HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The U.S. Army War College says a group of faculty will investigate whether Montana Democratic Sen. John Walsh plagiarized a research project he submitted in 2007. The college posted a statement on its website that says it determined there was reasonable cause to refer the case to the school's academic review board. Walsh will be allowed to submit material to the review board and attend its initial hearing.
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - A 55-year-old man is charged with four felony sex crimes, including an allegation that he raped and 11-year-old girl and got her pregnant. The Stevensville resident pleaded not guilty Wednesday. The Associated Press is not identifying the man to avoid identifying the victims. His public defender was not immediately available for comment.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Two men were killed in a single-vehicle crash near Rocky Boy on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. The Montana Highway Patrol says the men's vehicle drifted off the right side of the road. The driver pulled back onto the road and the car spun into the ditch, went airborne and came to rest in the ditch. Both men were ejected.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Police and the Missoula County sheriff's office are investigating after a man's body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula. Passers-by reported seeing the body in the water Wednesday. Officers say the man was a 60-year-old Missoula resident. His name hasn't been released.
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