A Papa John's deep dish pizza. (AP Photo)

Reluctant thief with hungry family gets pizza

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A man who apparently summoned the courage to rob a Montana pizza restaurant changed his mind as the clerk started to hand him money, broke down crying and ended up leaving with a pizza to feed his hungry family.


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Trains playing major role in Plains oil boom

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Energy companies behind the oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains increasingly are turning to trains to move their crude across the U.S. as existing pipelines can’t keep up with demand.


Man napping in field run over by combine, survives

  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man napping in a Montana cornfield was startled out of his snooze when he was run over by a large harvesting machine — and Yellowstone County deputies say he’s […]


Sepulveda Blvd. closing this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A stretch of Sepulveda Boulevard under the Sunset Boulevard Bridge will close for the weekend starting at 9 tonight. Construction crews will close off a 0.7-mile stretch of Sepulveda from Montana […]


Minister wins lawsuit over signature gathering

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The state of Montana has acknowledged that a century-old law limiting the speech of clergy about candidates and ballot issues is unconstitutional. The Billings Gazette reports that U.S. District Judge Richard […]


The oldest and youngest GOP delegates meet (video)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Seventy-six years may separate them, but the youngest and oldest delegates are finding common ground at the Republican National Convention. At 93, former Montana Gov. Tim Babcock has attended every GOP […]


Man killed while trying to create Bigfoot sighting

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) – A man who was apparently trying to provoke reports of a Bigfoot sighting in northwestern Montana was struck by two cars and killed. The Montana Highway Patrol says the man was […]


Raging cow wreaks havoc

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – A construction worker who tried to help police corral a runaway cow said the bovine charged at him “like a bull at a rodeo,” tossing him into the air before continuing […]


Hutterites want apology for NatGeo television show

(AP) – Leaders of a Hutterite colony are demanding an apology from the National Geographic Society and a pledge that it will never again broadcast a television show they say misrepresented their way of life […]




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