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BUTTE — A man armed with a handgun robbed an employee at a Butte casino early Saturday.
BUTTE — Being stuck more than 70 feet in the air would make most people squeamish. But for Larry Moralez, it was just inconvenient.
Tim Montana had a big ole’ day this week when he got to work with one of his heroes from that Little Ole’ Band from Texas.
LeRoy Kirkegard, warden at Montana State Prison, Deer Lodge, is pictured outside the prison on Thursday. The prison is reviewing and tightening its policies to prevent prison escapes.
DEER LODGE — An escape from Montana State Prison this summer that ended in the shooting death of the inmate in Billings has prompted prison officials to tighten security procedures and search tactics.
BUTTE — Butte police suspect a driver “huffing” dust cleaner passed out and hit several vehicles in the parking lot of a business on Harrison Avenue Thursday evening.
BUTTE — The man accused in the shooting death of a Butte man in August smoked methamphetamine and fired his handgun several times behind Big Butte the night of the killing, according to charging documents.
BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow County is investigating a claim that employees set up a hidden video camera in the health department — possibly to photograph ghosts.
BUTTE — A Washington couple faces felony charges for attempting to pass phony money orders and fake bills in Butte.
The signs said it all: “Rape is rape.” And, “Stop blaming victims.’’
BUTTE — A former correctional facility nurse accused of having sex with an inmate faces more legal trouble on allegations she made contact and tried to make contact with witnesses in her case.
BUTTE — A Butte commissioner plans to hold a rally Friday afternoon in a protest against a Montana judge who gave a man a light sentence for raping a teenager.
One hundred years ago, Butte’s school bells gave the mining yards’ work bells a run for their money.
BUTTE — The inmate found dead in his cell at the Montana State Prison Friday while serving a life sentence for murder once attempted suicide while in jail in Billings.
BUTTE — Butte police are warning business owners to watch for teens buying aerosol cleaning products after a carload of girls swerved across oncoming traffic Saturday evening and slammed into a building on Harrison Avenue.
Workers on Monday make repairs on the Down 2 Earth antique store, 2009 Harrison Ave., which was hit by a car on Saturday.
BOISE, Idaho — The dreadful blast from the Abrams tank is enough to make thunder run for shelter.
An member of the Montana National Guard’s 1-163rd powers the latest Abrams tank Thursday at the Orchard Training Area Army National Guard Base near Boise, Idaho.
BUTTE — What started as a 4-foot sinkhole in the backyard soon developed into a well that disappears into the guts of the Earth.
The Butte-Silver Bow County jail may not have the best atmosphere, but officials say there’s nothing wrong with the food.
BUTTE — The man convicted in the stabbing death of “Chicago Bob” in 2011 received a life sentence Thursday to be served at a mental-care facility.
BUTTE — Two men arrested in connection with a death by gunshot that occurred earlier this week faced felony charges Thursday in Butte justice court.
A 25-year-old Whitehall man died in a crash after being involved in a car chase with deputies in Jefferson and Madison counties Sunday evening.
BUTTE — A 46-year-old Butte man died of a gunshot wound to the head Monday night, launching investigators on a search for two “persons of interest.”
BUTTE — One of the men who police want to question in Monday night’s Casey Street homicide investigation has a history of drug-related legal troubles.
BUTTE — A Rhode Island man drowned last week while canoeing in Georgetown Lake.
BUTTE — Twin Bridges may have been without electrical power Friday, but it had plenty of people power as the community worked to clean up after a destructive storm.
Wind uprooted a tree at Larry Best’s home in Twin Bridges Thursday — and took the sidewalk with it. The fallen tree crushed his fence, but, fortunately, didn’t damage his house. To see more photos go to mtstandard.com.
Heavy machinery and people were out on Friday to help clean up the debris from the severe winds that hit Twin Bridges Thursday afternoon.
Matthew Colbert, 38, of Vancouver, Wash., appears in Philipsburg district court Thursday. He pleaded innocent to two counts of felony attempted deliberate homicide in connection with a drive-by shooting near Drummond on Friday.
BUTTE — The man accused of shooting at another vehicle from his pickup truck on Interstate 90 says he’s innocent to the two counts of felony attempted deliberate homicide filed against him.
DRUMMOND — The victim of a drive-by shooting on Interstate 90 near Drummond shot back at the assailant in an attempt to stop him, according to charging documents released Wednesday.
BUTTE — A second burglary was reported at Butte Central High School Monday afternoon.
BUTTE — Lightning struck and killed two horses Sunday south of Butte as a storm moved over the area about 11:30 p.m.
BUTTE — A 39-year-old man faces two felony charges in connection with a drive-by shooting on Interstate 90 west of Drummond early Friday.
BUTTE — Butte police made 54 arrests during the three-day Evel Knievel Days festival in Butte.
BUTTE — A former top executive with Montana Resources who was credited for helping rekindle mining in Butte died Friday.
Driving drunk in Butte this weekend will be about as risky as trying to jump the fountain at Caesars Palace as law enforcement strikes a strong presence at Evel Knievel Days.
BUTTE — Watching the rider fly through the air on his Harley-Davidson to clear 13 buses — and crash landing on the Wembley Stadium floor — ignited such a hot thrill in this young London lad that it would stay with him throughout his life.
BUTTE - A former Butte justice of the peace accused of driving under the influence of drugs is set to go to trial in September.
An issue like gun control may be too hot for some politicians with hopes for re-election to address.
BUTTE — It was on a bright, warm day last summer when two hikers made a dark and chilling discovery off of a rural road north of Butte – a pair of severed legs.
A young man who was arrested Thursday evening managed to escape from the back of a Butte police car before being caught after a brief chase.
BUTTE — A Washington man was arrested in Butte after he allegedly threatened people with a knife during an argument about the Rainbow Family gathering Wednesday evening.
BUTTE — The Washington toddler who was found dead near Anaconda Tuesday was killed by blunt-force and sharp-force injuries, according to the preliminary autopsy.
BUTTE — More police will be on the beat at the weekend’s Montana Folk Festival in Uptown Butte as authorities expect the event to draw people from the Rainbow Family gathering.
From left, Bob Heckman, Dillon Ledesma, Dan Pappas and Benjamin Austin help install the Montana Folk Festival’s family stage at Lexington Gardens Monday afternoon. The festival runs Friday through Sunday at venues throughout Uptown Butte. - John Grant Emeigh of The Montana Standard
BUTTE — The attendance at this year's Rainbow Family gathering near Jackson is a far cry smaller than it was when they first met there 13 years ago.
DEER LODGE — Montana State Prison officials say they haven't received any significant leads in their search for a convicted sex offender who escaped from the prison in Deer Lodge and remained at large on Tuesday.
BUTTE — People at the Rainbow Family of Living Light have the right to gather for world peace, but they better be wearing at least a piece of clothing.