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Sexual Assault

Missoula County Attorney's Office works to achieve sexual-assault response goals

Missoula County Attorney's Office works to achieve sexual-assault response goals

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.

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Woman sues over handling of daughter's rape report

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.

November 07, 2014 11:50 am
Reviewer: Missoula police make 'exceptional effort' to meet rape response mandates

Reviewer: Missoula police make 'exceptional effort' to meet rape response mandates

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.

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UM rewrites policies in aftermath of student's alleged rape by football players

UM rewrites policies in aftermath of student's alleged rape by football players

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.

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Former Great Falls chiropractor charged with rape

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.

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Supreme Court rules no misconduct in sex offender's sentencing

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.

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Albany County man gets 10-15 years for sex assault

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.

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MSUB hosts 3rd-annual Summit on Sexual Assault

MSUB hosts 3rd-annual Summit on Sexual Assault

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.

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Colorado man arrested for alleged sexual assault at Alcova

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.

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Registration still open for conference on sexual assault

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.

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Homeless man reports rape in downtown Missoula alley

MISSOULA — Missoula police are searching for a man who apparently raped a 20-year-old homeless man in a downtown alley.

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Man gets 75 years for sexually abusing three underage girls

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.

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Convicted molester pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2nd young boy

A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting another young boy in 2010.

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Chiropractor's license revoked after reports of sexual assault

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.

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Sexual assault nets man 18 years in prison

Sexual assault nets man 18 years in prison

A Billings judge Tuesday sentenced a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home to 18 years in prison.

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Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

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.

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Former Montana Army Guardsman pleads guilty to sex crimes

HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier who fled the country to avoid trial has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of children and bail jumping.

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Man pleads not guilty to 11 sexual-assault charges

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Cheyenne recycling business owner has pleaded not guilty to 11 sex assault counts in a case involving a child.

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Man pleads not guilty to 11 sexual assault charges

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Cheyenne recycling business owner pleaded not guilty to 11 felony sex assault counts in a case involving a child.

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Guest opinion: U.S. DOJ agreements benefit Missoula women

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to protect against unlawful discrimination. When civil rights are violated, the department has authority to act, as it did in Missoula. Had the departmen…

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