- Deputy rescues 2-year-old child from Yellowstone River Updated: Apr-29-16 5:57 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Yellowstone County sheriff's deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River Friday morning.
- Jailed Montana resort founder invokes right to silence Updated: Apr-29-16 5:57 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The jailed founder of a Montana club for the ultrarich said he won't answer a judge's demands to reveal what happened to hundreds of millions of dollars in assets he drained from the resort prior to its bankruptcy.
- Conrad Burns' funeral next Friday at Metra Park Arena Updated: Apr-29-16 3:07 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The funeral service for former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be held on Friday, May 6 at 11 a.m. at Metra Park Arena in Billings.
- Montana leaders react to former Sen. Conrad Burns' death Updated: Apr-29-16 11:24 am
HELENA, Montana - Condolences rolled in Thursday night as word of former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns' death spread. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Essmann said. Here is what some state and congressional leaders had to say:
- Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy Updated: Apr-29-16 12:01 am
HELENA, Montana - Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81.
- Gov. Bullock wants $200M for infrastructure; details to come Updated: Apr-28-16 8:09 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday proposed spending $200 million on roads, bridges, schools and other public works across the state. But he didn't specify any projects or exactly how to pay for them, despite previous plans getting hung up on such details.
- Man accused of killing wife, 2 others pleads not guilty Updated: Apr-27-16 3:40 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A man charged with killing three people in a tiny Montana town pleaded not guilty to three counts of deliberate homicide during a Wednesday court appearance.
- Supreme Court considers lowering score required to pass bar Updated: Apr-27-16 3:08 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The state Supreme Court is accepting public comment on a proposal to lower the score aspiring attorneys need to pass the bar exam in Montana.
- A car struck and killed a bison near West Yellowstone Updated: Apr-27-16 10:39 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Two brothers escaped injury when their car struck and killed a bison near West Yellowstone.
- Woman pleads not guilty to murder in Montana baby's death Updated: Apr-26-16 6:53 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A woman on a Montana American Indian reservation pleaded not guilty to murder Tuesday in the alleged beating death of a 13-month-old relative who was under her care, court officials said.
- Federal board dismisses Montana coal railroad application Updated: Apr-26-16 3:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal transportation panel has dismissed a proposal for a $400 million railroad that would have hauled coal from a mine near the Montana-Wyoming border.
- Montana state agencies trying make deal on 16 state parks Updated: Apr-24-16 4:37 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Montana State Parks and Recreation Board is asking Fish, Wildlife and Parks director Jeff Hagener to put together a committee to explore what to do with 16 state parks that have limits on them because they were purchased in part with federal dollars. The money came with strings attached, and it could jeopardize future funding.
- Investigator: Woman killed baby girl, put body in dumpster Updated: Apr-23-16 12:46 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A woman beat to death a 13-month-old girl under her care on a rural Montana Indian reservation, threw the baby's body into a dumpster and reported her missing before confessing to the crime a day later, a federal investigator testified Friday.
- US won't seek death in Crow Reservation double-killing Updated: Apr-22-16 7:52 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a couple who authorities said stopped to help him on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana, the U.S. Justice Department announced Friday.
- The Latest: Attorney raises uncertainty about baby's killing Updated: Apr-22-16 6:48 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Latest on the death of a 1-year-old girl on Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation (all times local):
- The Kmart in Billings is among 68 nationwide to be closed Updated: Apr-22-16 2:41 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Sears Holdings is closing 10 Sears stores and 68 Kmart stores nationwide, including the Kmart in Billings.
- Woman facing charges in Sanders County shooting death Updated: Apr-20-16 12:47 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A 31-year-old woman is facing a deliberate homicide charge after police say she admitted to fatally shooting a man east of Trout Creek last year.
- Prairie preserve creates 'Ken Burns American Heritage' prize Updated: Apr-19-16 4:01 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Filmmaker Ken Burns is partnering with the backers of a sprawling Montana wildlife preserve to sponsor an annual prize for individuals they say embody the "indomitable American spirit."
- Billings attorney accused of driving drunk with kids in car Updated: Apr-19-16 1:14 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings attorney is facing charges after police say she had been driving drunk with three children in her car.
- Search warrants inadvertently released in Yellowstone County Updated: Apr-16-16 6:29 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Yellowstone County Clerk of District court is apologizing and taking responsibility after search warrants were left unsealed.
- Oil and gas lease cancellation challenged in US court Updated: Apr-15-16 7:55 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Louisiana company challenged the cancellation of an oil and gas lease in northwest Montana on Friday, after federal officials said drilling would disturb an area sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada.
- Former police employee charged with evidence theft Updated: Apr-15-16 5:16 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A former Billings police evidence technician has been charged with stealing drugs from an evidence locker.
- Police: Powder that prompted Billings evacuation was cocaine Updated: Apr-15-16 10:53 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Police say the suspicious powder found in an envelope at a downtown Billings office building was cocaine.
- Montana still analyzing coal mine after sponsor shelves it Updated: Apr-14-16 7:57 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana officials will keep studying the potential effects of a major coal mine near the Wyoming border, despite a bankruptcy filing by its sponsor Arch Coal and the recent cancellation of a key lease held by the company, a state official said Thursday.
- Man accused of killing wife, 2 others blames intruder Updated: Apr-14-16 7:29 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A man accused of killing his wife and two of her relatives in a tiny Montana town told authorities that a stranger must have broken into the house they shared and shot the victims, court documents released Thursday said.