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The former employees of a bankrupt electronics chain have finally settled their lawsuit over lost pensions.
The April shooting death of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede has prompted some lawmakers to say that Montana's so-called "Castle Doctrine" should be changed.
The "Safeway" brand will be no more after decades in Missoula.
Expect scattered rain & snow showers to continue for western Montana into the early morning hours on Saturday.
Three Montana hospitals are among hundreds nation-wide facing cuts in their Medicare reimbursements because of poor scores in a program designed to reduce the rate of illnesses and injuries that patients acquire in hospitals.
Montana and Austin Peay will meet in the championship game Saturday of the 34th Lady Griz Classic presented by Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown after both teams posted victories Friday night at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.
Montana’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.3 percent in November.
Minutes after a Missoula jury found Markus Kaarma guilty of deliberate homicide for shooting a 17-year-old German exchange student, Rep. Ellie Hill took to Twitter.
The parents of a German exchange student who was shot and killed by a Missoula man testified in court Thursday.
Inside the Missoula County Courthouse, Big Sky High School students and supporters of the Dede family waited to greet them.
State wildlife officers are investigating the illegal killing of an elk near Holland Lake south of Condon.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered Tim Blixseth jailed after the onetime billionaire and embattled real estate mogul failed to comply with an order to pay nearly $14 million to the creditors of an ultra-luxury Montana resort.
From one of the world's richest men - to prison.
Widespread mountain snow with valley rain is expected for Friday.
As the Dede family prepares to make their journey home, they are leaving with the memory of their son Diren.
The University of Montana’s Zack Wagenmann has been named to two more All-America teams this week, as he was named to the Walter Camp All-America first team squad, and he was also a first team selection by the Associated Press. Earlier this week it was announced that he had been selected to the AFCA’s FCS All-America Team.
Less than an hour after his client heard the clerk of District Court read the verdict of the jury that Markus Kaarma was guilty of deliberate homicide, a determined Paul Ryan said he has been planning all along to appeal a guilty verdict, should one occur.
Light rain and snow will continue today across the Northern Rockies, especially for portions of northwest Montana.
Community Medical Center directors are outlining what they'll do with the millions of dollars from selling the hospital, with $10 million going as a gift to the University of Montana Foundation.
Interstate 90 west of Missoula was shut down early this morning after semi-trailer hauling explosives caught fire.
Diren Dede's murder galvanized many people in Missoula.
A jury of eight women and four men has convicted a Missoula man of deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a German exchange student.
Markus Kaarma has been found guilty of the deliberate homicide of German exchange student Diren Dede in Missoula today.
A jury of eight women and four men has not yet reached a verdict in the trial of the Missoula man who shot and killed a German exchange student. The jury started its deliberations shortly after noon Tuesday, and will return Wednesday morning to continue deliberating.
One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a small plane crashed in a hillside northwest of Ronan.
A T.J. Maxx gift card may be the link between justice and a string of robberies that occurred over the summer near the Equestrian Park in Missoula. Missoula county Sheriff’s Office Public information officer Paige Pavalone says a victim of one of the thefts in November reported the gift cards stolen from their vehicle.
A small private plane crashed northwest of Ronan on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
The forecast continues to look rather quiet mid-week with a series of small storms approaching from the Pacific Northwest.
Bob Stitt has been selected to serve as the University of Montana’s 36th head football coach, announced UM’s Director of Athletics Kent Haslam today (Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014).
Sentinel High School has a new principal.
Closing arguments began on the eighth day of the Markus Kaarma trial in Missoula. Prosecution focused on proving that Kaarma had intent to kill any potential burglars in his house based on his actions in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of Diren Dede. Defense emphasized that jurors must have absolutely no doubt in order to find Kaarma guilty.
Missoula County prosecutors warn jurors against being "distracted" by issues like self defense and gun laws when deciding whether a Missoula man is guilty of murdering a teen who broke into his garage.
An image of a crying Markus Kaarma was the final statement made by his defense team.
A weak weather disturbance will continue to bring light snow to portions of southwest Montana this morning.
Montana's new House speaker says he's talking with Democratic leaders about modifying a dress code that has drawn criticism from some lawmakers.
Providence Montana Health Foundation hires new executive director | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.comDecember 16, 2014
Officials with Providence Montana Health Foundation have announced their selection of Fran Albrecht as the new executive director.
Montana Rail Link officials say no one was injured and no hazardous materials spilled after 30 cars derailed Tuesday morning in a Missoula rail yard.
Prosecution and Defense to give closing statements in Kaarma trial | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.comDecember 16, 2014
The Defense has rested its case in the trial of a Missoula man who shot a German exchange student in his garage.
A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to 80 years in prison for killing a Montana teacher in a case that emerged as a chilling example of the social changes brought by the Northern Plains’ oil boom.
The defense rested its case Monday in the murder trial of a Montana man who shot and killed a German exchange student inside the man’s garage.