22, Oct 2014 - Lawyers seek probe of county prosecutors
Alleging unethical and criminal activities by county prosecutors and a drug enforcement officer, three local attorneys have asked the Montana Attorney General’s Office for a full investigation.
22, Oct 2014 - Missoula, MT Jason Washington to be released from prison early
MISSOULA - A U.S. District Judge ruled that former University of Montana quarterback Jason Washington will not spend any more time in prison for operating a medical marijuana business.
22, Oct 2014 - Colorado man pleads guilty to oil patch murder
A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murder of a Montana teacher in an oil boom town where residents say their lives were forever altered by the crime. Montana District Judge Richard Simonton ...
22, Oct 2014 - Judge strikes down Montana exempt-well rule
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials were reviewing permit requirements for small water wells on Monday after a judge struck down a rule that had allowed residential subdivisions to drill multiple
22, Oct 2014 - Judge to hear Colorado man's plea agreement in teacher's killing in Bakken oil patch
BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch.
22, Oct 2014 - Helena, MT Montana judge asked to decide on gay marriage
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Four couples challenging Montana's ban on gay marriages have asked a federal judge to decide the issue without going to trial.
22, Oct 2014 - Montana Supreme Court candidate gets public criticism
HELENA -- Mike Black, a former colleague of Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke, has expressed criticism of VanDyke's qualifications for the position.
22, Oct 2014 - Bozeman, MT Supreme Court asked to intervene
A Bozeman woman has asked the Montana Supreme Court to order the state political practices commissioner to investigate a complaint he dismissed that alleged a Supreme Court justice improperly donated money to a Democratic legislator in 2010.
22, Oct 2014 - Federal judges strikes down Arizona, Wyoming gay marriage bans [UPDATED]
Gabrielle Levy PHOENIX, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Federal judges in Arizona and Montana have ruled that those states must join the growing ranks of states that allow same-sex couples to legally wed.
22, Oct 2014 - Helena, MT Judge sets November hearing in gay marriage case
A judge has set a Nov. 20 hearing in Great Falls for arguments in a lawsuit challenging Montana's ban on gay marriage.
22, Oct 2014 - State appeals order to release records of UM quarterback's disciplinary hearing
The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education filed a motion this week with the Montana Supreme Court, appealing a lower court decision that ordered the state to release records to author Jon Krakauer detailing the 2012 disciplinary hearing of a University of Montana football player.
21, Oct 2014 - Judge releases Jason Washington from prison, urges all to 'move on'
Jason Washington is a free man. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen ruled Wednesday the former University of Montana quarterback who was sentenced last year to two years in federal prison for operating a medical marijuana business won’t spend any more time behind bars.
21, Oct 2014 - Hearing set for Montana same-sex marriage lawsuit
A federal judge has set a hearing on Montana’s same sex marriage lawsuit for mid-November.
21, Oct 2014 - Thursday afternoon Montana news headlines
MISSOULA - An agency is fighting the decision to release student records to author Jon Krakauer concerning the disciplinary hearing of University of Montana student Jordan Johnson. A Helena District Court Judge ordered the University to release the records last month, but the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education filed a motion this week to the Montana Supreme Court, appealing that ...
21, Oct 2014 - District Judge candidates Q & A
Katherine Bidegaray and Janet Christoffersen are seeking the position of district judge for Department 2, Montana Seventh Judicial District, which Bidegaray has held since first being elected to the p