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Threats Have Closed Several Schools for Thursday in Northwest Montana
NBC Montana reports that multiple school districts are closed in northwest Montana for Thursday morning because of threats to schools.
New Evacuations Ordered In Lolo Peak Fire – Highway 12 Roadblocked
NBC Montana reports that the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office issued a new evacuation order Wednesday night for residents near the Lolo Peak Fire.
Murder Suspect Dead After Altercation With Missoula Police
A murder suspect is dead after an altercation with Missoula police in the Rattlesnake area late Tuesday night.
Goat Fire Forces Evacuations In Granite County – Fire Over 800 Acres
The Granite County Sheriff's Office confirms evacuations have been ordered for homes in the Brewster Creek area due to activity from a lightning-sparked 800-acre fire
One Person Taken to Hospital After Shots Fired in Missoula
Authorities are investigating a scene at Toole Avenue and Broadway in Missoula after reports of shots fired.
Broadwater County Deputy Killed in Morning Shootout
Westbound lanes of Interstate 90 are shut down at mile marker 129 after a high-speed pursuit and shootout early this morning. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin confirms a Broadwater County Sheriff's deputy was killed in that shootout.
The 65th Montana Legislative Session Begins
Newly elected lawmakers were welcomed into chambers by returning members as they prepare for a busy 90 days.
Three Arrested After Sunday Morning High Speed Chase Ends With Crash In Downtown Missoula
NBC Montana reports that the Missoula Police Department received a call about a stolen vehicle within city limits just before 11 a.m. Sunday. Around 11:15 a.m., an officer spotted the stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Interstate 90.
Authorities Searching for Pre-Release Escapee With SpongeBob Tattoo
Missoula Pre-release Center Inmate Worker, Keith Baylor escaped through his room window on September 14, 2016 at 7:45 AM.
Three Year-Old Helena Boy Dies in Boating Accident
Our news partners at NBC Montana are reporting that a Montana family is asking for support after their son was killed in a tragic boating accident on Friday.