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Crime lab results have come in for the Leonard Eagle homicide case. The results include a toxicology report, DNA results and the autopsy report, Undersheriff George Skuletich reported.
The undersheriff said that it was likely that dectectives would have a complete report, including the medical examiner's report, to the county attorney's office yesterday.
The County Attorney's office will determine what charges might be brought against the primary suspect in the case.
The US Supreme Court ruled today that Texas abortion clinics may remain open, the New York Times reports.
June 29, 2015
A Butte man was helping an acquaintance check on the acquaintance's "Con Web" status yesterday. At some point during the visit, the acquaintance left with the man's newer HP 15" laptop. Persons who have been convicted of a crime in Montana are sometimes listed on Con Web. The laptop was worth roughly $450.The victim is 49 and from Butte.
A man was found dead this morning in Uptown Butte. He fell more than 30 feet from his apartment balcony. The man was 25, and his injuries were consistent with those that would be inflicted by a fall. There is no indication of foul play, the Montana Standard reported online this morning. Posted from my iPhone using Joomla Admin Mobile!
The US State Dept. has revealed that it has Libya related emails that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did not reveal, the New York Times reports.
June 23, 2015
Butte police were called to an altercation at Cinz Bar over the weekend.
One of the combatants was Ryan Fossard.
The man that Fossard was fighting with left, but according to the bartender, Fossard would not go.
Police persuaded Fossard to leave the bar.
Police were then called to a second altercation at Cinz that did not involve Fossard, but Fossard reentered the tavern to join in the fun.
Once inside, he began to hurl epithets at the police, and Fossard was arrested. Fossard is 25 and from Butte.
The Air Force is cutting back on the number of drone missions it flies because of a pilot shortage, NPR reports.
GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio was heckled by immigration activists Thursday as he spoke to an audience of social conservatives, Politico reports.
A computer tablet was stolen on Joy Lane Tuesday, but there was no joy for the owner. There are no suspects in the case. The incident is still under investigation, police said.
Rachel Dolezal, who resigned as head of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP today, once sued Howard University for allegedly discriminating against her, in part because she was white.
In her recent role, Ms. Dolezal claimed to be black, a claim disputed by her parents, thesmokinggun.com reported.
When Jeb Bush announces that he will run for president this afternoon, neither his father or brother will be there, and his campaign logo will feature just his first name, the New York Times reported this morning. Posted from my iPhone using Joomla Admin Mobile!
The US may place heavy weapons, including battle tanks, in Eastern Europe, the New York Times reports. The weapons and roughly 5,000 troops would go to nations that now belong to NATO, but were once in the sphere of the former Soviet Union, the paper said.
Early this morning, just after the bars closed, officers on patrol encountered a man sitting on the curb of the 10 block of West Park Street. The man was yelling, and he appeared to be drunk.
When the officers attempted to assist the man, he directed his invective to the officers.
As the officers placed the man under arrest, he attempted, unsuccessfully, to push them away.
The man is Herbert Shannon. He is 54 and from Butte. Shannon was cited for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, police said.
A butte man and his daughter arrived home at about 10 am Wednesday as a burglary was in progress at their residence. They heard someone leave through a window on the side of their trailer.
When officers arrived, it appeared that the burglar had entered the trailer through the same window.
The trailer had been tossed, but nothing seemed to be missing, police said.
June 10, 2015
Police were notified by the Butte pre-release facility at 3:28 pm yesterday that Charles Hurst had escaped. Mr. Hurst was picked by by Butte officers at 3:32 pm.
Mr. Hurst is 45 and from Sydney, Montana.
April 3, 2014
A mid-afternoon accident at Galena and Montana left this car disabled in the intersection.
- Fireworks ban votes a messy process
- Mail box blown apart
- Banned in Butte: Fireworks sales and use prohibited
- County bans fireworks
- Policing a fire works ban
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- Alleged shoplifters leaving Walmart
- Three Diggers named scholar-athletes
- Butte man falls victim to lottery scam
- BSB Chief Executive continues to chat