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Montana man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill President Joe Biden, US Senator Jon Tester

Sep. 27, 2023 18:23 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he threatened to kill President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, both Democrats, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Montana said. Anthony James Cross of Billings entered his plea on...

Montana judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law to ban gender-affirming medical care for minors

Sep. 27, 2023 14:53 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana law banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors is temporarily blocked, a state judge ruled Wednesday, just four days before it was to take effect. Legislative debate over Montana’s bill drew national attention this spring after...

A state judge has temporarily blocked a Montana law banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth

Sep. 27, 2023 12:19 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state judge has temporarily blocked a Montana law banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth.

Capitol rioter who trained for a 'firefight' with paintball gets over four years in prison

Sep. 26, 2023 21:21 PM EDT

A California man whom prosecutors say was fixated on arresting Democratic leaders and training for combat with paintball fights after the 2020 presidential election was sentenced on Tuesday to more than four years in prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot. Edward Badalian...

Chambers accounts for 4 TDs as Montana State opens Big Sky play with 40-0 rout of Weber State

Sep. 23, 2023 23:32 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sean Chambers threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for two more scores as Montana State routed Weber State 40-0 in a Big Sky Conference opener on Saturday night. Chambers threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Treyton Pickering and ran for scores from 10 and 29...

Northern Arizona defense bottles up Montana in a 28-14 win

Sep. 23, 2023 19:55 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Adam Damante completed 23 of 30 passes with a touchdown, Northern Arizona added a touchdown pass on a trick play and the Lumberjacks stymied Montana 28-14 on Saturday in a Big Sky Conference opener. Montana entered the game 3-0 and ranked among the Top 15...

Over 200 people are homeless after Tucson recovery community closes during Medicaid probe

Sep. 21, 2023 19:13 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A huge addiction recovery community in Tucson, Arizona, shuttered suddenly this week, leaving more than 200 people homeless as Arizona investigates widespread Medicaid fraud largely affecting Native Americans, authorities said Thursday. Ocotillo Apartments &...

A grandmother seeks justice for Native Americans after thousands of unsolved deaths, disappearances

Sep. 21, 2023 14:08 PM EDT

HARDIN, Mont. (AP) — Yolanda Fraser is back near a ragged chain-link fence, blinking through tears as she tidies up flowers and ribbons and a pinwheel twirls in the breeze at a makeshift roadside memorial in a small Montana town. This is where the badly decomposed body of her...

Gillman and Ostmo each run for a TD to help Montana beat Ferris State 17-10

Sep. 17, 2023 01:10 AM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Eli Gillman ran for 78 yards and a touchdown, Nick Ostmo also ran for a TD and Montana beat Ferris State 17-10 Saturday night. Ferris State went three-and-out on its first possession of the second half and Junior Berger returned a short punt 33 yards to the...

Montana State uses fast start to subdue Stetson in 57-20 win

Sep. 16, 2023 19:31 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Scottre Humphrey ran for three touchdowns, quarterback Sean Chambers ran for two scores and Montana State dominated Stetson in a 57-20 win on Saturday. The No. 3-FCS Bobcats (2-1) scored five touchdowns on their first five possessions and a pick-6 by the...