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  • UPDATE: Montana toddler found, suspect in custody

    May 19, 2013 2:10 PM

    POLSON - A Polson toddler who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found and a suspect is in custody. An Amber Alert was issued this morning for Lillianah BigCrane, 2, who was taken from a home on 9th Avenue East in Polson. Police say the... more »
  • Man gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park

    June 25, 2012 8:56 PM

    A Massachusetts man was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park this past weekend. The man in his mid-50s was not taunting the animal but did let the bull approach him within a few feet where he was sitting and did not move, according to a news... more »
  • VIDEO: Washington Amber Alert suspects apprehended near Bozeman

    June 13, 2012 6:47 PM

    The parents of three children who were the subject of an Amber Alert were taken into custody without incident after they were stopped by authorities on Interstate 90 near Bozeman this afternoon. Ashley Todd, 29, and Curtis Drakeford, 33, were stopped at mile marker 291 heading eastbound on I-90... more »
  • Amber Alert Update: Parents of children stopped, taken into custody near Bozeman

    June 13, 2012 4:41 PM

    The parents of three children who are the subject of an Amber Alert are in custody after they were stopped by authorities on Interstate 90 near Manhattan this afternoon. Ashley Todd, 29, and Curtis Drakeford, 33, were stopped at mile marker 291 heading eastbound on I-90 at around 2... more »
  • Absentee ballots mailed out in Montana

    May 7, 2012 3:34 PM

    HELENA- County election offices across Montana are busy mailing out absentee ballots today for the June 5th primary election. Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch was the first person to cast her absentee ballot in Lewis & Clark County. She says a record breaking 170,000 ballots will hit... more »
  • LIVE VIDEO: Death row inmate Ronald Allen Smith's last appeal

    May 2, 2012 10:26 AM

    A clemency hearing is being held Wednesday and Thursday, May 2 and 3 at the Powell County Courthouse for Ronald A. Smith who was sentenced to death for murdering two men in Flathead County in 1982. Smith is the only Canadian on death row in the United States. Click... more »
  • Man who drove drunk, killed Butte girl granted parole

    May 1, 2012 1:01 PM

    A man serving a 10-year prison sentence for a fatal hit and run crash that killed 14-year-old Mariah McCarthy in Butte has been granted parole after about three years behind bars. Wade Petersen, 24, was granted parole last Wednesday, April 25 in Helena, according to Julie Thomas, Senior Parole... more »
  • Justice Department investigates University of Montana student rape reports

    May 1, 2012 10:56 AM

    The United States Department of Justice is opening an investigation into the handling of alleged sexual assaults involving students at the University of Montana in Missoula. Montana's News Station has learned that a news conference will be held in Missoula on Tuesday afternoon involving the civil rights division of... more »
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against 'Three Cups of Tea' author Greg Mortenson

    April 30, 2012 2:19 PM

    A federal judge has dismissed fraud, deceit and other claims against "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson in a lawsuit filed by people who purchased his books. U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon rejected the civil lawsuit in an order filed Monday. The lawsuit was filed by people who... more »
  • Parole denied for Don Nichols

    April 27, 2012 11:43 AM

    Parole was denied this morning for "mountain man" Don Nichols who kidnapped a jogger in 1984 and shot and killed one of her rescuers. A hearing was held before the Montana Parole Board this morning. Nichols, 81, is serving an 85-year prison sentence. He will be eligible for... more »
  • Garage fire burning in Butte

    April 24, 2012 6:07 PM

    A garage was destroyed after a fire got out of control in Butte this afternoon. According to initial reports, a house was spared in the blaze. No one was injured. A fire marshal at the scene says the occupants were burning rubbish with a burn permit when the... more »
  • Record number takes to the slopes at Big Sky

    April 24, 2012 4:58 PM

    While this winter was a little light on the snowpack for local ski areas, one local resort has a new record for skier visits. Big Sky Resort reported a record number of just over 340,000 skiers, up from last year's record number of just under 340,000, despite the fact... more »
  • Big Sky arrives in Big Apple

    April 24, 2012 11:28 AM

    Trucks emblazoned with scenic pictures of Montana are arriving in New York City as part of a new marketing campaign for Montana tourism. Gov. Brian Schweitzer posted these pictures on his Facebook page on Tuesday morning along with the following message: Big Sky big rigs have made there... more »
  • Dispute over utility bill may have triggered Butte shooting; Police sorting out details

    March 23, 2012 2:27 PM

    A dispute over a utility bill may have triggered an incident that landed one man in the hospital with a gunshot wound on Thursday afternoon, according to Butte-Silver Bow officials. Police have talked to both men involved in the shooting in the 3600 block of S. Oregon Ave., but... more »
  • Human remains found in North Dakota ID'd as those of Sherry Arnold

    March 22, 2012 1:18 PM

    Human remains found near Williston, North Dakota have been positively identified as those of missing Sidney teacher Sherry Arnold. The Medical Examiner's Office at the Montana State Crime Lab identified the remains after they were found east of Williston on Tuesday, more than two months after Arnold went missing,... more »
  • Body found near Williston believed to be missing Sidney teacher Sherry Arnold

    March 21, 2012 4:16 PM

    BILLINGS - Federal and multi-state law enforcement officers have recovered a body believed to be that of missing Sidney teacher Sherry Arnold. The body was found east of Williston, North Dakota on Tuesday, more than two months after Arnold went missing. On Wednesday morning, the body was flown to... more »
  • Montanans join in "frosting" Internet trend

    January 23, 2012 10:54 AM

    MISSOULA- Some Montanans are adding a summer twist to the mounds of snow filling our streets and yards. From ‘planking' to ‘Tebowing', there's no shortage of posing crazes on the Internet and recently some Missoulians braved the snow and added a new pose to the mix called ‘frosting.' ... more »
  • Obama denies Keystone XL pipeline permit

    January 18, 2012 4:22 PM

    It's official: The Obama administration is denying TransCanada's application to build the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, a proposed $7 billion, 1,700-mile underground oil pipeline linking the tar sands fields of northern Alberta to oil refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. "Today, the Department of State recommended to President Obama... more »
  • Bozeman elementary students name NASA probes orbiting moon

    January 17, 2012 1:06 PM

    Students at Bozeman's Emily Dickinson School have chosen the names for a pair of NASA probes put in orbit around the moon on New Year's Eve. The fourth graders in Nina DiMauro's class chose the names Ebb and Flow in a competition with more than 11,000 students from 900... more »
  • Search underway for missing Montana teacher

    January 7, 2012 8:00 PM

    BILLINGS - Friends, family and eastern Montana authorities are desperately searching for a Sidney teacher who has been missing since Saturday morning. Sherry Arnold went for a jog Saturday morning at about 6:30 and has not returned home, Sidney Police Assistant Chief Bob Burnison said. She is described as... more »
  • Professional Big Sky skier killed after being caught in avalanche

    November 14, 2011 2:38 PM

    SNOWBIRD, Utah - The man killed in an avalanche near Snowbird has been identified as professional free skier Matthew Jamie Pierre. 38-year-old Pierre of Big Sky, Montana was snowbording with a friend in the Gadd Valley area at around 3 p.m. when he triggered an avalanche that swept him... more »
  • Oracle buys RightNow for $1.5 billion to add cloud services

    October 24, 2011 11:42 AM

    Oracle Corp. (ORCL), the world's second- largest software maker, agreed to buy RightNow Technologies Inc. (RNOW) for $1.5 billion, gaining customer-service expertise to bolster a new Internet-based product. RightNow investors will get $43 a share, Oracle said today in a statement. That's 20 percent more than Bozeman, Montana- based... more »
  • Schweitzer wants universal health care for Montana

    September 29, 2011 11:52 AM

    Gov. Brian Schweitzer is moving forward with a plan to implement a state run universal health care program in Montana, a plan he says could cut Montana's health care costs by millions of dollars. Schweitzer pitched the idea to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Regional Director Marguerite... more »
  • Motorcycle rider dies in crash near Whitehall

    July 29, 2011 11:28 AM

    An Ohio man died in a crash on Interstate 90 near Whitehall in Jefferson County. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened near mile marker 238 a little after noon. The man was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle and was following a 2007 Kenworth truck that was... more »
  • FEMA approves Montana request for flood assistance

    July 29, 2011 11:10 AM

    FEMA approved Montana's request for flood assistance for 16 counties, including Missoula County, and three Indian reservations. Disaster assistance is now available to people and businesses in ¬the following counties and tribes: Big Horn, Blackfeet Reservation, Carbon, Cascade, Crow Reservation, Custer, Fergus, Fort Belknap Reservation, Garfield, Hill, Jefferson, Judith... more »
  • Study: Montana dangerous state for pedestrians

    July 29, 2011 11:04 AM

    Newly released numbers show that Montana can be a dangerous place who take to the streets to walk from place to place. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Montana ranks 13th in the nation when it comes to pedestrian deaths. The agency reports that about 1½ out... more »
  • Wyoming man accused of accidentally firing round into occupied Butte hotel room

    July 26, 2011 1:24 PM

    A Wyoming man faces a charge of misdemeanor negligent endangerment for reportedly discharging a firearm in a Butte hotel room. Butte police responded to a report of a handgun accidentally being discharged at the Days Inn on Harrison Avenue on Monday, July 25, Capt. Doug Conway said. An... more »
  • Actor Jeff Bridges raising awareness, money for hungry children in Montana

    July 21, 2011 7:35 PM

    Hollywood actor and musician Jeff Bridges is trying to help hungry kids in Montana, starting in Livingston. He is holding a benefit concert for Livingston's food pantry on Friday, July 29. While the concert has long been sold out, Bridges says much more needs to be done. He... more »
  • Great Falls physician testifies at medical marijuana hearing

    June 21, 2011 4:19 PM

    A second day of hearings is underway in Helena about the future of the new medical marijuana law in Montana. Among those testifying on Tuesday was Dr. John Stowers of Great Falls, who says as soon as the new law takes effect on July 1, he will stop recommending... more »
  • New US-Canada trade mission announced at APEC

    May 20, 2011 4:48 PM

    Montana business is getting another shot in the arm, from the APEC summit in Big Sky. U.S. Senator Max Baucus says that a new trade mission to Calgary, Canada for Montana businesses will take place August 10th to the 12th. The aim is to give our state a chance... more »
  • Gray wolves go back to state control

    May 4, 2011 11:48 AM

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Federal officials say more than 1,300 wolves off the endangered species list in five Northern Rockies states. Montana U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester say the Interior Department will announce the next step in the recovery of the wolves Wednesday, as states in the... more »
  • Governor's office, lawmakers hold marijuana talks

    April 28, 2011 1:59 PM

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The governor's office and legislative leaders are negotiating possible changes to a proposed medical marijuana overhaul hours before the Legislature is expected to adjourn. Gov. Brian Schweitzer's chief of staff met Thursday morning with five lawmakers to discuss Schweitzer's recommendations. Senate Bill 423 rewrites... more »
  • Fire breaks out at Butte McDonald's

    April 26, 2011 6:12 PM

    Fire crews in Butte are at the scene of a structure fire at the McDonald's restaurant on Harrison Avenue. The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. Few details are known at this time. KXLF reporter Melanie Yuill is at the scene, and we will bring you more... more »
  • Student could face criminal charges, expulsion after fire at Butte High School

    April 26, 2011 5:11 PM

    A male student could face expulsion and criminal charges after setting a fire in the boys' bathroom at Butte High School. The Tuesday afternoon fire prompted an evacuation of the school that lasted about 10 minutes. Students were back inside the building by 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. The fire... more »
  • Butte High School evacuated after fire ignites in boys' bathroom

    April 26, 2011 4:46 PM

    Butte High School was evacuated today after fire broke out in the boys' restroom. The fire was reportedly started this afternoon when a student set fire to a toilet paper dispenser, according to Principal John Metz. There was minimal damage, which was mostly contained to the stall where the... more »
  • Fires at Butte Dairy Queen, Acoma ruled suspicious

    April 20, 2011 1:35 PM

    Two early Wednesday morning fires in Butte have been ruled suspicious. Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff John Walsh would not elaborate and would not say whether officials believe the fires at the Dairy Queen on Harrison Avenue and the Acoma Restaurant and Lounge on East Broadway Street are related. The... more »
  • Acoma owner: Fire started in back of building

    April 20, 2011 12:07 PM

    A fire at Butte's Acoma Restaurant and Lounge started in the building's back offices, according to owner Gary Dryden. The fire started on the street level in the back of the building in the offices along Wyoming Street, Dryden said. Senator Max Baucus has an office in the building,... more »
  • Details emerge about fires at Dairy Queen, Acoma in Butte

    April 20, 2011 11:28 AM

    More details have emerged about two fires that broke out early Wednesday morning in Butte. At around 2:30 a.m. a small fire broke out at the Acoma Restaurant and Lounge building on East Broadway Street. Tenants who lived in apartments above the restaurant were evacuated for a short time,... more »
  • Butte Dairy Queen appears to be a total loss after fire

    April 20, 2011 11:04 AM

    The Butte Dairy Queen on Harrison Avenue appears to be a total loss after an overnight fire ripped through the building. Opened in the 1940s, it is said to be the first Dairy Queen in Montana. The business is owned by Tony King. He has owned it for 12... more »
  • World's oldest man dies in Montana

    April 14, 2011 8:10 PM

    Walter Breuning, the world's oldest living man and the most famous resident of Great Falls, died on Thursday. Breuning, 114, was hospitalized at Benefis on March 31 with an undisclosed illness. He passed away on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Walter had lived in Great Falls since 1918 and... more »

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