coroner’s inquest has been scheduled for early January in the death of an unarmed man shot and killed by a Billings police officer.

December 11, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Vigil held on courthouse steps for people killed by police

Vigil held on courthouse steps for people killed by police

Roughly two dozen people attended a candlelight vigil on the federal courthouse steps Wednesday night to remember the unarmed men and women around the country who have been killed by police. 

December 11, 2014 7:45 am Photos

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Drug charges, failing to register as violent offender net man 10-year-prison sentence

Drug charges, failing to register as violent offender net man 10-year-prison sentence

A judge Monday ordered 10 years in the Montana State Prison for a man convicted of failing to register as a violent offender and on multiple drug charges.

November 17, 2014 4:44 pm Photos

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Man pleads guilty to felony drug possession

Man pleads guilty to felony drug possession

One of three brothers who have had numerous run-ins with law enforcement in recent years pleaded guilty Monday to felony drug charges in two separate cases.

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Chief: Officer involved in fatal shooting to return to work next week

Chief: Officer involved in fatal shooting to return to work next week

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.

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Officer involved in shooting still on leave

The Billings Police Department officer involved in the shooting of Richard Ramirez, 38, has not yet returned to active duty. 

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Ramirez brother makes court appearance on burglary warrant

Ramirez brother makes court appearance on burglary warrant

A man arrested Tuesday by the U.S. Marshals made a court appearance Friday on a warrant issued in a burglary and domestic assault case.

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