High court rules for newspaper in Billings police records case
BILLINGS (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an internal document related to the investigation of a Billings police department employee suspected of misconduct should be made public.
The Billings Gazette reports that in a 4-3 decision, the high court upheld a district judge's December ruling that the information should be released.
The newspaper sued the city seeking its findings in an internal investigation of credit card purchases made by Deanna Anthony, a senior administrative coordinator with the department. Anthony resigned last November, but no charges have been...