Intoxicated Transient Stabs Self in Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police in Billings say an intoxicated transient stabbed himself in the chest several times in front of law enforcement officers trying to take him into custody after officers with the U.S. Marshals Service removed him from the federal courthouse.
Sheriff Investigating Horse Strangulation Death
STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) — The Ravalli County sheriff's office is investigating after a horse was strangled to death in its corral northeast of Stevensville over the weekend.
Bozeman Woman Dies of Hantavirus
State health officials say a 20-year-old Bozeman woman recently died of hantavirus while a Carbon County man in his 40s has been diagnosed with the disease.
Fire South of Philipsburg Forces Evacuations
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 200-acre fire driven by "horrific winds" forced the evacuation of residences in a forested area about four miles southeast of Philipsburg.
Convicted Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Gets Life in Prison
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive has agreed to give up his right to an appeal and will be spared a potential death sentence.
Medical Center Ordered to Pay 60,000 Dollars for Wrong Cancer Diagnosis of Montana Man
A judge in Montana has ordered the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center to pay nearly $60,000 to a Winston man who was wrongly diagnosed with brain cancer and told he had just a few months to live
Former Montana Legislator Arraigned on Theft, Fraud and Money Laundering After Caught Stea…
Federal prosecutors say a Chippewa Cree tribal leader and a former Montana legislator used a shell company to divert hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus aid into their own pockets.
Man Gets Month in Jail For Breaking Son’s Arm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old Three Forks man has been sentenced to a month in jail for breaking his infant son's arm last year.
Five Charged With Diverting Stimulus Money For Tribe
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Chippewa Cree tribal leader and a former Montana legislator used a shell company to divert hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus aid into their own pockets.
Beau Donaldson Requests Reduced Sentence, Rape Victim Objects
An ex-University of Montana football player in state prison for rape now wants his sentence reduced over his victim's objections.