Quantcast

Home - KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous News Coverage | Billings, MT

(MTN News) (MTN News)

Suspect still at large after stabbing across the street from Billings Senior High

Updated:

An unknown male entered the residence through an open door, demanded property, and then attacked the two male victims with a knife.

More>>

Trump plans to release classified JFK documents

(JIM MARSHALL PHOTOGRAPHY/CNN) (JIM MARSHALL PHOTOGRAPHY/CNN)
Updated:

President Donald J. Trump said Saturday he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

More>>

Daines and Tester split on key tax-cut vote

Updated:

Montana’s two U.S. senators split on a key tax-cut vote Thursday night – although both said they favor some form of overhauling the nation’s federal tax system. 

More>>

Man who killed three in Belfry shooting sentenced to 300 years in prison

LeCou is charged with three counts of deliberate homicide (MTN News) LeCou is charged with three counts of deliberate homicide (MTN News)
Updated:

The man convicted of killing his wife and her two relatives at their Belfry home in 2016 was sentenced Friday to prison. 

More>>

Hunters prepare for general opening day on Saturday

Updated:

The holidays come early for hunters in October as the general big game season opens Saturday.

More>>

Fundraiser for burned marijuana farms shut down

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Because selling marijuana violates federal law, even when it's allowed by individual states, most farms lack proper insurance and won't qualify for federal aid.

More>>

Great Falls ranks last in Montana for LGBTQ+ municipal policies

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

On a scale of zero to 100, Great Falls scored 12 points whereas Missoula scored 100.

More>>

Program helping Lake County jail overcrowding

Updated:

The great need for more jail capacity has the Lake County Sheriff's Office coming up with creative ways to meet the need. 

More>>

Senate approves budget kick-starting GOP tax reform effort; Montana senators divided

Updated:

The Senate voted Thursday to pass a budget resolution for next year that is mostly significant because it could make it easier for Republicans to pass major tax cuts, a top GOP priority.

More>>

Cancer survivors moved by Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Updated:

Nearly 250,000 thousand people- will learn they have breast cancer this year.   And that's why thousands turned out in pink for the NILE Rodeo on Friday night.

More>>

Merman proposes to mermaid at the Sip 'n Dip Lounge (video)

Updated:

The Sip 'n Dip Lounge is well-known for Piano Pat at the keyboard, fish-bowl drinks, and of course the mermaids.

More>>

Big game season starts Saturday; FWP adds checkpoint in Billings

Ray Mule of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. (MTN News) Ray Mule of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. (MTN News)
Updated:

The big game general hunting season for deer and elk, starts Saturday. Fish Wildlife and Parks will add an additional checkpoint in the Billings area to test for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). 

More>>

Montana collects $380K in new tax on medical marijuana providers

MTN News MTN News
Updated:

HELENA - Montana state leaders say they have already collected about $380,000 in the first three months of a new tax on medical marijuana providers.

More>>

Man arrested in Glendive on suspicion of murdering his father

Updated:

HELENA - A 44-year-old man was arrested Friday on suspicion of the Oct. 16 murder of his father in Glendive, Dawson County Deputy Attorney Bret Irigoin announced.

More>>

Cops: Men shouted "Heil Hitler" before firing shot after white nationalist speech

CBS News. CBS News.
Updated:

3 Texas men are accused of shouting "Heil Hitler" and other chants before firing a shot at two people shortly after white nationalist Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida.

More>>

Great Falls man sentenced to 25 years in prison on drug and gun charges

MTN News photo MTN News photo
Updated:

Robert David Linn, Jr., of Great Falls was sentenced on Thursday.

More>>

Bozeman man allegedly reaches for officer's weapon, faces felony charges

Danile Layeux. (MTN News) Danile Layeux. (MTN News)
Updated:

Twenty-year-old Daniel Layeux appeared in Justice Court on felony charges of Assault on a Peace Officer.

More>>

Las Vegas massacre: Families, investigators still asking why

A Google Earth image shows an overhead of Sunday night massacre at a Las Vegas concert. courtesy of CNN A Google Earth image shows an overhead of Sunday night massacre at a Las Vegas concert. courtesy of CNN
Updated:

Athena Castilla struggles to concentrate, the words slipping from her sentences as she tries to describe her sister, Andrea. "She was just so silly all the time, happy, constantly taking videos and pictures and recording her life," says Athena.

More>>

Colorado student murdered after night out celebrating birthday

Savannah McNealy Savannah McNealy
Updated:

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – The Larimer County Coroner’s Office identified the three people killed in Thursday morning’s shooting near Colorado State University.

More>>

MSU-B professor, political analyst Craig Wilson dies at 69

Updated:

Craig Wilson was a political analyst on Q2 News for decades.  He was professor emeritus of political science at MSU-B.  

More>>

update

Man accused of killing twin brother in eastern Montana found dead

Eric Carlson has been found dead of an apparent suicide (Newell Broadcasting Corp.) Eric Carlson has been found dead of an apparent suicide (Newell Broadcasting Corp.)
Updated:

Authorities in eastern Montana said Friday that the man accused of killing his twin brother on Thursday has been found dead of an apparent suicide.

More>>

Q2 Weather: Significant weather Advisory for south central Montana

Updated:

The Billings National Weather Service field office has issued a significant weather advisory for much of south-central Montana.

More>>

Montana workers are dangling from helicopters to fix Puerto Rico's power lines

Linemen work to restore a key central transmission route. (CNN) Linemen work to restore a key central transmission route. (CNN)
Updated:

Montana may be 3,000 miles from Puerto Rico and far from tropical, but the CEO of Whitefish Energy says his workers and contractors have the skills needed to get the island back on line.

More>>

Missing soldier found nearly a mile from Niger ambush, officials say

Sgt. La David T. Johnson was part of a joint U.S. and Nigerian train, advise and assist mission.Sgt. Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens, Florida, died October 4, 2017 in southwest Niger as a result of enemy fire. (CNN) Sgt. La David T. Johnson was part of a joint U.S. and Nigerian train, advise and assist mission.Sgt. Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens, Florida, died October 4, 2017 in southwest Niger as a result of enemy fire. (CNN)
Updated:

Sgt. La David Johnson was found nearly a mile away from the central scene of the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers -- including Johnson -- and wounded two others, four administration officials familiar with the early assessment of what happened told CNN on Friday. 

More>>

Q2 Weather: The warm before the storm

Updated:

Even though we are expecting a cold front to move into Billings on Friday it warmed up into the 70s before the cold front arrived.

More>>

Montana Educator Conference comes to Missoula

(MTN News) (MTN News)
Updated:

More than 2,000 Montana teachers and paraprofessionals are spending two days fine tuning their skills.

More>>

34 marijuana farms have burned down in California wildfires

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

California wildfires have destroyed dozens of cannabis farms just weeks before the state's legal recreational marijuana market goes live.

More>>

Burned out Sperry Chalet braced for winter

Updated:

The Sprague fire badly damaged the historic Sperry Chalet in Glacier Park historic building in late August. 

More>>

Montana unemployment rate holds steady

Updated:

Montana’s unemployment rate has once again held steady, remaining at 3.9 percent in September.

More>>

Your guide to buying health insurance for the first time

Updated:

Whether you're aging off your parents' plan or want to leave the nest early, buying health insurance can seem daunting. 

More>>

A Gold Star widow says Trump understood her loss

Updated:

Two days after the arrival of her husband's body, Trump called as she sat with an Army casualty officer.

More>>

Student of the Week: Cara White & Katelin Aisenbrey of Bridger High School

Updated:

Student Of The Week airs during the Tuesday 10 p.m. News on KTVQ and is brought to you by Town Pump.

More>>

Student of the Week: Nicole Stevenson & Taylor Rowlison of Joliet High School

Updated:

Student Of The Week airs during the Tuesday 10 p.m. News on KTVQ and is brought to you by Town Pump. More>>

Woman shocked, confused by bill for DirecTV service totaling near $200K

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Angela Mixon-Smith said she nearly had a heart attack when she opened her satellite television bill Monday.

More>>

Update

Police: Missing Billings boy located

Kasey Bailey was last seen on Thursday at about 1 p.m. (Photo courtesy Billings Police Department) Kasey Bailey was last seen on Thursday at about 1 p.m. (Photo courtesy Billings Police Department)
Updated:

Police said the missing 10-year-old boy has been found and is safe.

More>>

Student of the Week: Danae Filpula Ankney & Austin Amestoy of Laurel High School

Updated:

Student Of The Week airs during the Tuesday 10 p.m. News on KTVQ and is brought to you by Town Pump. More>>

Serial killer H.H. Holmes comes to the Moss Mansion

Updated:

H.H. Holmes, who was reported to have murdered as many as 200 people, will be visiting Billings for Halloween. 

More>>

12 people hospitalized in Montana with flu since start of season

Updated:

Five people in Yellowstone County have been diagnosed with Influenza A, and three of them have been hospitalized.

More>>

Viewer photos: Grizzly bears near Choteau

Updated:

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks has recently responded to numerous reports of grizzlies showing up in and near Choteau, Valier, Conrad, Dutton, Augusta, and Ledger looking for food. 

More>>

Sliding NFL ratings could deliver hit to TV networks

Updated:

The NFL's declining TV ratings, blamed by some on the national anthem controversy, could soon take a financial toll on the broadcasters that have spent tens of billions dollars for the right to air pro football, investment analysts say. 

More>>

Playboy features model Ines Rau as first transgender playmate

Updated:

The November / December issue of Playboy magazine will for the first time feature a transgender model as the month's playmate.

More>>

Q2 Weather: Warm and windy Friday to cooler and windy Saturday

Updated:

Warm and dry conditions remain across the region Friday. As a cold front passes during the afternoon and evening, we transition to cooler temperatures Saturday. Click for more.

More>>

What we know about the deadly ambush in Niger

Updated:

The American soldiers killed in Niger were helping that country's military combat Islamic militants. 

More>>

Great Falls man pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting a child

Gerardo Reyes Gerardo Reyes
Updated:

A Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to one charge of sexual intercourse without consent.

More>>

Zero Suicide Initiative: Military veterans in Montana

MTN News MTN News
Updated:

If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline anytime at 1-800-273-TALK

More>>

4.2 earthquake shakes near Lincoln

MTN News MTN News
Updated:

The small quake was centered about 4.5 miles east-southeast of Lincoln.

More>>

Montana cyclist on Lance Armstrong: 'The truth is the truth, and it wasn't pretty behind the scenes'

Tyler Hamilton, cyclist. MTN photo collage. Tyler Hamilton, cyclist. MTN photo collage.
Updated:

Watch the full, raw interview with Tyler Hamilton, who was in Billings Thursday to speak with a group at Montana State University-Billings.

More>>

Tour de France racer Tyler Hamilton: dark days, Lance Armstrong, life after cycling

Tyler Hamilton. (MTN News) Tyler Hamilton. (MTN News)
Updated:

BILLINGS – When Lance Armstrong won seven Tour de France titles he wasn’t anywhere near confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs. 

More>>

Yellowstone County open burning closed due to forecasted high wind

(File photo) (File photo)
Updated:

High winds forecast for later this week is moving in sooner than expected and forced Yellowstone County officials to ban open burning. 

More>>

Steve Bannon endorses Rosendale for Montana U.S. Senate race

Updated:

Steve Bannon is creating a list of candidates he will support in the 2018 Congressional elections.  In Montana, his choice is Matt Rosendale. 

More>>

Dem U.S. House candidate Kier pitches himself as a "problem-solver"

Democratic U.S. House candidate Grant Kier Democratic U.S. House candidate Grant Kier
Updated:

Democratic U.S. House candidate Grant Kier calls himself a “pragmatic problem-solver” – and says that’s what Montanans want, and aren’t getting, from their current congressman. 

More>>

Man shot by Billings officers in "stable" condition

Updated:

The condition of the man who was shot by two Billings police officers has been upgraded to "stable" condition. 

More>>

Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Florida talk

Crowds of protesters gathered on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville as white supremacist Richard Spencer arrived to deliver a speech on his racist views. photo by UNF Spinnaker/Tiffany Salameh. courtesy CNN Crowds of protesters gathered on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville as white supremacist Richard Spencer arrived to deliver a speech on his racist views. photo by UNF Spinnaker/Tiffany Salameh. courtesy CNN
Updated:

Protesters greeted white supremacist leader Richard Spencer with loud boos and chants of "Go home Spencer" during his speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

More>>

Suspect in fatal stabbing on Crow Indian Reservation set for trial

Big Man was stabbed to death in June (Bullis Mortuary) Big Man was stabbed to death in June (Bullis Mortuary)
Updated:

The suspect accused in the stabbing death of a man on the Crow Indian Reservation in June is set to begin trial in tribal court next week. 

More>>

Gen. John Kelly "stunned" by congresswoman who detailed Trump's phone call to widow

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly speaks to reporters Oct. 19, 2017. courtesy of CBS News. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly speaks to reporters Oct. 19, 2017. courtesy of CBS News.
Updated:

WASHINGTON, D.C. - White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly made a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room Thursday afternoon to address the controversy stirred by President Trump about the contacts of presidents with the families of deceased soldiers.

More>>

Bozeman pet toy maker expands international distribution to include China

Spencer Williams, CEO of West Paw in Bozeman. (MTN News) Spencer Williams, CEO of West Paw in Bozeman. (MTN News)
Updated:

Bozeman pet toy manufacturer West Paw is making huge strides with exporting internationally.

More>>

Court: Cross-shaped WWI memorial is unconstitutional

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

A federal appeals court has ruled that a 40-foot cross-shaped Maryland monument honoring soldiers who died in World War I is unconstitutional.

More>>

Wildfire burns 60+ acres near Hardy Creek

Updated:

Responding firefighting agencies include Dearborn, Wolf Creek, Ulm, Cascade, and MT Air National Guard.

More>>

Billings trucking company selected to transport Capitol tree from Montana to D.C.

Spiekermeier has traveled over 1.6 million miles without incident (Whitewood Transport) Spiekermeier has traveled over 1.6 million miles without incident (Whitewood Transport)
Updated:

Christmas came early for one Billings trucking company that learned it has the honors of transporting the Capitol tree to Washington D.C. 

More>>

Man arrested following tense standoff in Butte

James Wasson James Wasson
Updated:

A tense standoff at a residence in Uptown Butte ended with the arrest of a 29-year-old man. 

More>>

Richard Spencer, police and protesters descend on University of Florida

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

The University of Florida in Gainesville is bracing for a day of protests when white supremacist Richard Spencer arrives on campus.

More>>

Melissa Etheridge arrested in North Dakota

Singer Melissa Etheridge was charged with possession of a controlled substance after her tour bus was attempting to enter the United States from Canada at the Port of Entry. Singer Melissa Etheridge was charged with possession of a controlled substance after her tour bus was attempting to enter the United States from Canada at the Port of Entry.
Updated:

Singer Melissa Etheridge was charged with possession of a controlled substance after her tour bus was searched while attempting to enter the United States from Canada at the Port of Entry. 

More>>

Body of Illinois man recovered after fall at Mystic Lake

Mystic Lake (MTN News) Mystic Lake (MTN News)
Updated:

An Illinois man is dead after a fall above Mystic Lake, according to the Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. 

More>>

Billings woman uses note, lighter and whistle to alert police during attempted rape

Arthur Johnson is charged with attempted rape, strangulation, kidnapping (YCDF) Arthur Johnson is charged with attempted rape, strangulation, kidnapping (YCDF)
Updated:

A woman was able to signal police for help with a Post-it note, a lighter and her rape whistle, according to court documents recently filed against the woman’s alleged assailant. 

More>>

Man sleeping in dumpster gets dropped into city truck

Updated:

A man escaped serious injuries after he was dropped into the back of a Helena city truck while sleeping in a dumpster.

More>>

Chiefs vs Raiders on Thursday Night Football, Q2 News to air at 5 p.m.

Updated:

Thursday Night Football this week has the Kansas City Chiefs going to Oakland for an AFC West matchup with the Raiders.

More>>

Trial begins for Montana doctor facing hundreds of charges

Dr. Chris Christensen is trial is beginning more than three years after his Florence clinic was raided. (MTN News photo) Dr. Chris Christensen is trial is beginning more than three years after his Florence clinic was raided. (MTN News photo)
Updated:

The trial of a former Florence doctor facing hundreds of felony drug charges and accused of bringing about the death of two patients that overdosed opens Thursday in Ravalli County with jury selection. 

More>>

Montana girl donates birthday money to Angel Fund

Updated:

An 8-year-old gave back to the foundation that helped her and her family recover after a medical operation in 2015.

More>>

Alaska's thawing permafrost puts huge portions of state's foundation at risk

Updated:

A new report just issued by NOAA says September's Arctic sea ice coverage was about 25 percent less than it was between 1981 and 2010. 

More>>

Diet soda makers sued over "misleading" ads

Updated:

Drinking diet soda is a way to help you lose weight, right? Not according to several federal lawsuits. 

More>>

Mid-size cars show improvement in passenger side crashes

Updated:

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with its latest round of crash tests. 

More>>

Study sees troubling trend of self-harm in teen girls

Updated:

New research from the U.K. finds a sharp increase in the number of adolescent girls reporting self-harm in recent years. 

More>>

U.S. Military Loves American Wool

Updated:

Wool is one of the world's most diverse natural fibers. It's this diversity that has made the U.S. military the American wool industry's number one customer. 

More>>

WEATHER

LATEST NEWSCAST VIDEOS

Powered by Frankly

© KTVQ.com 2017, KTVQ.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?