Montana Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.7 Percent
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in December, a rate the state hasn't seen in nearly four years.
Bill Set to Define Marijuana DUI Proposed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A state representative from Missoula is introducing a bill to revise Montana's DUI law to account for people driving under the influence of marijuana.
Montana Legislators Attacking Same-Day Voter Registration [POLL]
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Republican legislator is proposing to repeal the 2005 Montana law that allows voters to register on Election Day.
Medical Marijuana Provider Trial Begins
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The trial of a former medical marijuana provider charged in a federal crackdown is under way in Missoula.
Ex-University of Montana Football Player Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Rape
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a former University of Montana football player to 30 years in prison with 20 years suspended for raping a female friend in his apartment.
Hearing Continues for Accused Gunman, James Holmes, in Colorado
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — It's the second day of a hearing in Colorado at which family members of the victims of last summer's movie theater shooting are hearing some gruesome details for the first time.
Giffords and Husband Plan Gun Violence Initiative
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has one word about gun violence in America: "Enough."
Former Bozeman Hawk Tanner Roderick Commits to Montana State Bobcats
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Tanner Roderick, who led Bozeman High to state football and basketball championships as a senior, is transferring from Nevada to Montana State to play football.
Handcuffed Man Shot After Hitting Officer With Car
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities in Montana say a standoff ended with the death of a handcuffed suspect who hit a Billings police officer with his own patrol car before the officer opened fire.
New Deadly Virus Studied By Montana Lab
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - Scientists at a western Montana laboratory are teaming with researchers at a university in the Netherlands to determine whether a newly discovered, deadly virus can spread from person to person.
Paper Heart Trail From Billings To Newtown, Connecticut In The Making
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - It started as a way for one Montana family to talk about the tragic school shooting of 26 children and adults. It's blossoming into an international movement to build a chain of handmade paper hearts to stretch from Billings, Mont., to Newtown, Conn.
Missoula Man Hit With Bat After Intruding On Resident To Escape Cold
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a Missoula man struck an intruder with a baseball bat after the intruder refused to leave because it was cold outside.