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Pilot flying to Felts Field makes emergency landing on Idaho freeway with no damage to plane

A pilot flying a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Idaho State Highway 97 on Thursday.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 12:14 p.m.

First child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

Washington State volleyball standout Taylor Mims living the dream

Jeff Carroll first met Taylor Mims when she was a seventh-grader attending his volleyball camp. Carroll, who retired two years ago after a 31-year career at Billings Senior High, asked …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 2:11 p.m.

Idaho woman gets probation in Montana sex trafficking case

A 38-year-old Idaho woman has been sentenced to five years on federal probation in a sex trafficking case.

Montana Diocese reaches $20M settlement with abuse victims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings reached a $20 million agreement to settle claims by 86 people who said they were sexually abused as children by clergy employed by …

Montana officer kills man at casino who had pellet gun

A police officer shot and killed a man authorities said was waving a black pellet gun and threatening patrons inside a casino early Tuesday – the second fatal shooting by …

Simulation aims to show what it’s like to live in poverty

Pretend money, families and events all played a role in a United Way of Yellowstone County simulation designed to offer insights into the lives of Americans struggling to get by.

Group sues Montana judge for asking for immigrant’s arrest

An immigrant rights group alleged Monday that a Montana judge acted illegally when he asked a deputy to take away from his court a Mexican-born man who was later detained …

Indian Health Service picks new provider for Billings

A new heath care provider has been selected to serve the Native American population in Billings after the previous clinic shut down without explanation last year.

Attorneys: Great Falls-Billings diocese has more assets for sex abuse settlements

Attorneys representing victims of sex abuse by priests and other employees of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings argue parish money being held by the diocese should be available …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 10:46 a.m.

Montana man who shot at mall shoplifters gets deferred sentence

A man who shot at suspected shoplifters as they drove away from a southern Montana mall last year was fined $500 and received a one-year deferred sentence.

Montana girl released from hospital after dog attack

Family members say the 3-year-old Montana girl who was attacked by a dog in Billings has been released from the hospital.

Montana man killed in police shooting after car chases

A Montana man has died after being shot by police officers following a car chase. Authorities said the man also rammed into police cars and ignored officers’ orders before being …

1 dead, 4 hurt in crash in central Montana

A 37-year-old Billings man died and four people were injured in a head-on crash in central Montana on an icy, snow-covered road.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 3:04 p.m.

Man dies after gunfight with Montana police during standoff

A man who barricaded himself inside a Montana store that sells firearms and ammunition was found dead Saturday after he was shot in a gunfight with officers, police said.

Billings man sentenced to 10 years for killing neighbor

A 65-year-old Billings man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison with 10 suspended for the October 2015 shooting death of his neighbor.

Practices at Billings VA dental clinic led to delayed care

Practices at the Billings Veterans Affairs dental clinic led to delays in care and in some cases risked patients’ health, according to a federal investigation.

Two bear cubs captured after people separated them from mom

Montana wildlife officials are reminding residents to leave young wildlife alone after people trying to take photos of two young bear cubs ended up separating them from their mother.

Black bear put down after visit to Billings neighborhood

A cinnamon-colored black bear was captured and euthanized after wandering through a Billings neighborhood eating apples and visiting Beartooth Elementary School.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 5:52 p.m.

Former teacher hopes to reunite with students for eclipse

About 15 years ago, while Tom Stahley was teaching science at Skyview High School, he got an idea.

Billings Democrat announces bid against Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte

A Billings, Montana, attorney says he will run to unseat newly elected U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte in next year’s election.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 6:19 p.m.

Montana ruling casts shadow over future of solar farm

Plans to build Montana’s largest solar farm are in jeopardy after state regulators set contract terms the developer says is unworkable.

Fire burns in north-central Montana, red flag warning issued

A fire is burning in north-central Montana as the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for high temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity in the central part of …

Montana man charged in infant son’s death

A 28-year-old Montana man is charged with deliberate homicide in the May 27 death of his 7-month-old son.

ACLU files racial discrimination complaint against school district

The ACLU of Montana has filed a discrimination complaint on behalf of four Native Americans who said they were denied early entry to a high school basketball game in Reed …

Two die in separate weekend crashes in Eastern Montana

Two people died in separate weekend crashes in Eastern Montana.

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:37 p.m.

Learjet registered in Montana strikes New York building and crashes, killing 2 crew members

A jet struck a building and crashed while trying to land at a small airport near New York City on Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that …

Search near Billings for man who might be armed, dangerous

Authorities in southern Montana are looking for a man with an extensive criminal history who might be armed and dangerous.

Goats killed by black bear near Billings campground

Montana wildlife managers are trying to capture a black bear that killed two goats in a south Billings neighborhood this week.

UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Billings Clinic terminates nurse for stealing patient drugs

A Billings hospital has fired a nurse accused of stealing narcotics intended for patients and replacing the drugs with saline.