Category Archives: Montana

Montana high court cancels parole conditions in stolen valor case

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A former judge improperly punished two men who lied about their military service in court, the Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Former Montana Eighth District Court Judge Greg Pinski had forced Ryan Patrick Morris and Troy Allan Nelson in 2019 to conduct a series of acts of apology in order […]

Montana man again sentenced to 80 years for stabbing death over which military branch was better

BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana man who was twice convicted of killing another man during a drunken argument over which branch of the military was better, the Army or the Marine Corps, was sentenced Friday to 80 years in prison. William Earl Cunningham, 69, of Laurel was first convicted of deliberate homicide in March 2015 […]

Montana man again sentenced to 80 years for stabbing death over which military branch was better

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana man who was twice convicted of killing another man during a drunken argument over which branch of the military was better, the Army or the Marine Corps, was sentenced Friday to 80 years in prison. William Earl Cunningham, 69, of Laurel was first convicted of deliberate homicide in March 2015 […]

Montana National Guard to help with COVID-19 outbreak at state prison

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HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Army National Guard has been activated to help officers at a state prison contain a coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday. The 67 volunteer soldiers will be assisting officers at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge over the next two weeks with duties such as distributing mail and […]