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ATM Thief Stole More than One
The man accused of stealing an ATM from the La Quinta Inn and Suites last year also stole an ATM from a different Billings hotel about a month earlier. Police say Anthony Felton recently confessed that someone helped him open and dispose of another ATM he stole on Halloween from the Red Lion Hotel i…
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...
Scout Troop Gets Robbed
Within minutes of the Billings Morning News reporting that a Billings Boy Scout Troop had been robbed, individuals and businesses opened their wallets for an impromptu fundraising effort for Boy Scout Troop 10.
The outpouring of support helped raise at least $1,200 to help replenish some of the troop…
Woman Busted By Her Fittness Tracker
Recently while visiting the local horror show that is The Verizon Store, the pimply faced nerd behind the counter talked me into buying one of those fitness trackers you wear on your wrist. It tracks my steps and sleep patterns each day, but I failed to consider the "Big Brother" a…
Police Seek Public's Help
The Billings Police Department on Wednesday released photos of two suspects believed to have robbed the Montana Nugget Casino on May 22nd.
The first suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds to 180 pounds. He ...
How Crooks Can Get Your Keys
Technology is a great thing but in the hands of the wrong people it can be a menace. Enter a couple of new companies who will come to the rescue should you ever lock yourself out of your home or office. With the "Key Me" and "Keys Duplicated" apps you can take a picture of your h…
1.2 Billion Passwords Stolen
The New York Times has reported that Russian criminals have stolen approximately 1.2 Billion username and password combinations from 420,000 websites worldwide. If each combination were from separate individuals this crime has the potential to affect 1 out of every 6 people on the globe...

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