Butte Montana

Billings Man Held in Anaconda Murder
Q2 reports that a Billings man is in custody, suspected in a 64-year-old Anaconda woman’ death. Shelley Schafer was found murdered in her home on Tuesday and Butte police believe 53-year-old Troy Johnson may be responsible. Anaconda Police Chief Tim Barkell said Shafer died in her re…
Teen Charged with Bringing Guns to School
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy charged with bringing two guns to Harrison Public Schools, including a loaded .357 Magnum, is being held at a juvenile detention facility in Galen.
The Associated Press reports the boy had a detention hearing Monday in Virginia City before Youth Court Judge…
Woman Charged After Running Through Wet Concrete
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 47-year-old Butte woman is charged with criminal mischief after witnesses say she took off her shoes and ran through the wet concrete of a newly poured sidewalk.
The work crew called police Tuesday afternoon, but the woman was gone by the time officers arrived...
Woman in critical condition after house explosion
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A hospital official says a Harrison woman is in critical condition after her house exploded while she was inside.
Laura Lee Sheehan is being treated at the University of Utah Health Care Burn Center in Salt Lake City after the explosion Sunday...