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Power outage affects about 765 customers in Uptown area this morning

NorthWestern Energy reported Friday that an early morning outage in Uptown Butte affected about 765 customers and was caused by the failure of a spacer that keeps power lines from touching. Butch Larcombe, a spokesman for the utility, said the outage was reported around 2 a.m. and affected an area n

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-19 16:51:00

Police blotter: Man arrested on criminal mischief charge

Police arrested Spencer Cox, 24, of Butte, at about 3:15 a.m. Thursday for criminal mischief and criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. According to police, a male in the 1800 block of Grand Avenue saw Cox sitting in his parked truck. The vehicle had a broken window and the interior light was on. The

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-18 21:08:00

Helena man accused of assault with metal pipe

A 43-year-old Helena man is accused of beating his girlfriend's ex-husband with a metal pipe. Nathan Frankforter is being charged with assault with a weapon. On Jan. 15, the victim told police he and Frankforter were both at his ex-wife's home three days earlier. Court documents say a confrontation

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-01-18 00:21:00

Several questioned, searches conducted in shooting that injured one

Police have questioned several people about a shooting at McGruff Park in Butte early Thursday morning and talked briefly to a 31-year-old woman who was shot in the back, but they were still trying to pinpoint a suspect Friday. "I'm confident we will be able to identify the shooter," said Butte-Silv

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-19 20:22:00

Former Helena teacher charged with statutory rape of minor

Rene Elena Carter, a former teacher at Capital High School in Helena, is charged with felony statutory rape of a minor. A criminal complaint filed Tuesday said Carter allegedly had repeated sexual intercourse between February 2015 and June 2015 with a minor male who was legally incapable of giving


Police blotter: Butte woman facing felony robbery charge

Police arrested Dyeena Rebish, 47, of Butte, at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of Grand Avenue on a charge of felony robbery. When police arrested Rebish, they also arrested Heather Mihailovich, 30, of Butte, on a misdemeanor charge of criminal contempt. According to police, Rebish attemp


Helena High girls double up Belgrade

Buy Now Helena High;s Jamie Pickens lands a jump shot for two points during Saturday's game against Flathead in The Jungle. The Bengals steamrolled the Braves 63-22.BMGPhotos.com BELGRADE - Spearheaded by Jamie Pickens' 23 rebounds, the Helena High girls basketball team doubled up Class A Belgrade o

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-01-19 05:45:00

Criminal Solutions denied again by zoning board

A nonprofit seeking to build a residential facility for criminal offenders in an industrial park south of Butte has been rejected by Butte's Zoning Board of Adjustment for the second time. In a 4-1 vote, the board denied Criminal Solutions Inc. a special-use permit which would have allowed the nonpr

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-19 12:30:00

Police: Woman crashes into parked car, plunges into river

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) Police say they rescued a 79-year-old woman after her vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged into the icy Passaic River. Nutley Township police say the woman was driving in a parking lot Thursday afternoon when she suffered a medical problem and crashed into a parked car. The

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

New gov attends ceremonial swearing-in at Jersey City church (PHOTOS)

All the official swearing-in ceremonies have taken place, but a Jersey City church welcomed both new and returning politicians to their elected offices Thursday, Jan. 18, in a festive event. With new Gov. Phil Murphy in attendance at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Linden Avenue, Jersey City, Hu

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 21:22:54

Woman rescued after car plunges into icy river in Nutley (VIDEO)

Police and firefighters rescued a 79-year-old woman from the Third River in Nutley after she suffered an apparent medical emergency while driving, crashed through a fence and plunged into the frigid water Thursday, officials said. The crash occurred around 2:40 p.m. on Harrison Street after the woma

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 00:15:38

'Jersey Shore' star 'The Situation' admits tax evasion

Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, one of the former stars of the "Jersey Shore" reality TV show, is swarmed by reporters while leaving the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Courthouse after a hearing, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Newark, N.J. Sorrentino pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and a

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:15:57

Woman sentenced to 15 years in boyfriend's stabbing death

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) A woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in New Jersey. NJ.com reports that 24-year-old Cateline Hichos pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the July 2016 death of 22-year-old Kevin Argueta in his family's Union City home.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Authorities seek public's help finding driver in fatal hit-and-run

JERSEY CITY -- Authorities have released surveillance video hoping the public can assist in locating the driver who fatally struck a 63-year-old woman and left her in the street to die. Theresa Florence, of Jersey City, was crossing Grand Street near the Johnston Avenue intersection at about 6:30 a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 23:08:19

Girl's family gets $2 million settlement in New Jersey school bus death

The parents of a 14-year-old special needs student in Paterson, N.J., who died five years ago after stepping out of the rear emergency door of a moving school bus will receive $2 million in a lawsuit settlement. The Paterson Press reports that the settlement calls for the insurance provider for the

ASUMAG.COM - 2018-01-18 15:43:27

Hackensack police arrest homeless man who mimed weapon to kidnap victim

A homeless man who allegedly pretended to have a weapon forced a 19-year-old to drive him around Paterson and was arrested by Hackensack police hours later. Nathaniel James-Booth, 40, was arrested late Thursday and charged with kidnapping and robbery. Early Thursday morning, James-Booth approached t

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 21:25:00

Man found shot to death on Queens home’s lawn

A 65-year-old man was found Thursday morning shot to death on a lawn outside a Queens home, police said. Dan Gonzalez was discovered dead about 8:10 a.m. by a neighbor face up in front of the home on Bardwell Ave. near 209th Place in Queens Village. He had been shot in the head. There were no imm

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 21:41:57

LIRR: Canceled, diverted trains Friday morning due to signal issue

The Long Island Rail Road said some of its trains will be canceled or diverted Friday morning because of an Amtrak signal problem in one of its East River tunnels. The LIRR said on its website that as of 7:30 a.m. it had terminated two westbound trains at Jamaica and diverted one train to Hunterspoi

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 12:55:46

Leader of massive Queens-based identity theft & credit card fraud ring cops a guilty plea

A Jamaica man pleaded guilty on Friday to leading an enterprise that stole personal and financial data from numerous Queens residents. Prosecutors said that Muhammad Rana, 41, of Jamaica led the operation that swindled $3.5 million from consumers, financial institutions and retail businesses between

QNS.COM - 2018-01-20 00:30:19

Mount Vernon officer's career in limbo after disciplinary charges in Mount Pleasant follow

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Mount Vernon City Council calls for federal oversight of the city's police department, in the wake of a city councilman's recent altercation with the mayor's brother and a police officer at Maggie Spillane's bar, Oct. 10, 2017 in Mount Vernon. Tania Savayan /

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-19 16:57:07