A convicted sex offender, 25 year-old Marc Palmer, is in the Missoula County Jail on $500,000 bond for allegedly smothering his girlfriend's five month-old son.

East Helena man charged with elder abuse after allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from an elderly women over the past 13 years.

57 year-old Missoula County Jail inmate found dead on Sunday. Investigation underway by the Missoula City Police Department and Ravalli County Coroner.

Partly cloudy and mild in western Montana today. Highs in the mid 70's.