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BILLINGS – An investigation into drug crimes in the Bakken oil patch has led to the arrests of 11 people authorities linked to a ring that tra…

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BILLINGS — Congressional investigators have found problems with federal coal sales that might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more in lost…

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WASHINGTON (AP) – A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape h…

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BILLINGS (AP) — Montana's congressional delegation is pushing for changes to an Air Force proposal to establish a bomber training area over th…

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HELENA – The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday publicly reprimanded a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-yea…

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A 25-year-old man charged in a triple murder of family members on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation could face life in an institution after he…

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HARDIN - A Montana town that once offered to take in suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay out of desperation to fill an empty, $27 million…

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BILLINGS – An invasion of American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything – including each other – is spreading downstream along Montana’…

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BILLINGS (AP) — It was a disheartening election cycle for Montana Democrats after the departure of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus to China.

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BILLINGS – U.S. wildlife officials are withdrawing proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine in a course reversal announced Tuesday t…

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BUTTE – A British newspaper is reporting that Butte native Rob O'Neill is the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden. The 38-year-old is set to give an interview with Fox News next month and break his anonymity, according to the Daily Mail in a story posted to its website Wednesday.

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HELENA – A federal judge Wednesday struck down Montana’s gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, setting off celebrations by same-sex couples wh…

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An avalanche swept down Mount Jumbo Friday afternoon, burying an 8-year-old boy and an elderly couple as it demolished a two-story house near Van Buren Street. The child was pulled from the snow and debris after about an hour, and is alive, according to reports at the scene in Missoula's Rattlesnake Valley and the Missoula Police Department.

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A Missoula man was charged with deliberate homicide Monday for shooting and killing a high school foreign exchange student in his garage a day…

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BILLINGS — A serial rapist who did not leave any DNA at the crime scenes, but was undone by his need to photograph them, has been sentenced to…

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BOZEMAN – A man who fled the state after walking out of a police interview room has been returned to Bozeman to face charges that he assaulted…

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BUTTE – Authorities are investigating whether a Butte man who went missing in February embezzled more than $175,000 from a union.

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HAVRE (AP) — A former chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribal business committee has pleaded guilty to four felony charges filed after a federal …

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HELENA (AP) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that proposes a $16.4 million settlement for hun…

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THREE FORKS – A fire engine and a pickup truck collided on a highway east of Helena on Thursday night, causing an explosion and fire that kill…

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DEER LODGE – Montana’s parole board on Wednesday denied a clemency bid from Barry Beach, who said he will keep fighting to overturn his 100-ye…

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HELENA – Hundreds of thousands of Native Americans have started receiving the final cash payments this week from one of the largest government…

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BILLINGS — A Colorado man is set to plead guilty to killing a small-town Montana high school teacher in a slaying that shone a harsh light on …

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AUGUSTA - A block off Augusta’s main street, right by the pool, stands a white building the Augusta Area Historical Society has dedicated as a…

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HELENA – Montana Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he was pulling out of the Senate race because his campaign was distracted by the controversy ov…

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ANACONDA – A Montana judge sentenced a Washington state man Friday to life in prison without parole for killing and dismembering his 3-year-ol…

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HELENA – Steve Daines and Ryan Zinke captured seats in the U.S. Senate and House on Tuesday by each winning 50 of the state’s 56 counties.

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HELENA – At least $1.6 million was spent on the Montana Supreme Court race between Justice Mike Wheat and challenger Lawrence VanDyke this yea…

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Jon Winchell, left, and Carl Rohr celebrate their marriage to the applause of friends and family Thursday in the Missoula County Courthouse.