The 7-0 opinion found law enforcement's seizure of the Vietnamese man "unconstitutional," and reversed his conviction, which led to a 15-year state prison sentence in 2019.
The move came as North American bird numbers have plummeted drastically in recent decades.
A former private-sector seasonal employee who admitted to sexually assaulting another private-sector seasonal worker in Glacier National Park was sentenced today to five years in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release.
A district judge in Yellowstone County Tuesday ordered the director of the Montana State Office of the Public Defender to appear before him in September to answer questions about why her agency is failing to assign public defenders to local cases in a timely manner.
The two men applied for over $1,043,000 in PPP loans last year between April and December. In the applications, the men allegedly made numerous false statements about having paid payroll taxes and having employees.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the teen is not a Montana resident.
A Texas man was arrested Sunday as he checked in to a flight departing from Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport and charged with sexual assault of a minor on a flight from Austin to Bozeman on July 8.
Aaron Merritt ran up to Old Faithful multiple times while wearing a raccoon skin hat and waiving an American flag, authorities say.
A Montana man who pleaded guilty to firing into a crowd at a northern Idaho bar last year has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.
A Montana woman has been given a six-year deferred prison sentence over striking a 6-year-old girl with her car after the girl got off a school bus near Whitefish in November 2019.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has upheld court decisions that the state of Montana lacked legal standing to file an involuntary bankruptcy petition nearly a decade ago against Yellowstone Club co-founder Tim Blixseth.
DNA evidence preserved on a microscope slide after a 1956 double homicide and the use of forensic genealogy helped a Montana sheriff's office close the books on the 65-year-old cold case, the Cascade County Sheriff's Office announced.
A Montana man has been given a six-month suspended jail sentence for submitting a voter registration application under the name Miguel Raton, a rough Spanish translation of Mickey Mouse.
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A body found in a pickup truck that was pulled from the Missouri River in Great Falls last month is that of Tammy Goff, a woman who went missing nearly three years ago.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that tribal police officers can stop and search non-Indians on tribal lands for potential violations of state or federal law.
The Montana University System’s existing policy prohibits anyone other than law enforcement or contracted security staff from carrying firearms on campus.
Chad Daybell made his first appearance in Idaho court Wednesday on three murder charges in connection with the deaths of his late wife and his new wife's two children.
"This is a good start to criminal justice reform in the sense of meaningful and uniform sentencing," Rep. Jimmy Patelis, R-Billings, said.
The Great Falls man accused in a fatal shooting near Fairfield on May 14 has been released from jail on bond, authorities said.
The rollback follows new guidance from public health authorities, the availability of vaccines and new state and federal public health recommendations, McGrath wrote.
A Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to the May 14 shooting death of a man who was trying to prevent him from driving while intoxicated at a party outside Fairfield, authorities said.
A Montana man who was charged in a cattle rustling scheme has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and to selling cattle that were collateral for loans.
A pickup truck belonging to a Great Falls woman who has been missing for nearly three years was found in the Missouri River with a body inside it last week, Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter said.
Interviews and court records provide a glimpse into the lives of those involved, and how two 20-somethings pulled away from a stable life and wound up at the center of a deadly crime spree.