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MISSOULA — The transient man who savagely beat another man during an argument over a pork chop will spend the next 15 years in the Montana State Prison.
MISSOULA — A former Montana Grizzlies basketball player faces felony charges for allegedly selling prescription drugs to undercover Missoula police officers.
MISSOULA — They allegedly shot the man twice in a dispute over stolen methamphetamine and money, then left him for dead along Interstate 90 late on July 16.
MISSOULA — A Missoula contractor who took millions of dollars from his clients and used it for personal material gain – jewelry, homes, cars and Jet Skis – will spend the next eight years in federal prison and will forfeit $6.5 million in assets to the U.S. government.
MISSOULA — Attorneys representing Markus Kaarma, the Missoula man accused of killing a German exchange student in Kaarma’s garage last April, are asking a judge to bar the public from viewing pretrial evidence of Kaarma’s “prior bad acts.”
MISSOULA — Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg received a national award Sunday for his stand against the U.S. Justice Department’s two-year attempt to investigate his office, alleging local prosecutors mishandled sexual assault cases.
MISSOULA — The man and woman suspected of robbing and shooting a man before leaving him on the side of Interstate 90 near Turah are now in police custody.
POLSON – Robert McDonald, the kayaker who was reported missing on Flathead Lake on Saturday evening, is a doctor at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, hospital CEO James Kiser said Monday.
MISSOULA — The Montana Department of Corrections issued a warrant Tuesday for a violent felon who reportedly stole an elderly woman’s car and fled after getting fired from his job at a Salvation Army housing development for senior citizens.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man is in custody for allegedly attacking his girlfriend after accusing her of carrying on a romantic relationship with a friend.
MISSOULA — Attorneys representing Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Rebecca Birket filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking damages for the violation of privacy and humiliation Birket allegedly suffered during an internal investigation into a kiss she shared with another deputy while she was off duty.
MISSOULA — Contending it was too lenient, a panel of appellate judges has vacated the prison sentence of former University of Montana quarterback Jason Washington, who was sentenced to two years in federal prison last year for growing and selling marijuana.
MISSOULA — Their client stands accused of murdering a foreign exchange student, but Markus Kaarma’s defense attorneys say prosecutors are hindering their own investigation of the incident by blocking interviews with witnesses and attempts to review critical evidence.
MISSOULA — A District Court judge on Wednesday scolded the Missoula attorney representing a man accused of killing a German exchange student for “playing to the public” and running “a public relations campaign.”
MISSOULA — The Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student in his garage will go on trial Jan. 5.
MISSOULA — A transient man, who was accused of raping two underage runaways and then fleeing Missoula last summer, was sentenced Tuesday in Missoula County District Court to one year in the Montana State Prison.
A Hamilton man accused of attempting to have sex with a 12-year-old girl in Missoula last year now faces felony charges in Helena for allegedly raping his girlfriend’s children.
MISSOULA — A Missoula judge set bond at $100,000 Monday in the case of 34-year-old Coty James Low, who reportedly attempted to kidnap a 10-year-girl in a Missoula park Saturday.
MISSOULA — Mia Castillo, all of three days old and just 2 pounds, 6 ounces, flails her tiny limbs about and gently cries in an effort to get cozy on her mother’s chest.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County sheriff’s deputy who shot an unarmed meth dealer last year in a botched drug sting accidentally shot himself in a training exercise in Helena last month.
MISSOULA — The 19-year-old burn victim from last weekend’s bonfire explosion is in critical condition and will undergo a skin-graft surgery Thursday at the University of Utah burn unit, the victim’s father said Wednesday.
MISSOULA — Missoula police are investigating an incident that left a 19-year-old man severely burned at a residence on the 600 block of South Fifth Street East Sunday evening.
MISSOULA — Every story with a happy ending has a not-so-happy beginning. This particular story begins in a downtown alley, where 63-year-old Dave Douglas was sleeping early Saturday morning.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County coroner has released the name of the man who drove his Dodge Caravan into the Clark Fork River on Tuesday evening, sparking an extensive rescue and recovery operation.
MISSOULA — Crews on Wednesday afternoon removed a man's body from a submerged vehicle in the Clark Fork River that police believe is the same vehicle witnesses reported plunging into the fast-flowing water a day earlier in Missoula
MISSOULA — A Missoula man is accused of head-butting a police officer after an alcohol-fueled altercation with his ex-girlfriend early Saturday morning.
MISSOULA — Missoula police are investigating an alleged wheelchair robbery that occurred in a downtown alley at 2:28 a.m. Saturday.
MISSOULA — Detective Sgt. T.J. McDermott is next in line to head the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department in 2015 – ending one of the most contentious sheriff’s races in recent history.
MISSOULA — A Missoula woman entered guilty pleas in District Court on Tuesday for her part in a botched drug sting that resulted in the shooting of an undercover police officer last November.
MISSOULA — Missoula police are investigating an alleged stranger rape that occurred on the 1200 block of Sherwood Street early Friday morning.
MISSOULA — Detective T.J. McDermott dwarfed his opponents’ spending in this year’s race for Missoula County sheriff, exhausting over twice the amount of his closest competitor and loaning his campaign $40,000.
MISSOULA — Missoula officials announced a new safety and accountability audit to “flush out gaps” in sexual assault investigations at a sparsely attended public forum Tuesday morning.
German prosecutors are opening an investigation into the shooting death of Diren Dede, the 17-year-old German exchange student killed last month in a Missoula garage.
MISSOULA — Victim interviews in sterile rooms with stark white walls are a thing of the past.
MISSOULA — Markus Kaarma, the man accused of shooting a 17-year-old German exchange student last month, entered a not guilty plea in Missoula County District Court Wednesday morning before Judge Ed McLean.
MISSOULA — Emails between attorneys representing Missoula County and sheriff’s deputies alleging human rights violations show that sheriff’s candidate T.J. McDermott asked that all employees of the department be prohibited from speaking to the media or commenting on media websites about the …
A Hyundai spokesman promised an immediate appeal Wednesday, after jurors in Lake County said a manufacturing defect cost two Missoula teens their lives in a head-on crash and awarded their families $248 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County Attorney’s Office will file charges against an 18-year-old man accused of burglarizing the home of Janelle Pflager and Markus Kaarma several times prior to the night a German exchange student was shot to death in the couple’s garage.
MISSOULA — Diren Dede, the 17-year-old German foreign exchange student who was shot to death late last month, was reportedly looking for an alcoholic beverage when he wandered into a garage in Missoula’s Grant Creek neighborhood.
MISSOULA — Markus Kaarma may have been under the influence of marijuana when he shot and killed German exchange student Diren Dede, according to a search warrant requested by Missoula police.
MISSOULA — Sunday’s shooting of an unarmed teenager in a Missoula man’s garage has ignited a firestorm over Montana’s self-defense laws, specifically the state’s so-called “castle doctrine.”
MISSOULA — A Missoula man was charged with deliberate homicide Monday for shooting and killing a high school foreign exchange student in his garage a day earlier, allegedly after setting a trap for burglars and announcing that he was waiting up at night to “shoot some (expletive) kid.”
MISSOULA — A Billings man appeared in Missoula U.S. District Court Thursday after allegedly threatening to bomb federal courthouses in Missoula and Billings over an unpaid debt.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg will have another 30 days to resolve the lawsuit Van Valkenburg filed in February arguing the federal department has no jurisdiction over the local office.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man reported missing on April 4 has been located in Oregon.
MISSOULA — A Missoula woman accused of withholding her 5-year-old daughter from the girl’s dying father received a three-year deferred sentence Tuesday in Missoula County District Court.
MISSOULA — Police are searching for a Missoula man who has been missing for a week.
MISSOULA — A Butte man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly drove drunk the wrong way on Interstate 90 for nearly 20 miles.
MISSOULA — Missoula police are recommending against filing any charges against the snow enthusiasts who caused Mount Jumbo’s avalanche in February — burying three people and resulting in the death of one woman, Missoula City Attorney Jim Nugent said Thursday.
MISSOULA — Local government is rolling out a $1.5 million computer system designed to streamline emergency information and enhance searching capabilities for law enforcement – but the benefits of the new program have yet to be realized.