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Billings family struggles for answers in 1976 death

Billings family struggles for answers in 1976 death

In the eyes of her family, Olivia Castro had every reason to live.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Threats lead to possible discipline for Billings attorney

Threats lead to possible discipline for Billings attorney

A commission of the Montana Supreme Court has recommended disciplinary action against a Billings attorney accused of making threats against another attorney.

October 10, 2013 1:53 pmLoading…
New charges filed in home-invasion assaults on elderly women

New charges filed in home-invasion assaults on elderly women

A man previously charged with attacking two elderly nuns in their Billings home now faces additional charges for a similar attack on another elderly woman.

October 08, 2013 12:27 pm Photos

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Billings man charged for crash into house

Billings man charged for crash into house

A Billings man accused of crashing a car into a house after huffing from canned air cleaner was charged Tuesday in Yellowstone County District Court.

October 01, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…
Prosecutors: Shoplifter used stun gun on store employee

Prosecutors: Shoplifter used stun gun on store employee

A 41-year-old woman accused of using a stun gun on a clothing store employee who tried to stop her from shoplifting was charged Monday in Yellowstone County Justice Court.

September 30, 2013 4:57 pmLoading…
Billings man gets prison for robbery, assault and attempted jail break

Billings man gets prison for robbery, assault and attempted jail break

A 28-year-old Billings man who committed a string of violent crimes and tried to help a fellow inmate being held on a murder charge to escape from jail was sentenced Monday in Yellowstone County District Court.

September 30, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Rambold released from 30-day prison term for rape of girl

Rambold released from 30-day prison term for rape of girl

Stacey Rambold, the former Billings teacher whose 30-day sentence for raping a 14-year-old student brought scorn on a Montana judge from across the country, was released Thursday morning from the Montana State Prison.

September 26, 2013 9:57 am Video Photos

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Billings man gets 55 years for stomping death

Billings man gets 55 years for stomping death

A 56-year-old Billings man was sentenced Wednesday to 55 years at Montana State Prison for twice stomping on the head of a man who died three weeks later.

September 25, 2013 9:56 am Photos

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Jury convicts Stillwater County man of sexually abusing girl

Jury convicts Stillwater County man of sexually abusing girl

A Stillwater County jury has convicted a 65-year-old man of sexually abusing a young girl who was forced to sign a “sex contract.”

September 23, 2013 3:59 pmLoading…
Billings man charged with raping teen 9 years ago, stalking her since

Billings man charged with raping teen 9 years ago, stalking her since

A 53-year-old Billings man has been charged with raping a 17-year-old girl nine years ago and then relentlessly stalking her for years.

September 18, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Supreme Court upholds conviction in Underpass shooting case

Supreme Court upholds conviction in Underpass shooting case

The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Billings woman serving a 25-year prison sentence for shooting another woman in the eye.

September 18, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…
Billings woman charged with altering gambling machine vouchers

Billings woman charged with altering gambling machine vouchers

A Billings woman accused of altering gambling machine ticket vouchers was charged with a felony crime Friday in Yellowstone County District Court.

September 13, 2013 1:15 pmLoading…
Coroner: Prison inmate from Billings died of drug overdose

Coroner: Prison inmate from Billings died of drug overdose

The Powell County coroner said Wednesday that a 23-year-old Billings man serving a life sentence at Montana State Prison for murder died last month of a drug overdose.

September 11, 2013 5:05 pmLoading…
Malta teen sentenced for 2010 fatal shooting

Malta teen sentenced for 2010 fatal shooting

MALTA — A 17-year-old Malta-area boy who admitted to negligent homicide for the shooting death of another teen during a deer hunt nearly three years ago was sentenced Monday in Phillips County Youth Court.

September 09, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…
Family of slain Billings man asks for help, waits for answers

Family of slain Billings man asks for help, waits for answers

Six months after Frank "Trey" Greene III was found gunned down outside his far west Billings home, his family holds out hope that his killer will be apprehended.

September 08, 2013 12:20 am Photos

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Baugh addresses media at unusual hearing in Rambold rape case

Baugh addresses media at unusual hearing in Rambold rape case

The Billings judge who drew local and national condemnation for sentencing a former Senior High teacher to 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student canceled a second sentencing hearing on Friday after the Montana Supreme Court intervened in the case.

September 06, 2013 12:59 pm Video Photos

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Man denies charges for home-invasion assaults on elderly nuns

Man denies charges for home-invasion assaults on elderly nuns

A man accused of breaking into the Billings home shared by two elderly retired nuns and beating them was arraigned Thursday in Yellowstone County District Court.

September 05, 2013 1:28 pmLoading…
Billings man denies murder charge for death of great-grandmother

Billings man denies murder charge for death of great-grandmother

A 19-year-old Billings man accused of murdering his 77-year-old great-grandmother made his first appearance Thursday in a Montana courtroom.

September 05, 2013 12:55 pm Photos

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38 charges: Accused serial rapist arraigned

38 charges: Accused serial rapist arraigned

A man accused of committing a string of home-invasion rapes and robberies in Billings will face a possible life sentence without parole if convicted, a Yellowstone County prosecutor said Thursday.

September 05, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Additional charges filed against accused serial rapist

Additional charges filed against accused serial rapist

Yellowstone County prosecutors on Wednesday filed nine more felony charges against a 41-year-old man accused of committing a string of home-invasion rapes and robberies.

September 04, 2013 3:14 pmLoading…

Prosecutors to appeal dismissal in case of false rape charge

Prosecutors at the state Attorney General's Office plan to appeal an order from a state judge dismissing a felony charge against a Billings woman accused of falsely reporting that she was raped by her former boyfriend.

September 04, 2013 1:45 pmLoading…
Judge orders new hearing in Rambold rape case

Judge orders new hearing in Rambold rape case

Saying the sentence he imposed on a former Billings teacher for the rape of a student may be illegal, Yellowstone County District Court Judge G. Todd Baugh has ordered a new hearing.

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Reed Point sheep drive hits milestone

Reed Point sheep drive hits milestone

REED POINT — It started as a spoof and has become one of the best recognized Labor Day weekend events in the state.

September 01, 2013 5:23 pm Video Photos

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Billings man charged with serial rapes has similar past in New Mexico

Billings man charged with serial rapes has similar past in New Mexico

A man charged with the violent attacks on two Billings women in their homes spent a decade in prison for similar crimes in New Mexico.

August 30, 2013 2:14 pmLoading…
Billings animal control officer resigns, sentenced for drug offenses

Billings animal control officer resigns, sentenced for drug offenses

A Billings animal control officer who recently resigned has been sentenced for two drug offenses.

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Twito says Rambold sentence will be reviewed

Twito says Rambold sentence will be reviewed

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said Wednesday his office is reviewing the sentence imposed on former Billings teacher Stacey Rambold for the rape of a 14-year-old student who later committed suicide.

August 28, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…

Judge apologizes for remarks about teen rape victim

District Judge G. Todd Baugh issued an apology Wednesday morning for remarks he made about a 14-year-old rape victim.

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Billings man charged with murder of great-grandmother set to be returned to Montana

Billings man charged with murder of great-grandmother set to be returned to Montana

A Billings man being held in Colorado on a murder charge for the death of his great-grandmother will be returned to Montana.

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Former Senior High teacher gets 30 days for rape of student

Former Senior High teacher gets 30 days for rape of student

A Yellowstone County district judge Monday ordered a former Senior High teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old female student who later committed suicide to spend 30 days in jail.

August 26, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Billings woman sentenced for harboring teen runaway

Billings woman sentenced for harboring teen runaway

A Billings woman who harbored a 13-year-old runaway for three weeks and gave him illegal drugs while the boy's mother and police searched for him was sent to prison Monday.

August 26, 2013 6:08 pmLoading…
Suspect charged in Billings home-invasion rapes

Suspect charged in Billings home-invasion rapes

Bond was set at $1 million Monday for a man police and prosecutors believe is responsible for a series of home-invasion rapes that spread fear in the Billings community for months.

August 26, 2013 9:37 am Video Photos

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Billings man serving life sentence for murder dies at state prison

Billings man serving life sentence for murder dies at state prison

A Billings man serving a life sentence at Montana State Prison for murder died Friday morning, prison officials said.

August 23, 2013 2:54 pmLoading…
Jury convicts Billings man of DUI No. 5

Jury convicts Billings man of DUI No. 5

A Yellowstone County District Court jury took less than 10 minutes Thursday to convict a Billings man of his fifth drunken-driving offense.

August 22, 2013 1:56 pmLoading…
Former SD2 special-ed teacher admits drug charges

Former SD2 special-ed teacher admits drug charges

A former Billings special-education teacher with a history of drug-related offenses admitted Tuesday to duping doctors into writing her prescriptions and falsifying her own medical records.

August 20, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Defendant in nun assaults, home invasions appears in court

Defendant in nun assaults, home invasions appears in court

Bond was set at $250,000 on Monday for a man accused of taking part in the home invasion robbery and beating of two elderly Billings nuns.

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Gifted musician, con man, sentenced for bilking elderly Billings couple

Gifted musician, con man, sentenced for bilking elderly Billings couple

An 84-year-old Billings man shared a piece of wisdom from his mother Thursday in Yellowstone County District Court.

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Convicted Carbon County horse abusers appear in court

Convicted Carbon County horse abusers appear in court

A Carbon County couple convicted last year of abusing horses denied allegations Wednesday that they violated terms of their suspended sentences by keeping horses on their property.

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Coroner's inquest set in fatal police shooting

Coroner's inquest set in fatal police shooting

The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office will convene a coroner's inquest next week to examine the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old Billings man.

August 07, 2013 11:09 am Photos

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Former Billings parking supervisor denies felony charge

Former Billings parking supervisor denies felony charge

Christopher Leigh Mallow, the former Billings parking division supervisor fired in May, appeared in Yellowstone County District Court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to a charge alleging he pocketed thousands of dollars in city parking fees.

August 06, 2013 12:45 pmLoading…
Denning double murder trial delayed again

Denning double murder trial delayed again

The double-murder trial for a Billings man charged with stabbing two sisters inside an apartment in January 2012 has been delayed again.

August 05, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
Judge sentences former Billings man to 100 years for 2008 homicide of ex-wife

Judge sentences former Billings man to 100 years for 2008 homicide of ex-wife

GLENDIVE — A judge on Wednesday ordered a former Billings man convicted of strangling his ex-wife and dumping her body in the Yellowstone River to spend at least 30 years in prison.

July 31, 2013 11:35 am Photos

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Billings woman calls for changes in federal witness protection program

Billings woman calls for changes in federal witness protection program

He was born Clarence Crouch and died as Paul Dome.

July 29, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Supreme Court rejects appeal by child rapist

Supreme Court rejects appeal by child rapist

The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the convictions of a Billings man serving six consecutive life sentences for raping a 7-year-old girl.

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Billings man sent to prison for sex assault on girl, 7

A Billings man who admitted to sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl was sentenced to prison Thursday in Yellowstone County District Court.

July 25, 2013 4:11 pmLoading…

Charge dismissed in false rape report

A judge has dismissed a felony charge against a woman accused of falsely reporting that she was raped by a former boyfriend.

July 25, 2013 1:59 pmLoading…
Woman admits causing daughter's death

Woman admits causing daughter's death

A 25-year-old St. Xavier woman admitted Wednesday to causing the death of her 3-year-old daughter, who was pushed out of a moving pickup truck.

July 24, 2013 1:20 pmLoading…
Remaining drug charges against former Billings oral surgeon are dismissed

Remaining drug charges against former Billings oral surgeon are dismissed

The retrial of former Billings oral surgeon Jerome Daniel Mancuso has been canceled after a federal judge granted a prosecution request to dismiss two charges that had been overturned on appeal.

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Biker charged after allegedly throwing 4-pound bar at car window on I-90

Biker charged after allegedly throwing 4-pound bar at car window on I-90

Yellowstone County prosecutors say a member of a Colorado motorcycle club threw a four-pound metal bar at the driver’s side window of a vehicle on Interstate 90, smashing the glass and injuring two people.

July 23, 2013 4:43 pmLoading…

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