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Man killed in Arlee identified, shooter released from custody

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell has identified the man shot and killed at a home in Arlee on Wednesday as 49-year-old Leonard Peak Jr. The man who shot him was taken into custody on Wednesday, but was released after questioning. Bell said in a news release that no charges have been filed at this time.

MISSOULIAN - 2018-01-18 17:57:00

Man arrested after fatal Arlee shooting

One man is dead and another in custody after a fatal shooting at an Arlee home Wednesday afternoon. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell declined to give many details about the victim or the man who was arrested, and said witnesses are being interviewed. He said there was no further danger to the public. De

MISSOULIAN - 2018-01-18 00:30:00

Victim in Arlee fatal shooting identified

January 18, 2018 at 11:13 am | Lake County Leader Lake County Leader A suspect was released following questioning after a fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in Arlee. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, no charges were filed against th... November 08, 2017 at 10:33 am | Lake County Leader He


Overheated SUV explodes into flames

South Kalispell Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed car fire on Tuesday evening on Conrad Drive in Kalispell. (Tiffany Crystal Photography) A Ford Explorer became completely engulfed in flames after it overheated when the driver was attempting to dislodge the SUV from deep snow. The South

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-01-17 23:38:00

Scoreboard: High school boys basketball box scores (Jan. 18)

Editor's note: Boxscores are published as we receive them. If you don't see yours here at the end of the night, please email it to us at jeff.welsch@406mtsports.com. Columbus: Brandon Horton 5, Ty Barta 6, Ricky Preece 4, trey Stampfel 2. Laurel: DeKlan Harper 2, Trey Soucy 7, Brett Wagner 9, Gaje L

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-19 04:15:00

Some escaped Yellowstone bison found

Some of the 52 bison illegally freed from a Yellowstone National Park quarantine facility have been located two days later in the Mammoth Hot Springs area, about 5 miles southeast. The bison won't be recaptured unless they return to the area of the capture facility, according to a park press release

MISSOULIAN - 2018-01-18 18:47:00

40-year-old Montana man sent to MSH after Capitol threat

Posted: Updated: Why is Montana state revenue lower than expected?Why is Montana state revenue lower than expected? Updated: Thursday, January 18 2018 11:21 AM EST2018-01-18 16:21:18 GMT After the state of Montana struggled with a surprising $227 million budget deficit in 2017, many are wondering w

ABCFOXMONTANA.COM - 2018-01-18 20:24:00

Man accused of felony theft found hiding in woods near Lakeside

A Libby man suspected of burglarizing his fathers Kalispell home and later fleeing from police was found hiding in the woods near Lakeside on Monday. Kevin Ray Mitchell, 30, was reportedly hypothermic when he was apprehended by Flathead County SWAT off Cramer Creek Road, according to a press release


Peoria community gathers to remember man killed during Monday's shooting

PEORIA, Ill - Three weeks into 2018 and Peoria Community Against Violence is on their second Stand Up for Peace. This time to remember the life of 22 year old Jamon Lewis, a Peoria man, shot and killed at Lexington Hills Apartments on Martin Luther King Day. Several of Lewis' family members were in

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-19 04:12:21

Delivery driver robbed of food

PEORIA - A pizza delivery driver was robbed of his delivery - but nothing else - by a man who pointed a gun at him. The 31-year-old Pizza Hut driver told Peoria police he had brought the food to the 1300 block of West Macqueen Avenue at about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday. When he got out of his car and was a

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-19 00:28:51

Lawyers support man's lawsuit in wrongful murder conviction

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court supporting a man's efforts to sue three police officers and a town over his wrongful conviction for murder. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports that the brief asks the court to grant Alan Beaman's

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 19:39:00

Baby boom: Bloomington police officers spark new generation

BLOOMINGTON - After seeing a post from the Bloomington Fire Department showcasing kids of firefighters, several wives of Bloomington police officers noticed they had something in common. "There were so many of us who were pregnant at the same time," said Heather Fermon. "We realized immediately that

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-01-18 11:00:00

OSF not facing a parking problem with move Downtown

PEORIA - The 750 employees that OSF HealthCare plans to relocate in Downtown Peoria's former Chase Building are not going to have to search for a place to park. Nor does OSF plan to construct a new parking deck. That's because there's plenty of room in city parking decks Downtown. "We have three cit

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-18 21:39:38

Peoria inspectors targeting unsafe highrises

Peoria code enforcement officials say the warehouse fire out west last year and a fatal high rise fire out east has made them more vigilant about public safety inside those buildings. Peoria Assistant Community Development Director Joe Dulin says they're working closer now with fire inspectors to id

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-19 04:04:00

County selling 2 lots acquired through public-nuisance ordinance

Two empty lots acquired by Champaign County through enforcement of a public-nuisance ordinance have been put up for sale: The first parcel, at 1101 Carroll Ave., U, is a narrow, deep lot in a mostly residential neighborhood in an unincorporated area of the county that sits inside Urbana's city limi

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 05:48:00

Peoria teen's death honored as more than a number

PEORIA - Peoria's second homicide of 2018 was followed by the year's second Stand Up for Peace at the Gateway Building on Thursday evening. But Gloria Clark said she's tired of counting. "How many are we going to have just in January?" said Clark, who is co-chairwoman of Peoria Community Against Vio

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-19 04:19:32

Armed robber targets Sheldon store

SHELDON, Vt. (WCAX) Police are looking for an armed robber in Sheldon. Investigators say a masked man with a gun held up the Sheldon Creek Market on Bridge Street Wednesday at about 8:30 p.m. He took off on foot with cash. He's described as a white man, about 5-foot-6. He was wearing a white face ma

WCAX - 2018-01-18 19:55:00

Another busy year for police

Last year was busy for the Stowe Police Department. Officers responded to 5,274 incidents in 2017 - 622 more than last year. Those numbers showcase what the town's 22 full- and part-time police officers do over the course of a year, from tracking down thieves to pulling over speeders, and from servi

STOWETODAY.COM - 2018-01-18 11:00:00

Stowe village loses iconic maple tree

If you heard the roar of a chainsaw in the village last week, you heard the sound of one of Stowe's most prominent trees tumbling to its end, piece by piece. The massive silver maple on Park Street, held up by as many as seven cables in recent years, was cut down by Steve Rocha of AVA Tree Service.

STOWETODAY.COM - 2018-01-18 11:00:00

Public art project contest decision close

MONTPELIER - The Capital City is close to choosing its first piece of "big art" to grace a public space. The major public artwork will be placed at the Taylor Street transit center and housing complex after the project is completed in the spring of 2019. The winning selection from finalists in the a

TIMES-ARGUS - 2018-01-18 18:23:10