HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that proposes a $16.4 million settlement for hundreds of people who said clergy members sexually abused them for decades while the church covered it up.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — A man has denied charges he kidnapped and sexually abused a 9-year-old girl in Riverton.
A 42-year-old man is facing charges alleging he sexually abused a 10-year-old girl in 2012 and 2013.
A Crow Agency man on Friday denied federal sexual abuse charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a 49-year-old man who previously pleaded guilty to committing a sexual offense against an underage girl.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Campbell County jury has found a Gillette man guilty of five counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
Christians last week marked the beginning of Lent, a time for spiritual reflection and contemplating a broken world in need of salvation.
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.
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.
MISSOULA — Three people arrested in a child sex sting operation in Missoula denied the charges against them Tuesday.