"This bill is about them fostering a good relationship and being able to work well together without a piano hanging over someone’s head," said Brian Thompson, a lobbyist for the Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association.
A small group of people, including two law enforcement officials and a local Billings Clinic doctor, advocated on Thursday against legalizing recreational marijuana.
Ashli Blain never intended to become internet famous. But a few viral Facebook posts have landed her on national news, the possibility of appearing on a major talk show and a free box of Snickers.
After a COVID-19 outbreak in the Yellowstone County jail, an inmate petitioned to be released over concerns of contracting the disease. One week later and still in the jail, he has tested positive for the disease, his lawyer said.
Authorities arrested a man in Butte on Monday after asking for the public’s help in locating him three weeks earlier.
A body found by a hunter two weekends ago in the Yellowstone River has been identified as a missing Billings teenager.
More than 30 inmates at Yellowstone County Detention Facility have tested positive for COVID-19.
Montana reported 167 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the total number of active cases in the state to 1,471, and a total of 90 people have died due to the virus after Missoula County health officials confirmed a third death Friday afternoon.
Editor's note: The mug shot photo accompanying an earlier version of this story was incorrectly sent by the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office.
The body found in the Yellowstone River at the Huntley Bridge last Wednesday has been identified.
Members of the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office and other first responders gathered at the Huntley Bridge early Wednesday to recover a body from the Yellowstone River just before noon.
Amid backlash around the state to a new order requiring masks be worn in certain public places, sheriffs are encouraging best practices but reiterating that citations or even arrests won’t be made unless the case extends into the criminal realm.
A deputy with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office shot a man Monday in Billings after the man allegedly rammed a police car with a vehicle and then hit the deputy while the deputy was on foot, Sheriff Mike Linder said Tuesday.
Yellowstone County officials say they’re hopeful that spread from the recent outbreak of COVID-19 at the jail is minimal.
Seven more inmates and one staff member at Yellowstone County jail test positive for COVID-19, after a female inmate tested positive earlier this week.
Montana's largest jail has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 among inmates.
A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide that happened early Friday morning in Ballantine, according to the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office.
The pilot who was killed in an airplane crash Monday morning about a mile and a half from the Billings airport has been identified.
Plans are forming to respond if the state’s largest jail sees an outbreak of COVID-19.
A detention officer at the Yellowstone County jail has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
A 20-year-old woman survived a gunshot wound to the chest while picking up her friend from a large bonfire party outside of Huntley early Saturday morning.
Before inmates assaulted a detention officer and dispatcher and then escaped the Big Horn County Detention Facility on Feb. 7, a call was placed to the sheriff's office reporting shots fired at a mobile home park in Hardin.
A press release describing the escape last Friday alleges inmates assaulted and bound a detention officer and then assaulted and handcuffed a dispatcher. The third escapee, Andrew Parham, is still at large.