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  • Passenger recounts Amtrak bomb scare

    February 21, 2011 12:08 PM

    Earlier this week a bomb scare halted more than 50 trains and caused delays for 150 Amtrak passengers near Browning. Amtrak officials originally told passengers the cause of the delay was due to a train derailment but were then told about the bomb threat. We spoke to one... more »
  • Former Montana band member to appear on Letterman

    February 7, 2011 10:12 AM

    A former Bozeman band member will be recognized nationally Monday. Andrew Petroff, the former bass player for The Clintons, will be playing with the band Steel Magnolia on 'The Late Show With David Letterman.' Petroff is a Bozeman native who attended Bozeman High School and shortly after joined... more »
  • State hospital employee stabbed with pen

    February 3, 2011 12:09 PM

    ANACONDA, MT - A former patient at the Montana State Hospital is charged with felony assault with a weapon after a hospital staff member was stabbed with a pen. 19-year-old Jacob Wedlake made an initial appearance in District Court Wednesday. District Judge Ray Dayton did not call for a... more »
  • KTVQ offers new Android App

    January 24, 2011 11:58 AM

    BILLINGS - With the new KTVQ Android App, it's now a lot easier to take continuous news coverage with you. To download it, just go to the Android Market on your phone and search for KTVQ. Once you have it installed, you'll get news headlines from, sports scores,... more »
  • Controversy over Tester forest bill flares up

    December 16, 2010 7:41 AM

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester is taking heat from both liberals and conservatives after slipping his logging and wilderness initiative into a massive, last-minute spending bill before Congress. There are several differences in the Tester's latest proposal. The new bill designates more than 666,000 acres of wilderness, which is 2,800... more »
  • Driver survives icy plunge into Missoula river

    December 15, 2010 9:52 AM

    MISSOULA - A 30-year old Missoula man is lucky to be alive after driving his over the edge of the Russell Street Bridge late Tuesday night. The Missoula Police Department reports that the accident happened around 10:30 p.m. when the man was driving on the bridge, over-corrected his vehicle,... more »
  • Montana unemployment insurance rate rising

    December 9, 2010 9:51 AM

    HELENA - Montana businesses will soon pay more for unemployment insurance. The Montana Department of Labor reports that due to a high level benefits going out, and a larger number of people drawing from the fund, the cost must go up. The new rate adjustment raises the cost... more »
  • ConocoPhillips big loads can use Highway 12

    December 9, 2010 9:41 AM

    BOISE - An attorney for ConocoPhillips says that Idaho state officials did everything right when they issued permits allowing the company to ship four oversized loads along U.S. Highway 12. ConocoPhillips also says a campaign of misinformation demonized it's plan to haul the equipment to Billings. The oil... more »
  • Governor orders flags flown half-staff to honor fallen Trooper

    December 6, 2010 12:04 PM

    HELENA - Governor Brian Schweitzer has ordered that all flags on property of the state of Montana be flown at half staff on Tuesday to honor the memory of slain Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David DeLaittre. The governor is also encouraging all Montanans to fly flags at their homes,... more »
  • MANG airman awarded Bronze Star

    December 6, 2010 9:11 AM

    GREAT FALLS - A rare award was given out Sunday at an annual awards ceremony held at the Montana Air National Guard. Technical Sergeant Daniel Loomis received the the Bronze Star Medal for his work clearing IEDs as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Bronze Star is awarded... more »
  • UPDATE: Highway closed south of Bridger

    December 3, 2010 2:36 PM

    UPDATE: MHP reports that accident has been cleared. Travel has resumed both north & southbound. Current conditions snow & ice on road-way. Slide offs in the area have been reported. UPDATE: Currently the northbound lane has been re-opened with traffic flowing. Only one lane is open. As details are... more »
  • Reports: Man was fighting with girlfriend, pulled gun on her prior to Bozeman standoff

    December 3, 2010 9:38 AM

    BOZEMAN - A man arrested after a four-hour standoff with police in Bozeman was drinking at a local bar and fighting with his girlfriend before pulling a gun on her, according to a bartender at the Filling Station. Bartender Troy Anderson says Gerald Lee Wight was drinking with his... more »
  • Great Falls police investigating suspicious death at trailer park

    December 3, 2010 12:53 AM

    GREAT FALLS, MT - Great Falls Police are investigating a suspicious death triggered by an apparent domestic dispute in Countryside Village trailer court on the north side of town. The incident occurred on Thursday shortly before 2 pm on Snowberry Court in the trailer park. One man who... more »
  • NTSB report on fatal Butte plane crash being released

    December 2, 2010 3:53 PM

    WASHINGTON, DC - The National Transportation Board is planning to release a report later this week on the March 2009 Butte plane crash which took the lives of 14 people. The Pilatus PC-12/45 plane went down while approaching the Bert Mooney Airport after diverting from its planned destination of... more »
  • Connor Lebsock commits to Griz

    December 1, 2010 5:26 PM

    BILLINGS - The Lebsocks are continuing family tradition at the University of Montana. Skyview quarterback and safety Connor Lebsock is on his way to the Griz after delivering a verbal commitment to follow his father and brothers onto the football field as a Griz. Ron Lebsock played center at... more »
  • UPDATE: Fire ignites inside Billings home

    December 1, 2010 7:16 AM

    BILLINGS - An early morning fire damaged a home on the city's southside. The fire broke out just after 4:30 a.m. at 2815 5th Avenue South. Three people were inside the home and were able to get out safely. Fire investigators are at the scene trying to... more »
  • Coaches, trainers change approach to concussions

    November 22, 2010 9:55 AM

    BILLINGS - Hundreds of thousands of athletes suffer from concussions each year nationwide. Since this injury has become so common in the sports world, coaches and trainers from the national to high school levels have changed their approach in an effort to protect players. Click on video to... more »
  • Bison vs. Bear goes viral

    November 10, 2010 6:58 PM

    BILLINGS - It is the little story that just won't quit. It's the number one story of all time on this very website. Millions of people have seen these pictures-and that number is still growing. It has reached well into all 50 states and has been shared... more »
  • Special Report: LIVE with Afghanistan

    November 10, 2010 10:51 AM

    BILLINGS - Communication plays a critical role between deployed soldiers and their loved ones at home. Q2's own Kelly Werthmann understands that importance as her father is currently serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. She shared a special report on Montana This Morning on Wednesday, showing the ways... more »
  • ConocoPhillips readying wide loads

    November 9, 2010 12:25 PM

    LEWISTON, ID - ConocoPhillips has begun readying two of four huge loads it plans to haul from Lewiston to a refinery in Billings. Idaho Transportation Department spokesman Jeff Stratten said that his agency hasn't taken any action on the permits being sought to haul the equipment. ConocoPhillips spokesman John Roper... more »
  • MT hunters recovering after carbon monoxide poisoning

    November 9, 2010 9:56 AM

    MISSOULA - It was a week ago that three Montana hunters were found unconscious in their tent on a hunting trip near Lima. Randy Cook of Missoula and Brett Butler of Frenchtown are back at home recovering, while Carl Saunders of Frenchtown should be released from a Salt Lake... more »
  • Turkey Tuesday supports food bank

    November 9, 2010 9:05 AM

    BILLINGS - Q2 is teaming-up with the community to support the Billings Food Bank during our Turkey Tuesday event. We are gathering turkeys and cash all day to help supply the food bank with holiday meal ingredients. Food Bank Executive Director Sheryle Shandy hopes to bring in 10,000 turkeys... more »
  • Montana news update

    August 3, 2010 3:30 AM

    BILLINGS - Authorities are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old Billings-area boy. Billings Police Sgt. Kevin Iffland says the teen was standing in the doorway of a private house on the city's south side when several shots were fired from outside early yesterday. He's in critical condition at a Denver-area... more »
  • UPDATE: Yellowstone fire grows to 500 acres

    July 21, 2010 8:53 AM

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY - More fire crews are on their way to help fight a 500-acre wildfire burning near the center of Yellowstone National Park. They'll be helping firefighters build control lines around the west and southern edges of the fire on Wednesday. More warm and dry conditions are... more »
  • Ethics case headed back to Helena

    December 4, 2009 1:21 AM

    A legal dispute between Gov, Brian Schweitzer and the Montana Republican Party is headed back to the state Commissioner of Political Practices. At issue is the governor's participation in two national Ag Week Public Service Announcements, while Gov. Schweitzer was a candidate for re-election. In November of last year,... more » is social!