A state judge on Thursday moved the trial of a Colorado man charged with killing a popular eastern Montana teacher after defense attorneys argued that he could not receive a fair hearing in her hometown.
A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.
Authorities have confirmed that a body found in North Dakota is that of a missing teacher from Montana. Two men from Colorado are suspected in her death.
Authorities said Wednesday they believe a body found outside Williston, N.D., is that of a missing Sidney, Mont., high school math teacher who disappeared Jan. 7 during a morning run.
A Colorado man who made a deal with prosecutors has been given 30 to 48 months in Nebraska prison for selling drugs near a school in the Nebraska Panhandle.
Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who was eager for work when he fell under the sway of a convicted criminal promising lucrative employment in the Bakken oil fields.
Two men held in the disappearance of eastern Montana teacher Sherry Arnold faced extradition hearings Tuesday in a North Dakota courtroom.