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In a notorious case involving the kidnapping and rape of a young girl in Cody, Wyo., video surveillance cameras played a "huge role" in bringing the perpetrator to justice.
On June 6, 2012, a woman called 911 to report that she was following a driver who appeared to be drunk.
The new Billings Public Library, which will throw open its doors for the first time Monday, probably wouldn't have been built without the jump-start of a $2 million donation.
In mid-November, Jeff Hansen knew he’d reached an important milestone. He got the hiccups.
Now that the old library is closed, but before it is demolished, can I say a few words in defense of the much-maligned, unlovely concrete monolith?
Even as a fresh winter storm blew into town Tuesday afternoon, Bill Kemp was talking about cleaning up after the freezing rain, heavy snows and high winds of last week.
A developer's plans to build two four-plexes at Boulder Avenue and Rehberg Lane -- expected to be met with neighborhood opposition -- sailed through the Billings City Council on a unanimous vote Monday night.
For its last meeting of 2013, the Billings City Council has a fairly long agenda.
The city of Billings is considering leasing a 71-acre parcel of land along the Yellowstone River from the state of Montana.
As the Billings Public Library — formerly known as Parmly Billings Library — prepares to move into its new building, it is auctioning off the last of its old furniture, furnishings and hardware.
An 18-year-old Billings woman who said she suffered serious brain injuries during a YMCA outing as a young girl is suing the Billings Family YMCA.
Two conservation groups that have worked together for years in Billings may be parting ways.
The Montana Attorney General's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to vacate the 31-day sentence imposed on a Billings teacher who admitted raping one of his students and send the case back to District Court for resentencing.
A Billings attorney accused of making threats against another attorney will be publicly censured by the Montana Supreme Court and placed on probation for a year.
The renovated and expanded building occupied by the Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County recently became the first LEED Platinum-certified building in Red Lodge.
Therese Bieber recently ended her lawsuit against the city of Billings, after the city's insurer agreed to a $900,000 settlement.
The Billings City Council approved its third and final contract with city workers Monday night, then voted to give non-union employees the same cost-of-living increase granted to union workers.
The last of three contracts with city workers will be considered Monday night by the Billings City Council.
Plans are coming together to build a new dog park on the far West End — an expansive 22-acre park that would meander along both sides of Canyon Creek.
Billings Fire Chief Paul Dextras said the reasons his assistant chief gave for resigning earlier this week were not true.
A year after he was disciplined for insubordination, Assistant Billings Fire Chief Frank Odermann has resigned, saying Chief Paul Dextras placed him in “an atmosphere of intolerable, harassing, retaliatory, and hostile work conditions.”
After months of delay, the Billings City Council is finally scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a contract with the city's firefighters union.
So far this year in Billings, police officers have issued 342 citations to people caught using a cellphone while operating a motor vehicle.
WORDEN — Fifth- and sixth-graders at Huntley Project Elementary School are pulling out all the stops for this year's Veterans Day celebration in Worden.
Billings Mayor Tom Hanel won an overwhelming re-election victory in Tuesday’s municipal election, according to final but unofficial results.
The City Council heard an optimistic report on the status of the new Billings Public Library Monday night.
In his latest book, Great Falls historian Ken Robison attempts to answer a straightforward question: “How did the Civil War affect Montana?”
Three city employees who were disciplined last year for taking goods from the landfill are complaining that the city refused to punish firefighters engaged in similar activities.
The insurer for the city of Billings has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died of a heart attack at Rose Park pool in 2011.
Six months after an experimental crosswalk signal was installed on Fourth Avenue North, motorists apparently are still getting used to it.
The Billings City Council will write a letter of support for a complaint over alleged price-gouging by NorthWestern Energy but will not formally intervene in the case.
The Billings City Council will consider intervening in a Montana Public Service Commission case involving street-lighting charges when the council meets Monday.
Robin Hanel publicly apologized Friday for comments she made a week earlier about her husband's electoral opponent.
Construction of the first 5,000 feet of a proposed connecting road between the Heights and the West End is expected to begin in the first half of November.
Organizers of events that have traditionally been held on temporarily closed city streets can breathe easy, at least for a couple of years.
Billings mayoral candidate John McFadden said he is considering taking legal action against the wife of Mayor Tom Hanel, saying she slandered him at a public forum.
Eric Basye is normally in the business of building houses for needy families, but at the moment he’d love to be able to tear a few rental units down.
Driving home from classes at Montana State University Billings on Oct. 11, Corey Buchan arrived to find two wrecked cars on his front lawn.
More than three years after several Billings residents filed a complaint arguing that they were being grossly overcharged for street-lighting services by NorthWestern Energy, the Montana Public Service Commission is preparing to consider the case.
The winners of the 2013 Historic Preservation Excellence Awards will be honored Oct. 24 when the Montana Preservation Alliance holds its annual meeting at the Northern Hotel in downtown Billings.
With the blare of bagpipes and the pounding of marching band percussion filling the Billings airport lobby, veterans on the latest Big Sky Honor Flight returned to town into a sea of cheering supporters.
A group of protesters gathered at the Billings office of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Monday, urging him to “shut down the shutdown.”
Standing before a room full of strangers Monday morning, Sheryl Scheafer talked about her “dark days.”
Depending on which ward you live in, races for the Billings City Council this fall will be either quite lively or almost nonexistent.
In addition to introducing themselves to voters on the campaign trail, Billings City Council candidates have been offered other venues to make their views known this year.
Chas Weldon, director of the Yellowstone County Museum, had long harbored the idea of putting together an exhibit showing the history of the Yellowstone Valley as told through maps.
The Billings Tennis Association has made good on its pledge to raise money for the resurfacing of courts at Pioneer Park.
A trio of parking experts told a Billings audience Tuesday that parking is about a lot more than finding a spot to place a car.
Passionate testimony from neighbors of Ramada Park persuaded the City Council on Monday night not to put the undeveloped parkland up for sale.
If Billings voters approve a ballot issue this fall, it could pave the way for establishing an independent parking commission in the city, which supporters say would help create a more responsive, dynamic and user-friendly parking system.