A plan to make an area in Lockwood suitable for industrial development has been tabled -- for now -- by Yellowstone County Commissioners. The proposed Targeted Economic Development District - or TEDD -- would redirect some property taxes to develop a specific area. The plan would put the infrastructure in place to prepare the land as an industrial space --
Attorneys and lawyers are debating in Federal Court on Tuesday whether emails sent by Judge Richard Cebull should be preserved for future cases. Montana's former Chief U.S. District Judge resigned last year after sending a racist email about President Obama, and now more inappropriate emails are at the forefront. California-based civil rights attorney Larry Organ filed a motion to have
Billings Police Officer Richard Gilmore has been selected as the American Legion's law enforcement officer of the year -- at both local and state levels. Officer Gilmore was presented with the award Tuesday from members of American Legion Post 117. BPD Chief Rich St. John says he nominated Gilmore for his exceptional work for STEP -- a proactive traffic enforcement
Trappers killed 77 gray wolves in Montana during the 2014-2015 season that ended over the weekend. That's down from the previous trapping season, when 87 wolves were killed. To date, a total of 204 wolves have been killed by hunters and trappers this winter. Montana's rifle hunting season for the animals ends March 15.
In court, a man admits to driving into a home on Broadwater Avenue in September 2013. Ty Wetch pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment. The other charges are expected to be dismissed at sentencing. In 2013, Billings Police officers reported Wetch, one female, and two children were taken to the hospital after crashing into a home. Officers say he was driving
A man is in custody after a chase that began on 27th Street and ended on I-90 Sunday evening. Jeremiah Henneberry is charged with criminal endangerment, theft, attempted theft, and driving while license is suspended or revoked. According to Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder says a deputy noticed a car driving at a high rate of speed, around 60 mph,
A lot of extra traffic was on king avenue this weekend with the Popeye's location opening. According to the owners, more than 2,000 people came through over the weekend. Why was there such a frenzy over the fast food chain? Joe Waters, a Billings resident, says he didn't want to go over the weekend because he wanted to let the
NEW YORK (AP) - If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. After only accepting American Express the last 16 years, the retailer is switching to Visa and will use Citigroup as its exclusive provider of co-branded credit cards. Costco is a large and influential
Two Hollywood celebrities are planning a move to Montana. According to the ? Arizona Republic ? , Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have reportedly decided to move to their home in the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky. The couple is expecting their first child in late March or early April. A source tells the newspaper the couple wants to adjust
The Montana Rescue Mission is in need of day backpacks for the people that utilize their programs and facilities, according to program director Glenn Fournier. They also have an immediate need for "stamped envelopes, socks, laundry detergent, men's t-shirts large - 4X, socks, gently used or new towels and washcloths ," according to their website. Rev. Fournier says the majority
Friends and family are rallying around a young couple who recently got some devastating news. Chris and Kali Youngblood were married last August, but after six months, their lives took an unexpected turn. On January 26, Kali had a seizure. An MRI revealed that she had three brain tumors, the largest of which was removed several days later. "I found
Billings is home to the first Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen in Montana. Popeye's specializes in southern cuisine of the fried variety. They have everything from chicken and shrimp, to red beans and rice. Tawana Joseph was the first drive-thru customer. Joseph said the $94 she spent was well worth it. Hundreds of people have stopped by Popeye's located near the intersection
Downtown Billings Association's Annual Meeting celebrated the current successes and the future plans of revitalizing Downtown Billings. The event was held at Pub Station, where folks enjoyed some good brews and good food and got to see a special video made to get people excited about Downtown Billings. Lisa Harmon, Executive Director at DBA, said the video is about all
Some pipeline companies are making strides to improve safety before a pipeline becomes a concern. Phillips 66 has its River Crossing Program. Phillips 66 is getting ready to replace a pipe near Mystic Park and bury it deeper below the Yellowstone River. Mike Miller, the billings division pipeline manager at Phillips 66, says the company will be proactively replacing the
If you've ever felt overwhelmed as a parent and needed some help, there's a series of workshops coming up in which you might be interested. The Family Tree Center is starting its University of Parenting on March 4th. The workshops are every Wednesday through April 22nd. A new topic will be presented each week, from learning how to get your
March has been declared March For Meals month by the Meals On Wheels Association. The goal for March For Meals is to bring awareness to the Meals On Wheels program, which provides hot, nutritious meals to homebound seniors. BeaAnn Melichar, Executive Director of the Adult Resource Alliance, said it's a fun event that takes place in 6 different restaurants in
Several people were injured after an experiment goes wrong at Sandstone Elementary. According to School District Two Superintendent Terry Bouck, Sandstone Elementary had an outside school science assembly with Rocky Mountain College. The RMC instructor and two graduate students were showing an experiment they've done many times, but something went wrong and the glass container exploded. Bouck says there were
Ella Larson, 1 1/2 year old toddler passed away yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA. On February 18th, emergency dispatch received a call for medical services at 3720Yuhas Ave, the toddler was taken to St. Peter's Hospital and later transporter to Sacred Heart Hospital. According to the father, Brent Larson, "Ella was at daycare and stopped breathing,"
Since 2005, female gun ownership in America has doubled. That's according to a study released by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Three Sights, a shooting range in Billings, trains people how to properly use guns. Nadine Fredrickson, one of the business owners, said the increase in weapons among women can be contributed to a lot of things. "These women are
For the first time ever, Lockwood Middle School holds its own science fair. Enthusiastic students, from Lockwood lined up today to talk about their hypotheses which ranged from, "Which Salts Melt Ice Better," to "Do Athletes Have A Better Lung Capacity." Some students said their favorite part of their science project was being creative with their ideas, while others enjoyed
Governor Steve Bullock stops by Billings to discuss infrastructure needs in our area. According to state and local leaders, there is a statewide need for infrastructure improvements. Senior High School is one of the schools that has applied for a quality schools grant to replace the lighting and HVAC systems in the building. School District Two administrators told Bullock during
The Montana VA has a new director. Senator Jon Tester's office announces Johnny Ginnity will become the permanent director. That announcement was made during a Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, DC Thursday. During that hearing Senator Tester mentioned there are still serious staffing shortages in the Montana VA system. He says, "We've got to do better, I think everybody
A quarter of a million people -- that's the number city leaders expect Billings' population to reach by 2035. Various Billings officials gathered at the Crowne Plaza Thursday to discuss the city's top priorities as our population continues to boom. Yellowstone County Commissioner Bill Kennedy says the county's population will reach close to 400,000 people by the same time
The Big Horn County deputy coroner, Robbie Seykora, names the woman who died after an early morning fire on Tuesday. He says she is 26-year-old Allison Highwolf from Busby. An autopsy is currently underway. The Big Horn County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the cause of the fire. According to Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis, the fire happened in
Two drivers were injured in a collision on Grand Avenue during the morning commute. Billings Police say a man was driving a maroon Toyota Camry eastbound when he hit a patch of ice and lost control of the vehicle. The car fishtailed and hit a Suzuki SUV in the oncoming lane. The Suzuki then went into a yard on the
Fromberg is a community steeped in history. When a fire destroyed Little Cowboy Bar and Museum back in December 2013, the owner and community members knew it had to be rebuilt. "I feel like if you don't try to maintain your own history and protect the stories and everything like that, then you don't have anything," Jackson Hodges, Public Relations
What's the status of public safety in our area, the future plans for MetraPark, the issue of homelessness, the naming of new schools? What tools are coming to help improve graduation rate? We should have a better understanding of those issues Thursday when the Billings Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2015 State of the City of Billings, Yellowstone County, and
? Community at Elder Grove School comes together to help two families who have students with cancer. The fundraiser, Outlaw Shootout Basketball Tournament, will help the Oak and Burrows families. It will be held this Saturday and Sunday from 7am-9pm at the school's gym. Tickets for a weekend pas to watch the basketball game will $5. Elder Grove is also
Billings police responded to a report of a stabbing at 3rd Ave. S. and 32nd St. Wednesday evening. Lt. Dave Cardillo says there was a domestic dispute and the sister of the boyfriend got involved. The sister of the boyfriend was then slashed by the suspect. The victim and suspect were taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
A series of new food safety requirements will affect restaurants in Billings. Montana has adopted a new food code from the Food and Drug Administration for the first time in 15 years. Riverstone Health Sanitarian Marilyn Tapia says notable requirements include rules that food establishments must have a designated hand-washing sink, and the requirement for maintaining foods has lowered
Senator Steve Daines addresses the proposed Powder River Training Facility expansion with the Air Force Secretary during a hearing Wednesday. Daines says there are economic and safety concerns about the proposal. He says there needs to be a balance that will also protect the B-1 Bombers at the facility. Daines says, "But also ensures we protect the public safety there
Early education is a hot topic in the Montana legislature, but it's also a topic of conversation among some local law enforcement leaders. They're urging lawmakers to support early childcare and education. According to a report released by the group, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids,” early child care and education can prevent and reduce future crime. Crime in Yellowstone County
A Billings boy will undergo a third heart surgery next month -- and you can help. Two-year-old Malachi Hosa was born with half a heart, and he's having surgery on March 12 in Denver. Radio personality Livin' Large Larry is raising awareness and money for the young boy's family as part of his annual "Freezin' for a Reason" event. If
The crew of a B-24 Liberator bomber lost for decades will be honored in a special ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. The flight crew includes First Lieutenant William Bernier of Augusta. Bernier enlisted shortly after Pearl Harbor, according to a niece, who says he was known to family and friends as "Laddie." On April 10, 1944, the bomber was on
A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating the company's dry dog food. Pet owner Frank Lucid filed the suit in federal court on Feb. 5 against Nestle Purina PetCare Company. Lucido is just one of 3,000 people who complained
Youth and adult Indoor football, soccer and lacrosse leagues might cease to exist in the near future in Billings. The Billings Sports Plex is up for sale for $4.1 million -- and its future depends on who buys it. Sports Plex General Manager Adam Steadman says they've received interest from manufacturers, distributors and a variety of different companies. Steadman says
A bill that would allow local government to adopt a public intoxication law passes unanimously through the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Bill 360 would allow local governments to go to voters on whether to allow law enforcement to pick up someone who appears to be intoxicated in a public place and take them to jail. Billings Police Chief Rich St.
President Barack Obama vetoed a Republican bill on Tuesday that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The bill arrived at the White House from Congress on Tuesday morning. The White House said Obama would veto it by the end of the day, and he did. It's the third veto of Obama's presidency. The move puts a
An early morning fire claims the life of a woman in Hardin. According to Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis, the fire happened in the early morning hours at the Rodeway Inn. It was a one-unit fire, and one 26-year-old woman died in the fire. Bullis says notification of family members is still pending and expects and autopsy to be
Representatives have voted down a bill that would end capital punishment in Montana. Members of the House of Representatives voted 50-50 on Monday to fail House Bill 370 on second reading. Three Democrats and 47 Republicans voted against the measure and 12 Republicans joined 38 Democrats in voting for it. Republican Rep. David Moore of Missoula
February is aggressive driving awareness month and Montana Highway Patrol troopers say aggressive behavior, like speeding, can lead to serious accidents. Trooper Aaron Freivalds says some drivers might not consider what they're doing to be aggressive. But, anything like following too closely, cutting people off, or speeding can be considered aggressive behavior. Some other behaviors include obscene gestures and not
VA patients in Billings now only have to go to one location for appointments and medicine. The VA pharmacy is now at the VA Clinic on Majestic Lane. Randy Martin with Montana's VA Health Care System says the pharmacy opened Monday. He says they moved everything from the old location on King Avenue over the weekend. Martin says they relocated
A former Youth Services Counselor pleads guilty to having a sexual relationship with a minor. 36-year-old Brad Douglas Johnson pled guilty in Yellowstone District Court Monday to two counts of sexual intercourse without consent. He had sexual relations with one of his clients, who was 17 at the time at the Ted Lechner Youth Services Center. Court documents show the
Former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice is coming to Billings in May. She, along with vocalist Wintley Phipps, will be in town for Provision International's, Missions Banquet. Proceeds from the banquet will go to the all-volunteer organization's mission to help people. The banquet is May 8th from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the Holiday Inn Montana Convention Center. Tickets vary
The colder temperatures will eventually subside and bring us spring, which means that road construction season is getting close. Construction projects will total around $60 million for this spring and summer, according to City of Billings Engineer Debi Meling. One of the biggest projects will be a massive storm water project on 4th Ave. North from N. 23rd St. to
A pair of bills being considered could make big-game hunting a little less bright and a little less loud. Senate Bill 154 would allow anyone over 18 years old choose if they want to wear hunter's orange while hunting. Since 1972 – it's been state law that all big-game hunters must wear orange. SB 154 has passed the Senate and
A company based out of Billings wins the 2014 Business of the Year honor from the Montana Ambassadors. GTUIT is a growing business that has developed a method to reduce the amount of flared gas in the Bakken. Chris Orms, the company's chief financial officer, says there are 330 million standard cubic feet of gas flared every day in North
A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to killing a Montana teacher in an oil boom town will be sentenced this spring. District Judge Richard Simonton scheduled an April 17 sentencing hearing for 25-year-old Michael Keith Spell of Parachute, Colorado. Spell pleaded guilty to deliberate homicide for the January 2012 death of Sidney High School math teacher Sherry Arnold. Her body
It wasn't too long ago that a film shot in Montana was up for Best Picture. Robin and Kevin Schwartzkopf live in Laurel. Their house was chosen as the house to be the home for Nebraska's main character, Woody Grant. The Schwartzkopfs said it's very surreal to have their home immortalized in a film. "It's an experience that we'll never
The hospital can be not such a fun place, especially for a child. With that mind, one Sheridan teenager took it upon herself to brighten the lives of several sick children on the pediatric floor of St. Vincent Healthcare. Brailynn Duval did her FCCLA project utilizing the Benjamin Smiles program. The program started in the late 90's after a young
Former Montana Grizzly standout Zack Wagenmann was the top performer among defensive lineman in a few categories on Sunday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The 6-foot-3, 247-pound defensive end posted an impressive 37.5 inch vertical leap -- the same height Jadeveon Clowney reached last year. He was the top performer in the 3-cone drill, with a time of 7.07
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Operating an unmanned aerial vehicle from many miles away over the internet. It's something that in the last couple of years has become a possibility. Rocky Mountain College is on the forefront of this technology and is offering their students classes to study unmanned aerial systems. You can find the previous story we did on this by clicking here .
Rocky Mountain College now offers an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Minor. Students in the inaugural class said they hope this minor turns into a major in the coming years. A lot of that depends on the technology continuing to advance at a fast rate and the FAA laying out clear regulations. Jacob Ramirez, RMC Freshman, said unmanned aerial vehicles are already
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education has taken center stage in recent years because of its ability to bolster students into rewarding careers after high school and college. With that in mind, students from several area middle schools competed for top honors at MathCounts. Students answered very difficult math questions in a short amount of time. One student, who
It's heart month and Billings Clinic is taking a different approach to make people aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. The hospital invited Jeff Ewelt from ZooMontana and some of his friends to help with a demonstration. Let's just say, it got their hearts pumping. That's right, Jeff used a couple of giant hissing cockroaches and
The kids in the pediatric unit at St. Vincent Healthcare got some cheering up today thanks to a Harlem Globetrotter. Zeus McClurkin stopped by as part of the Globetrotters hospital outreach program. That program helps brighten the days of fans who can't go to the game. Zeus showed off his special skills as part of smile patrol. He says meeting
A bill which would give elementary school districts in Billings, Missoula and east Helena a chance to form new high schools is gaining traction. It's headed to a third reading in the state Senate. State Senator Taylor Brown says he sponsored Senate Bill 107 because he believes in returning local control to local people, like in Lockwood. He says Lockwood
Petroleum is found in some fish pulled from the Yellowstone River near the oil spill in Glendive. Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say tests in some sauger, goldeye and shovelnose sturgeon showed detectable levels of petroleum. They are still waiting on tests for other types of fish. FWP is advising anglers to use caution when deciding if they want to
Work crews are spent most of the day Friday fixing a broken water pipe near Monad Road and Daniel Street. Billings Public Works Director Dave Mumford says the broken pipe is on a private system. He says crews were alerted about the problem around 9:00am. Mumford says no residents lost water, but some of the businesses around the area did.
An 18-year old accused of threatening the Principal and Assistant Principal from West High School pleads not guilty in court Friday. Noah Chalupa is charged with two counts of felony assault with a weapon. According to court documents, on February 11th, Billings Police responded to a reported threat in the 2100 block of Central Avenue. The documents state Chalupa was
MSU Bozeman offers Robotics Outreach Program to Poly Drive Elementary students. Hunter Lloyd, stand up comic turned computer science professor at MSU Bozeman, spoke to about 200 students at Poly Drive Elementary, in hopes to motivate them about math, science, robotics, and engineering. The "How to Train Your Robot" assembly, featuring Looney the Robot, is focused on helping students see
UPDATE: According to Billings police, the Roundup shooting victim was arrested Thursday night. Lt. Mark Cady says Robert Maurice Lacroix gave himself up during a routine traffic stop and cooperated with officers. The Musselshell County Sheriff's Office is looking for Robert Maurice Lacroix. He's wanted on a probation violation. Lacroix was one of two people shot on Sunday night south
This week's Perfect Pet is Macy. She about six years old and is probably a terrier mix. She's energetic and loves to be around people, but she needs to go to a feline-free homes. If you'd like to adopt Macy, you can stop by the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter, or call them at 294-7387. The Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter's hours
Across the nation, kids will have a chance to try out hockey free of charge on Saturday, February 21. It's a program put on by USA Hockey to let kids who have watched the game but never played before lace up the skates for a morning. Billings Centennial Ice Arena will host Try Hockey For Free Day at 10:30 A.M.
Eighteen percent of Montana teens say they have been bullied online, and 26 percent say they have been bullied in school. Those numbers come from a Centers for Disease Control survey conducted in 2013. While those numbers demonstrate that many families are being hurt by bullying, teens don't always share the pain they're feeling with their parents. When Silke Adams
Residents who live in the Alkali Creek area said they're fed up with being washed out whenever it rains. In a meeting attended by at least 50 residents, representatives from Yellowstone County, the City of Billings, and Montana Department of Transportation, told residents all of the construction that had taken place concerning roads and culverts, complied with all laws. However,
The community got a sneak peek at the work going on at Broadwater School. The new school is set to open in August 2015. Groups of parents and students were given guided tours of the school currently under construction. From future classrooms, to having restroom on every floor, everyone was very excited to see the progress of their new school.
The Yellowstone County Detention Facility is overcrowded. County Commissioners currently are working on some solutions, but improvements to the building also must be made. They are working on a possible mill levy to fund the improvements, including operating the women's pod expansion to relieve overcrowding. It's a 24/7 operation at YCDF. With that comes wear and tear. "The improvements are
Thousands of people are expected to check out the latest in agriculture equipment and technology during the MATE Show. The 39th annual Montana Agri-Trade Exposition started Thursday at MetraPark's Montana Pavilion. Also part of the MATE Show is the Home and Health Expo where there will be health screenings and home improvement ideas. Organizers of the show say it helps
The second person wanted in a new social media campaign through the Montana Highway Patrol is arrested. MHP officials say 26-year old Andrew Heiser was arrested Wednesday night after someone posted a Facebook tip. Heiser had an outstanding warrant for charges from a November 2, 2014 wreck near Shepherd. MHP says Heiser was recently involved in a vehicle pursuit and
When it comes to heart attacks, Montanans are more likely to tough out the pain then to receive medical care, according to a Billings Clinic Cardiologist. Cardiologist, Dr. Benjamin Plank, said on average it takes Montanans four hours to seek medical care compared to the national average of two hours. The recommended time to seek medical care if you think
The Sonic shooter from last summer is sentenced to 55 years in prison. Justin Delacruz, 38, previously pleaded guilty to charges including attempted deliberate homicide, robbery, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs Last July, Delacruz demanded money from a Sonic employee at gunpoint. Police say Delacruz fired three to four shots at the employee, then another three to four shots
A bill that would rid Montana's public schools of Common Core standards had its first hearing Wednesday in Helena, passing by an 8-7 vote. Parents, teachers, the Billings Chamber of Commerce, and many other spoke in Helena on Wednesday defending Common Core standards. Proponents of House Bill 377 say the federal government is overreaching into education, while opponents of HB
Park officials in Yellowstone National Park continue their 'bison management plan' which calls for the removal of 900 wild bison from the park. The Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility is where wildlife officials are trying to control a very diverse population of bison in the park. "The Stephens Creek Facility is strictly a capture and confined slaughter,” said facility supervisor
The use of solitary confinement in Montana prisons would be banned for some under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. Democratic Rep. Jenny Eck of Helena presented House Bill 490 in the House Judiciary Committee Thursday. Eck says the measure is about humane treatment, especially in cases of long-term solitary confinement of two weeks or more.
Montana senators are contemplating whether to make it easier for school trainers and coaches to bench an athlete suspected of having a concussion. Sen. Robyn Driscoll introduced Senate Bill 304 on Thursday to tweak the Dylan Steigers Protection of Youth Athletes Act. The Democrat's measure would allow trainers, coaches or officials to remove an athlete from
More than 54,000 Montanans signed up for individual health insurance policies through the federal marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, an increase of nearly 50 percent over 2014's enrollment of 36,600. U.S. Health and Human Services officials say 11.4 million people nationwide signed up or were automatically re-enrolled, up from 8 million covered in the program's first
Twenty-six percent of Montana high school students say they have been bullied at school, and for girls, that number rises to three out of ten. Those rates were the highest in the nation, according to a 2013 survey by the Centers for Disease Control. One teen who was pushed to the brink shared her story with us. "I'd have to
On Wednesday, Governor Bullock signed into law House Bill 57. The bill aims to protect the most vulnerable members of society in Montana. House Bill 57 increases punishment for people convicted of swindling anyone that's at least sixty years or mentally disabled. Those punishments are as follows: maximum fine increases from $5,000 to $20,000 maximum jail time increases
Starting this Fall, for incoming freshmen high school students, requirements to become a valedictorian will increase with a weighted GPA system. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be grandfathered into the new system, meaning their opportunity to become valedictorians will not be taken away. Senior High School Principal, Dennis Holmes, said the challenge for incoming freshmen will be the requirement
A fire after a train, carrying crude oil, derailed in southern West Virginia continues to smolder. It's a fairly well-known fact that crude oil is transported through our area along the railroad tracks as well. Yellowstone County's first responders train for a multitude of scenarios, including a train fire, like the one in West Virginia because we have railroad tracks
Billings and Blue Creek Fire Departments were called to the scene of grass fire in the Blue Creek area Wednesday afternoon. The grass fire is now contained, according to the BFD Battalion Chief on the scene. A homeowner nearby told KULR-8 she rushed home from work after her teenage son called her and said some of their property was on
A former Yellowstone County Sheriff's Deputy who resigned following a fatal shooting last month speaks out to KULR-8 News. Despite speculations circulating on the resignations, Christopher Rudolph says he is not aware of an email sent to him telling him to either resign or be fired. He also tells us he met with his union representative last week and made
Billings is one of the least racially and ethnically diverse cities in America. According to WalletHub , Billings ranks 350th – dead last of all the cities measured. Data used to create these rankings were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau. Racial diversity is growing throughout the country. Since 2011, more than half of all babies born in the U.S. belong
The Montana legislature is considering a new measure that would stop state and local law enforcement from owning or using certain military equipment. The bill would put limits on the types of military equipment departments could buy as well as make available a public record of the current inventory. If the bill goes through, the limits and requirements would be
It's a not guilty plea in court Tuesday from the man accused of setting the fire, which destroyed the Fiberglass Structures tank plant in Laurel. 30-year-old Kristopher Harasymczuk is charged with negligent arson. He was an employee at fiberglass structures. According to court documents, an employee told officers he was cleaning using acetone solution, and saw Harasymczuk with a lighter.
The man in the Lockwood homicide case from last January is sentenced in court. Martin Pond is sentenced to 40 years in prison for mitigated deliberate homicide and 10 years to run concurrent to that sentence. Pond took a plea deal in December of last year just as his trial was about to start. Pond admitted to shooting and killing
The State Department of Livestock is investigating the shooting deaths of several horses in Lodge Grass. Matt Noyes with the Montana Department of Livestock says he got a call about the possible shooting of eight horses last Wednesday. He says they are working on getting the evidence collected to the state crime lab. Noyes says they are still determining who
In emergencies, it's good to know how to perform CPR. You can learn for free at CPR Saturday. CPR Saturday covers skills for performing CPR on adults, children and infants. Kristi Deckard, the event's chair, says it's important to get the community out because it can mean the difference between life and death. Between 75 to 80-percent of cardiac arrests
The Powerball Jackpot is now over $500 million. If you're like us here at KULR-8, you like to talk about what you would do if you were to win that kind of cash. We took to the streets and asked some of you exactly what you would do if you were to take home hundreds of millions of dollars. Go
Alex Everhart is a survivor of over eight years. Being in the medical field, Everhart had seen what cancer could do to people. However, when she was diagnosed, she said it was like her worst nightmare and it was something she never imagined would happen to her. Everhart said Relay to her is a place where she was able to
Strides in health care have allowed specialists to re-invent the wheel when it comes to losing weight. As KULR-8's Kyle Benton reports, many different options are available right here at home. "Life is just completely different from where I was a year ago," said Kim Sagen, who was sixty five pounds heavier last year, with no hope of ever living
Montana has a new Montana Highway Patrol Chief, and it's Lieutenant Colonel Tom Butler. Butler is a graduate of Montana State University, and has been with the Highway Patrol since 1992. Butler oversaw the patrol's budget and technology upgrades, and says he's humbled by the opportunity to be chief.
A West High School student is suspended, after a BB gun was discovered in a vehicle on school property on Thursday. School District Two Executive Director of Leadership, Kathy Olson, reports the student will be suspended until a school hearing takes place in the near future. That's when the parents, hearing officer, and student will discuss the claim. Olson says