- Parked grain cars annoy Helena man Updated: May-22-15 1:29 pm
HELENA, Montana - Parked railroad grain cars that began arriving earlier this month on unused track that snakes its way north of Helena are drawing concern from one of the families that lives in the area.
- Helena man denies stabbing former girlfriend Updated: May-22-15 11:23 am
HELENA, Montana - A 34-year-old Helena man has denied charges that he tried to kill his former girlfriend by stabbing and strangling her, causing a collapsed lung and throat injuries.
- DNRC to tighten belt for move to new Helena facility Updated: May-20-15 7:05 pm
HELENA, Montana - State Department of Natural Resources and Conservation officials said Wednesday their planned moved to a new three-story facility in Helena next summer will come with some belt tightening after lawmakers denied additional money for rent in the state's main budget bill.
- Group sues to halt logging project in Kootenai Forest Updated: May-17-15 12:39 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A conservation group has filed a lawsuit to halt a logging project in the Kootenai National Forest in northwest Montana.
- 2 Vermont women sue over tribe's online lending practices Updated: May-15-15 4:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two Vermont women are trying to open a class-action lawsuit that, if successful, could upend the practice of online lending companies using Native American tribes' sovereignty to skirt state laws against high-interest payday loans.
- New law will allow rideshare companies to operate in Montana Updated: May-13-15 5:33 pm
HELENA, Montana - A new law could allow rideshare firms like Uber to be operating in Montana by this fall, but some taxi drivers say it does not include enough regulation.
- Court revives health insurance discrimination lawsuit Updated: May-13-15 4:57 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has revived the case of a woman who says it's unfair for hospitals to charge different rates to treat insured and uninsured patients.
- Church: Fired pregnant teacher can't sue for discrimination Updated: May-12-15 3:28 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Montana Catholic schoolteacher fired for having a baby out of wedlock can't sue because she led her classes in prayer and participated in other religious activities that prevent her from filing a discrimination claim, attorneys for the school said.
- Teen admits to theft from cathedral in plea deal Updated: May-10-15 1:43 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Helena teenager has pleaded guilty to stealing a donation box and silver bowl from the Cathedral of St. Helena in January.
- Governor signs bill aiming to help domestic violence victims Updated: May-08-15 4:15 pm
HELENA, Montana - The governor signed legislation Friday to expand unemployment insurance benefits to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
- Helena brothers sentenced for silver theft Updated: May-07-15 12:07 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two brothers have been sentenced to prison for their roles in stealing more than $11,000 in one-ounce silver coins from a Helena coin shop.
- Governor signs bill to close Montana Developmental Center Updated: May-06-15 8:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Wednesday to close the Montana Developmental Center and move most of the 53 people with severe intellectual disabilities, mental health issues and personality disorders to community-based settings in the next two years.
- incentives to improve Montana broadband to cease this summer Updated: May-06-15 7:59 pm
HELENA, Montana - In the state with some of the slowest broadband speeds in the nation, Montana lawmakers refused this year to pick up where federal stimulus programs are leaving off in funding improvements to the state's Internet, phone and cable services.
- August trial set for Hamilton man in child rape case Updated: May-06-15 3:06 pm
HELENA, Montana - An August trial date has been set for a Hamilton man charged with sexually assaulting his girlfriend's daughters last spring, but defense attorneys are arguing the case should be dismissed due to the lack of a speedy trial.
- Helena man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend Updated: Apr-30-15 4:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - A 33-year-old Helena man is charged with attempted deliberate homicide after his former girlfriend was stabbed several times, suffering a collapsed lung and neck injuries.
- Diocese posts names on website of clergy accused of abuse Updated: Apr-30-15 1:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - The names of former priests and other employees who were accused of sexually abusing children have been posted online by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena.
- Montana legislative session closes with successes and flops Updated: Apr-29-15 8:21 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana lawmakers went home this week having passed landmark legislation including a Republican route to expand Medicaid, a water use agreement for the Flathead Indian Reservation and a new law to disclose "dark money" in political campaigns.
- Helena man dies of injuries from boating accident Updated: Apr-29-15 9:49 am
HELENA, Montana - An 84-year-old Helena man has died of injuries suffered in a boating accident on Holter Lake.
- Helena native to be second in command at NASA Updated: Apr-28-15 11:07 am
HELENA, Montana - Helena native Dava Newman will become the deputy administrator of NASA.
- Helena man pleads not guilty to exposing baby to meth Updated: Apr-25-15 10:02 am
HELENA, Montana - A Helena man accused of endangering his 5-month-old infant with methamphetamines has pleaded not guilty in district court.
- Senate confirms Motl as political practices commissioner Updated: Apr-24-15 8:46 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana senators confirmed Jonathan Motl as the state's commissioner of political practices on Friday.
- Helena man denies assaulting infant son Updated: Apr-24-15 10:58 am
HELENA, Montana - A Helena man has denied allegations that he assaulted his 3-month-old son, causing him to suffer head and eye injuries.