Firefighters fear the toxic chemicals in their gear could be contributing to cancer cases
BOSTON (AP) — Firefighters around the country are concerned that gear laced with PFAS, a group of toxic industrial compounds, could be one reason for cancer among their ranks. The chemical, which has been associated with health problems including several types of cancer, is used in turnout gear to repel water and other substances when fighting a fire. ...
‘Yellowstone’ actor charged with disability payment fraud
Officials say “Yellowstone” actor Q’Orianka Kilcher has been charged with illegally collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits while working on the TV show
US Postal Service to boost purchases of electric vehicles
The U.S. Postal Service plans to further increase the number of electric-powered vehicles it is buying to replace its aging fleet of delivery trucks.
At Least 5 Die After Storm Causes Montana Highway Pileup
Authorities say at least five people have died after a pileup Friday evening on Interstate 90 in Montana.
Russian Airstrike Hits Base in Western Ukraine, Kills 35
Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base in western Ukraine.
Volunteers Extend Help to Thousands of Refugees From Ukraine
Since Russia launched attacks on Ukraine, 368,000 people have fled the country, according to the UN refugee agency.
Russians Hold Anti-War Rallies Amid Ominous Threats by Putin
Russians in cities spanning from Moscow to Siberia have taken to the streets again to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Snow Biker Killed in Avalanche in Southern Montana
An investigation is underway after a snow biker was killed in an avalanche in southern Montana.
Montana Producers Prepare for Recreational Marijuana Jan. 1
Marijuana producers in Montana are getting ready for legalization of recreational marijuana starting Saturday.
Avalanche Claims Skier’s Life
The companion was uninjured and called 911 when he heard his partner calling for help.
Billings Police in Standoff With Suspect on South Side
A police standoff with a possibly armed suspect has closed South 28th Street between Second and Fourth avenues South to the public.