TOKYO (AP) — For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's soccer team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances.
This week, Lydia Lerma, a MMIP advocate, was able to alert Operation Lady Justice, the Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives to Arden's case.
The changes largely issue timeframes in which healthcare facilities, law enforcement and crime laboratories are required to update a sexual assault kit's status in the state's tracking system.
A state advisory committee has recommended Montana direct $645,000 of federal COVID-19 recovery funds to increase efforts to fight exploitation of senior citizens by adding three elder councils to the state and hiring more staff to focus on crimes that hurt the elderly community.
Attorney General Merrick Garland is halting federal executions after a historic use of capital punishment by the Trump administration, which carried out 13 executions in six months.
Federal agencies in the last week have begun pointing to laws prohibiting transgender women from participating in women's sports as discrimination.
The online database, known as MMIP Montana, is scheduled to launch to the public in about a week or two. It is a comprehensive website designed to streamline the process of reporting missing Indigenous people in Montana.
The amendment, which passed the Senate Finance and Claims Committee on a party-line vote Thursday, generated plenty of disagreement among lawmakers.
Gov. Greg Gianforte signed this week several bills meant to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people in Montana, extending programs established in 2019.
Members of a legislative panel were told Wednesday that a portion of a bill that would transfer responsibility for the Montana Developmental Center property from one agency to another was no longer needed because the governor had taken the action through an executive order.
Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed an executive order paving the way for the Montana Highway Patrol headquarters to move from Helena to Boulder.
Terri Smith served as chief judge of the Wind River Tribal Court in 2018 and 2019. In August 2019, she pleaded guilty to delivering cocaine and conspiring to deliver oxycodone.
A proposal to move the Montana Highway Patrol headquarters from Helena to Boulder inched forward Tuesday as a legislative panel passed a bill that would have the Department of Public Health and Human Services turn over the campus of the Montana Developmental Center to the Department of Justice.
Three Missoula residents have been arrested in connection with the killings of a married couple found slain last year on a remote stretch of U.S. 395 in the eastern Sierra Nevada, prosecutors said Thursday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide apologized to Democratic lawmakers Wednesday for putting them in a tough spot over long-awaited data whi…
Officials from the Justice Department and FBI brief reporters on the latest developments in the federal investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Brant Light, a former prosecution services bureau chief for the state Department of Justice who at one time had served as the Cascade County attorney, has died. He was 69.
“Working together we will improve efficiencies in our operations and ensure that the DOJ is responsive to all Montanans," Attorney General-elect Austin Knudsen said in a press release Tuesday.
A 35-year-old man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers early Friday after a standoff at a bar in northwestern Montana, the Department of Justice said.
William Barr said U.S. attorneys and FBI agents have been working to follow up specific complaints and information they’ve received, but they’ve uncovered no evidence that would change the outcome of the election.
The Missoula County coroner identified Jesse James Kale Brown as the man who died Saturday after a shooting. Missoula police said an officer shot a man who refused to drop a knife.
Since an April governor’s directive temporarily made it easier to renew a driver's license online, the Montana Motor Vehicle Division has proc…