Yellowstone County District Court
Prosecutors filed charges Wednesday against a woman accused of twice having sexual contact with a boy, once when he was about 10 years old in 2011 and again about a year later.
A 23-year-old woman who prosecutors say went to law enforcement in California and admitted to abusing her infant daughter, who died in Billings in 2012, appeared in court Tuesday and denied charges of assault, endangerment and negligent homicide.
There is no good news in the tragic case of the 14-year-old rape victim who committed suicide, her 47-year-old assailant and the judge whose mistakes intensified the outrage.
A U.S. Army color guard posted flags in a courtroom where tables were laden with flowers, cake and sandwiches. The standing-room-only crowd included congressional representatives and guests from Helena. Wednesday was graduation day in Yellowstone County District Court.
An 18-year-old accused of driving more than 100 mph while high on meth — causing a fiery crash in Lockwood that killed a mother and injured her daughter last year — pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide.
A 25-year-old Billings man admitted Tuesday to stealing from the Heights Wal-Mart and punching a store employee who saw him leave with stolen items.
Justice was served in Yellowstone County District Court Monday when 12 jurors unanimously agreed that Toby Eugene Griego is guilty on all 27 felony counts stemming brutal attacks on four Billings women.
A 19-year-old man who threatened two people with a knife when they tried to stop him from stealing from parked cars was sentenced Friday in Yellowstone County District Court.
Rod Souza, Yellowstone County’s chief deputy attorney, has filed for the district judge seat held for the last 30 years by G. Todd Baugh, who announced he is retiring at the end of the year. Souza also has applied to be considered for appointment to a district judge position formerly held by…
Yellowstone County District Court is running shorthanded.
A district judge denied a Billings attorney’s motion Thursday to uphold in Yellowstone County another judge’s recent ruling that the 24/7 Sobriety Monitoring Program is unconstitutional.
Last year was the year that Billings residents started keeping their doors locked – all the time.
Conservation groups that have lined up against oil extraction along southern Montana's Beartooth mountains sued a state oversight board on Wednesday after it approved an initial drilling permit without a public hearing.
Saving on gas. Montana had the lowest average gas pump prices as 2014 started, according to AAA. With a statewide average of $3.01 for a gallon of regular, Montana’s price was 31 cents less than the average national price. Billings drivers have been paying $2.929 at many local stations.
Corbit Harrington, a senior deputy county attorney who prosecutes child abuse and neglect cases in Yellowstone County, became the first candidate to announce he’ll file for the district court judge seat held the last 30 years by G. Todd Baugh.
A Billings man convicted of defrauding an elderly couple out of their Harlowton home was given a deferred prison term and ordered to pay $55,000 in restitution.
The U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps were honored last week in Yellowstone County District Court. With flags of the four military branches posted near the bench, Judge Mary Jane Knisely led the crowd in the pledge of allegiance. The room was packed with Yellowstone County Veterans…
The City of Billings doesn’t have to reveal the identities of five employees disciplined last year for looking at porn and other adult material on their work computers, the Montana Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Friday.
A 38-year-old Billings man will serve five years in prison for assaulting a man outside a bar and stealing his wallet in June of 2012.
Expressing his displeasure with a plea agreement, a district court judge on Tuesday begrudgingly handed down a fine and a deferred prison sentence for a man charged with driving drunk, injuring another driver and then fleeing the scene of the accident.