A proposal to relieve Yellowstone County jail crowding by screening inmates for release will get closer scrutiny before commissioners decide on the plan.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said Wednesday he hopes to have the No. 2 position in his office filled by the end of the year.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito visits with supporters during a Republican gathering at Gusick's on Tuesday evening. Twito was unopposed in his re-election bid for county attorney.
Yellowstone County Commissioner John Ostlund, front, watches election returns at Gusick’s with fellow Republicans County Attorney Scott Twito, left, and Sheriff Mike Linder, at right.
The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
Billings traffic signals are set for major upgrades over the next three years that should help traffic flow more smoothly — even at signals near train tracks.
Chances are high that the local crimes you read about in the newspaper — robbery, assault, theft — have a common root in meth use.
An update and panel discussion on the status of methamphetamine in Billings is set for 4 p.m. today at the Billings Public Library.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito makes a point during the sentencing of Stacey Rambold Friday afternoon.
A Montana prosecutor is seeking 10 years in prison for a teacher who raped a 14-year-old student, after the Supreme Court rejected a one-month sentence from an earlier judge whose comments pinned some responsibility on the victim.
Let’s do the math on meth trafficking.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito talks about the growing number of meth cases in Yellowstone County during an interview on Aug. 26.
The Yellowstone County Attorney said Thursday that the man charged in a fatal downtown stabbing may be arraigned in District Court next week.
A panel of mostly Yellowstone County elected officials is considering giving elected officials a 2.5 percent increase to their base wages for fiscal year 2015.
Angie Fox was speechless as she made her way to the front of Judge Gregory Todd’s courtroom while family, friends and co-workers gave her a standing ovation.
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn at an agonizingly slow pace. Such is the case of the sexual assaults on a 14-year-old Billings high school student perpetrated by a 47-year-old business teacher.
Once again, the Yellowstone County Attorney has concluded that “offensive remarks” by County Treasurer Max Lenington did not violate county policy and are not grounds for a recall.
Last year was the year that Billings residents started keeping their doors locked – all the time.
When Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito has his morning briefing with staff and law enforcement officers, everyone packs into his office or a small conference room on the courthouse’s seventh floor.