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Well-known Cody businessman, Joe Boydston, remembered after deadly motorcycle crash Video included

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People in Cody are honoring a well respected businessman Tuesday. Joe Boydston, owner of Joe’s Auto, was killed in a motorcycle accident north of Cody late last week.

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UPDATE: Vice President Pence coming to Billings, campaigning for Rosendale

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The Vice President will campaign for Senate candidate Matt Rosendale at 9:30 AM at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark.

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Mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus in Cascade County

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The Cascade County Weed & Mosquito Division said in a press release they have detected their first West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample this year. A WNV positive sample was collected approximately 6 miles North of Great Falls on July 12th, 2018, which was later confirmed by the Department of Health and Human Services on July 16th, 2018. There has been no known infection in humans detected in Cascade County so far this year, but since a WNV positive mosquito sample has b...

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Man breaks into Humane Society, steals dog

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Just after midnight on Monday, July 16th, the Helena Police Department received a call that a man had just "broken into the Humane Society and wanted to get arrested." 

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Man accused of throwing fireworks at children

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One man is now facing charges after police say he was throwing fireworks at children who were playing in the area of the 300 block of N. Davis. 

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Great Falls High Auditorium going under renovations thanks to private donor

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Great Falls Public Schools has yet another big announcement. Great Falls High's Auditorium will be undergoing a remodel thanks to a private donation. Ian and Nancy Davidson made a donation of 1.8 million dollars to the school. The Davidson’s say they have always been a family that believes in helping education and when the school didn’t get the funding for all the remodels they wanted in the 99 million dollar levy, they knew they should step in. “To take that add... More>>

Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Company makes new purchase

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GREAT FALLS- Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Company will be purchasing the Front Brewing Company from the current owners to expand production. The company is located on 3rd Ave South and in the West Bank Development. 

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7,000 stolen dog tags

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GREAT FALLS- For almost two weeks, the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office has been searching for any signs of a stolen military bag taken on the Fourth of July. 

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Semi-truck carrying hay catches fire on Hwy. 89

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Just after 4:30 Monday afternoon, fire departments responded to reports of a semi-truck carrying hay on fire near Mile Marker 4 on Highway 89. According to the driver of the semi-truck, he was transporting hay for the animals of the Montana State Fair when he realized his load was on fire.  After about half a mile, he says he decided to pull over to dump the hay to avoid catching the rest of the rig on fire, but when he did, hay fell onto the cab and the blaze spread to the...

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"Ride to the Springs" Car show at Giant Springs State Park Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Clark Carlson-Thompson and Fay Schwieger with Fish, Wildlife and Parks stop by the KFBB studios to talk about the upcoming annual "Ride to the Springs" Car Show. This year's show will take place Saturday, July 21st from 11:00-4:00pm. Registration and attendance are completely free. For more information, head to the FWP website. 

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Montana Treasure: Iris the Osprey and her nest cam

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MISSOULA - One Montana mom is known around the world. She only lives in the state in the summer, and her home is streamed online 24 hours a day.

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Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

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The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

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Identity released of body found Saturday

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According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

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Republicans fail to get enough votes for special session

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Republican lawmakers failed to get enough support to call a special session to consider referenda to counter two proposed ballot initiatives.

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One runner finishes the Missoula Marathon while pregnant

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Over in Missoula, one of the largest events of the year, the Missoula Marathon, kicked off Sunday morning for the 12th straight year. A runner from Seattle was running the race for two.

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Missoula firefighters revive cat after structure fire

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Sunday morning, Missoula Rural Fire District responded to a structure fire on Baywood Court. 

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How to survive tick season in Montana

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National tick bite prevention experts say a particular product can help keep ticks away. The product is called permethrin and it’s a plant-derived pesticide.

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How about running a marathon pregnant?

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One of the largest events of the year, the Missoula Marathon, was Sunday for the 12th year. But one runner did pregnant. 

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One dead after rollover crash outside Missoula

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A 45-year-old man is dead after a rollover crash outside Missoula Sunday evening.

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Too Hot to Play Video included

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Due to being smaller, infants and young children get hotter much quicker when exposed to the heat.  In addition to this, children active in sports tend to get hotter and more dehydrated than those who aren't as active.  An overexposure to heat can cause a variety of problems, including heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat rash, etc.  Follow this link for the signs and symptoms of each, as well as how to combat the warmer temperatures.   https://www.cdc.... More>>

At the Finish Line with the Winners of the Missoula Marathon

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Around 6,000 runners participated in Missoula marathon this year and runners from all over finished their race in downtown missoula. Runners had great weather to work with early this morning. Perhaps the good weather helped Mark Messmer from Missoula and keely baker from great falls to win the full Missoula Marthon.  "All year one of my top goal's was to win the win this marathon. So it's like a dream come true," said Keely Baker of Great Falls. Baker was the firs...

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4th Annual Stand Up For Students Toiletries Drive

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GREAT FALLS- The Great Falls Association of Realtors continues to host their 4th Annual Stand Up For Students Toiletries Drive which runs until August 22, 2018. 

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8th Annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

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GREAT FALLS- People of all ages dressed up in costumes to attend the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on July 15th at the Paris Gibson Museum of Art. 

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Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

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 Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

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Driver not wearing helmet in fatal Lolo crash

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According to Montana Highway Patrol, a 20-year-old Missoula man is dead after crashing his motorcycle just after 8:00 pm Friday. The accident happened on US Highway 93 southbound near Lolo. According to troopers, the driver failed to negotiate his Harley Davidson at a lefthand curve, and struck the concrete barrier. 

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Bands travel across country to perform in Butte Video included

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In Butte, day two of the Montana Folk Fest got underway Saturday afternoon. Despite the hot sun, people turned out in crowds to listen to music and eat good food. One band came all the way from New York to perform for the Mining City. And the heat... didn't slow anyone down.  "We are more grateful than you can imagine to be here, and it just reminds us that doing music despite all of the hardship is so valuable and so important and we are thrilled to be doing it for al...

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Owner of burned truck surprised by incident

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Cody Jackson, the owner of a pick up truck that caught on fire on I-90 going westbound toward Laurel Friday, July 13th, says he was taken completely by surprise by the incident. 

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Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge Video included

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According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

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67th Annual Native American Indian Days

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The 67th Annual Native American Indian Days are one of the largest gatherings of the United States and Canadian tribes, hundreds came together to celebrate their culture. The celebration in Browning always happens the second week in July for four days of authentic Blackfeet traditions. Such as pow-wow dancing, stick games, horse relay races, and the crowning of a new Miss Blackfeet. If you didn't make it today, there's still time to participate. The event will wrap up Sunday for more... More>>

GFPD needs the public help to find Tamara "Tammy" Goff Video included

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Just an hour ago the Great Falls Police Department issued a community alert for a missing person. The missing person's name is Tamara "Tammy" Goff. She was last seen leaving her residence in the 2100 block of 7th Ave North, in a 2008 black Chevrolet Colorado (MT plate 293204A), on July 12, 2018, at approximately 7am.  Tammy was said to be headed to the south end of Great Falls with her dog “Sadie”, a German Shepherd mix.  If you have any information a...

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Missing rafter found dead near north end of Yankee Jim Canyon

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Park County Sheriff's office identifies deceased rafter pulled from the Yellowstone River Friday morning.

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Man stabbed multiple times in Helena

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An early morning stabbing Friday sent one man to the hospital with several stab wounds. According to the Helena Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of 11th Avenue just after 1:30am.  A press release states there was a physical altercation involving several people, with one man being stabbed several times with a knife.  Everyone involved has been identified; no arrests have yet been made. The investigation is ongoing.   

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Community Spotlight: Pint Night!

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The Golden Triangle Chapter of Pheasants Forever is excited to bring ‘Pint Night’ to the Front Brewery in Great Falls. The event happens July 18th and goes from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. $1 from every pint sold supports local conservation efforts. More>>

Helena Regional Airport to undergo expansion

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The Helena Regional Airport is about to undergo a huge expansion. The multi-million dollar project is set to enlarge the terminal, add seating, bring in amenities and more. The two-year project will add more than 20,000 square feet to the building. The passenger holding area will have more seating installed. Right now, many folks have to stand before take-off because there aren't enough seats. Also, the area will get a new restaurant and bar, better Wi-Fi and a cell phone charging ... More>>

Helena tourism on the rise

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Most people think of politics and legislators when the Queen City comes to mind. However, our Bliss Zechman explains how the Helena has turned into a hub for tourism. This bumpy ride is a bonus for the town. Not only does it highlight Helena’s rich history, the tour directs patrons to restaurants, trails and businesses. "We just love the whole city and everything it has to offer," said Vicki Moore, a tourist from Georgia. Mike Mergenthaler with the Chamber of Commer... More>>

Yellowstone construction worker knocked over by bison

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A bison attacked a construction worker in the park this week, according to park officials.

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12-year-old girl missing in Kalispell

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KALISPELL - Police are asking for help finding a 12-year-old girl who hasn't been seen since July 6. 

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Missoula Marathon weekend and events

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July 13-15 is the weekend of events surrounding the Missoula Marathon, which draws thousands of visitors to the Garden City.

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MT race to the congressional seat shaping up to be a tight one

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The battle over Montana's lone congressional seat is shaping up to be a tight one.  A June poll from Gravis marketing showed democratic candidate Kathleen Williams is leading Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte by six points. Republicans challenge the polling methods. Although Williams is leading in the polls, according to the Associated Press Gianforte has more cash on hand. Reports show he had $1.3 million dollars in the bank at the beginning of July while Williams ha... More>>

Great Falls Family in Need After Devastating House Fire Video included

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Sleeping in… cuddles with mom… it all started out as a typical Sunday morning for the Lawhon family. Until things took a very different turn…

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Downtown businesses say Missoula Marathon is a boost

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Some downtown businesses say the Missoula Marathon does a lot for bringing in visitors - and their wallets.

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Bail set at $5 million for captured fugitive in Bozeman Pass incident

LIVINGSTON - The man who led more than 100 officers on a 36-hour manhunt in the woods faces a $5 million bail. Shaunesy Cole appeared in a Park County court on Friday.

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124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament Video included

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The 124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament is underway and will continue throughout the rest of the weekend!  Being a family-friendly environment with several different events, including the Butte Metal shoot this Saturday, the trapshoot tournament is an experience worth making.  Traveling every year, the tournament won't be back in Great Falls until 2022 for its 128th year.  More>>

Billings tattoo shop selling tickets for Friday 13th fundraiser to benefit YWCA

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Billings tattoo shop Rise Again Tattoo is hosting another Friday the 13th event. But since April's event was so popular, you'll have to purchase a ticket for today's fundraiser beforehand.  Rise Again Tattoo This month, all proceeds benefit the Billings' YWCA and its new transitional housing.  Tickets cost $13, plus $7 tip. Contact the shop to purchase a ticket. They have an allotted 75 slots for every two hours. More>>

Hope finally comes home

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Hope finally returned from recovering from surgery and nearly 9 months of intensive physical therapy. If you’ve been following Hope’s story, she came from a hoarding situation and had a bum front leg. But her rescuer saw through her injury, raised money and got her the help she needed at a veterinary school in Washington. And the students said she was amazing. “Everyone loved her. Actually her doctor. Dr. Farnsworth is her biggest fan. He is truly in love with her ... More>>

Community Spotlight: 2018 Montana East-West Shrine Football Game

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Summertime football is heading for Memorial Stadium at Great Falls High! Players from Eastern and Western Montana will put the pads on for the 72nd Annual Game Saturday, July, 21st at 7:00 p.m. But there’s more happening before kick-off. Shiner John Hayes and Patient Ambassador Grant Brumwell have all of the details in tonight’s Community Spotlight. Check it out: 

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Helena Diocese apologizes for priests who attended Trump rally

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An administrator from the Diocese of Helena sent out an apology to the congregation saying he regrets "the pain caused" by the priests  who attended the Trump rally. The letter will appear in many bulletins throughout the diocese this Sunday. Administrator Kevin O'Neill said he regrets any and all confusion or hurt the priests attendance at the rally caused. He outlined that many people objected to the priests being there for two reasons. One: because they were in cl... More>>

Green Party gets another glimmer of hope

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The Green Party, once again, has a glimmer of hope that they'll make it on the ballot. Secretary of State Corey Stapleton announced Wednesday that he will appeal to the State Supreme Court to get the party back on for the November election. On Monday, a Helena district court judge ordered the party to be removed from the ballot. He cited the greens didn't gather enough viable signatures to petition their party. According to the Independent Record, Stapleton said he decided to appe... More>>

Bozeman Pass fugitive will be charged with attempted homicide, police say Video included

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BOZEMAN - A man who led authorities on a 36-hour manhunt in a rural neighborhood will face attempted homicide charges for shooting at deputies. Shaunesy Cole was initially wanted on suspicion of DUI, but fled from arrest in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Monday night shooting victim identified, had order of protection against him

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Just before 11:00 Monday evening, an altercation shut down the parking lot to 2J's Fresh Market on Smelter Avenue in Great Falls.  Great Falls Police, Great Falls Fire Rescue, and Great Falls Emergency Services all responded. As of 11:30pm, the parking lot is still blocked off by crime scene tape with several officers on the scene.

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Manhunt subject arrested near Bozeman Pass with K-9 unit

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After evading arrest for a day and a half, a fugitive is arrested in a rural neighborhood near Bozeman. Police say the suspect, Shaunesy Cole, fled arrest after being pulled over for suspected DUI in the early hours of Wednesday morning. They believed him to be armed and dangerous and on the loose in the Quinn Creek neighborhood near Bozeman Pass. On Thursday afternoon, a K-9 unit helped track down Cole after a woman reported that he tried to break into her house. Officers said the...

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New nursing program aims to help rural communities

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According to usawage.com, medical occupations are some of the highest paid in the state and now to help people get closer to that goal the University of Providence is now offering a new bachelor's of science in nursing.  The four-year undergraduate program is focusing on future nurses to serve in rural areas, both in Central Montana and across other rural western states.  The Central Montana medical center collaborated with Univ of Providence to provide clinicals for rural ... More>>

Montana man imprisoned for rape, kidnap of girl loses appeal

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a 23-year-old man in the kidnap and rape of a 4-year-old girl on Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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Helena teen arrested for third DUI with baby in car

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HELENA - An 18-year-old Helena man is in jail on several charges related to alleged drunken driving with a baby in the car. 

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Deputies will enter homes in search for armed man near Bozeman

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Deputies are taking the search for an armed and dangerous man door-to-door Thursday near Bozeman.

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Runner looks to finish 50th marathon in all 50 states Sunday

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Coming up this weekend is the extremely  popular Missoula marathon. One runner is looking to accomplish a lot more by finishing the race this weekend. 

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Giant Springs Elementary School UPDATE Video included

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At nearly 60,000 square feet and with the ability to accommodate 500 students, Giant Springs Elementary gearing up to open its doors for the 2018-19 school year. Overall, the school has a very open and dynamic layout, with ample line of sight view. Each and every detail was researched and thought through with the student and staff in mind. An example of this would be the placement of the school.  Being set back farther away from the sidewalk allows the staff to have... More>>

POTUS Visit Cost Analysis Video included

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One week ago from today, President Trump visited the Electric City to endorse Republican Senator candidate Matt Rosendale.  Due to his visit not being related to a campaign, the city and county had to pay for just about everything.  Currently, the city of Great Falls hasn't released any numbers regarding president Trump's visit, however, Cascade County totaled their cost up to $17,500.  This number was tallied up by taking into account both expenses and revenue recei... More>>

Consumer alert: Latches on cedar chests pose suffocation risk

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging millions of people to replace or repair the locks on their cedar chests, because of suffocation hazards.  "Lane" or "Virginia Maid" chests are the ones in question, because their lids automatically lock when closed. They're often handed down generation to generation or purchased secondhand. According to the CPSC, 14 kids suffocated between 1977 and 2015 after being locked inside the chests. 12 million of ... More>>

Behind the Gibson Park Flower Garden Video included

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Out of the many parks throughout the city of Great Falls, Gibson Park stands out for a pretty unique reason. It’s flower garden. And it’s all thanks to one gardener.  Samantha Clark, the lone gardener, shows her green thumb off every day by tending to the flowers throughout the garden.  Her story started a couple of years ago. With over 10 years of work experience in landscaping, Samantha decided she wanted to change things up a little bit. However... More>>

City discusses future of Natatorium

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The Natatorium has been causing quite the stir when it comes to the city budget, and commissioners held a work session today to discuss the future of the Morony Natatorium. Bricks on the west side have fallen off the building and according to the city manager, the east side is no longer structurally sound. The cost to repair it all is more than half a million dollars, something the city just doesn't have.  Currently, the city is looking to close the natatorium permanently in Ja...

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Community Spotlight: Stuff The Bus

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Sure, its summer, but a new school year is right around the corner. But, before we get back to school, the United Way of Cascade County is gearing up for their annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ fundraiser. What’s that? Well, three buses will be accepting donations, like school supplies and other everyday necessities all benefiting local non-profit organizations helping those who need, start the school year right. The goal is to fill the buses and break last year’s total o... More>>

Woman hit by driver in Great Falls, driver fled scene

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A woman was hit by a car last night by the intersection of Central Avenue West and 11th street North West. According to Great Falls Police Department, the incident happened around 11 p.m. They received multiple calls of a woman lying in the street and she had difficulty breathing. The woman who was hit said the vehicle was a newer white Ford SUV, possibly and Escape or Edge. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene before police could arrive. GFPD says the vehicle has damage to th...

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School supply collection underway

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 HELENA, Mont.,- A couple of organizations are already gearing up for the school year.Some dedicated parents and school staff members are collecting supplies for low-income students. Without the help of these volunteers, many students walk onto campus in August without basic supplies. "Stuff the Bus" is a project fueled by the Angel Fund.The non-profit aims to help kids have a better life. Mary Anderson has volunteered with the organization for years.  She says ... More>>

Rural fire departments battle a lack of volunteers

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As many long time volunteers turn in their hoses, rural fire departments are struggling to keep volunteers at their stations. Our Bliss Zechman explains how departments are trying to keep communities safe with limited staff. On average, the West Valley Fire Department's siren sounds off twice a day to help those in need. Last year, they responded to almost 800 calls. However, as more and more veteran volunteers retire, answering those calls has become increasingly difficult. "W... More>>

HUD bans smoking on all public housing locations

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Earlier this year the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced increases to residents rent and now renters are facing a new blow which renters are saying is taking too much of their rights away.  Last month the Great Falls Housing Authority started their smoke-free policy. The policy said you must smoke 25 feet from all public housing and administration buildings. Kevin Hager, executive director, of the GFHA, tell us that it's to help better control public health. ...

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West side development

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GREAT FALLS- The Great Falls Development Authority has several projects underway, including some that haven't even been announced to the public yet. Brett Doney, CEO, and President of GFDA explained that businesses will always close and open, but currently, development has been booming.  "Well the West Bank Landing project itself, the multiphase project over the next few years that’s going to be over 65 million in private investments, so that's very exciting," ... More>>

Teen starts her own ice cream truck business

It’s a dream many of us have had at one point another, living a life where you work for yourself. For many people, that dream is just that. But thanks to a little support from Dad, 19-year-old Bailey Scott is living the dream. 

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Northeastern Montana farmers take big hit after storms

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In northeastern Montana, communities are still picking up the pieces after destructive winds moved through the area over the last few days. The second wave of storms hit Tuesday evening, while many were still trying to recover from the first storms on Monday. According to the Sheridan County Sheriff, although residents have come together to clean up, its the farmers and ranchers who are taking the biggest hit of all. Farmer Greg Wirtz has 5,000 acres near Outlook Montana. He said hai... More>>

Billings restaurant makes TripAdvisor list of top burgers in America

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A Billings-based burger joint has been named one of the best burgers in the country, according to a list released by TripAdvisor on Wednesday.

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Search underway for armed suspect near Bozeman Pass

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed suspect after a shootout with police officers late overnight.

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Florida man arrested for DUI tells police he was only drinking at stop signs

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A Vero Beach, Florida, man was arrested last month on DUI charges, but he told police he wasn't drinking and driving, he was only taking hits of bourbon while at stop lights and stop signs.

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Missoula police arrest two people in stabbing

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Two people were arrested for an stabbing Monday night in Missoula. 

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Cost of President Trump's visit for Cascade County

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Cascade county has released their estimated expense and income report from President Trump's visit to Great Falls. 

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Plentywood gets smacked with 2 storms in 90 minutes; Majority of town sees damage Video included

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PLENTYWOOD - A massive storm in northeastern Montana has caused serious damage to the town of Plentywood.  Taylor Ordahl, a local photographer, told us the storm hit hard for about 15 minutes before rearing it's ugly head again another 45 minutes later. "We could see it building as we were driving into town. It started pouring as we pulled into our driveway.  We watched everything happen from our bay window in our kitchen.", said Ordahl After the first storm hit ...

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MADE fair expanding to Bozeman

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The MADE fair, one of Montana's biggest events for local and regional craft businesses, just got a bit bigger by adding an autumn event in Bozeman. According to a press release, the 2-day Bozeman MADE fair is scheduled for October 20-21, at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on the Montana State University campus.  HandMADE Montana, the organization that is hosting the event, already has three other annual MADE fairs, including an early summer event at Caras Park in Mi...

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Free Cycles goes to Flathead to give bikes to kids

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It’s pretty clear Missoula is one of the best cycling cities in Montana and Free Cycles knows that. That is why they are trying to help as many kids as they can. 

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Staying safe in a tornado Video included

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As severe thunderstorms swept through northeastern Montana on Monday night creating damage, the National Weather Service issued one tornado warning that night. 

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Terek fire still burning from hot temperatures Video included

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Driven by hot temperatures and low humidity is causing a fire burning in North Central Wyoming to grow in size. 

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GoFundMe created for one-week-old baby killed in North Dakota tornado

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The baby was the son of Marisa Reber and Will Maguire and was hurt after the tornado flipped their mobile home over.

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Community Spotlight: 4-H Club Livestock Show and Sale

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The Cascade County 4-H Club is excited to bring you the Livestock Show and Sale at Montana ExpoPark. The event takes place July 12th-14th at the Livestock Pavilion. There, you’ll find a variety of livestock and meats for judging and sale. Macy and Baylee Herman stopped by the KFBB Studios for tonight’s Community Spotlight to explain more. Here’s the interview:

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YWCA receives donations to remodel

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GREAT FALLS- The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Great Falls received a 157,000 dollar donation to remodel the lower level which had water damage and asbestos problems. Donations came from various organizations. -$77,000 from Brown Field for flooring. -$40,000 from other individuals for miscellaneous repairs. -$20,000 from Black Grant for flooring. -$20,000 from Montana Board of Crime Control for equipment and technology. Sandi Filipowicz, YWCA Executive Director, said... More>>

Montana Folk Festival 2018 kicks off Friday Video included

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BUTTE - The city is preparing for a weekend of music, food and fun for this year's Montana Folk Festival. Six stages will encompass Uptown, with stages on Granite and Copper streets and a Dance Pavilion stage. Festival goers can expect to hear a combination of blues, bluegrass and New Orleans brass bands this year. You can also expect to see some favorites from festivals past. Festival Director George Everett said, "The bands are new every year, we try not to repeat. It's been ... More>>

Two booked on homicide charges in Missoula

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Two people are being held in the Missoula County Jail on homicide charges after an incident Monday evening. 

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Box Truck catches fire just north of Ulm

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A box truck caught fire along I-15 around 2:45 this afternoon, forcing the northbound lane to close. Montana Highway Patrol, Ulm fire, and the Montana Air National Guard responded to the incident. According to Montana Highway Patrol, the truck overheated while driving northbound and when the driver pulled over, the box truck caught fire.  The north bound lane of I-15 was shut down for approximately 15 minutes as crews worked to put out the flames. No one was injured... More>>

Murder investigation underway on Rocky Boy's Reservation

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FBI Public Affairs specialist Sandra Barker has confirmed with KFBB that a murder investigation is currently underway on the Rocky Boy Reservation.   "The FBI and the Rocky Boy’s Tribal Police are investigating what appears to be the homicide of an adult female," says Barker. She says the body was found July 7th in Box Elder.  It identity of that female is unknown.  Barker goes on to say there is no threat to public safety at this time, and becau...

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Montana actress named to "Best American Actors Under 30" list

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One of Montana's own was named to a list of "Best American Actors Under 30," along with notables like Jennifer Lawrence, Elle Fanning and Zoey Deutch. 

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Judge signs order to put the Green Party off the November ballot

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After months of working to make it on the ballot, a judge in Helena ruled the Montana Green Party will not be an option for voters in November. Danielle Breck coordinator of the Montana Green Party said she was blindsided by this decision. She knew it was a possibility, but she didn't hear anything about  the court until around 3:00 p.m. yesterday. Helena District Court Judge James Reynolds made the decision to remove the party, saying the group didn't have enough viable s... More>>

MDT tries out new zipper merge system

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In the face of intense construction on Highway 12 near East Helena , the state of Montana is trying out a new merge system. The Montana Department of transportation is using a new technique called zipper merging. The East Helena viaduct construction project is acting as a guinea pig for this system. The zipper merge is suppose to reduce speeds between two lanes, reduce traffic backup by up to 40 percent and reduce congestion on freeway interchanges. “This is a test project act... More>>

Father dead, son in jail after stabbing in Whitefish

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A father is dead and his is son is in jail after an stabbing incident in the Whitefish area Monday.

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Methane fire at waste water plant under investigation Video included

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A fire caused by a methane leak at the waste water plant is under investigation. 

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Dozens injured after storm hits RV park in North Dakota

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Dozens of people are injured after severe weather hit Watford City, North Dakota early Tuesday morning. The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office reports at least 28 people were injured, three people were flown by air ambulance and at least six people are in critical condition. Watford City is about 50 miles from the Montana border. According to the sheriff's office, the storm hit an RV park and trapped multiple people. McKenzie County Sheriff's Office Right now, there are widesp... More>>

Why is the Missouri River so low?

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It seems like just a couple weeks ago, the community was worrying about the Missouri River having one of the floods of the century, but now if you look at it, the mighty Missouri isn't looking like what it used to be. 

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Montana Treasure: Roadhouse Diner's Creative Burgers in Great Falls

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It’s a little place with big taste in Great Falls. Roadhouse Diner makes what people say are the freshest burgers around, and they have the awards to prove it.  Walk in and you’ll be greeted with a big hello by servers, you can hear burgers sizzling, fires frying, and people chatting. 

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The Latest: Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

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President Donald Trump is nominating influential conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. 

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Bullock appointed chairman, will lead National Governors Association

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The National Governors Association gavel will soon be passed to Governor Steve Bullock. He is set to take the lead position as chairman. The NGA is a bipartisan organization made up of many United States governors. Through the organization, the governors share best practices, speak about national policies and develop innovative solutions. Governor Bullock has served as vice-chair for the last year.  In a few days, he will will travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the NGA  s... More>>

No special session, republicans fail to get enough votes

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The votes are in. Despite many republican's efforts, there will not be a special session of the legislature.   Secretary of State Corey Stapleton reports that 45 lawmakers supported the session, while 71 rejected it. GOP  lawmakers were looking to counter two proposed citizen ballot initiatives. They needed 76 yes votes.   Senate President Scott Sales says he's not surprised they didn't get enough signatures, because in his words-- it was a heavy lift. However, he say... More>>

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  • Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

    Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:05:52 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:25:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). A fire transport drives along Highway 140, one of the entrances to Yosemite National Park, on Monday, July 16, 2018, in Mariposa, Calif. The road remains closed as crews battle a deadly wildfire burning near the west end of Yose...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). A fire transport drives along Highway 140, one of the entrances to Yosemite National Park, on Monday, July 16, 2018, in Mariposa, Calif. The road remains closed as crews battle a deadly wildfire burning near the west end of Yose...
    A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants.
    A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants.
  • San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:59:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
  • Once a Trump critic, Roby seeking redemption in Ala. runoff

    Once a Trump critic, Roby seeking redemption in Ala. runoff

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
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  • Once a Trump critic, Roby seeking redemption in Ala. runoff

    Once a Trump critic, Roby seeking redemption in Ala. runoff

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
  • Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:03:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:38 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.
  • Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

    Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:36 GMT
    An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend.
    An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend.
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  • Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:16:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:24:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.
  • 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

    12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:24:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:23:44 GMT
    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
  • Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:19:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:23:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism.
    Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism.
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  • Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

    Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:42:29 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:44:32 GMT

     Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

     Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

  • Identity released of body found Saturday

    Identity released of body found Saturday

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-07-15 05:11:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:42:14 GMT

    According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

    According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

  • 67th Annual Native American Indian Days

    67th Annual Native American Indian Days

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:38:10 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:38:10 GMT
    The 67th Annual Native American Indian Days are one of the largest gatherings of the United States and Canadian tribes, hundreds came together to celebrate their culture. The celebration in Browning always happens the second week in July for four days of authentic Blackfeet traditions. Such as pow-wow dancing, stick games, horse relay races, and the crowning of a new Miss Blackfeet. If you didn't make it today, there's still time to participate. The event will wrap up Sunday for more...
    The 67th Annual Native American Indian Days are one of the largest gatherings of the United States and Canadian tribes, hundreds came together to celebrate their culture. The celebration in Browning always happens the second week in July for four days of authentic Blackfeet traditions. Such as pow-wow dancing, stick games, horse relay races, and the crowning of a new Miss Blackfeet. If you didn't make it today, there's still time to participate. The event will wrap up Sunday for more...
  • Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge

    Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:19:56 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:19:56 GMT

    According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

    According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

  • Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

    Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:21:37 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:22:05 GMT

    The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

    The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

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