MISSOULA — A Montana county attorney's office is complying with provisions of an agreement with the Department of Justice over how it should handle the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases.
HELENA — Getting caught without a seat belt could cost Montana drivers five times the current fine under a bill proposed Tuesday.
HELENA — Efforts since 2013 to map elk migrations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will provide researchers some of the most detailed information on how nine herds in three states use one of the West’s iconic landscapes.
HELENA — The city of Helena is asking Montana Rail Link to help fund a means to route Montana Avenue traffic above or below the railroad tracks as a way to lessen the impacts of closing another city street.
HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in December, marking a full 1 percentage point decrease in 2014.
BUTTE — A Montana Tech student committed suicide on campus Monday.
MISSOULA — A 25-year-old Missoula man is facing a felony count of assault on a minor for allegedly repeatedly striking his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
BUTTE — A semi-trailer plunged down a ravine off Interstate 15 around midnight Monday, leaving the driver severely injured and shutting down the road for about three hours.
MISSOULA — Downtown Missoula officially got a new business addition Monday as Stockman Bank announced the grand opening of a new temporary location at 135 W. Main St., Suite A.
MISSOULA — What perhaps seemed like a good idea at the time did some serious damage to the historic bear pen in Missoula's Greenough Park.
An autopsy Monday determined that Michael Phillips, whose body was found on Saturday, died from exposure, said Josh McQuillan, Carbon County sheriff.
HELENA — A Montana lawmaker proposed Monday that tribal colleges receive the same per-student funding that community colleges receive.
HELENA — A Republican’s proposal to block any expansion of the Affordable Care Act in Montana without legislative approval prompted a miniature debate on health care reform Monday, as Democrats attacked the measure for blocking health care solutions.
MISSOULA — A Missoula youth court officer is facing three felony charges for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl, but is not in police custody.
HELENA — Because of the lack of support, Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is dropping her bill to require nearly all Montana elections to be conducted by mail.
A 52-year-old Belgrade man was found dead along a Yellowstone National Park ski trail Saturday, possibly a victim of hypothermia.
HELENA — Although he maintains he did nothing wrong, a Republican state lawmaker has agreed to pay a $4,000 fine and not run for public office for four years to settle a state lawsuit that accuses him of breaking campaign finance laws.
Shovelnose sturgeon and emerald shiners that were netted by Fish, Wildlife and Parks personnel in the Yellowstone River downstream from a Jan. 17 oil spill will be tested at a Billings lab for exposure to petroleum chemicals.
BUTTE — A Butte woman got caught up in some monkey business last week.
HELENA — Two Lewis and Clark County residents were charged over the weekend with stealing from the Cathedral of St. Helena on Jan. 21.
BOZEMAN — Gallatin County could become the third county in southwestern Montana where a state game warden can also cite people for drunken driving.
Authorities have lowered to 30,000 gallons their estimate of the amount of oil that spilled from a broken pipeline beneath the Yellowstone River in Eastern Montana.
MISSOULA — Missoula County officials have scheduled an inquest into the shooting death of a Missoula man by a police officer after a chase early on New Year's Eve.
PRINGLE, S.D. — The FLDS religious sect's compound in South Dakota’s southern Black Hills was remarkably noncontroversial the past few years.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A rural Custer County compound inhabited by members of a reportedly polygamous sect would have enough water to become the county's most populous community if an additional well permit is approved by the state, a staunch opponent of the application asserts.