Partnership Health Facing Six Lawsuits, Accused of Forcing Employees to Work Off Clock
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Six lawsuits have been filed against Partnership Health Center in Missoula by workers contending they were forced to work off the clock without pay, full-time workers being replaced with part-timers who don't get benefits, and an abusive boss.
Woman Found Dead from Bullet Wounds, Warden Shoots Homicide Suspect Outside Billings Bar
Yellowstone County authorities say a 22-year-old woman died of gunshot wounds near a bar where a deputy shot a 49-year-old man during a confrontation and who also later died.
Montana Drought Forecast Looks a Little Better
May is finishing with a flurry of rain that is giving drought watchers hope as the summer season looms.
Boy Scouts Approve Plan to Accept Openly Gay Boys
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Governor Bullock Signs New Child Abuse Bills Into Law
Gov. Steve Bullock signed two bills aimed at preventing child abuse into law Tuesday in Great Falls, where five children have died at the hands of their abusers in the past five years.
Montana State University Professor Dies in Landslide in Nepal
An associate professor at Montana State University has died in a landslide in Nepal, where she was leading a group of students taking an honors program course.
Browning Man Gets Life Sentence For Rape
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 49-year-old Browning man has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 51-year-old woman last year.
Intoxicated Transient Stabs Self in Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police in Billings say an intoxicated transient stabbed himself in the chest several times in front of law enforcement officers trying to take him into custody after officers with the U.S. Marshals Service removed him from the federal courthouse.
Sheriff Investigating Horse Strangulation Death
STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) — The Ravalli County sheriff's office is investigating after a horse was strangled to death in its corral northeast of Stevensville over the weekend.
Bozeman Woman Dies of Hantavirus
State health officials say a 20-year-old Bozeman woman recently died of hantavirus while a Carbon County man in his 40s has been diagnosed with the disease.