Mikhail Gorbachev, Who Steered Soviet Breakup, Dead at 91
Mikhail Gorbachev, who as the last leader of the Soviet Union waged a losing battle to salvage a crumbling empire but produced extraordinary reforms that led to the end of the Cold War, has died at 91.
Federal Judge: BLM Ignores Environment in Coal Region Plan
Morris gave the land bureau up to a year to produce new resource management plans.
Man Dies Following Longboard Accident in Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police in Billings say a 20-year-old Billings man injured after being run over by a pickup pulling him on his longboard has died.
Attorney General Orders Probe into IRS Targeting Groups
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says he's ordered a Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny.
Steve Daines to Hear Rocky Mountain Front Proposals
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines says he will hold a listening session in Choteau on the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act and other proposals on the region's management.
Man given suspended sentence for stabbing mom
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A judge gave a 45-year-old Bozeman man a suspended sentence for stabbing his mother in the leg during an argument over taking out the garbage.
Comet Making Closest Approach Ever of Earth
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recently discovered comet is closer than it's ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it.
Fugitive Arrested in Mexico, Appears in Court
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 35-year-old Billings man who allegedly fled the state in May 2011 to avoid trial on felony drug charges has been returned to Montana, where he also faces charges of kidnapping his wife and a child and forcing them to travel with him to Mexico.
Phoenix Police: Three People Shot at Office Complex
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say three people have been shot at an office complex. Their conditions are unknown and there is no suspect in custody. Officer James Holmes says the victims were taken to hospitals. He didn't know if their injuries are life threatening...
Man Pleads Guilty to Looting Evacuated Home
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Roundup-area man has pleaded guilty to looting a house south of Roundup in June after its occupants left because of a wildfire in the Bull Mountains. The Associated Press reports 27-year-old Eric Aafedt recently pleaded guilty to burglary and theft by common scheme during a hearing in District Court in Musselshell County...