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One person dead in Billings Police-involved shooting

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One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. 

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Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault

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Law enforcement officials in Montana have released a trove of materials from their investigation into a Republican House candidate who assaulted a reporter on the eve of his election to the U.S. House. More>>

Cody police car hit by passing motorist

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A passing car rammed into a police car in Cody Monday. It happened as the officer was opening his door to get out, after he stopped another car. The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued pictures of the damaged police car, parked on Sheridan Avenue near the Sierra Trading Post. 

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Reactions to the possible furlough veto Video included

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If the governor chooses to veto the furloughs, some republicans say the only way to make-up for that lost money is through cuts elsewhere. 

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Laurel mayor-elect faces political controversy Video included

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Earlier this month the people of Laurel cast their votes and elected a new mayor. However, Mayor-Elect Dave Waggoner may have a big problem as he prepares to take office. 

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Hardin Power Plant could close in 2018

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The Hardin Generating Station could close if the company cannot find a buyer by sometime in early 2018. 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

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Police investigating robbery at Billings gas station

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Just before 5 Friday morning, a white man around 5'10", wearing sunglasses and a coat with a hood came into the store and with a gun. 

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UPDATE: Power is back on in the Flathead

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Flathead electric is confirming an extensive power outage throughout the Flathead Valley.  According to the website over 16,000 households are without power.  We'll have more updates as they become available. 

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MSU boosts security for Brawl of the Wild

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The MSU and UM Marching Bands to perform a special halftime performance

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Veteran's Meat Locker Helping Those Who Served

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A Montana veteran and his wife have started an organization to help other veterans in the state. They are giving away free meat.

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Puerto Rico pups looking for furever homes Video included

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Dave Pauli, Montana native and Humane Society employee, rescued 5 puppies from Puerto Rico and brought them back to Montana after Hurricane Maria. The dogs have been placed at Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter and they are now ready for adoption. Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter has already started pulling applications and will match the dogs with their furever families. You can still submit an application for any of the 5 dogs. Dave said he has an incentive for the families ... More>>

Rocky Mountain College hosted 2nd bone marrow drive Video included

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Rocky Mountain College hosted their second bone marrow drive today in the Fraley Lounge on campus. This bone marrow drive is in honor of RMC senior basketball player Marissa Van Atta who is battling acute myeloid leukemia. Marissa and her family are still searching to find her lifesaving match. That is what Noah Oloff hoped to accomplish today. Oloff was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and his bone marrow donor was his sister. He said he brought this drive to Rocky in hope of... More>>

Police: Body found wrapped in carpet on Billings West End Video included

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Billings police confirm to KULR-8 a body was found on the west end of Billings Wednesday evening.

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Small plane crashes near Rock Springs, WY

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A small commuter plane with four occupants crashes on Wyoming State Highway 370 near Rock Springs, Wyoming. 

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Prosecutors weighing whether to re-try Menendez

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The judge and lawyers in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial are interviewing jurors as the jury says it remained deadlocked. 

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Great American Smokeout happening today

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Smokers who want to quit can get support through the"Great American Smokeout" happening throughout the country.  

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Sen. Al Franken accused of groping, kissing woman while she slept

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he doesn't remember a USO Tour skit "in the same way" as a fellow performer who alleges he kissed her against her will.

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The Latest: Montana Legislature ends special session

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Montana lawmakers wrapped up a special session to patch a projected $227 million budget deficit without increasing taxes. 

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How to celebrate kindness this holiday season with "Kindness Advent Calendar"

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This isn't your typical advent calendar with chocolate! This one is free - and all it takes is doing something nice for someone else.  We introduce you to 2017's Kindness Advent Calendar, created by a British blogger named Helen.  DOWNLOAD IT HERE. 

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Card company announces effort to fight Trump's border wall

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"Cards Against Humanity" says it has bought a piece of land along the border and will use it to try and stop the project. 

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Brawl of the Wild: Offensive Breakdown

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Live in Bozeman, our sports department of Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman, and Kyle Sherman go offensive position by offensive position to see which team, the Montana Grizzlies, or the Montana State Bobcats, have the advantage. We talk about quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and the big uglies, the offensive linemen. 

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High speed chase connected to Billings motel stabbing Video included

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A high speed car chase that went in an around Billings ended on 27th st. and 4th ave. Now police are confirming the suspects involved in the chase were involved in a stabbing earlier this morning at a Billings motel. 

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October best month yet for American Airline ticket sales Video included

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American Airlines started their service at Billings Logan International Airport on June 2nd of this year. Their daily flight from Billings to Dallas has been having lower ticket sales this second quarter. The Billings Chamber of Commerce has a deal with American Airlines to help them break even during their first trial year meaning they will pay for any empty seats. President and CEO of Billings Chamber of Commerce, John Brewer said they are working hard to promote the Dallas flight... More>>

Pablo man won't face charges after shooting girlfriend's husband

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The shooting happened back in September, when police say Ryan Black acted in self-defense. 

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A new study says Black Friday is no longer prime time for big shoppers - Here's why:

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A new study shows Black Friday is no longer prime time for big shoppers. More shoppers are spreading out their holiday purchases throughout the entire holiday season.

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Montana Rescue Mission: How far they've come and how far they still need to go Video included

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The Montana Rescue Mission Women and Children's Shelter will host an open house for the public.

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Your health: Weird health warnings

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There are many ways our body many be trying to tell you you're unhealthy. Dr. Robbyn Traylor says to talk to your doctor if you have bizarre cravings, because they could be symptoms of a metal deficiency. Annual checkups help find chronic illness early and prevent serious consequences from undiagnosed diseases. Heavy breathing, an abnormal thirst or sweet breath could indicate high blood pressure or diabetes, which can lead to organ failure or heart attack if left undiagnosed. If... More>>

Montana special legislative session begins Video included

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The state finds itself $227 million in the hole, and state law mandates a balanced budget.

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Operation planned for ZooMontana tiger with abscessed tooth Video included

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An operation is planned for one of ZooMontana's Siberian tigers.

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Caught on cam: Mystery hero saves blind man from oncoming train Video included

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A blind man, nearly hit by an oncoming train, is searching for the Good Samaritan who saved his life. KUSA's Dan Grossman reports.

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Dealing with winter allergies Video included

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Many people might think the cold weather brings an end to seasonal pollen allergies, but if you're sneezing and coughing again, then the winter season may be to blame.

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Dog Tag Buddies helps Montana veterans Video included

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Dog Tag Buddies is a Montana non-profit organization. Founder Deede Baker said her goal is to help veterans and dogs at the same time. She rescues dogs, then pairs them with a veteran. 

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Second Montana deer suspected to have chronic wasting disease

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According to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, a second mule deer buck is suspected to have chronic wasting disease.

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The Latest: Pence says US to offer support after shooting Video included

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RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been killed in shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California, and the shooter has been killed by law enforcement. Students also were shot and wounded at an elementary school.

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Missouri hunter gets 39-point buck after years of using cameras to stalk deer

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Missouri hunter Tim Phillips says he's been trying to hunt what he calls the "St. Paul Giant," a 39 point buck roaming the woods of northern St. Charles County, near St. Louis for four long years.

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PHOTOS: Consumer safety group unveils its 'worst toys' list

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World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, unveiled its top 10 list Tuesday at a Boston children's hospital.

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PETA pens letter to Billings PD after giving turkeys away

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People for Ethical Treatment of Animals wrote a letter to Chief Rich St. John following Billings Police Department's giveaway of twenty turkeys. 

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First Barbie with hijab modeled after Olympian

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There's a new Barbie in town, and this one is breaking boundaries. 

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Family loses 9 dogs in Polson house fire

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A Polson family is picking up the pieces after losing 9 dogs and all their belongings in a weekend house fire.

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Invest in Something Special campaign

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Special Olympics Montana is teaming up with Voya for a social media campaign to raise money for Special Olympics athletes. 

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  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:17 PM EST2017-11-17 22:17:45 GMT

    A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

    A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

  • Prosecutors weighing whether to re-try Menendez

    Prosecutors weighing whether to re-try Menendez

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:40 PM EST2017-11-16 19:40:04 GMT

    The judge and lawyers in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial are interviewing jurors as the jury says it remained deadlocked. 

    The judge and lawyers in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial are interviewing jurors as the jury says it remained deadlocked. 

  • Sen. Al Franken accused of groping, kissing woman while she slept

    Sen. Al Franken accused of groping, kissing woman while she slept

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:54 AM EST2017-11-16 16:54:34 GMT

    Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he doesn't remember a USO Tour skit "in the same way" as a fellow performer who alleges he kissed her against her will.

    Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he doesn't remember a USO Tour skit "in the same way" as a fellow performer who alleges he kissed her against her will.

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  • Your health: "Freshman 15" myth?

    Your health: "Freshman 15" myth?

    One of new college students biggest concerns is whether whats on their plate will lead to fifteen pounds of weight gain. According to Dr. Susan Albers at Cleveland Clinic, the freshmen fifteen is really just a myth. Doctor Albers says there are several situations that make it easy for students to over eat in college. The biggest contributor to over-eating is stress. Doctor Albers says instead of focusing on weight -- its better to teach our college students how to eat healthy. 

    One of new college students biggest concerns is whether whats on their plate will lead to fifteen pounds of weight gain. According to Dr. Susan Albers at Cleveland Clinic, the freshmen fifteen is really just a myth. Doctor Albers says there are several situations that make it easy for students to over eat in college. The biggest contributor to over-eating is stress. Doctor Albers says instead of focusing on weight -- its better to teach our college students how to eat healthy. 

  • Your money: Volkswagen recall probe

    Your money: Volkswagen recall probe

    U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall issued two years ago may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver's air bag from inflating in a crash. The government probe covers nearly 416,000 vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's received 90 complaints of failure since the recall began. 

    U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall issued two years ago may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver's air bag from inflating in a crash. The government probe covers nearly 416,000 vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's received 90 complaints of failure since the recall began. 

  • Mint Smartwash partners with KULR-8 for Spirit of Giving

    Mint Smartwash partners with KULR-8 for Spirit of Giving

     Mint Smartwash is brand new to Billings and in their first year, they are partnering with us here at KULR-8 for the event.

     Mint Smartwash is brand new to Billings and in their first year, they are partnering with us here at KULR-8 for the event.