Calf Escapes Meat-Packing Plant, Shot By Officer
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A yearling calf that escaped from a Butte meat-packing plant had a brief taste of freedom before being shot as it made a break for the Interstate.
Montana Grizzly Encounters Bear Dies
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A 3-year-old grizzly bear that underwent an MRI at Washington State University after suffering seizures at a Montana sanctuary has died.
Butte Man Denies Coin Shop Robbery
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 30-year-old man accused of robbing a coin shop in Butte has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of theft and robbery.
Deer Lodge Man Pleads Guilty to Tampering
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 29-year-old Deer Lodge man has pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence for helping a suspect flee Butte after a fatal shooting.
Butte’s Copper King Hotel Closing
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The Copper King Hotel and Convention Center in Butte is closing Sunday night, putting 50 people out of work.
Bill Gates Says Poor Countries Not Doomed to Stay Poor
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates are pitching an optimistic future for the world's poor and are dispelling three myths they say hamper progressive efforts to fight disease and poverty.
Chicago Archdiocese Hid Decades of Child Sex Abuse
CHICAGO (AP) — Internal documents reveal how the Archdiocese of Chicago tried for decades to contain a mounting scandal over child sexual abuse by priests.
Investigator: Deputy Faced Discrimination
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An investigator for the Montana Human Rights Bureau has found reasonable cause to believe a Missoula County sheriff's deputy faced discrimination and retaliation because of his support of a candidate for sheriff.
US to Begin Easing Sanctions on Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after Tehran began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work Monday.
ACLU: Untested Drugs Dangerous in Executions
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A civil-rights organization suing Montana over its execution method says a recent Ohio execution illustrates the dangers of using untested drug combinations in lethal injections.
Bigfork Man Dies in Pickup Crash
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A pickup truck went off an icy highway west of Bigfork, hit a guardrail and rolled down an embankment into the Swan River, killing a 42-year-old Bigfork man.
Framed Military Uniform, Purple Heart Stolen
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing a framed military uniform from a Kalispell store and trying to pawn the Purple Heart medal that was attached.