- Authorities searching for missing Sidney teacher
- On the ground and in the air, hundreds search for missing Sidney teacher
- Hundreds show up to search for missing Sidney teacher
- Teacher's disappearance may be abduction, police chief says
- Search for missing Sidney teacher may be scaled back on Wednesday
- UPDATE: Sidney teacher confirmed dead; 1 man in custody
- Officials announce 2 men held in death of Sidney teacher
- Sidney residents gather at memorial service for high school teacher
Prosecutors ended their pursuit of the death penalty for a Colorado man who experts said was mentally disabled after he was charged in the killing of a teacher in Montana's oil patch, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
A mentally disabled Colorado man is fit to stand trial in the killing of a Montana teacher who disappeared after going out for a morning jog, according to a Friday ruling from a state judge in a case that has highlighted the social changes brought by an oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains.
SIDNEY — Sharply divergent images of a Colorado man charged with killing a Montana teacher during a random abduction attempt emerged during a hearing Tuesday to determine whether the suspect is fit for trial.
Defense attorney Al Avignone, left, questions psychologist Greg Olley during testimony Monday in Sidney on whether a Colorado man should stand trial in the 2012 killing of a Montana teacher. Olley testified that 24-year-old defendant Michael Keith Spell has an intelligence level comparable t…
SIDNEY — Defense experts testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is prone to distort the past and displays the intelligence of an 11-year-old, leaving him unable to understand the case against him.
SIDNEY — A defense expert testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is easily confused and displays the intelligence of an 11-year-old, leaving him unable to understand the case against him.
A Colorado man charged in the murder of an eastern Montana teacher was diagnosed with mental disability following a recent evaluation at Montana State Hospital, according to court documents filed Thursday by defense attorneys.
A Montana judge has scheduled a two-day competency hearing to determine if a Colorado man charged with killing a high school teacher is fit for trial.
Attorneys for a Colorado man charged with killing a Sidney High teacher are asking a judge to declare the defendant incompetent to stand trial.
SIDNEY — The killing of a much-loved high school teacher nearly two years ago has weighed heavily in rural Montana. Hundreds of people helped search for Sherry Arnold and calls for frontier-style justice greeted the arrest of the man accused of killing her. Today, the fate of 24-year-old Mic…
A state judge has delayed a January trial in the killing of an eastern Montana teacher after state health officials requested more time to conduct a competency evaluation on the defendant.
A state judge on Monday ordered a Colorado man charged with killing an Eastern Montana teacher to be committed to a state mental institution for examination.
Attorneys for a Colorado man charged with killing an Eastern Montana teacher filed court papers Friday saying his mental disabilities render him unfit to stand trial in a case that could carry the death penalty.
A state judge on Thursday moved the trial of a Colorado man charged with killing a popular eastern Montana teacher after defense attorneys argued that he could not receive a fair hearing in her hometown.
Attorneys for a Colorado man accused of killing teacher Sherry Arnold are due in court Thursday to argue for the relocation of his trial because of the heavy publicity the case has received in the small eastern Montana community where Arnold taught high school math.
A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an Eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.
Montana prosecutors have asked a judge to keep the trial in the murder of a high school teacher in her hometown of Sidney, after defense attorneys sought to have the case moved because of fears of bias among potential jurors.
SIDNEY — One of the men accused of killing an Eastern Montana high school teacher has made a deal with prosecutors that will spare him the death penalty in exchange for his testimony against his co-defendant.