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Man, 21, charged with attempted sexual assault on girl, 7

A man charged with attempting to sexually assault a 7-year-old girl in December made an initial appearance Friday in Yellowstone County Justice Court.

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Man shot 5 times wanted since Sept. 10

Man shot 5 times wanted since Sept. 10

Nathanial Dudding, the man shot five times Tuesday morning in Billings, had been wanted in Custer County since Sept. 10, but wasn’t arrested u…

September 19, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
2 head impact marks on windshield lead to domestic-assault charge

2 head impact marks on windshield lead to domestic-assault charge

A man accused of assaulting his girlfriend while she was driving was arrested early Friday after police reportedly found two head impact marks…

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Woman charged with DUI, meth possession in connection to crash

Woman charged with DUI, meth possession in connection to crash

A 47-year-old woman is facing DUI and drug charges in connection to a crash Thursday in the area of Second Avenue North and North 22nd Street.

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Colorado man arrested for alleged sexual assault at Alcova

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colorado man for allegedly forcing sex on a woman at a cabin at Alcova Reservoir.

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Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

CASPER, Wyo. — Police suspect that a Casper woman rolled a hot saucepan on an infant’s face and shook the baby with enough force to require tr…

September 19, 2014 1:36 pmLoading…

Cody Police Department responds to lawsuit against assistant chief

CASPER, Wyo. — The Cody Police Department denies claims by a North Dakota man that the city’s current assistant police chief used a Taser on h…

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Man charged with hitting girlfriend

Man charged with hitting girlfriend

Prosecutors have charged a 48-year-old man with hitting his girlfriend in the face, reportedly during a fight that started in a disagreement o…

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Man charged with punching wife, holding gun to her head

A 25-year-old man accused of punching his wife and then holding a gun to her head and threatening to kill her made an initial court appearance…

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Billings man admits firearms charges for stealing police department rifle

Billings man admits firearms charges for stealing police department rifle

A Billings man accused of breaking into an off-duty police officer’s vehicle and stealing a department-issued rifle and other items admitted t…

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Man accused of hospitalizing 4 women in the last 6 months pleads not guilty

Man accused of hospitalizing 4 women in the last 6 months pleads not guilty

A 29-year-old Billings man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that since April he has assaulted four women in five different attacks that …

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Broken Rope pleads not guilty in stabbing death; faces additional charge of tampering

Broken Rope pleads not guilty in stabbing death; faces additional charge of tampering

A 22-year-old woman charged in a fatal South Side stabbing is now facing an additional charge alleging that she had a friend dispose of the kn…

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Convicted rapist charged with ‘aiding or soliciting suicide’ of victim

Convicted rapist charged with ‘aiding or soliciting suicide’ of victim

A Roundup man in Montana State Prison for having sex with an underage girl is facing a new charge alleging he pressured the girl to kill herse…

September 18, 2014 6:00 am
Judge won't reduce sentence in triple slaying

Judge won't reduce sentence in triple slaying

CODY, Wyo. — A Cody man who pleaded guilty to killing a woman and helping to kill her parents will remain locked up after a judge declined to …

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U.S. Marshals arrest 22-year-old man shot Tuesday on suspicion of probation violation

U.S. Marshals arrest 22-year-old man shot Tuesday on suspicion of probation violation

U.S. Marshals arrested a 22-year-old Billings man who was shot five times earlier this week on a probation violation warrant Wednesday afternoon.

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Shooting investigation moving slowly; man who was shot still not cooperating

Shooting investigation moving slowly; man who was shot still not cooperating

Details of a Tuesday morning shooting on Billings' South Side remain sketchy, and the investigation is moving slowly.

September 17, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…
Brandon White, son of Walter White, gets prison for meth possession

Brandon White, son of Walter White, gets prison for meth possession

A Billings man suspected of shooting his father over a drug debt will go to federal prison for three years for his role in a methamphetamine c…

September 17, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…
Man charged with assaulting police officer

Man charged with assaulting police officer

A man accused of slamming a door on a Billings police officer’s arm has been charged with felony assault on a peace officer.

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Man admits using beer mug in bar assault

Man admits using beer mug in bar assault

A 35-year-old man admitted Tuesday that in February he assaulted another man with a glass beer mug at a West End bar.

September 16, 2014 2:47 pmLoading…
Man pleads guilty to robbery for stealing from sporting goods store, hitting clerk

Man pleads guilty to robbery for stealing from sporting goods store, hitting clerk

A 23-year-old who prosecutors say stole several items from a sporting goods store in November and then hit a store clerk with a sport-utility …

September 16, 2014 2:32 pmLoading…
Man shot by deputy pleads guilty in connection to 2 high-speed chases

Man shot by deputy pleads guilty in connection to 2 high-speed chases

A 20-year-old man who was shot in the hand by a deputy in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple felonies in connection to the theft of t…

September 16, 2014 12:49 pmLoading…
Man pleads guilty in Laurel high-speed chase

Man pleads guilty in Laurel high-speed chase

A 24-year-old man admitted Tuesday that in March he led police in a high-speed chase through Laurel that ended with a crash.

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Groups oppose child endangerment charge against pregnant Ravalli County woman

MISSOULA — Last month, Casey Allen’s lawyer asked the Ravalli County District Court to delay her felony trial because the 21-year-old was preg…

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North Dakota man sues Cody police official for excessive force

CASPER, Wyo. — A North Dakota man arrested four years ago in Cody claims the city’s current assistant police chief used a stun gun on him whil…

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Man accused of assaulting woman after she bails him out of jail

A man allegedly dug his fingernails into his girlfriend’s throat while choking her Friday, hours after she bailed him out of jail, according t…

September 15, 2014 4:58 pmLoading…
Man given partially suspended 20-year sentence in child sex abuse case

Man given partially suspended 20-year sentence in child sex abuse case

Following recommendations by a prosecutor and defense attorney, a Billings judge Monday gave a partially suspended 20-year sentence to a man w…

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Prosecutors: Man's 4th female victim since April suffered brain injury, collapsed lung

Prosecutors: Man's 4th female victim since April suffered brain injury, collapsed lung

Prosecutors have added another felony assault charge against a man already facing charges that he has hospitalized women four times since April.

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Man gets 3-year sentence for 14th DUI

Man gets 3-year sentence for 14th DUI

After a recommendation made by a public defender, a judge has ordered a three-year sentence for a man convicted at trial of a 14th DUI.

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Man sentenced to 5 years probation in drug distribution case

A man who prosecutors say sold drugs to an informant in 2012 was sentenced Monday to five years of probation for four felony drug possession a…

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Mother and daughter sentenced for burglary, hammer attack

Mother and daughter sentenced for burglary, hammer attack

A mother and daughter were sentenced Monday to the Montana Women’s Prison for an aggravated burglary in which the victim was assaulted with a hammer.

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Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

Man with girlfriend's body surrenders to police in Alaska; previous felony in Billings

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 28-year-old Anchorage man told his brother he had strangled his girlfriend, and when his brother said he intended to cal…

September 12, 2014 7:21 pmLoading…
Man charged with assault despite girlfriend rescinding complaint

Man charged with assault despite girlfriend rescinding complaint

A 53-year-old man accused of choking his girlfriend and slamming her into a wall in June was charged Friday with felony aggravated assault.

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Man charged with punching girlfriend

Man charged with punching girlfriend

The Yellowstone County Attorney’s office filed a felony domestic assault charge against a man Friday alleging he punched his girlfriend in the face.

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Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

Rape charge: 'We believe the defendant is an untreated serial sex offender'

A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charge…

September 12, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Man involved in police standoff gets 5-year prison sentence

Man involved in police standoff gets 5-year prison sentence

A fugitive arrested after a 4½-hour standoff with law enforcement in November 2013 was sentenced Friday to five years in Montana State Prison …

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Crow Agency man denies sex assault charges

Crow Agency man denies sex assault charges

A Crow Agency man on Friday denied federal sexual abuse charges.

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Fairview man charged in firearms theft

Fairview man charged in firearms theft

A Fairview man suspected of stealing 13 firearms from a Sidney business appeared Friday in Billings on federal charges.

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Blackfeet woman sentenced for child abuse

GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Reservation woman who pleaded guilty to assault and child abuse after her 8-month-old foster daughter was beaten so …

September 12, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Missoula man sentenced for sexual abuse

KALISPELL — A 24-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to solicit nude photographs from teenage girls in 2…

September 12, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Brockton man gets 17 years in prison for stabbing

GREAT FALLS — A 51-year-old Brockton man has been sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for stabbing a younger man to death and keeping the vict…

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Wyoming panel endorses firing squad for death penalty

Wyoming panel endorses firing squad for death penalty

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections should be able to employ a firing squad to execute condemned inmates if the state can’t …

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Man gets probation for drunken driving crash in which he blamed disabled son

Man gets probation for drunken driving crash in which he blamed disabled son

A judge has ordered 10 years of probation for a man who authorities say crashed twice while driving with a blood alcohol concentration nearly …

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5-year sentence for 2012 stabbing at State, Orchard

5-year sentence for 2012 stabbing at State, Orchard

A judge on Friday gave a five-year sentence to a 20-year-old man who stabbed a man on the South Side of Billings in December 2012.

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Wal-Mart robbery suspect facing federal gun charges

Wal-Mart robbery suspect facing federal gun charges

A Washington man arrested after a robbery Sunday at the Billings West End Wal-Mart in which the robber held a knife to a clerk’s throat is fac…

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Alleged car thief out on bond facing new drug, trespass charges

Alleged car thief out on bond facing new drug, trespass charges

A man who bonded out of jail after recently being charged with felony theft and meth possession is facing additional charges after some Billin…

September 11, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…
Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

Man accused of hospitalizing women 4 times since April; bond set at $200,000

A man arrested on four felony domestic assault warrants appeared in court Thursday on charges that since April he has assaulted three differen…

September 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Ex-BLM officials indicted in elaborate fraud scheme

Two former high-level federal Bureau of Land Management officials who worked in Virginia, including a deputy state director from Montana, have…

September 11, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Coroner ID's Lincoln County jail inmate who hanged himself

LIBBY – Lincoln County authorities on Thursday released the name of the inmate who committed suicide in the county’s detention center on Aug. 28.

September 11, 2014 4:23 pmLoading…

Casper man accused of starting Gillette hotel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say last weekend's fire at a Gillette motel was started by a Casper man angry with a woman after the two smoked…

September 11, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Murder trial in foreign student's shooting remains in Missoula

Murder trial in foreign student's shooting remains in Missoula

MISSOULA — Missoula County District Judge Ed McLean has denied a second request by defense attorneys to move the trial of a Grant Creek man ch…

September 11, 2014 3:02 pmLoading…