MTPR

Evening Newscast 07-09-19

Jul 9, 2019

A memorial service is scheduled Thursday at Hamilton Middle School for Robert Anthony Leonardi, the 9-year-old boy who died Sunday when a van struck him as he crossed the road on his scooter.

A judge has ordered a significant bail reduction for a Kalispell man who was charged with killing his boyfriend after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in his deliberate homicide trial last month. 

Park rangers rescued three people Monday evening after their car crashed down a 40-foot embankment along Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park.

Meanwhile, law enforcement officers in Yellowstone National Park will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints this week.

Jon Krakauer says a court ruling that denies him documents detailing how a University of Montana quarterback's expulsion over a rape allegation was overturned may set a precedent that harms the public's ability to access government records.