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Jury finds Billings officers justified in shooting death of suspect in Big Bear standoff

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A coroner's jury found the Billings Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Crow Agency man in November to be justified in using lethal force. 

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Campers and staff airlifted from floods by Montana National Guard helicopters

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They delivered the camp attendees to Holman Aviation in Great Falls

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City of Billings warning employees about potential cyber attack

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The City of Billings is warning its employees to be aware of an anticipated hactivist campaign against the state of Montana, local governments, and oil and gas companies.

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Man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex trafficking of girls in Montana

Terrance Edwards, 35 (YCDF) Terrance Edwards, 35 (YCDF)
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BILLINGS - Terrance Tyrell Edwards was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison Wednesday for "pimping" underage girls all over Montana, including in Billings. 

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Wandering kangaroo causes rollover crash near Dodson in northern Montana

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Two women were sent to the hospital after a rollover crash involving a kangaroo west of Dodson. 

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Billings Public Schools set to reopen Rimrock Elementary

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Rimrock Elementary School in Billings has been vacant for several years, but is set to reopen this August. School District 2 held an open house for the newly renovated building, now called the Rimrock Learning Center.

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Cystic fibrosis patient ready for Great Strides Walk in Billings

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The *Great Strides Walk* to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis research is this Saturday. Patients like Jonathan Mitchum, 9,  must go through a combination of therapies every day.

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Puerto Rican pastor looks for disaster relief help in Billings

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A pastor from Puerto Rico says it may take 10 to 15 more years to recover from Hurricane Maria which struck on September 20, 2017. Pastor David Guadalupe spoke at King of Glory Lutheran Church on Thursday.

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Zinke making Billings stop to talk public lands with local-government officials

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BILLINGS - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will meet with local officials in Billings next Wednesday to discuss tax issues involving public lands.  

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Search resumes for Columbus man who fell into Yellowstone River

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COLUMBUS - Searchers have narrowed down the area of the Yellowstone River north of Reed Point where they believe they will find the body of a man since the weekend. 

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Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the state.

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Trump’s tariffs could increase costs for Butte mining company

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BUTTE - The Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum could have an effect on Butte’s mining industry. 

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Court docs: St. Ignatius school bus contractor traded meth for cash, sex

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Prosecutors believe he not only smoked meth on school buses, but also sold meth using cash and sex as payments. 

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Crews allowing more water through Black Eagle Dam near Great Falls to ease flooding

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A NorthWestern crew removed steel spillway beams to open three bays at Black Eagle.

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Backers of tobacco tax and Medicaid initiative turn in 40K signatures

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“We’re very excited about the the numbers we have in the short time we’ve had to gather (signatures),” Cooney said.

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Video extra: Koko the gorilla dies

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Koko was best known for learning sign language to communicate with people. She died in her sleep Thursday at age 46.

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House vote on compromise immigration bill delayed

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Republicans' efforts to overhaul immigration isn't going as smoothly as they hoped. 

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House narrowly passes farm bill after failure to launch last month

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The House of Representatives narrowly approved a massive, five-year farm bill Thursday, a little more than a month after conservatives helped tank the bill out of frustration over a separate fight on immigration. 

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Q2 Weather Alert: Severe thunder storms heading toward Billings

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The National Weather Service has released this alert. The storm may contain dime-sized hail.

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Weather talk with Connor: How fast flowing rivers can carve their own path

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With all the water flooding into Montana waterways we wanted to take a look at the basic processes that shape how rivers evolve and some introductory river dynamics. 

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Former police officer in Montana charged with sex crimes

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Samuel Steven Fawcett, 37, was booked into the Ravalli County Detention Center on Wednesday.

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Q2 Weather Alert: Funnel clouds spotted in Wyoming near Worland

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Some Strong storms are emerging in Hot Springs and Washakie counties of Wyoming. 

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Dean Cain, TV's Superman, joins Idaho police department

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Calling Superman: St. Anthony, Idaho, needs you.

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Q2 Weather: More rain moves in to Billings Thursday night, and some storms could be severe

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At 2 p.m. in the afternoon you can already see the towering Cumulus clouds firing up on the other side of the Beartooth Mountains. 

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Central Montana braces for flooding

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Gov. Steve Bullock has issued an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency for the City of Great Falls and Cascade County and Lewis & Clark County. 

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Great Falls man charged with negligent homicide for meth-related deaths of wife, child

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Court documents state the infant died of acute methamphetamine intoxication and the woman died of an acute methamphetamine overdose. 

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Rescue effort planned for Montana campers stranded by flooding

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There are 100 teenagers and 37 staff members at the camp, which is operated by C Bar N Ministries.

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Flood concerns persist along the Musselshell River

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Sandbagging is becoming commonplace here in Montana this spring. 

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Montana Ag Network: Ranchers hoping calmer cattle will lead to beefed-up profits

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Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state-implemented program that provides information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common-sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions.

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Immigration policy protest held in Missoula

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Hundreds showed up to voice their dissent to Trump administration immigration policies on Wednesday in Missoula. 

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Trump and Putin plan to meet in mid-July

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are planning to meet around the time of Trump's trip to the UK and the NATO summit in mid-July, according to two diplomatic sources familiar with the matter. (File Photo) President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are planning to meet around the time of Trump's trip to the UK and the NATO summit in mid-July, according to two diplomatic sources familiar with the matter. (File Photo)
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The Trump administration wants the meeting in Washington, but Moscow has insisted on neutral ground. Vienna is the likely location.

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Montana Lottery announces recent winners

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This list contains only prizes claimed since May 30 greater than $5,000.

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Man who killed Washington Walmart shooter called a hero

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Emotions overwhelmed David George as he identified himself as the person who shot and killed a suspected gunman in Tumwater. 

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Chasing Jurassic: Dinosaur hunter finds footprints in Scotland

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A US paleontologist has discovered dozens of dinosaur footprints off the coast of Northern Scotland. 

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"Welcome to America" - Illustration of crying child and Trump on new TIME cover

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In the stark photo illustration, the towering figure of Trump looms over a sobbing child, who is the subject of a now-iconic photograph taken recently by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore. 

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"Dancing thief" caught on camera stealing scratch-offs

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Police in Missouri have released surveillance video of a woman dancing inside a convenience store.

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Butte man faces attempted murder charge after shooting in Whitehall

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A 33-year-old man is in jail in connection with the shooting and wounding of a man in Whitehall. 

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Urban Indian Resource Fair to be held in Billings

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Marguerite Jodry and Anna Schmitt visited the Q2 Studio Thursday morning to share information about the upcoming Urban Indian Resource Fair. More>>

Video Extra: Jogger fights off attacker

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Video captured a man attempting to kidnap a female jogger in Massachusetts. 

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Trump says news coverage of North Korea summit is "almost treasonous"

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President Trump is continuing to hail his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a win for the United States, but says media coverage of the meeting is "almost treasonous."

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Trump's executive order only protects against family separation for 20 days

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Though President Trump declared that the executive order he signed Wednesday would "solve" the problem of family separation while parents are prosecuted for illegal border crossing, the order is really only good for 20 days.

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Q2 Weather: Warmer Thursday but with storm potential

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Thursday gets warm, and then comes the storm. Click for more.

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First Day of Summer: Stonehenge Celebration

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Thousands of people gathered at Britain's ancient monument Stonehenge on Thursday to celebrate summer solstice. 

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Video Extra: Lava River at Night

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These shots were taken at night on Leilani Avenue as the lava pumping out of Fissure 8 flows through it. 

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Questions raised over Whitefish land deal with Zinke foundation

The Zinkes’ dealings with Halliburton chairman David Lesar raise questions of the appearance of a conflict of interest. (File photo) The Zinkes’ dealings with Halliburton chairman David Lesar raise questions of the appearance of a conflict of interest. (File photo)
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At issue is a piece of land donated by BNSF Zinke’s Great Northern Veterans Peace Park Foundation to create a park for children to sled and skate in the winter. 

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'Hottest place to be’: Denver sets visitor record

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It’s no surprise that tourism in Denver continues to grow, attracting more people each year than the year before for the past 12 years.

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Amber alert issued for 5-year old Mississippi girl

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Investigators are trying to find a 5-year-old Clay County girl who was last seen Wednesday night.

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Sun River residents hit by flooding rescued by emergency crews

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SUN RIVER - Early Wednesday morning, multiple families in this central Montana town dialed 911.

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Bicyclist taken to hospital with minor injuries in Billings

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A woman had minor injuries after getting hit by a care while riding her bicycle.

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Bullock declares flooding emergency in Cascade County and Lewis & Clark County

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“The next few days could be a real challenge,” said Governor Bullock.

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Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser keeps erupting, and scientists want to know why

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Steamboat Geyser, the world's tallest and far more powerful than Old Faithful, is roaring back to life.

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Great Falls preparing for 'major flooding'

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The National Weather Service says that "major flooding" is now expected to occur along the Missouri River

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Big Horn County man makes first court appearance in death of adopted daughter

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BILLINGS - A Big Horn County man charged with killing his adopted 4-year-old daughter made his first court appearance Wednesday. 

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Author of book about lost dog in Yellowstone Park signs books in Billings

Jade was lost in Yellowstone Park and eventually reunited with her owners. Jade was lost in Yellowstone Park and eventually reunited with her owners.
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BILLINGS- For pet owners, there is no worse feeling than your animal going missing. 

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Symphony in the Park changes location in Billings

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The Symphony in the Park event will change locations this year from Pioneer Park to Amend Park. 

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Laurel nixes candy-throwing at Fourth of July parade

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LAUREL - Organizers of Laurel's July 4 Grand Parade announced Wednesday they are banning candy and handouts thrown by participants.

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Billings officers say they believe man involved in Big Bear standoff was preparing for an 'ambush'

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Billings Police officers testified on Wednesday, as part of the ongoing coroner’s inquest, looking into the deadly standoff at Big Bear Sports Center in November.

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Rosendale takes aim at drug-benefit managers

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State Auditor Matt Rosendale took action Wednesday against a pair of prescription drug-benefit managers, saying the companies must reveal more information about how they do business and influence drug prices in Montana. 

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Q2 Weather Alert: Flood warning for Musselshell River near Roundup

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The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Flood Warning for the  Musselshell River near Musselshell affecting Musselshell County.

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Q2 Weather: A fresh batch of rain arrives on Thursday in Billings

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The upper level low that caused all the rain has finally filled in and started to fade away. 

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Trump signs executive order on family separation but says "zero tolerance" to stay

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President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to solve the issue of family separation at the border, while keeping in place key components of the administration's "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting illegal border crossings along the U.S-Mexico border.  

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MT congressional delegation differs on border-crackdown controversy

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The two Republicans in Montana’s congressional delegation – Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Greg Gianforte – told MTN News this week they were mostly standing behind President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants crossing the Mexican border. Democratic Sen. Jon Tester denounced the policy of separating migrant kids from their parents. 

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Q2 Weather: Summer begins tomorrow with Billings longest day of the year

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Tomorrow marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. 

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Trump: Will sign 'something' to keep families together

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President Donald Trump indicated he would take action shortly to both improve security on the border and help keep families together, speaking briefly with reporters Wednesday.

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13 stranded in Scapegoat Wilderness safely rescued

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Thirteen people became stranded near the headwaters of Dearborn River west of Augusta on Monday night and called for help when they determined they couldn't safely cross the river. 

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Woman killed in crash into the Boulder River near Big Timber

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Park County authorities are investigating a fatal crash where a vehicle was found in the Boulder River south of Big Timber. 

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Tip leads to ID of boy found dead on beach, 2 arrested

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A child found dead on a Texas beach last October has been identified by authorities, and the boy's mother and her girlfriend are under arrest, Galveston police announced Wednesday. Authorities in Galveston had appealed to the public for help in identifying "Little Jacob," even taking the rare step in January of releasing a photo of the deceased child.  CBS affiliate KHOU reports tips led authorities to identify the boy as four-y...

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Computer-generated models' social media influence on the rise

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Many things you see online are not what they appear to be.

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Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

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Canada is only the second country in the world to implement legislation to permit a nationwide marijuana market. 

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Video Extra: Lava Berg

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An odd new tourist attraction off the coast of Hawaii  –  a piece of floating lava from one of Hawaii’s fissures caught the attention of boaters this week.  

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Aerial view of Augusta flooding

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Rocky Mountain Rotors, a helicopter tour agency based in Gallatin County, flew over Augusta around 12 p.m. on Tuesday and captured how floodwaters are affecting the region. 

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Video Extra: Hail in Colorado

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Golf-ball sized hail rained down in Colorado on Tuesday. 

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Absarokee hosts Montana BBQ Cook-off

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Nick Morrison brought some delicious BBQ to the Q2 Studio on Wednesday and shared information about the Montana BBQ Cook-off to be held in Absarokee on Sunday. More>>

Man who died in Rock Creek floating accident identified

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The Granite County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who drowned in a floating accident near Rock Creek this past weekend. 

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Augusta residents caught off guard by flooding

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After days of rain, residents in Augusta said they were expecting some flooding but what they got was much more severe and happened much faster than anticipated. 

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U.S. exiting UN Human Rights Council

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After a year of reassessing the council, Haley said the U.S. has determined the 47-member body is in worse shape now than it was before, and because of that, the U.S. is leaving.  

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Video Extra: Baby Mountain Lions

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It’s the first kitten den documented in the area around the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Western Bar building in downtown Billings to become apartments

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The building that once housed the old Western and Wheel bars, located side by side on the 2700 block of Minnesota Avenue, has been sold and the new owners plan to convert it into residential apartments.

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Yellowstone National Park looks to visitors to solve overcrowding issues

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Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk says that the only way to solve overcrowding problems in the world’s oldest national park is to learn more about the people using it. 

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Q2 Weather: Flood advisory issued for Yellowstone, Big Horn counties

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The Billings National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Big Horn and Yellowstone counties. 

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Video extra: Flooding in northern Montana

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The bridge over Elk Creek is about to collapse. 

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