HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Billings woman has claimed her half of the $170,000 Montana Cash jackpot from Saturday's drawing. Montana Lottery Officials say Rose Keeler won $85,000 with the ticket she purchased at Casey's Corner in Billings. But she was outdone by her grandson, who won a $160,000 Montana Cash jackpot last year.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger says he will also use his campaign to lead an effort to change the Montana Constitution. Bohlinger says civil rights are threatened by warrantless invasions by the federal National Security Agency. He said yesterday he wants to expand constitutional restrictions on warrantless searches to cover digital communications. He says it would send a message to federal agencies.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Two residents of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation are charged in the death of a child. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 21-year-old Garrett "Kirby" Lafromboise and 22-year-old Cecilia Rose Gardipee of Box Elder pleaded not guilty Friday to second-degree murder and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
POLSON, Mont. (AP) - Officials in Lake County are investigating two weekend shootings at a trailer park in Pablo. Undersheriff Dan Yonkin tells KERR-AM that three people were arrested Sunday for a shooting that Yonkin believes took place in retaliation for a shooting a day earlier. No one was injured in either shooting. On Saturday night, someone fired five rounds from a shotgun into a trailer house with several people inside, including children.
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