After hung jury, Kowalski won't be retried for first-degree murder

...killed his girlfriend near Kalispell, Mont., in March 2008 in a similar manner. Prosecutors said 45-year-old Lorraine Kay Morin also died from a single gunshot to the head during an argument.Kowalski was convicted via an Alford plea for Morin's...
Heart of Hospice race results

...M 4836 Joyce Niven 18:45 F 4937 Heather Miller 18:45 F 3838 Robin Thomas 18:49 F 30 39 Ashlee Hamilton 18:50 F 31 40 Kay Pusich 19:02 F 5841 Staci Ignell 19:05 F 2942 Dan Wiese 19:07 M 5743 Kathryn Callahan 19:07 F 5544 Julie Schirmer 19...
Kowalski guilty on one of two murder charges

...Montana in March 2008 in a similar manner. Kowalski is presently serving out a 40-year prison sentence in connection to Lorraine Kay Morin's death.Kowalski's attorney, Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland, on Friday renewed his motion for acquittal...
New Cajun comedy film premieres at Gold Town

...fiddler Dirk Powell, and starring Lafayette native, Anchorage-based musician Curtis Norris, and Emmy-winning actress Mary Kay Place ("The Big Chill," "Being John Malkovich," "Sweet Home Alabama"). Directed by Sundance Award-winning cinematographer...
Prosecution rests against alleged killer

...presence of the jurors hearing the case. Fayette renewed his request to admit three more autopsy photographs of Lorraine "Rainey" Kay Morin, a 45-year-old woman who was shot by Kowalski in Montana in March 2008. Morin's death is what prompted Alaska investigators...
Prosecutors, defense argue over Montana murder's link to Alaska trial

...was killed on accident as Kowalski claims.Kowalski was convicted of homicide for killing 45-year-old Lorraine "Rainey" Kay Morin in March 2008 in Montana. Her death prompted Alaska investigators to reopen the 17-year-old Perry case. Kowalski...
Cold case murder trial on hold for sick judge

...the state are two law enforcement officers from Montana who will testify about their investigation into the death of Lorraine Kay Morin, 45, in Flathead County, Mont. Kowalski was convicted of homicide via an Alford plea in connection to Morin's death...
Falcons boast big nest of track athletes

...the state tournament last season. Eight have graduated (James Steeves, Joe Ia, Nick Bursell, Jonelle Staveland, Ashlynn Kay, Unise Foo-Chong, Katie Jones and Emilyanne Lohrey), Neal Van Tamelen has moved, and senior Ben Jahn will be concentrating...
More wild cards crop up in murder trial

...but conceded the state of Montana had enough evidence to convict him) for killing his girlfriend, 45-year-old Lorraine Kay Morin, in Flathead, County, Mont., in 2006. He is currently serving out a 40-year prison sentence for her death. Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: Focus on reducing FASD, not political points

...armed with the knowledge that she is pregnant, cease drinking.What his political opponents saw was an opportunity to attack.Kay Brown, the head of the Alaska Democratic Party, proclaimed that Sen. Kelly is "going all out with the War on Women ." She...


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