The estimated cost of expanding the Yellowstone County jail got a little higher on Tuesday with no clear way for how the county would pay for it.
Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder identified on Thursday the man found dead in an irrigation canal in January as Steven Michael Samples.
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.
MISSOULA — Detective T.J. McDermott dwarfed his opponents’ spending in this year’s race for Missoula County sheriff, exhausting over twice the amount of his closest competitor and loaning his campaign $40,000.
The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a string of seven break-ins reported in Park City between Feb. 1 and March 26.
After about five minutes of deliberation, a seven-person coroner’s jury reached a unanimous verdict Wednesday that a Yellowstone County sheriff’s lieutenant was justified in the shooting death of a gun-brandishing fugitive last July.
UPDATE 11:15 a.m.: The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified two people found dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday in Gardiner as Steve A. Cole, 63, and Debi J. Roberts, 59.
Blue Creek Road was closed for part of Friday after a propane delivery truck crashed shortly after noon at the intersection of Blue Creek Road and Hillcrest Road.
BUTTE — Authorities say at least two people may have been killed after crashes this morning on Interstate 15 near Boulder and Melrose.
It’s good to have choices.
Two longtime elected officials in Yellowstone County say they will seek re-election again this year, while at least one courthouse veteran, Max Lenington, has announced he will retire.
KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff's office employee has pleaded guilty to felony theft after embezzling thousands of dollars from the sheriff's office employees association.
GREAT FALLS — A hired hand from Cut Bank is charged with selling $450,000 worth of grain over the past three years despite not owning any cropland.
An anonymous donor is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a grisly 1973 double homicide in the Heights that has baffled investigators for decades.
Weekends are busy at the Yellowstone County jail. Not only does the jail see more arrests on Friday nights and Saturdays, it also houses “mittimus” inmates.
An unlicensed 16-year-old boy from Billings was cited after he rolled a Jeep in an empty parking lot at MetraPark Tuesday night, according to Montana Highway Patrol.
Aaron Shatto investigates crimes for a living.
A 28-year-old man is facing two DUI charges and a felony theft charge after he reportedly fled the scene of a crash Tuesday night – only to attempt to steal and then crash a semi-truck a few hours later, according to Montana Highway Patrol.
CASPER, Wyo. — There was little discussion at the Natrona County commissioners’ special meeting Thursday afternoon. The applications, interviews and preferences had already been hashed out -- the meeting just made it official: Gus Holbrook will be sworn in as the new sheriff of Natrona County.
CASPER, Wyo. — The nomination of Gus Holbrook sailed through Tuesday morning’s Natrona County Commission meeting, locking down a seemingly inevitable seat for Holbrook as the new county sheriff.