Belgrade Police Make Arrest on Kidnapping Charges
An 18-year-old Belgrade man faces felony kidnapping and criminal endangerment charges after prosecutors say he deprived an intoxicated juvenile of medical attention after a traumatic fall and forced her into the trunk of a car.
Harrison Man Charged With Kicking Trooper in the Groin
A 37-year-old Harrison man faces a felony count of assault on a peace officer who was trying to arrest him on a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.
Max Baucus to be Named Ambassador to China
Democratic officials say President Barack Obama intends to nominate Montana Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China.
$250,000 Bail for Man Charged in Grandmother’s Death
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bail was set at $250,000 for a 25-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother by beating her over the head with a chair at her home in Missoula.
Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $636 Million
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions estimated jackpot has soared to $636 million, making it the second largest jackpot in U.S. history.
Investigators: Rape Suspect Shot Self After Chase
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — State investigators say a man who was wanted for questioning in a weekend rape case shot himself in the head after leading law enforcement officers on a 30-minute chase near Great Falls.
Yellowstone Magma Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
A new study shows the chamber of hot molten rock below Yellowstone National Park is more than 2 and a-half times larger than previously estimated.
Belgrade Man Charged in Machete Attack Over Burst Soda Can
A Belgrade man faces a felony charge after reportedly swinging a machete at another man who accidentally broke open a can of Mountain Dew.
Youth Basketball Tournament Canceled After Adults Fight
A fifth-grade basketball tournament being held at the YMCA in Helena was canceled after police were called to break up a fight involving adults.
Body Found North of Forsyth
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities in Rosebud County say a body was found north of Forsyth over the weekend.
Suspect in Rape Case Dies After Chase
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A suspect in a rape case who led law enforcement officers on a chase on Interstate 15 northwest of Great Falls has died of a gunshot wound to the head.
Bighorn Reintroduction Planned for Madison Range
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials say they will reintroduce up to 50 bighorn sheep this winter in an area of the Madison Range southeast of Cameron.