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Family, community filled with questions after teen's death on Northern Cheyenne Reservation

A 14-year-old girl was reported missing then found dead two weeks later on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Grieving the loss of Henny Scott, her family raise questions about the investigation into her disappearance and death.

Complete coverage: Longtime Miles City athletic trainer accused of abusing dozens of boys

A lawsuit filed Sept. 21 in Custer County District Court in Miles City alleges that James "Doc" Jensen groomed and sexually abused dozens of boys over 28 years working as an athletic trainer for the Custer County District High School.

Man behind massive Billings mansion in federal custody after apparently staging his own abduction

The man behind the largest house ever built in Billings is in federal custody in Virginia, charged with making fraudulent statements to the FBI.

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Billings Mexican restaurant Torres Cafe closing after more than 5 decades

After five locations, 55 years and serving countless homemade tortillas, a beloved Billings staple is closing its doors.

The nation celebrated Billings' response to antisemitism 25 years ago, but the fight's not over

When residents across Billings hung printed images of the menorah in the windows in their homes, the community-wide a show of solidarity with the Jewish community pushed open displays of white nationalism and antisemitism in the town into the dark. "But it never really went away," said Rabbi Uri Barnea. "We know that the dark elements will always be with us."

More than a century old, the Babcock's past looms large

The Babcock Theatre, completed in 1907, has an expansive history that mirrors the evolution of Billings, a railroad town eager to prove itself as more than a quick stop, with plenty of hardship and loss as it grew. Step into its story here.

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