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Charging documents: Twin sisters fend off home invader accused of meth use

billingsgazette.com — A 31-year-old man is facing charges that he forced his way into a Billings home Wednesday morning and attacked his ex-girlfriend, who with her twin sister fended off the man. The alleged burglar, James Robert Dill, was arrested later Wednesday after a foot pursuit in Laurel and made an initial court appearance Thursday on charges of felony aggravated burglary and misdemeanor partner or family member assault.
Aug 21, 2014

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Box Elder woman gets 13 years in prison for child's death

billingsgazette.com — HAVRE - A Box Elder woman has been sentenced to just more than 13 years in prison for her role in the death of her boyfriend's 11-month-old son. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris of Great Falls sentenced Cecilia Rose Gardipee on Thursday for the Oct. 21 death of Kaidynce Small.
Aug 21, 2014

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Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

billingsgazette.com — A second investigation has been launched into complaints against Lame Deer school superintendent Bill Parker. The latest investigation was announced Thursday by school board trustee George Scalpcane. The complaints were filed by a district employee, he said. "It's a violation of a district policy. I think it's harassment, intimidation and bullying," Scalpcane said.
Aug 21, 2014

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Rappellers getting ready to go Over the Edge

billingsgazette.com — Wearing a gorilla suit, John Parkes rappelled off the First Interstate Bank Tower in Billings with his 83-year-old mother Mimi in 2012. And this year they're doing it again. Until recently, there was concern that Mimi, now 85, wouldn't be able to participate.
Aug 21, 2014

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