20, Dec 2014 - Missoula, MT LGBT
Wedding bells by Jessica Mayrer Minutes after a federal judge tossed out Montana's ban against same-sex marriage last week, Missoula County Clerk of Court Shirley Faust jumped into action. "My first thought," Faust says, "was, 'How do we make this work?'"… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
19, Dec 2014 - Missoula, MT Markus Kaarma trial: Castle doctrine under fire after Missoula shooting
Less than 24 hours after a German exchange student was shot and killed inside a Missoula garage, a local legislator proposed a bill changing the language of Montana's "castle doctrine," the law justifying the use of lethal force in defense of an occupied structure.
09, Oct 2014 - Missoula, MT Hyundai Ordered To Pay $73M In Punitive Damages In 2011 Crash Case, Liability Lowered By A Third
A Montana judge ruled last week that Hyundai Motor will have to pay $73 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against the company over a fatal car accident that killed two Missoula teenagers in July 2011. The latest ruling reduces Hyundai's liability from a previous award of $240 million, but rejected the automaker's bid to further reduce it to $1 million.
01, Apr 2014 - Missoula, MT Montana bride who pushed husband off cliff gets more than 30 years in prison
MISSOULA, Montana (Reuters) - A Montana bride who pushed her newlywed husband off a cliff was sentenced on Thursday to more than 30 years in prison at a federal court hearing in Missoula, Montana. "She had no concern about the man she killed, his family, his church members and friends, just herself," U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy said. (Reporting by Lori Grannis in Missoula, Writing by Alex ...