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Shooting investigation moving slowly; man who was shot still not cooperating

Shooting investigation moving slowly; man who was shot still not cooperating

Details of a Tuesday morning shooting on Billings' South Side remain sketchy, and the investigation is moving slowly.

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Hot weather Wednesday, cooler Thursday

Hot weather Wednesday, cooler Thursday

Hot temperatures are expected in Billings Wednesday, but relief is expected Thursday when cool air and a chance for rain enter the forecast.

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Barber organizes kickball league for noncompetitive players

Barber organizes kickball league for noncompetitive players

Even though the weather was rainy and temperatures approached freezing this past Wednesday, a brave group of kickballers made it to North Park to play the first game of organized kickball in Billings. 

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Police investigate vandalism in Heights over the weekend

Billings Police detectives are investigating 18 incidents of vandalism to windows and mailboxes in the Heights and on the West End. 

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Hotter weather is expected Tuesday and Wednesday

Hotter weather is expected Tuesday and Wednesday

Clear skies and higher temperatures are expected to warm up Billings Tuesday and Wednesday. 

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'We're behind the 8 ball': Shooting victim uncooperative with investigation

'We're behind the 8 ball': Shooting victim uncooperative with investigation

A 22-year-old man was shot five times in the left side of the back, the arm and in the leg with a small-caliber handgun early Tuesday on Billings’ South Side.

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Idaho motorcyclist dies in I-90 crash near Deer Lodge

A 66-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, man has succumbed to his injuries after crashing his motorcycle on Sunday near Deer Lodge.

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Parks workers get together to paint veteran's home

Parks workers get together to paint veteran's home

After their 9/11 service project was snowed out on Thursday, volunteers converged Monday near Crow Agency to paint the home of Edward and Clarice Denny.

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Coroner names 85-year-old woman who died in Lewis Avenue crash

The 85-year-old woman who died in a car crash Sunday morning has been identified as Darlene Oblander.

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Warmer temps expected this week

Fall and maybe even some summer weather is expected to be back in the forecast in Billings.

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DEQ fines subdivisions for Water Quality Act violations

DEQ fines subdivisions for Water Quality Act violations

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has recommended a fine of $50,682 to two West End subdivisions.

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'Way to go, Mrs. Erger': Trinity Lutheran teacher a national finalist for $100,000 grant

'Way to go, Mrs. Erger': Trinity Lutheran teacher a national finalist for $100,000 grant

What started out as an assembly to thank volunteers at Trinity Lutheran School on Wednesday morning became a celebratory event when Lynne Erger was called up to the stage.

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No damage caused by fire at Rio Grand Casino

No damage was sustained in the Rio Grand Casino kitchen, 1918 Grand Ave., when a small grease fire broke out Wednesday in Billings.

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Grassroots supporters help pass school bonds in Roundup

Grassroots supporters help pass school bonds in Roundup

Musselshell County voters approved two school bonds on Tuesday.

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Beartooth Pass closed, snow possible in Billings

Beartooth Pass closed, snow possible in Billings

Billings residents who woke up to light rain and chilly temperatures Wednesday morning will probably see that precipitation turn to snow on Thursday.

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Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

Day care owner said he sold empty lot to pay employees, parents

The former owner of day care center Ahead of the Curve said he is cutting the final checks for families and employees left without payment when the center shuttered abruptly on Aug. 2.

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Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

Woman involved in standoff identified, still in hospital

A woman who locked herself in her residence at 343 S. Billings Blvd. with a handgun Monday has been identified as Lucinda Williams, 32.

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Snow possible Thursday, but cold weather won't last

Snow possible Thursday, but cold weather won't last

Billings residents could wake up to a light snowfall Thursday morning, but the cold weather isn't expected to stay. 

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2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

Two new Billings Police Department recruits were sworn in Monday by Judge Sheila R. Kolar in the Billings Municipal Court chambers.

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Standoff in South Billings ends without injury, three in custody

Standoff in South Billings ends without injury, three in custody

Three people are in police custody after a standoff ended after two hours Monday afternoon.

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NWS issues Hazardous Weather Outlook; freezing temperatures, snow possible midweek

NWS issues Hazardous Weather Outlook; freezing temperatures, snow possible midweek

Daytime temperatures in Billings should hover near 90 Monday, but by Wednesday highs won't break 50 degrees.

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Beating meth addiction: 'All it took for me was that first time'

Beating meth addiction: 'All it took for me was that first time'

It’s taken about a year for Brittney Boswell, 24, to kick an intravenous methamphetamine addiction that has plagued her since May 27, 2012.

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Police seek Wal-Mart assault and robbery suspect

Police seek Wal-Mart assault and robbery suspect

Billings Police Department officials are searching for a man who they suspect was involved in an assault and robbery of the Billings West End Wal-Mart, 2525 King Ave. W.

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Rubber Duck Regatta raises money, awareness

Rubber Duck Regatta raises money, awareness

Teigen Bentz barely had tossed her hook into the waters of Lake Josephine at Riverfront Park when a young smallmouth bass took the bait.

September 07, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Fall is in the air, but winter could make an appearance

Fall weather has made its way to the Yellowstone Valley, but a cold snap Tuesday night could give Billings residents an early taste of winter.

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2nd man receives probation, treatment in conspiracy to steal pain medication

2nd man receives probation, treatment in conspiracy to steal pain medication

A Scobey man received a sentence of four years probation and six months in residential rehabilitation on Thursday for his role in a conspiracy to steal pain medication from patients.

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Fall weather is here

Clear skies and cooler temperatures are expected Thursday and the trend should continue through the weekend in Billings.

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2 separate trials and more charges in Lame Deer murder

2 separate trials and more charges in Lame Deer murder

A U.S. District Court judge has separated the trials of two people accused in the slaying of 21-year-old Hanna Harris, whose body was found in a ditch south of the rodeo grounds in Lame Deer in July 2013.

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No prison time for Criswell in pain pill conspiracy

No prison time for Criswell in pain pill conspiracy

A physical therapist and former University of Montana basketball player was sentenced to four years of probation and six months in a residential drug treatment center over a conspiracy to steal pain medication from patients

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Rain possible Wednesday, no rain over the weekend

Rainstorms or thundershowers are possible Wednesday afternoon, but forecasters expect rain to stay out of for the remainder of the week.

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MPEA considers appeal of decision on labor complaint

The Montana Board of Personnel is recommending that a complaint leveled against Yellowstone County by the Montana Public Employees Association be dismissed.

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'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

'Significant' amount of marijuana found in Laurel residence

Several marijuana plants, dried marijuana and drug paraphernalia were seized by Laurel police officers early Tuesday morning in the 200 block of Woodland Avenue. 

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Days in the low 80s expected this week

Days in the low 80s expected this week

Cooler weather and minimal rain is expected all through the weekend in Billings.

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Heights fire caused by heater

Heights fire caused by heater

A fire that severely burned a Billings Heights home at 1188 Matador Ave. on Tuesday morning was caused by a heater located too close to combustible material.

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Skilled labor in more demand than ever, unions say

Skilled labor in more demand than ever, unions say

A crowd of about 2,500 people gathered in Rose Park to have burgers, hot dogs and perhaps a beer as they commemorated Labor Day.

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Ideal barbecue weather expected for Labor Day

Ideal barbecue weather expected for Labor Day

Weather on Labor Day will be ideal for an outdoor barbecue, but late-day isolated showers could send folks headed indoors a little early. 

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High Sierra disc golf tourney to raise cash for new course

High Sierra disc golf tourney to raise cash for new course

Billings Parks and Recreation will host a disc golf tournament on Sept. 13, to raise awareness and funds for the High Sierra Disc Golf Course.

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Thundering herd: Sheep drive continues to evolve, drawing thousands to Reed Point

Thundering herd: Sheep drive continues to evolve, drawing thousands to Reed Point

REED POINT — It’s been 26 years since the first Great Montana Sheep Drive, but the event continues to evolve each year.

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Huntley man killed by train identified

The 78-year-old Huntley man killed by a train Friday has been identified as Earl Corrall, according to Treasure County Sheriff and Coroner Wayne Robison.   The crash is still being investigated as an accident, said Montana Highway Patrol trooper David Inman. There is no indication that C…

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Cool Sunday and Labor Day expected

Cooler temperatures are expected this week in Billings, but the lower temperatures will bring an increased chance of showers Sunday and Labor Day. 

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Cooler weekend weather likely

Cooler weekend weather likely

Temperatures in Billings are expected to near 90 on Thursday, but weekend highs should be significantly cooler. 

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Vandals break windows with rocks, marbles, BBs over the weekend

Vandals break windows with rocks, marbles, BBs over the weekend

Michele Haslam was having trouble sleeping early Sunday in her Cook Avenue home.

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Warmer weather Wednesday and Thursday; Weekend thunderstorms possible

Warmer temperatures are likely in the Billings area for the next few days, but cloudy skies and the threat of rain could chill temperatures over the weekend.

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Saco sewer deluged by weekend rains

Rainwater overwhelmed the sewer system in tiny Saco on Sunday afternoon. 

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Yellowstone County lifts burn ban

Becasue of rain over the weekend, fire restrictions in Yellowstone County will lift Tuesday at midnight.

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Cool weather on Tuesday expected

Cool weather on Tuesday expected

Billings residents who dragged out thick blankets to keep warm in the cooler weekend weather can put them back in the attic.

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Some roads still closed after weekend; Winnett records 8 inches of rain

Rainy weather and cooler temperatures ruled the weekend, but the storm system has moved into North Dakota and Canada allowing temperatures to recover. 

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Cause undetermined in fire in that destroyed Roundup homes

Cause undetermined in fire in that destroyed Roundup homes

The cause of a fire that destroyed two homes and seriously damaged another in Roundup on Sunday will remain undetermined.

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Worker injured at Western Sugar Plant, OSHA investigating

Worker injured at Western Sugar Plant, OSHA investigating

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has been launched into whether Western Sugar Refinery employees followed protocol after a man was hit by falling sugar while working in a drying cylinder Monday morning in Billings.

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Girl Scouts gives families a chance to bond

Girl Scouts gives families a chance to bond

Weekly Girl Scouts meetings are special for Jean Fluss and her two daughters: Annie, 8, and Alexis, 9. 

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