Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a climbing blog that he had watched too many friends die in the mountains over the last few years.
An Indiana man who allegedly started a fundraiser to be able to travel to meet a teenage girl in Montana has reportedly been charged with felony sexual abuse of children.
Wildlife that came into contact with electrical equipment caused a brush fire in Black Eagle, Montana, Wednesday morning.
Two western Montana residents were charged with deliberate homicide in the stabbing deaths of two unidentified people whose bodies were found in plastic tubs of chemicals in the basement of a home.
Republican Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte has been ordered to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter in May — opening the door for the congressman’s mug shot to be plastered in opponents’ campaign ads in next year’s election.
Officials with Montana's Glacier National Park say a visitor who was taking photographs of the scenery fell into a creek, was swept into a culvert and plunged off a steep cliff to his death.
A U.S. lawmaker says Chinese authorities have released an American college student who was arrested in their country a week ago after reportedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a fare dispute.
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake that rocked western Montana early Thursday morning was the largest quake to hit the area in the past 20 year, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The U.S. Geological Survey tweeted early Thursday that a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit western Montana at about 12:30 a.m. local time.
A judge on Wednesday blocked construction of a $59 million irrigation dam because of the potential threat to an ancient fish species in Montana's Yellowstone River just three months after he lifted a previous injunction on the project.
A Montana woman has suffered fatal injuries after being mauled by two dogs over the weekend.
Dozens of people were injured, some critically, after a second-story deck collapsed at a Montana lodge Saturday during a funeral, officials said.
Montana is holding a special election on Thursday for the state's congressional seat. Here's what to know about what's going on.
Hundreds of people gathered in Montana to honor the life of Mason Moore, who was fatally shot in the pursuit of a suspect.
The death of a Montana deputy shot early Tuesday brings the total number of U.S. law enforcement officers who have died this year to 51.
A sheriff's deputy was killed in a shootout with two suspects during a traffic stop early Tuesday near Three Forks, Montana.
A missing hiker says she feels like an “idiot” for getting lost in the Montana wilderness for six days.
Federal prosecutors say a Montana woman abused a 13-month-old girl in her care, used methamphetamine while the girl was unconscious and, when she stopped breathing, put her body in a bag and threw it in a trash can before going home to sleep.
Game wardens have rescued two black bear cubs orphaned after their mother was struck and killed by a pickup truck on a road through Montana's Rocky Mountain Front.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced plans to allow more tribal nations to tap into national information systems to fight crime and bolster relationships with Native America.
A Montana Roman Catholic diocese is filing for bankruptcy protection as part of a settlement with 72 people who filed sex abuse claims.
A book swiped from a Montana library more than 35 years ago has been returned -- with an apology and cash.
A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.
The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:30 p.m.
Authorities say a Montana man was shot and killed on a Las Vegas bus before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle, shutting down the Strip for hours.
A curious puppy named Blaze ended up in a precarious situation Monday when he ended up getting his head stuck in a tire wheel and needed the help of the local fire department.
Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists' harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and by mailing a Torah to every Jewish family in the state.
State wildlife officials killed a female mountain lion and three kittens after they killed two dogs on the northwestern edge of Missoula, near a school bus stop in the Grant Creek area.
A toy poodle who ran away after a car crash in eastern Montana has been reunited with its owners after managing to survive in severe winter weather for over a week.
A 31-year-old man is charged with breaking into two Billings homes, including one where his last name was written on the wall in his own blood.
The Montana ski resort town of Whitefish is an unlikely flashpoint between white supremacists and residents trying to preserve the small town's reputation as a welcoming vacation destination.
An avalanche in southwestern Montana killed a skier over the weekend.
Montana's attorney general's office says it cannot find legal grounds to challenge a "reprehensible" 60-day jail sentence for a man who raped his 12-year-old daughter.
Federal officials have approved a $57 million dam and fish bypass on Montana's Yellowstone River but construction can't proceed until a judge signs off.
An attorney for a mentally disabled man serving a 100-year prison term for killing a high school teacher in the Northern Plains' oil patch asked the Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday to vacate his sentence and place him under the custody of state health officials.
Authorities say a bolt-action rifle was fired during a gun show in Billings, Montana, injuring a man and a young girl.
Montana wildlife officials say a female grizzly bear protecting her two cubs attacked and seriously injured an elk hunter.
Officials from across the Northwest hope it's not too late to contain invasive mussels found for the first time in Montana.
U.S. officials cancelled 15 oil and gas leases on Wednesday in an area bordering Glacier National Park that's considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada.
An Oregon man who died after falling into a scalding Yellowstone National Park hot spring in June was looking for a place to "hot pot," the forbidden practice of soaking in one of the park's thermal features, officials said.