Saturday Mar 1
ACLU: Treatment of Mentally Ill Prisoners Lacking
Advocacy groups said Friday that a yearlong investigation of Montana's corrections system found "systemic" mistreatment of mentally ill prisoners, including their placement in solitary confinement for months or even years and the routine denial of needed medicines.
Montana man guilty of kidnapping former foster mom
A Montana man has been convicted of escaping from a Bozeman pre-release center, kidnapping his former foster mother and holding her hostage while demanding keys and information to help him rob the bar where she worked.
Nanaimo Daily News
Final brief on lethal injections with judge; could affect fate of Ronald Smith
A ruling by a Montana judge is a step closer on whether the state can take a shortcut in its attempt to get approval to change the way it carries out executions.
Great Falls Tribune
Vaughn man sentenced in sex crime case
A man was sentenced to 40 years in Montana State Prison for a sex crime charge in a decision handed down by District Court Judge Kenneth Neill on Tuesday.