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Threats Have Closed Several Schools for Thursday in Northwest Montana
NBC Montana reports that multiple school districts are closed in northwest Montana for Thursday morning because of threats to schools.
New Evacuations Ordered In Lolo Peak Fire – Highway 12 Roadblocked
NBC Montana reports that the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office issued a new evacuation order Wednesday night for residents near the Lolo Peak Fire.
Murder Suspect Dead After Altercation With Missoula Police
A murder suspect is dead after an altercation with Missoula police in the Rattlesnake area late Tuesday night.
One Person Taken to Hospital After Shots Fired in Missoula
Authorities are investigating a scene at Toole Avenue and Broadway in Missoula after reports of shots fired.
Broadwater County Deputy Killed in Morning Shootout
Westbound lanes of Interstate 90 are shut down at mile marker 129 after a high-speed pursuit and shootout early this morning. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin confirms a Broadwater County Sheriff's deputy was killed in that shootout.
UPDATE – 42 Year-Old Man Dies In Two Vehicle Vehicle Crash on Highway 93
MISSOULA, Mont. - Montana Highway Patrol has confirmed a fatal crash occurred on Highway 93 between Lolo and Missoula.
Fire Burns Trailer Home In Missoula
Emergency crews responded to a structure fire before 7 a.m. in Missoula Wednesday morning.
Montanans Join Forces to Cut Back Record High Suicide Rate
A new website and outreach program launched Monday in Missoula hopes to tackle Montana's number one in the nation status when it comes to suicide.
UM President Royce Engstrom to Step Down
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom is stepping down effective Dec. 31, as the university continues to face declining enrollments and budget cuts.
Three Arrested After Sunday Morning High Speed Chase Ends With Crash In Downtown Missoula
NBC Montana reports that the Missoula Police Department received a call about a stolen vehicle within city limits just before 11 a.m. Sunday. Around 11:15 a.m., an officer spotted the stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Interstate 90.
Authorities Searching for Pre-Release Escapee With SpongeBob Tattoo
Missoula Pre-release Center Inmate Worker, Keith Baylor escaped through his room window on September 14, 2016 at 7:45 AM.
Thousands Come to Missoula for UM Commencement – 2016 Marks 119th Annual Ceremony
The University of Montana will graduate 3,114 students in the class of 2016. Those students will be taking home 3,447 degrees among them.