- Billings attorneys enlisted in lawsuit against legislator Updated: May-29-15 10:58 am
HELENA, Montana - Montana's commissioner of political practices has enlisted two Billings attorneys to head a campaign violations case against a Bozeman Republican.
- Truck hits, kills Billings woman Updated: May-29-15 10:41 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Billings police say a truck driven by an 18-year-old man struck and killed a Billings woman.
- Man charged in fatal 2013 shooting pleads not guilty Updated: May-28-15 11:23 pm
HELENA, Montana - A man charged in a fatal shooting at a Lewis and Clark County home in 2013 has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide.
- Man charged in stabbing at casino pleads not guilty Updated: May-28-15 10:50 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A man charged in a late-night stabbing at a casino in Kalispell has pleaded not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide.
- US officials revive oil train safety order after complaints Updated: May-28-15 7:16 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments.
- Montana Democrats rev up 2016 statewide campaigns early Updated: May-28-15 3:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - Democratic candidates for statewide office are getting an early jump on their 2016 election campaigns.
- Lee Enterprises sues former publisher over marketing info Updated: May-28-15 3:23 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The parent company of the Missoulian has sued a former publisher and four former advertising department employees, alleging they conspired to steal confidential client information from the newspaper and its in-house advertising agency to form a competing marketing agency.
- Mining company reaches tentative agreement with union Updated: May-28-15 3:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana's largest mining company announced a tentative labor agreement with about 900 workers on Thursday, setting up a vote next week by union members bitter over recent pay raises for some executives.
- Whitefish man wants to withdraw 'no contest' plea to arson Updated: May-28-15 2:46 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A 35-year-old Whitefish man is asking to withdraw his "no contest" plea to an arson charge after the judge rejected a plea agreement that called for a six-year deferred sentence and about $2,500 in restitution.
- $10K Montana Millionaire prize remains unclaimed Updated: May-28-15 1:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana Lottery officials say a $10,000 Montana Millionaire prize remains unclaimed - and it expires in a month.
- Montana grizzlies on the rise after years of struggle Updated: May-28-15 9:53 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Wildlife experts say the grizzly bear population in northwest Montana is finally on the rise.
- Utah man owes $97K for Montana workers' compensation fraud Updated: May-27-15 5:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - A man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison in 2000 has acknowledged defrauding the state workers' compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company in Utah.
- Montana Western brings in veterinary tech program Updated: May-27-15 4:48 pm
HELENA, Montana - Arizona-based Pima Medical Institute plans to offer veterinary technician and veterinarian assistant programs in collaboration with the University of Montana Western in Dillon.
- Montana's unemployment rate falls to 4 percent in April Updated: May-27-15 1:31 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent in April, the lowest rate since September 2007.
- Third grade field trip canceled after legal threats Updated: May-27-15 11:57 am
GLENDIVE, Montana - Third-graders in eastern Montana were unable to go on a field trip to a local creationist museum after an advocacy group called the event a violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.
- Commissioner to reactivate $500,000 campaign donation case Updated: May-27-15 11:57 am
HELENA, Montana - The state commissioner of political practices is reactivating a complaint against 2012 GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill for accepting a $500,000 campaign donation from the Montana Republican Party.
- Man pleads guilty to assaulting baby Updated: May-27-15 11:48 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A 25-year-old Billings man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a baby born with serious medical issues and then trying to convince the baby's mother not to testify against him.
- Man who killed 3 bears gets probation, $15,000 fine Updated: May-27-15 9:56 am
KALISPELL, Montana - The man who was convicted in March of killing three grizzly bears has about two weeks to file an appeal.
- Great Falls woman charged with stabbing boyfriend to death Updated: May-27-15 9:51 am
GREAT FALLS, Montana - A 52-year-old Great Falls woman is charged with deliberate homicide in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
- Officials identify Superior woman killed in Alberton crash Updated: May-27-15 5:08 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A funeral home has identified a 23-year-old Superior woman who died after crashing her car near Alberton.
- Waterfowl shows at Montana fairs canceled due to bird flu Updated: May-27-15 5:07 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana health officials are warning waterfowl owners to keep their birds at home from county fairs this summer due to increased concerns about bird flu.
- Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48 Updated: May-27-15 2:35 am
HELENA, Montana - Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.
- Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits Updated: May-26-15 8:06 pm
HELENA, Montana - States may cap political donors' campaign contributions only if they can show that those limits are preventing corruption or the appearance of corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
- Court asked to reverse order preserving judge's emails Updated: May-26-15 7:23 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal judge was reconsidering an order to preserve hundreds of racist and inappropriate emails sent by Montana's former chief U.S. District Court judge.
- Company that owns Butte hotel files for bankruptcy Updated: May-26-15 4:01 pm
BUTTE, Montana - The company that owns the Copper King Hotel in Butte has filed for bankruptcy protection, postponing a public auction that was set for next week.