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Stories with place: Helena
  • Woman convicted of murder sues jail 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:07 pm
  • BOZEMAN, Montana - A woman sentenced to 200 years for killing her husband and his lover in Helena is now suing the Gallatin County Detention Center, where she was held for a period prior to her conviction last year.

  • Hung jury in over-serving drinks case 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:17 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - A Helena jury was unable to reach a verdict Wednesday in the case of a bartender charged with serving alcohol to an intoxicated woman who later killed two people in a drunken-driving crash.

  • Judge hears arguments over 2011 marijuana law 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:24 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The medical marijuana industry continues its efforts to overturn restrictions in a 2011 law that sought to rein in the number of providers and users in Montana.

  • Broadwater officials bring animal cruelty charges 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 4:59 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The owners of a horse boarding operation southeast of Helena have each been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty.

  • Students seek safer cell tower osprey nest 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:16 am
  • HELENA, Montana - After a long winter migration, the pair of ospreys nesting on a cellphone tower across from Kessler Elementary School returned Wednesday. Little did they know during their time away the efforts that went into making their nest safe for them and this year's crop of chicks.

  • State certificates available to record stillbirths 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:08 pm
  • GREAT FALLS, Montana - On a night at the end of November 2011, Beth Morey, 31 weeks pregnant, realized the baby she was carrying had stopped kicking. Worried, she went to Community Medical Center in Missoula to have a doctor check the baby, and there she found out it had died.

  • Panel nominates 4 for Supreme Court seat 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:14 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The state's Judicial Nomination Commission has submitted the names of three attorneys and a judge to Gov. Steve Bullock as candidates for a Montana Supreme Court vacancy.

  • Bullock identifies 5.1M acres for restoration 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:29 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock has identified more than 5.1 million acres of national forest land in Montana as top priorities for restoration.

  • California teen charged over school bomb threats 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 9:41 am
  • HELENA, Montana - A 14-year-old boy from Dublin, California, faces six charges in Youth Court after three bomb threats were made against Montana schools two weeks ago.

  • Missing man being investigated for embezzlement 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 5:20 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A 54-year-old Butte man who was reported missing in February is under investigation after more than $175,000 went missing from the Sheet Metal Workers International Association in Helena, where he was the business manager.

  • Woman sues employer, hours cut after MS diagnosis 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:57 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A former Helena employee of the Billings-based CTA Architects is suing the company, saying her hours were cut and her benefits eliminated after she informed the company that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and was pregnant.

  • Judge says abuse case against nuns can proceed 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:07 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - A federal judge ruled that 95 people can pursue sex-abuse claims in state court against an order of nuns during bankruptcy proceedings involving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena.

  • Plan closes some roads in Helena National Forest 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:26 am
  • HELENA, Montana - The U.S. Forest Service plans to close 157 miles of roads to wheeled motorized use in the Helena National Forest while leaving 289 miles available.

  • Montana Democratic Party endorses Walsh in primary 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:16 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The Montana Democratic Party is endorsing Sen. John Walsh in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat over two other candidates who maintain the party should have remained neutral.

  • Carroll names first women's softball coach 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 2:06 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Helena native and former Eastern Oregon softball coach Aaron Jackson is the first softball coach at Carroll College.

  • Republicans spar over abortion in House debate 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 1:23 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Four Montana Republicans seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Steve Daines sparred over abortion but agreed on most other issues in their first debate ahead of a June 3 primary.

  • Lawsuit seeks to remove Supreme Court candidate 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 1:08 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - A lawsuit by five delegates to Montana's 1972 Constitutional Convention seeks to remove state Solicitor General Lawrence VanDyke as a state Supreme Court candidate.