Helena Shooting Appeal Rejected - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Helena Shooting Appeal Rejected

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Helena man sentenced to 100 years in prison for shooting his wife and the couple's nanny.

The five-judge panel on Tuesday unanimously rejected every claim made by 35-year-old Jeremy Steven MacGregor. 

MacGregor was convicted of two counts of attempted deliberate homicide for shooting Jennifer MacGregor in the chest and Betsy Mart several times in April 2010. He admitted to the shooting but said he was intoxicated after inadvertently eating marijuana-laced cookies. 

MacGregor in his appeal contended juror misconduct and ineffective representation by his court-appointed standby counsel.

The court rejected those claims, affirming the rulings of District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Kelly Clarkson to perform at MontanaFair

    Kelly Clarkson to perform at MontanaFair

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:49:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:58:34 GMT

    She's a three time Grammy-award winner who just recently released her eighth studio album "Meaning of Life" which features the Grammy nominated single "Love so Soft."

    She's a three time Grammy-award winner who just recently released her eighth studio album "Meaning of Life" which features the Grammy nominated single "Love so Soft."

  • Reports of fully engulfed trailer on west side of Great Falls

    Reports of fully engulfed trailer on west side of Great Falls

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:47:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:12:45 GMT

    We are receiving reports of a structure fire on the west side of Great Falls, off Fourmile Creek Road.  According to scanner traffic, a grass fire has reached the trailer, and it is now fully engulfed. All residents have been evacuated, but there could still be animals inside. Scanner traffic also indicates there could be a large propane tank in or around the home.  It is unclear at this time what started the blaze. Multiple agencies are currently responding. We have a rep...

    We are receiving reports of a structure fire on the west side of Great Falls, off Fourmile Creek Road.  According to scanner traffic, a grass fire has reached the trailer, and it is now fully engulfed. All residents have been evacuated, but there could still be animals inside. Scanner traffic also indicates there could be a large propane tank in or around the home.  It is unclear at this time what started the blaze. Multiple agencies are currently responding. We have a rep...

  • Body recovered from Yellowstone River identified

    Body recovered from Yellowstone River identified

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:06:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:12:26 GMT

    The body that was recovered from the Yellowstone River on Sunday 4/22/18 has been identified as Harriet P. Wilson, age 42, who has a Billings address. 

    The body that was recovered from the Yellowstone River on Sunday 4/22/18 has been identified as Harriet P. Wilson, age 42, who has a Billings address. 

  • Vandal leaves his mark on 25 Helena Walking Mall spots

    Vandal leaves his mark on 25 Helena Walking Mall spots

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:16 PM EST2017-12-06 00:16:56 GMT
    Monday, January 8 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-01-09 00:48:57 GMT

    HELENA, Mont.- Vandalism is running rampant throughout the Helena Walking Mall. So far, 25 different spots have been hit, including a piece of history. The yellow, 1800s era trolly car is one of the most notable victims. The graffiti first made its appearance on Friday. The vandal has continued to add to the mess since then. The same black spray painted message, which appears to say "*ASPECT*", is on everything from the trolly to brick walls to murals. "The big thing ...

    HELENA, Mont.- Vandalism is running rampant throughout the Helena Walking Mall. So far, 25 different spots have been hit, including a piece of history. The yellow, 1800s era trolly car is one of the most notable victims. The graffiti first made its appearance on Friday. The vandal has continued to add to the mess since then. The same black spray painted message, which appears to say "*ASPECT*", is on everything from the trolly to brick walls to murals. "The big thing ...

  • Green Party Ballot hearing heats up

    Green Party Ballot hearing heats up

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:19:38 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:19:38 GMT
      The Montana Democratic Party made its case against the Montana Green Party in Lewis and Clark County’s District Court this afternoon. The Dems argued the Greens failed to collect the required number of signatures on its petition to qualify as an official party on this November’s ballot. Democrats say 180 signatures turned in by The Green Party are invalid. This could keep them off the ticket. The Green Party says they feel like they're being attacked as...
      The Montana Democratic Party made its case against the Montana Green Party in Lewis and Clark County’s District Court this afternoon. The Dems argued the Greens failed to collect the required number of signatures on its petition to qualify as an official party on this November’s ballot. Democrats say 180 signatures turned in by The Green Party are invalid. This could keep them off the ticket. The Green Party says they feel like they're being attacked as...
  • Kelly Clarkson to perform at MontanaFair

    Kelly Clarkson to perform at MontanaFair

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:49:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:58:34 GMT

    She's a three time Grammy-award winner who just recently released her eighth studio album "Meaning of Life" which features the Grammy nominated single "Love so Soft."

    She's a three time Grammy-award winner who just recently released her eighth studio album "Meaning of Life" which features the Grammy nominated single "Love so Soft."

  • AG Fox makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

    AG Fox makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:21:59 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:58:44 GMT

    Tim Fox made his first public appearance since the attorney general announced he has colon cancer last month. Fox seemed in good spirits as he presented an award to a classroom from Gardner this morning in Helena. AG Fox stood alongside Superintendent Elsie Arntzen to present an award to Kali Hubbard, a 5th grader from Gardiner Elementary, for her artistic accomplishments. Hubbard's design was chosen for the 2018 Montana Bring Our Missing Children Home Poster Contest. Fox said ...

    Tim Fox made his first public appearance since the attorney general announced he has colon cancer last month. Fox seemed in good spirits as he presented an award to a classroom from Gardner this morning in Helena. AG Fox stood alongside Superintendent Elsie Arntzen to present an award to Kali Hubbard, a 5th grader from Gardiner Elementary, for her artistic accomplishments. Hubbard's design was chosen for the 2018 Montana Bring Our Missing Children Home Poster Contest. Fox said ...

Powered by Frankly
Copyright - All content © 2001 - 2018. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.