Montana

This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo by Jerry Compton provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3.  (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Jerry Compton)

Derailed fuselages removed from Montana river

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Crews have removed all three commercial airplane fuselages from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost tells […]

07/08/2014

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Montana to notify 1.3 million of computer hacking

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Tuesday they are notifying 1.3 million people that their personal information could have been accessed by hackers who broke into a state health department computer server. The letters […]

06/24/2014

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)

Attorney general wades in to Jesus statue dispute

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s attorney general says he supports keeping a 6-foot-tall statue of Jesus on U.S. Forest Service land next to a Whitefish ski hill. Attorney General Tim Fox filed a friend-of-the-court brief […]

05/07/2014

Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy protection

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15 million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over […]

01/31/2014

Jordan Graham leaves the Federal Courthouse in Missoula, Mont., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 after the first day of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Woman in newlywed murder case to plead guilty

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana’s Glacier National Park has agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder. News of the plea agreement for […]

12/12/2013

Jordan Graham leaves the Federal Courthouse in Missoula, Mont., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 after the first day of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Brother testifes that bride lied repeatedly about man’s death

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The teenage brother of a Montana woman on trial for murder in the death of her new husband broke down Tuesday on the witness stand as he described his anger over […]

12/10/2013

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Shrugging off winter’s bite in N. Dakota oilfields

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on the […]

12/05/2013

Stacey Rambold stands in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont., for the rape of Cherice Moralez. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Paul Ruhter, File)

Montana appeals teacher’s rape sentence

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – The Montana attorney general’s office on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to throw out a 30-day sentence given to a teacher who raped a 14-year-old girl, saying the punishment was […]

11/30/2013

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A circus, music and scary things for the weekend

If you haven’t heard of them you may want to check out Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes who will perform under a Big Top featuring a circus, in-the-round performances, beer gardens and a farmers […]

10/18/2013

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Roadkill permits? You can go online for that

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Salvaging roadkill for the dinner table is not only legal starting this month in Montana, but state officials plan to let drivers who accidentally kill big game to simply print out […]

10/10/2013

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