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Billings woman accused of driving drunk with young son in SUV

A Billings woman was charged Thursday for drunken driving with her infant son in the vehicle.

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Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

A Level 2 sex offender convicted in 2007 for raping a 15-year-old girl was arrested recently after he allegedly violated multiple conditions o…

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Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

A man and woman accused in the murder of a Lame Deer woman last year are expected to plead guilty to charges on Friday in U.S. District Court.

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Morning break-in causes resident to flee

Morning break-in causes resident to flee

The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday morning incident in which a woman ran from her house on Highway 3 after fi…

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Man faces murder charge in Williston beating death

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man accused in the beating death of another man outside a Williston strip club in August now faces a murder charge.

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No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

MISSOULA — His victim spent five hours in the emergency room, suffered chemical burns on her eyes, and now experiences anxiety every time she …

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Wyoming man denies sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

CASPER, Wyo. — A 47-year-old Midwest man has denied charges he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl at his home.

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11 men sentenced for online child porn group

HELENA — A Montana man who created an online bulletin board that allowed members to exchange child pornography is one of 11 men from eight sta…

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Montana Developmental Center aide accused of abusing disabled client

A psychiatric aide at the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder is accused of abusing a disabled person, which is a felony, for allegedly pu…

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Man pleads guilty to burglarizing Markus Kaarma's garage

Man pleads guilty to burglarizing Markus Kaarma's garage

MISSOULA — The 18-year-old accused of burglarizing Markus Kaarma's home in the days prior to the fatal shooting of another teenager in Kaarma'…

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Casper daycare owner convicted in Billings for writing bad checks

A jury Tuesday convicted an owner of a Casper day care center — who used to own day cares in Billings and Bozeman — of a felony for intentiona…

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Human trafficking trial set for January

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man accused of forcing women into prostitution in the western North Dakota oil patch is to go on trial early next year.

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Man accused of pointing gun at girlfriend's head, firing shot into ceiling

CASPER, Wyo. — A 34-year-old Casper man accused of pointing a gun at his girlfriend's head before firing a shot into their living room ceiling…

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Robbery suspect arrested in parking lot when car wouldn't start

KALISPELL — A suspect in a northwestern Montana convenience store robbery was arrested in the store's parking lot after his car wouldn't start.

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Man charged with fracturing another man’s face outside Billings bar

Man charged with fracturing another man’s face outside Billings bar

A 33-year-old man is facing an aggravated assault charge after he allegedly fractured another man’s cheek bone in a confrontation outside a Bi…

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Woman charged in $1 million apartment fire returned to Billings

Woman charged in $1 million apartment fire returned to Billings

A 25-year-old woman charged with setting a Billings apartment building on fire in June — causing an estimated $1 million in damage — made an i…

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Wyoming woman accused of soliciting murder will receive new competency evaluation

Wyoming woman accused of soliciting murder will receive new competency evaluation

CASPER, Wyo. — A woman suspected of soliciting the murder of her ex-husband requested a second competency evaluation Tuesday in Natrona County…

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Man gets deferred sentence in crash that injured 6

Man gets deferred sentence in crash that injured 6

A man who has admitted driving drunk and causing a May 2013 crash in the Heights that investigators said injured the driver and five others wa…

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Man pleads guilty in downtown padlock assault

Man pleads guilty in downtown padlock assault

A man who used a padlock tied to a piece of fabric to beat a woman outside a downtown fast food restaurant in May pleaded guilty Tuesday to fe…

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Man denies choking pregnant girlfriend, assaulting her with hammer, hatchet

Man denies choking pregnant girlfriend, assaulting her with hammer, hatchet

A 29-year-old man accused of choking his girlfriend, beating her with the butt of a hatchet and threatening to kill her with a hammer pleaded …

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Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of children in Craigslist sting

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of children in Craigslist sting

A 26-year-old man admitted Tuesday that he intended to pay for sex with a 14-year-old boy when responding to an undercover agent’s Craigslist …

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Wyoming man gets 7 years for for 11th DUI conviction

LARAMIE, Wyo. — An Albany County man has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison after his 11th conviction for driving while under the i…

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Prosecutors: Lake County man 'buzzed' when he shot boy in game of 'gun tag'

POLSON — The Lake County man charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of a boy last week was "buzzed" on Seagram’s whiskey when h…

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Man accused of trying to run over wife now charged with attempted murder

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County District Attorney’s Office is charging a Casper man with attempted murder for trying to hit his wife with his truck.

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Man accused of using bad checks at Billings motorcycle dealership, bank

Man accused of using bad checks at Billings motorcycle dealership, bank

A man was accused Monday of using more than $34,000 in bad checks to buy a new motorcycle and depositing more than $17,000 in suspected false …

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2nd robot enables BPD bomb squad to respond to more than 1 incident at a time

2nd robot enables BPD bomb squad to respond to more than 1 incident at a time

As he navigated the department’s new bomb robot through the hallways of the Billings Police Department’s training and operations building, Sgt…

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Man accused of punching deputy during DUI stop

Man accused of punching deputy during DUI stop

A suspected drunken driver was charged Monday with punching a Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy in the mouth during a weekend traffic stop.

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Man pleads not guilty to felony assault, rape charges

Man pleads not guilty to felony assault, rape charges

A 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty to charges of raping and injuring an 18-year-old woman in July.

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Meth trafficker gets additional state time after federal conviction

Meth trafficker gets additional state time after federal conviction

A man recently sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a meth conspiracy received additional prison time on Monday in Yellowst…

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Police seeking suspects in beating of homeless man

BUTTE — A 34-year-old homeless man suffered a broken nose and other injuries when two men attacked him as he slept.

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Treatment program graduate gets 13 months in prison for 5th DUI

Treatment program graduate gets 13 months in prison for 5th DUI

A Billings man who was one of the first to graduate from a District Court treatment program was sentenced to 13 months in prison for his fifth…

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Butte man jailed for nursing home rape

BUTTE — A 54-year-old Butte man raped a woman at a nursing home, police said.

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Girlfriend of Missoula hash oil explosion suspect charged

Girlfriend of Missoula hash oil explosion suspect charged

MISSOULA — The girlfriend of a Missoula man who is accused of causing an explosion while trying to make hash oil in a University of Montana ap…

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Man charged with aiding Lockwood homicide defendant dies of apparent suicide

Man charged with aiding Lockwood homicide defendant dies of apparent suicide

A man charged with aiding the alleged shooter in a Jan. 3 homicide in Lockwood died of an apparent suicide Thursday, the Yellowstone County Sh…

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Man admits violating probation after DUI fatal

BOZEMAN — A Livingston man who served six months in jail for a 2001 drunken driving crash that killed his passenger has pleaded guilty to viol…

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Lodge Grass women deny meth conspiracy charges

Two Lodge Grass women suspected of trafficking methamphetamine on the Crow Reservation and possessing the drug in the presence of children rec…

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Gillette teens face marijuana charges

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Two Gillette teenagers face drug charges after residents of their apartment complex smelled burning marijuana and called police.

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Stabbing victim sues Gallatin Gateway bar

BOZEMAN — The victim of a 2011 stabbing has sued a Gallatin Gateway bar, saying the staff should have acted sooner.

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Man charged in shooting death of 3-year-old Lake County boy

RONAN — Lake County authorities on Friday filed a negligent homicide allegation in the case of a 3-year-old boy who was shot to death Wednesday night.

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Man convicted of domestic assault pleads guilty to stabbing, jumping bail

Man convicted of domestic assault pleads guilty to stabbing, jumping bail

A 22-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing another man in July and to skipping out on a June sentencing hearing for choking the mothe…

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Charges: Man stole pickup, attempted to escape police custody

Charges: Man stole pickup, attempted to escape police custody

A man accused of stealing a pickup on Thursday and then speeding near a school where children and construction workers were present has also b…

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Man, 53, accused of raping 13-year-old shouts at judge during video arraignment

Man, 53, accused of raping 13-year-old shouts at judge during video arraignment

A 53-year-old man is facing charges that he gave cocaine to a 13-year-old girl and raped her in June 2012.

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Man arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide in 3-year-old's death

RONAN — A resident of the Lake County house where a 3-year-old boy was fatally injured by a gunshot to the abdomen has been arrested on suspic…

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Task force, deputies arrest man wanted for beating, burning girlfriend

Task force, deputies arrest man wanted for beating, burning girlfriend

Authorities arrested a man on Thursday night on a warrant accusing him of beating his girlfriend and burning her on a hot furnace in 2013.

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Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

GREAT FALLS — Attorneys for Barry Beach, who is serving 100 years without the possibility of parole for the 1979 beating death of a high schoo…

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Laurel teen pleads guilty to 2 rape charges; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

Laurel teen pleads guilty to 2 rape charges; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

A 19-year-old Laurel man pleaded guilty Friday to two felony charges for statutory rape, as his mother — who is charged with having nude photo…

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Man denies driving drunk with 2 children in connection to hit-and-run crash

Man denies driving drunk with 2 children in connection to hit-and-run crash

A 36-year-old man pleaded not guilty Friday to accusations that he drove drunk and endangered his two children, who were his passengers, durin…

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N.D. man pleads not guilty to human trafficking charge

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Mandan man pleaded not guilty to attempted human trafficking on Thursday, after his attorney argued he was the victim of en…

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Transient accused of Missoula murder held on six-figure bail

Transient accused of Missoula murder held on six-figure bail

MISSOULA — Several months after he allegedly murdered a local homeless man, transient Kevin Joseph Lino has been brought back to Missoula and …

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Newlywed appeals conviction in husband's death

Newlywed appeals conviction in husband's death

KALISPELL — A Montana woman has appealed her murder conviction for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier Nat…

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