PINEDALE — A Pinedale man faces attempted murder charges alleging he attacked three women in their homes over the past four years.
GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man who is charged with deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy faces charges that he tried to assault two other officers and endangered two motorists during an Aug. 14 chase.
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.
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.
HELENA — Attorneys for author Jon Krakauer and the Montana University System are asking a judge to decide whether the state should release documents on how the commissioner of higher education handled a rape case against the University of Montana quarterback.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The daughter of a Missouri woman sentenced for killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago said Wednesday that she stands by her mother as she prepares to spend the rest of her life in a remote prison.
HAMILTON — A 55-year-old man is charged with four felony sex crimes, including an allegation that he raped and 11-year-old girl and got her pregnant.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled a Havre man convicted of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl should face a sentencing enhancement due to the girl's age, even if the ages of the defendant and the victim were not on the verdict form.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a boy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Authorities say a Burns man told deputies he shot and killed his wife because she was yelling at their grandchildren.
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man has pleaded guilty to his role in helping an attempted rape suspect after the man fled police custody.
Drug offenses, assault surge
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man charged with trying to rape a former girlfriend in February and escaping police custody for three weeks has pleaded not guilty to possessing a drug that may have been used to knock the woman out.
HAVRE — A former juvenile probation officer in north-central Montana has pleaded not guilty to raping the mother of a juvenile he was supervising.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — A former Riverton police officer has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated assault.
MISSOULA — A Montana judge denied a woman's attempt to withdraw her guilty plea Thursday as she faces sentencing on a murder charge for pushing her husband to his death in Glacier National Park.
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.
WASHINGTON — The law is supposed to solve problems, not create them. Laws should provide for as much clarity as possible, not expand the realms of ambiguity and subjectivity. Laws ought to bring about the practical results their promoters claim they’ll achieve. And at its best, the law can h…
BISMARCK, N.D. — One of two men accused of conspiring to kill a South Dakota man in North Dakota was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
BILLINGS — Montana's attorney general on Thursday asked the state Supreme Court to block a judge's attempt to resentence a former Montana teacher convicted of raping a student.