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BPD Officers Suspended in Sex Scandal
Q2 reports that three Billings police officers– who admitted having sex on city property with a civilian employee of the department– were given either one or two week suspensions without pay, according to a Wednesday press release from Police Chief Rich St...
Power Outage
Q2 reports that a driver lost control of their car and collided with a power pole, severing the pole and knocking out power lines in the 1900 block of 2nd Avenue North at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning. The vehicle rolled over, then collided with a house where the lone driver was ejected...
Home Stabbing Tuesday
Two men were hospitalized on Tuesday morning after an as-yet unidentified assailant climbed through the back window of their home and stabbed both of them. The suspect, a 19-year-old man who is known to the victims, remains at large, according to Billings Police Sgt...
Fire Station Location Ideas
A few years ago when the city was building a new station for the fire department way out in the northwest part of our town, I came up with an idea. The city of Billings should've just worked with the hotel that we work at the top floor of and combine the two properties...
Traffic Tickets
We were talking about the 508 citations that were written to Billings drivers who were caught talking on the cell phones while driving in 2016. And I see on the "Billings Reckless Drivers" page on facebook, that many think that cops don't write enough tickets...
Paying Criminals To Be Good?
Crime is everywhere, in every state and every town. More and more, it seems to be getting worse. We have laws right here in Billings just like everywhere else but the problem is criminals don't care what the law is and they have no respect for it...
Get Your Priorities Right
Now that the Billings police department has added some new officers, city manager Tina Volek wants them to crack down on people driving and using their cell phones. That should not be the priority of the police. Billings has more important issues than a woman or man talking to each other...
Building Evacuated In Billings
Transwestern Building No. 3 was evacuated Thursday morning, April 14,  due to a report of suspicious powder.
According to Battalion Chief David Gilbert, the fourth floor of the Transwestern Building, 550 N. 31st St., Billings was evacuated after employees reported finding white powder in an…
No Police Body Cameras in Billings — Yet [Opinion]
The Billings City Council tonight, April 11, will be going over $19 million in proposed spending for 2016-17.
It includes $75,000 to purchase a wireless upgrade to provide Wi-Fi for staff and guests at the Emergency Operations Center and City Council Chambers and upgrades for Hawthorne Park play…

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