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Crow Agency man denies sex assault charges

Crow Agency man denies sex assault charges

A Crow Agency man on Friday denied federal sexual abuse charges.

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Missoula man sentenced for sexual abuse

KALISPELL — A 24-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to solicit nude photographs from teenage girls in 2011 and 2012 by saying he was a female wedding photographer and wanted them to model for him.

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Nuns seek new mediation of sex abuse claims

Nuns seek new mediation of sex abuse claims

HELENA — Attorneys for an order of nuns plan to ask a judge Thursday for a new round of negotiations to settle claims of child sex abuse by priests and nuns in Montana, a request that comes less than three weeks before the first trial.

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Rock Springs man faces 31 counts of sexual abuse allegations

CASPER, Wyo. — Rock Springs police are continuing to investigate a man who faces more than 30 counts of sexual abuse allegations, with offenses dating to 1983, authorities said Monday.

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Kalispell man faces sexual abuse charge

GREAT FALLS — A 20-year-old Kalispell man is charged with sexual abuse of children after prosecutors say he talked a 12-year-old Great Falls girl into sending him nude photos and then used them to threaten her.

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Teen charged with sexual assault on 6-year-old girl

Teen charged with sexual assault on 6-year-old girl

A 19-year-old made an initial court appearance Wednesday on a count of felony sexual assault, alleging that he had sexual contact with a 6-year-old girl late Saturday or early Sunday in Laurel.

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Man sentenced for sex offense against underage girl

A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a 49-year-old man who previously pleaded guilty to committing a sexual offense against an underage girl.

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for pictures of one of the alleged victims that prosecutors said were found on her phone.

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Order of nuns asks to bring diocese back to state court

Order of nuns asks to bring diocese back to state court

HELENA — An order of nuns facing child sex abuse lawsuits wants to bring the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena back into state court, saying the diocese should have to pay part of any judgment against the Ursuline Sisters of the Western Province.

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Judge says abuse case against Western Montana nuns can proceed

HELENA — A federal judge ruled that 95 people can pursue sex-abuse claims in state court against an order of nuns during bankruptcy proceedings involving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena.

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Man charged with raping girl, 6, and possession of child pornography

Man charged with raping girl, 6, and possession of child pornography

A man made an initial court appearance Friday on 22 charges alleging he repeatedly raped a 6-year-old girl and had child pornography depicting at least 18 victims.

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Nuns ask judge to keep lawsuit stay in place

HELENA — An order of nuns being sued by people who claim they were sexually abused as children at the Ursuline Academy in St. Ignatius is asking a federal judge to refuse a request from the victims' attorneys to proceed with their lawsuit in state court.

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Jury convicts Gillette man of child sexual abuse

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Campbell County jury has found a Gillette man guilty of five counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor.

March 12, 2014 5:27 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: The brave steps ahead

Christians last week marked the beginning of Lent, a time for spiritual reflection and contemplating a broken world in need of salvation.

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Albany County P.E. teacher, coach resigns amid sex abuse charge

CASPER, Wyo. — An Albany County School District physical education teacher and girls’ basketball coach resigned before being arrested and charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a minor, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.

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Teacher pleads guilty to sexual abuse

CASPER, Wyo. — A man who taught math at Casper’s Centennial Junior High School pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree.

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3 enter pleas in Missoula child sex sting

MISSOULA — Three people arrested in a child sex sting operation in Missoula denied the charges against them Tuesday.

January 21, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Billings man charged with raping girl

Prosecutors have charged a Billings man with having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

January 13, 2014 5:05 pmLoading…
Billings man admits sexually abusing girl 17 years ago

Billings man admits sexually abusing girl 17 years ago

A Billings man accused of sexually abusing a young girl 17 years ago in the Pryor area admitted charges in U.S. District Court in Billings on Monday.

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Judge sentences Sheridan man in sex case

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — A judge in Sheridan has sentenced a man to serve from 60 to 90 years in prison on five convictions of sexual abuse of a minor.

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