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County Attorney: Livestock breeder convicted of animal cruelty reports to jail

County Attorney: Livestock breeder convicted of animal cruelty reports to jail

An embattled former livestock breeder convicted of animal cruelty in 2012 turned himself in Friday and will begin serving a 120-day jail sente…

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Jury convicts man of aggravated assault for fracturing 2-year-old's skull

Jury convicts man of aggravated assault for fracturing 2-year-old's skull

A jury on Thursday found a 24-year-old man guilty of fracturing the skull of his girlfriend’s young daughter, who was about a month short of b…

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Former SD2 administrator given 6 years probation for felony theft

Former SD2 administrator given 6 years probation for felony theft

A former School District 2 administrator who admitted to stealing and pawning thousands of dollars worth of school electronics over a period o…

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Pinedale man faces attempted murder charges

PINEDALE — A Pinedale man faces attempted murder charges alleging he attacked three women in their homes over the past four years.

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Deferred sentence for man who drove ATV drunk with 2 passengers

A judge on Friday gave a three-year-deferred sentence to a man who has admitted to driving an ATV in Billings while drunk with two passengers.

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2 more men sentenced in check forgery scheme

2 more men sentenced in check forgery scheme

Two men involved in an elaborate check-cashing scheme that netted tens of thousands of dollars were sentenced this week for forgery.

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Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking…

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Bakken arrests lead to prison sentences

Bakken arrests lead to prison sentences

At least twelve other defendants in Montana linked by authorities to alleged ringleader Robert Farrell Armstrong have been sentenced. Five mor…

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Man admits to sex with 14-year-old girl when he was 18

Man admits to sex with 14-year-old girl when he was 18

A 20-year-old man admitted Friday to having a sexual relationship with a girl, who was 14 years old at the time, from July 2012 to May 2013.

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Man admits to assaulting girlfriend

Man admits to assaulting girlfriend

A man accused of beating his girlfriend while she was driving him home from a bar pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated assault.

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Man pleads guilty in DUI crash that injured 2

A man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he caused a DUI crash near Worden in May that injured two people.

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Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

A 32-year-old man accused of raping another man in a downtown alley Wednesday night made an initial court appearance Thursday on a felony char…

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Pregnant Hamilton woman charged with endangering baby

HAMILTON — A Hamilton woman who has been charged in three separate felony cases since last September is now facing a felony criminal endangerm…

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More charges in chase that included deputy's death

More charges in chase that included deputy's death

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man who is charged with deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy faces charges that h…

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Columbus man gets probation for DUI crash that killed motorcycle passenger

COLUMBUS — A 44-year-old Columbus man has been given a 10-year probationary sentence for a drunken driving crash that killed the passenger on …

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2 arrested in spate of Laramie car burglaries

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Investigators say the discovery of a man wearing a sweatshirt stolen during a series of car burglaries in Casper led to arrest…

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Whitefish woman pleads guilty to stabbing husband

KALISPELL — A Whitefish woman who stabbed her husband in the chest during an argument, causing fatal injuries, has pleaded guilty to negligent…

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Police tackle Billings man believed to have stolen car

Police tackle Billings man believed to have stolen car

A Billings man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a 2014 Dodge Avenger from an Auto Auction employee who was unloading other cars…

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Former Montana Army Guardsman pleads guilty to sex crimes

HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier who fled the country to avoid trial has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of children and b…

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Krakauer, state seek ruling on University of Montana rape case records

Krakauer, state seek ruling on University of Montana rape case records

HELENA — Attorneys for author Jon Krakauer and the Montana University System are asking a judge to decide whether the state should release doc…

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Woman who left hospital denies forgery charge

Woman who left hospital denies forgery charge

ANACONDA — A 29-year-old woman who fled the Anaconda hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine has pleaded not gu…

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2 daughters' views differ on 1970s Wyoming slaying

2 daughters' views differ on 1970s Wyoming slaying

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The daughter of a Missouri woman sentenced for killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago said Wednesday that she sta…

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Pastor shot, wounded in Wyoming church

CENTENNIAL, Wyo. — A Wyoming pastor was shot and wounded with his own handgun after apparently interrupting a burglary at his rural church.

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Stevensville man charged in gun threat

HAMILTON — A 41-year-old Stevensville man faces charges alleging he threatened several people with a gun, fired a shot near a house and, accor…

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Havre businessman pleads guilty in corruption case

GREAT FALLS — The key players in a conspiracy to defraud the Chippewa Cree Tribe occasionally met at a Havre pawn shop to figure out ways to e…

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Alleged attack in Walmart parking lot likely will leave 70-year-old blind in one eye

Alleged attack in Walmart parking lot likely will leave 70-year-old blind in one eye

MISSOULA — Les Gapay winces while his nurse peels away the bandage and gently lifts his swollen eyelid to apply ointment to his bloodshot eye.

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Lovell man arrested after car thefts, gunshots

POWELL, Wyo. — Powell police say a driver led them on a high-speed chase after allegedly stealing two vehicles and firing shots into three others.

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Judge orders Laramie man to answer murder charge

Judge orders Laramie man to answer murder charge

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A judge on Tuesday ruled prosecutors have strong enough evidence against a Laramie man accused of killing a 20-year-old woman …

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Judge won't move trial in exchange shooting death

Judge won't move trial in exchange shooting death

MISSOULA — The trial of a man charged with shooting a German exchange student in his garage in April will remain in Missoula, a state judge has ruled.

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Accused I-90 shooting accomplice held on $500K bond

MISSOULA — The 34-year-old woman who allegedly left a man for dead after her partner shot him twice near Interstate 90 earlier this summer is …

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