Jan 15, 2014 7:47 PM
HELENA - Top news on KXLH for the evening of Wednesday, January 15th, 2014:
- Robbery: Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Lucky Duck Casino in Helena. The robbery happened at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday when a man walked into the casino at 3122 Highway 12 East. Click here for details.
- Team Effort: Town Pump stores across the Treasure State are teaming up with the Montana Department of Justice in its efforts to stop human trafficking. More than 210 stores will soon display posters joining the fight against modern-day slavery. Click here for details.
- Malmstrom: Nearly three dozen Air Force officers in the nuclear force at Malmstrom Air Force Base were found to have cheated on a proficiency test, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Click here for details.
- Flathead Shooting: New information surfaced in the love triangle that led to the fatal shooting of a Marion man. Prosecutors say victim Harold Gordon had signed his property over to Julia Ames before being shot by her estranged husband.
- Suicide: Montana's suicide rate has ranked among the top five among all states in the nation for the past 30 years. Last year the Montana Legislature created a Suicide Review Board to look at the mental health records of every suicide victim in the state. It's the first such in-depth look in the nation, and the board hopes it will help them get a closer look than ever at what drives people to take their own lives.
- Lead Concerns: Lead testing continues at C.R. Anderson Middle School in Helena. The school district is hoping to find out just how widespread the contamination might be. The school will remain closed at least until January 21st, due to reports of higher than normal lead levels. Click here for details.
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