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After a long delay, the US Senate has confirmed Loretta Lynch as US Attorney General, the New York Times reports.
Police have requested a warrant for a woman who allegedly took a box of Franzia wine without paying.
As she fled the Stokes grocery store on Harrison, she dropped the box of wine and her cell phone. Store personnel recovered the phone.
The woman returned to the store and asked for her phone. The store manager refused to return it.
Video of the incident is being reviewed, police said.
Butte police responded to a report of a burglary at the Natural Medicine Clinic on Harrison Ave.
The owner had been gone since April 12. He returned on April 20 to find some items missing, including a bar of soap and a towel. The owner also noticed water on the floor upstairs, leading him to speculate that the burglar had showered in the course of the crime, police said.
It is believed that the perpetrator made entry into the clinic through the bottom door panel on the back door. He made a clean get-away.
On April 20, Butte police received a tip that someone was smoking marijuana up by the M.
Two young women, one 19 and the other 20, were stopped in the area. One had a small amount of pot, the other a bong.
The young ladies were stopped by police at 4:24pm.
Jared Steele took a hammer drill worth roughly $200 from Ace Hardware without paying. He left the store with two of the Ace clerks in pursuit.
The clerks caught up with Steele at Cobban and Harrison, and they managed to take the drill from him. When police arrived both the clerks and Steele were in the area.
Steele was arrested. He is 30 and homeless.
Mr. Whipple didn't squeeze the Charmin, but he did fail to yield the right-of-way at Park and Main on Friday.
Gary Whipple's white van collided with a 2006 Dodge truck, damaging both vehicles.
Whipple then fled the scene of the accident, but he returned to face the music.
And the music was intense. Whipple was wanted on five warrants out of Washington State, and he was charged with hit and run and failing to yield the right-of-way, police said.
Neither party was hurt in the accident, police said.
Donald "Cubby" McCubbins was found lying on the sidewalk on the Oregon Ave bridge on Friday. Police arrested McCubbins there. He was wanted on $100,000 bond out of Judge Brad Newman's court, police said.
As Republican presidential candidates try to stand out from the pack, they bare their teeth, The Daily Caller reports.
No verdict was reached in the Adam Hatfield murder case today. The proceedings were declared a mistrial when it became clear that the jury could not reach a unanimous decision. The county plans to retry the case, local media reported.
April 14, 2015
Police caught up with Markus Shea as he headed eastbound on I-90. Officers were responding to a report of reckless driving.
A patrol car got behind Shea. The suspect finally rolled to a stop on Dewey Blvd.
Among the charges Shea faces are felony DUI, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Michael David Morsette may have just wanted a hamburger, but when he spewed foul language at the lady in the drive up window at McDonald’s, Butte police joined him under the golden arches.
Once in the hands of the law, Mr. Morsette blew twice the legal limit for alcohol.
Officers also noticed that their suspect had been driving with a suspended or revoked license. He has been charged with that offense seven times, police said.
Jurors went home tonight without reaching a verdict in the Hatfield murder trial, Sheriff Ed Lester texted this evening.
Today, one former security contractor was sentenced to life in prison, while three others received 30-year terms for their roles in the killing of 17 unarmed Iraqis. The killings took place in Nisour Square in Baghdad in 2007. The convicted men worked for Blackwater Security, a US government contractor.
Hats are flying into the ring, and the race is on in earnest for the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy on Sunday in video, and Republican Marc Rubio announced today that he would run for president.
April 3, 2014
A mid-afternoon accident at Galena and Montana left this car disabled in the intersection.
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