MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana's sheriff's deputy was justified in killing a man who was running away from officers after refusing orders to drop a machete, a jury assigned to review the case found.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal investigators visited Montana's state psychiatric hospital for an inspection following an assault that reportedly left a patient with severe injuries.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county Republican organization paid to have election officials recount signature envelopes from the November 2020 election in an attempt to alleviate voter concerns after a private group claimed its own count found nearly 4,600 more votes than envelopes in the election held by mail because of the pandemic.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana warned students to be wary of potential assaults following a string of reports from students who said they or others had been involuntarily drugged.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bryce Fowler had a career-high 39 points as Sacramento State held off Montana 72-71 on Saturday night.
Trialing by three, 72-69, Lonnell Martin Jr. missed a 3-point attempt with four seconds left for Montana, but drew a foul.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Daylen Kountz had 29 points as Northern Colorado defeated Montana 75-66 on Thursday night. Matt Johnson II added 20 points for the Bears.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Josh Bannan had 23 points as Montana turned back Montana State 80-74 on Sunday.
Brandon Whitney had 17 points for the Grizzlies (18-11, 11-7 Big Sky Conference). Robby Beasley III added 13 points and Lonnell Martin Jr.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Jim Riggleman was hired Wednesday as manager of the Billings Mustangs of the independent Pioneer League.
The 69-year-old takes over for Joe Kruzel, who left to become a minor league coordinator with the Los Angeles Angels.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula man who called 911 to report his girlfriend had stabbed him is charged with deliberate homicide after responding officers found her dead in the residence with numerous stab wounds, according to charging documents.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum was aware of the troubled past of a businessman involved in the construction of a $1.9 billion data center in northwestern North Dakota, a spokesman said Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday announced construction of a $1.9 billion data center located near the biggest city in the state’s oil-production region in northwest North Dakota.
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in northwestern Montana are investigating an apparent homicide-suicide near the town of Big Arm, Lake County Sheriff Donald R. Bell said Wednesday.
Officers responding to a 911 call just before 4:30 a.m.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Treacherous driving conditions due to freezing rain in western Montana caused crashes that blocked lanes on Interstate 90 both east and west of Missoula and led Missoula Public Schools to cancel classes because buses were unable to run safely.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — BNSF Railway has announced plans to resume operation of its mainline rail corridor through southern Montana, ending a lease with Montana Rail Link.
Under the lease that began in 1987, MRL operated the tracks owned by BNSF Railway between Huntley, Montana, and Sandpoint, Idaho.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Three small snowslides on Friday, and concerns there might be more, led the Montana Department of Transportation to close the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Lookout Pass overnight, while avalanche warnings were in place in western Montana and for the Cooke City area north of Yellowstone National Park, officials said.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Superintendents of school districts across Montana say the state's education chief is making it harder for them to serve their students by failing to provide enough administrative support and pushing partisan policies to let parents opt out of health mandates.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A western Montana woman pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of deliberate homicide alleging that she killed her young children last month by cutting their throats.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Cam Humphrey threw three touchdown passes, including a pair to Samuel Akem in the second half, and No. 6 seed Montana beat Eastern Washington 50-35 on Friday night in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Officials have agreed to allow as many as 900 bison from Yellowstone National Park to be shot by hunters, sent to slaughter or placed in quarantine this winter in a program that seeks to prevent the animals from spreading a disease to cattle.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say that a driver killed in car crash, on Friday night in Boise County, has been identified as a missing Montana man.
The driver of the single-car rollover crash on State Highway 21 has been identified as Michael Edward Lopez of Missoula, Montana, KBOI-TV reported.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula woman has been sentenced to 20 years in state custody after pleading guilty but mentally ill for breaking into a neighbor's apartment and stabbing him to death as he slept.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman accused of stabbing her two small children was kept behind bars Monday on a $10 million bail by a judge who called her a great risk to the community and also ordered a mental health evaluation.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Kevin Macias kicked five field goals, Montana scored a touchdown on the second play of the game, and the Grizzlies beat in-state rival Montana State 29-10 in front of a record home crowd on Saturday in the 120th Brawl of the Wild.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two children were found dead at a residence on the west side of Missoula on Friday morning and the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Arson has been ruled out as a potential cause of a house fire southwest of Columbia Falls that killed two men last weekend, Flathead County officials said.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democratic State Rep. Laurie Bishop bowed out of the race for Montana’s new U.S. House seat on Thursday, a week after the congressional district boundaries were finalized, leaving her hometown of Livingston outside of the district in which she was running.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A western Montana man who responded to a plume of diesel exhaust with a murderous rage was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Johnathan Bertsch, 31, of Arlee pleaded guilty in June to deliberate homicide and three counts of attempted deliberate homicide for the March 2019 shooting that killed two people and caused disabling injuries to two others, including a Montana Highway Patrol trooper.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana women's basketball coach Shannon Schweyen has sued the university in federal court, alleging she was the victim of sexual discrimination during her employment and when her contract was not renewed.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 60-year-old man was struck by two vehicles and killed while crossing a road on the south side of Missoula, officials said Wednesday.
The man was crossing Russell Street just before 6 p.m.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A new map dividing Montana into two congressional districts for the first time in decades was finalized Tuesday, triggering disappointment from Democrats who hoped to craft a different western district that would give them a better chance of winning in an increasingly Republican-dominated state.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Calls to the Missoula Mobile Support Team have significantly reduced the number of people who would otherwise be taken to jail or to the emergency room since the team’s inception late last year.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's redistricting commission chair selected on Thursday a congressional district map proposed by Republicans, dealing a blow to Democrats who hoped to craft a western district that would give them a better chance of winning.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's elected education leader has said she is crafting a rule that would give parents the ability to opt out of some local school board policies, including mask requirements, after a temporary rule adopted by the health department at the beginning of the school year had little effect.
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — A woman was struck and killed by shortly after she had called Lake County law enforcement to report someone was driving through a field east of Pablo, the sheriff said Monday.
The Cadillac DeVille that struck the woman was believed to be the same one that had been driving through a field just before 6 p.m.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula man who is charged with running over his girlfriend in a grocery store parking lot and killing her pleaded not guilty Monday to deliberate homicide.
Bradly Nagel, 53, Nagel is charged with hitting Lucille Synek, 54, with his pickup on Oct.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Marcus Welknel blocked a field goal attempt with 3:06 to play, Justin Ford returned an interception for a touchdown and Montana escaped with a 20-19 win over Southern Utah on Saturday.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An East Helena man died after a weekend police pursuit that began in Missoula and ended in a pond west of the city, Missoula County officials said Wednesday.
Jade Champagne, 33, died Saturday evening, Sheriff and Coroner T.J.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to nine months of house arrest after pleading guilty to negligent endangerment in the case of a 3-year-old girl who went missing on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in April.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man died after driving into a pond while being pursued by Missoula police, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Officers tried to initiate a traffic stop Saturday evening, but the driver did not stop and officers began a pursuit, police spokeswoman Lydia Arnold said.
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Sometime in the next few years, some lucky people might witness an annual ritual that disappeared decades ago in western Montana.
It will happen as the dawn breaks over grasslands south of Missoula or near Drummond or in the Blackfoot Valley.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana professor who was placed on administrative leave while the university investigated blog posts about his religious beliefs that maligned women, Muslims and people who are LGBTQ resigned on Friday.
CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide the expansive state in half.
Prosecutors have charged a Montana man with killing his girlfriend by running over her in his pickup truck during an alcohol-fueled argument in a grocery store parking lot.
Missoula County prosecutors charged Bradley Don Nagel, 53, with deliberate homicide and driving under the influence in the death of Lucille Synek.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jake Dunniway threw three touchdown passes and Asher O'Hara, Sacramento State's other quarterback, ran for a score and the Hornets defeated Montana 28-21 on Saturday for their first road win over the Grizzlies.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula man has entered no contest pleas to charges that he shot his wife in the shoulder and then tried to get her to lie about what happened.
Sean A. Shriner, 42, entered his pleas Thursday to charges of attempted deliberate homicide and tampering with witnesses, the Missoulian reported.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana computer science professor has been placed on paid leave while the university investigates now-deleted blog posts that maligned women, Muslims and people who are LGBTQ, the university said Tuesday.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Freshman Kris Brown threw for one touchdown and ran for two in his first start and Montana defeat Dixie State 31-14 on Saturday.
Bouncing back from a loss in a Top 10 showdown last week, the Grizzlies (4-1), who dropped to No.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana law school dean and associate dean will step down following allegations that they failed to take seriously reports of sexual harassment and assault.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana law school is launching an independent review following a walkout and rally at the law school over alleged mistreatment of sexual harassment and assault victims.