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2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Butte BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Butte. Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Ed Lester says a man called 911 at about 8 a.m. Monday to report he had shot his wife to death. When officers arrived they found the 36-year-old woman dead from […]
Man killed in motorcycle crash in Billings BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in a construction zone on the western edge of Billings. The Billings Gazette reports police are investigating the crash, which happened just after 1:30 a.m. Friday. The man died at the scene. His name and […]
1 dead, 3 injured in crash west of Avon HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 23-year-old Helena man was killed and three other people were injured in a head-on collision that the Montana Highway Patrol says was caused when the man tried to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone. The patrol says the man […]
Remains found in Montana may be those of missing hunter BIG TIMBER, Mont. (AP) — Sweet Grass County officials say human remains found last week in south-central Montana are those of a 38-year-old Bozeman man who went missing during an elk hunt two years ago. Undersheriff Alan Ronneberg said Tuesday dental records confirmed that […]
Pedestrian killed on Interstate 90 near Clinton CLINTON, Mont. (AP) — A 26-year-old Lolo man died after apparently stepping in front of a pickup truck on Interstate 90 near Clinton. The Montana Highway Patrol reports a 72-year-old Lewistown man was traveling westbound shortly after 10 p.m. Monday when the pedestrian stepped from the median and […]
2 killed in rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Butte BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A man and his wife were killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Butte. The Montana Highway Patrol says the 46-year-old man was driving a sport utility vehicle at about 8:40 a.m. Sunday when it veered toward the median. […]
With bison numbers still high, changes to slaughter weighedBOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife managers are considering changes to the hunting and slaughter of bison that leave Yellowstone National Park after past efforts failed to achieve population reduction goals. Roughly 600 bison were killed during the past winter, including through shipments of the animals to […]
14 homes destroyed by fire, evacuee dies of heart attack HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for strong winds as they battle a western Montana fire that destroyed 14 homes and may have contributed to a man’s death. The Roaring Lion Fire had burned 5.7 square miles in the Bitterroot National Forest by […]
Montana state parks bring out record number of visitors BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Newly released figures from the state show visits to Montana’s state parks increased by 1 million during the first half of the year compared to the same time last year. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Montana State Parks data shows there […]
Wildfire near Hamilton causes residents to evacuate HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Residents in area south of Hamilton are evacuating their homes to escape a rapidly spreading wildfire, the Missoulian newspaper reports. Officials say the wildfire Sunday afternoon is at least a half square mile and is heading up Roaring Lion Road in the Bitterroot […]
- Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wallWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday....
- Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
- France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffPARIS (AP) -- France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism....
- Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdownSALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....