A Montana jury has ruled that the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization must pay $34 million to a woman who says the church covered up her sexual abuse as a child at the hands of a congregation member.
“Ear Spring” was named for its resemblance to the shape of a human ear.
Wildlife advocates pressed a Montana judge Thursday to restore federal protections for a group of about 700 grizzly bears and block hunting that’s set to begin this weekend, but the judge said he would not make an immediate ruling.
A federal magistrate is allowing a fugitive who was arrested walking across a remote part of the U.S.-Canada border to live with his son in Florida while his drug trafficking case from 1989 is pending.
A fugitive who fled international drug trafficking charges 29 years ago was arrested last month when he tried to walk into the U.S. from Canada in hopes of visiting his family, authorities said Monday.
The main building of an historic, backcountry chalet in Glacier National Park in northern Montana burned in a wildfire Thursday evening.
A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it’s safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday.
Montana health officials are warning residents of a town choked by smoke from a nearby wildfire that the air pollution there is so bad at certain times of the day that everybody should leave.
The drought plaguing eastern Montana and much of North and South Dakota came on quickly and is intensifying, leading ranchers to sell their cattle and farmers to harvest early whatever crops that have grown so far this summer.
A Mexican man who says he was raped in 2013 while detained by U.S. immigration officials will likely be in custody again for at least three months while a court decides whether he should be deported.