Missoula Student Wins Montana Geographic Bee
Jesse Zhang, of Missoula, is the new Montana state champion in the National Geographic Bee.
Hamilton Man Pleads Not Guilty in Stomping Death
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A 25-year-old Hamilton man has denied allegations that he beat and stomped another man to death in January.
Life Sentence Requested for Jordan Graham After Guilty Plea in Husband’s Death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending a life sentence for a woman who pleaded guilty to pushing her new husband off a Glacier National Park cliff last year.
Bozeman Fugitive Wanted for Rape Captured in Oregon
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man who escaped from Montana police while being questioned about a reported sexual assault has been caught in Oregon.
House Passes Debt Ceiling Increase
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority with overwhelming support from President Barack Obama's Democratic allies.
Catholic Diocese Files for Bankruptcy Protection
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena, Mont., is filing for bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits that claim clergy members abused 362 children over decades.
Nuke Commander Says Stricken Unit ‘Broken Hearted’
The commander of the nuclear missile force in Montana where 34 launch control officers are implicated in an exam cheating scandal tells The Associated Press that his unit is "broken hearted" at the setback.
Air Force: 34 Missile Officers in Cheating Scandal
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says 34 missile launch officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal and three others have been implicated in a drug probe, the latest missteps by those who maintain and operate the nation's 450 nuclear missiles.
Mountain Lion Shot South of Missoula
State wildlife officials have shot and killed a mountain lion that was wandering around a residential area south of Missoula.
Couple Leaves Waitress $500 Tip
Waitress Rhonda Poole wondered how she was going to pay her electric bill next month.