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Lawyers: Media portrayed exchange student's shooter as 'cold-blooded killer'

Lawyers: Media portrayed exchange student's shooter as 'cold-blooded killer'

MISSOULA — Attorneys representing Markus Kaarma, the Missoula man accused of killing a German exchange student in Kaarma’s garage last April, are asking a judge to bar the public from viewing pretrial evidence of Kaarma’s “prior bad acts.”

July 23, 2014 9:44 am Photos

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Defense wants some proceedings closed in exchange student shooting case

Defense wants some proceedings closed in exchange student shooting case

MISSOULA — Attorneys for a Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student want to seal some court documents and proceedings and move the trial out of the county, saying the case has drawn so much attention that it will be impossible for Markus Kaarma to get a fair trial.

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Missoula sheriff: 2 suspects in I-90 shooting arrested in Seattle

Missoula sheriff: 2 suspects in I-90 shooting arrested in Seattle

MISSOULA — The man and woman suspected of robbing and shooting a man before leaving him on the side of Interstate 90 near Turah are now in police custody.

July 21, 2014 5:16 pm Photos

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'I committed a tragedy': October slaying suspect admits to crime

'I committed a tragedy': October slaying suspect admits to crime

The man who shot 32-year-old Misael Santiago in a North Side driveway last October admitted to his crime on Monday in Yellowstone County District Court.

July 21, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Megard video arraignment

Megard video arraignment

At left, 52-year-old Kelly Dee Megard appears by video from the county jail Thursday in Yellowstone County Justice Court, where prosecutors charged him with attempted deliberate homicide and three counts of criminal endangerment in connection to two shootings Tuesday.

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'Multistate felon' charged in Billings, Pictograph Cave shootings

'Multistate felon' charged in Billings, Pictograph Cave shootings

A man police said was involved in two shootings Tuesday — one on a busy street in Billings, the other less than an hour later at a state park outside city limits — made an initial court appearance Thursday on a charge of attempted deliberate homicide.

July 17, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Man pleads not guilty to attempted homicide in Heights Sonic shooting

Man pleads not guilty to attempted homicide in Heights Sonic shooting

A transient accused of shooting at a Heights fast-food restaurant worker and a police officer on July 6 while high pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of attempted deliberate homicide.

July 17, 2014 10:23 am Photos

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Chief: Alleged shooter, high on meth, 'thought people were trying to kill him'

Chief: Alleged shooter, high on meth, 'thought people were trying to kill him'

Two shooting incidents Tuesday — one in which bullets came within inches of a mother and child on Rimrock Road in Billings, the other a standoff at Pictograph Cave State Park — were perpetrated by the same person, a homeless man who was high on meth, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John said …

July 16, 2014 6:31 pm Photos

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Bullets came within inches of mom, child in Rimrock Road shooting

Bullets came within inches of mom, child in Rimrock Road shooting

UPDATE 3 p.m.: Billings Police Chief Rich St. John confirmed at a 2 p.m. press conference Wednesday that the same suspect, 52-year-old Kelly Dee Megard, was involved in two shooting incidents Tuesday afternoon.

July 16, 2014 2:20 pm Photos

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City, county investigate 2 shootings within an hour

City, county investigate 2 shootings within an hour

The Billings Police Department and Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office are investigating two shooting incidents which occurred about 30 minutes apart on opposite ends of Billings on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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$1 million bond set for man, 38, accused in Heights shootout

$1 million bond set for man, 38, accused in Heights shootout

A judge on Monday set bond at $1 million for a man charged with two counts of attempted homicide in a Sunday gunfight with police outside a Heights restaurant.

July 07, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Sonic Shooting

Sonic Shooting

Billings Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Sonic Drive-In on Main St. in the Heights on Sunday morning. Main St. was closed for several blocks as police investigate the large crime scene. A suspect is in custody at this time.

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Sonic Shooting

Sonic Shooting

Billings police investigate the scene of a shooting at Sonic Drive-In on Main Street in the Heights on Sunday morning. Main Street was closed for several blocks during the investigation.

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Sonic Shooting

Sonic Shooting

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John delivers a press conference with details about the shooting at Sonic Drive-In on Main Street in the Heights around 8a.m. Sunday morning. Main St. is closed for several blocks as police investigate the large crime scene. A suspect is in custody at this time.

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Sonic Shooting

Sonic Shooting

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John illustrates the scene of a shooting at Sonic Drive-In on Main St. in the Heights on Sunday morning. Main St. is closed for several blocks as police investigate the large crime scene. A suspect is in custody at this time.

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Officer tackles suspect after exchanging gunfire; man arrested

Officer tackles suspect after exchanging gunfire; man arrested

After an exchange of gunfire, Billings police apprehended a male suspect after an officer-involved shooting around 8 a.m. Sunday.

July 06, 2014 10:52 am Photos

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Trial date moved in shooting of exchange student

Trial date moved in shooting of exchange student

MISSOULA — The trial date for a Missoula man charged in the shooting death of a German exchange student has been moved up to December.

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Woman pleads guilty in boyfriend's shooting death

KALISPELL — A Hungry Horse woman has pleaded guilty in the Valentine's Day 2014 shooting death of her boyfriend.

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Arrest made in fatal shooting northwest of Helena

HELENA — Joseph Glenn Campbell was arrested Monday shortly after 2 p.m. for deliberate homicide in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Dearborn Canyon last fall.

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