Nov 12, 2012 4:21 PM by Mark Thorsell - KPAX News
MISSOULA - Divers have recovered a gun a 20-year-old suspect allegedly dropped into a ditch while running from police Sunday afternoon. Missoula Police, the fire department and search and rescue personnel all combed an area behind a motel on West Broadway Monday morning and just before 11:30 a.m., where they found the weapon.
TROY - A Troy man died in a Sunday evening crash on Montana Highway 56 south of Troy. Montana Highway Patrol Sgt. Duane Bowers says Billy Don Norman, 29, died after he crossed the centerline at about 8:10 p.m., and went into the ditch and then rolled over several times.
MISSOULA - The Missoula Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman early Sunday morning. The victim told police the man came out of nowhere, knocked her to the ground, hit her and then took off with her purse and cell phone.
MISSOULA - When Rock and Roll exploded in popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, some young Montanans got together around the state to participate in the action. Now one Missoula resident is collecting the recorded materials and hopes to release a compilation someday soon.
HELENA - A Kalispell man has stepped up to claim a $25,000 cash prize from the Montana lottery.Jimmy Worsham of Kalispell won the prize for the "Battleship" Scratch game, with a ticket purchased from a Town Pump in Kalispell.
MISSOULA - It is officially that week here in Missoula, as the countdown begins to narrow for Saturday's big Cat-Griz showdown. Montana's season has no doubt been a disappointment as the playoffs are out of the question, but winning against your rivals sure can make up for some heartache.
From the StormTracker Weather Center: A very moist system is slowing moving inland off the Pacific today. The system will bring us snow on and off during the day and into tonight. I'm not expecting much in the way of accumulation in the valleys, however, the mountains, including passes could see several inches of fresh snow.
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