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  • Robbery suspect shot and killed by Montana officer 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:37 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Montana police officer shot and killed a man being sought in a recent robbery after authorities say the suspect made a sudden movement while in the back of a car that had been pulled over, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Billings man pleads guilty in trailer fire deaths 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:10 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - The second of two men charged after four people died in a mobile home fire last April has acknowledged his role in their deaths.

  • Man charged with assault, attempted kidnapping 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:28 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - The son of a man who drowned while ice fishing on Fort Peck Lake in January is charged with confronting his father's fishing buddy and threatening to kill him.

  • Officials ID Ballantine woman killed in crash 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:52 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Officials in Yellowstone County have released the name of a 38-year-old woman who died in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 94 east of Billings.

  • Yellowstone elk count marred by weather 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:29 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Wildlife officials say the annual count of a major elk herd that migrates between Yellowstone National Park and Montana was unable to be completed this year.

  • Billings man convicted of 10 rape counts 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:07 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings man who tried to not leave any evidence behind during break-ins and rapes still helped prosecutors through photos and videos recovered from his cellphone, authorities said.

  • Zinke raises $460,000 for US House campaign 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:49 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke says he has raised $460,000 since the beginning of the year.

  • Bison meeting cancelled; plan timing uncertain 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:52 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - The prospects for a state-wide bison conservation plan in Montana are uncertain after wildlife officials cancelled a public forum on the issue.

  • Ballantine woman dies in crash east of Billings 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:13 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Ballatine woman died in a weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94 east of Billings.

  • Cougar estimates criticized by NW Montana hunters 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:17 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Mountain lion hunters in northwestern Montana say state Fish, Wildlife and Parks estimates of the lion population in the Bitterrott Valley are too high.

  • Wyoming seeks dismissal of water dispute 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:22 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking dismissal of an interstate water rights lawsuit pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing the state shouldn't be held liable for what its attorneys call a "trickle" of water at the heart the cross-border dispute.

  • Spring snow slickens roads in parts of Montana 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:49 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Some residents of central and southern Montana woke up to snow and slick road conditions Sunday morning.

  • Spring snowstorm hits parts of Montana 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:04 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A spring snowstorm is expected to dump up to 2 feet snow in parts of southern Montana.

  • 2nd suspect in reservation slaying jailed in Mont. 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:35 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A South Dakota woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of a Montana woman on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

  • Hardin jail eyed for regional inmate facility 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:01 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A private corrections company has reached a tentative deal to turn a long-vacant southeastern Montana jail into a treatment center that would draw federal Bureau of Indian Affairs inmates from across the region, according to company and local officials.

  • Judge awards fees to former trustee for co-op 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:02 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A federal judge has awarded fees and costs to a former bankruptcy trustee and his lawyers who oversaw attempts to reorganize a Montana power cooperative.

  • 2 Hutterite colonies report deadly pig virus 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:07 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Two Montana pig farms are dealing with a virus that has killed millions of piglets since it was first detected in the United States a year ago.

  • Former Griz hoops player faces drug charges 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:46 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Kalispell physical therapist and former University of Montana basketball player faces federal drug charges.

  • Competency hearing set for triple murder suspect 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:46 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to decide if a man charged in a triple murder on southwest Montana's Crow Indian Reservation is mentally ill and too dangerous to be released.

  • Lockwood man denies attempted kidnapping charge 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:28 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Lockwood man charged with breaking into a house and trying to kidnap a 13-year-old girl has denied two felony charges.

  • Judge upholds $41 million ruling against Blixseth 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:12 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Real-estate developer Tim Blixseth was ordered to pay $41 million to creditors of the luxury Montana resort he helped drive into bankruptcy, by a federal judge who slammed the one-time billionaire for distorting the facts in the case.

  • Judge: Relocated Yellowstone bison still "wild" 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:43 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Montana judge says bison from Yellowstone National Park still count as wild animals even after they were relocated and placed into fenced pastures.

  • Man agrees to restitution in vandalism at monument 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 2:22 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in Montana has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines, the Bureau of Land Management said Monday.

  • ZooMontana bringing in 2 Siberian tigers 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 9:53 am
  • BILLINGS, Montana - The director of ZooMontana says the Billings zoo hopes to bring in two Siberian tigers from Florida, possibly as early as this summer.

  • Montana T-rex fossil to move to Smithsonian museum 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:52 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - As thunder boomed and lightning illuminated their small camper, Kathy Wankel couldn't help but think that after years of being buried, the few fossilized bones she and her family had dug up that day, and carefully swaddled in towels and an old sweatshirt, did not want to be moved.