Leaders have complained for years that Billings has become a “dumping ground” for many of the state's paroled and prerelease convicts, some of whom have committed heinous crimes here.
A 21-year-old man is being held on four counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of robbery after he allegedly went on a slashing and st…
The news outlets are challenging the decision by GOP members of a legislative committee to trim their numbers below a quorum in order to close a meeting to the public.
The public can provide comments or letters of support on the applicants through Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.
The laws are halted for 10 days or until the judge decides if he'll issue a preliminary injunction, whichever happens first.
During the Sept. 23 hearing, comments from the judge hit on the ongoing dispute between the judiciary branch and the Legislature.
One judicial vacancy was created by a judge's retirement, while the other was created with new funding from the state Legislature.
The judge found the issues raised by former Democratic Reps. Tom Winter and Barbara Bessette were "without merit."
A Yellowstone County man pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault alleging he molested and raped a girl repeat…
The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday denied two former Democratic lawmakers' request to hear their challenge on the state's new judicial appointment process.
A 21-year-old Hardin man pleaded not guilty to a single charge of vehicular homicide on Tuesday after a suspected drunk-driving crash left a 4…
A Montana District Court judge will hear oral arguments Friday in Meagher County in a lawsuit brought by several conservation groups asking that the state’s approval of a copper mine north of White Sulphur Springs be canceled.
Adriano Fowler changed his plea to guilty in front of Yellowstone County District Judge Michael Moses Tuesday afternoon as part of a plea agreement he reached with county attorneys.
The lawsuit contends the state's ability to negotiate lease terms is harmed by a 2019 law that also diminishes the values of state trust lands.
Lawmakers also said withdrawing the subpoenas meant the litigation over the Legislature's subpoena power likewise ended Tuesday.
A Yellowstone County man has pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony sexual abuse of a child, witness tampering and destroying evidence in Yellow…
A District Court judge on Monday extended a temporary order blocking the implementation of a campus carry law passed by legislators earlier this year.
The applicants include Michele Reinhart Levine, who was appointed to the vacancy under the last administration but rejected by the state Senate in April.
The Montana University System’s existing policy prohibits anyone other than law enforcement or contracted security staff from carrying firearms on campus.
Starting July 1, most of Montana's statewide elected officials will be able to carry a little more cash in their pockets, thanks to a state law that mandates pay raises every other year.
A District Court judge wrote he would have to be "blind" to not see that the Legislature's recent subpoena for a Supreme Court justice's records is not a legislative effort.