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.
CASPER, Wyo. — A former victims advocate for the Casper Police Department faces allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman as she recovered from surgery in a local assisted living center.
Five months ago, state Attorney General Tim Fox brokered an agreement between the Missoula County Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice, ending a jurisdictional feud over an investigation into 80 reported rapes and how they were handled by prosecutors.
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.
GREAT FALLS — A former Great Falls chiropractor who lost his state license after regulators accused him of inappropriately touching employees during treatments he required them to receive as part of their employment has been charged with raping one of those workers.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Friday that there was no misconduct during the sentencing of a sex offender in Sheridan County District Court last year, according to the court’s published opinion.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A 28-year-old Albany County man will spend up to 15 years in prison for having sex with a 16-year-old autistic girl.
In a Montana State University Billings lecture hall Friday, fourth-year students Dylan Lammers and Morgan Riggs talked to a group of students about the importance of speaking up.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colorado man for allegedly forcing sex on a woman at a cabin at Alcova Reservoir.
The third annual Not In Our State summit is set for Friday and Saturday at MSUB, bringing together leading experts on sexual assault to provide training and tools to successfully investigate and adjudicate cases of sexual violence, as well as prevention strategies.
MISSOULA — Missoula police are searching for a man who apparently raped a 20-year-old homeless man in a downtown alley.
A Billings judge Friday sentenced a 44-year-old man to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting and raping three underage girls over a span of several years.
A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting another young boy in 2010.
HELENA — The state Board of Chiropractors has revoked the license of Reese Riggin of Great Falls after two women reported he sexually assaulted them while performing chiropractic treatment he required them to receive as part of their employment.
A Billings judge Tuesday sentenced a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home to 18 years in prison.
A 32-year-old man accused of raping another man in a downtown alley Wednesday night made an initial court appearance Thursday on a felony charge of sexual intercourse without consent.