- Diren Dede's parents tell of heartbreak; Kaarma apologizes
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- Kaarma guilty of German student's homicide; parents will address court Thursday
- Missoula exchange student shooting
- Timeline: Exchange student shooting
- Live coverage: Exchange student shooting trial
MISSOULA — Kate Walker and Randy Smith, the Missoula couple who hosted 17-year-old foreign exchange student Diren Dede in their home until he was gunned down in a garage just down the street, expressed relief in the wake of Wednesday’s verdict.
MISSOULA — The killing in Missoula of Diren Dede is on the radar of exchange programs in Montana and the foreign students they would court.
A young University of Montana student has found himself volunteering countless hours of his time helping the parents of Diren Dede understand – in the most literal sense of the word – the trial of the man accused of murdering their son.
HAMILTON — A coroner's jury today found that Ravalli County Sheriff's Deputy Tod Wofford was justified in the shooting death of Lonnie Gene Roberts.
MISSOULA — Prosecutors in Markus Kaarma's deliberate homicide trial on Friday attacked the defense's first expert witness, who received his doctorate from an unaccredited university that is now defunct and was paid $44,000 to investigate the case and testify.
BELFIELD, N.D. — The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating a shooting in Belfield that occurred Wednesday.
MISSOULA — The trial of the Missoula man accused of murdering a German exchange student resumed Tuesday morning with the testimony of Robby Pazmino, the Ecuadorian student who was with Diren Dede the night he died.
German exchange student Diren Dede was mortally wounded as he moved away from a door between the garage and kitchen at Markus Kaarma's Grant Creek home, the state medical examiner testified Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Cheyenne pharmacist shot a would-be robber in the chest Saturday after he brandished a toy gun and demanded narcotics.
MISSOULA — A German teenager did not plead for his life in the seconds before he was shot to death in a Grant Creek garage, the Missoula woman who shared the home with shooter Markus Kaarma told jurors Friday.
A Billings judge ordered a partially suspended 10-year sentence for a 20-year-old man involved in two high-speed chases in February, one of which ended with the man crashing a stolen pickup after being shot in the hand by a deputy.
HAVRE — A 46-year-old Havre man is charged with attempted deliberate homicide after a shot was fired at the rear window of a car, narrowly missing the driver.
MISSOULA — The wrangling between prosecutors and defense attorneys representing Markus Kaarma became increasingly contentious Tuesday afternoon, as they waded through multiple motions and hashed out what would be admissible during the Missoula man's upcoming trial.
In the early hours of Jan. 3, Martin Jon Pond Jr. is accused of shooting 52-year-old Allen Douglas Alderman to death outside a Lockwood trailer home.
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman woman who is serving a 100-year prison sentence for breaking into a former tenant's house and shooting him has appealed her convictions to the Montana Supreme Court.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An investigation into a weekend shooting has led to four people being arrested on drugs charges, including the woman accused of shooting a man in the face.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Authorities are investigating a weekend shooting in Watford City that sent a man to the hospital for emergency surgery.
MISSOULA — A coroner's inquest jury is deliberating whether to file charges against Michael Gordon, who fatally shot an unarmed Louisiana man in the parking lot of a Missoula strip club on Labor Day.
MISSOULA — The 18-year-old accused of burglarizing Markus Kaarma's home in the days prior to the fatal shooting of another teenager in Kaarma's garage has pleaded guilty to a felony and a misdemeanor.