Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 12-16-19

Dec 16, 2019

A judge has sentenced Eric Lehman, former elementary school teacher and husband to Democratic candidate for public instruction superintendent Melissa Romano, to a three-year deferred sentence for felony drug possession.

Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton is in Israel this week, with a bipartisan delegation of top state elections officials from across the United States.

A 7-year-old boy has been safely returned to his family after being kidnapped during a car theft Saturday in Billings.

Five snowmobilers are safe after one fell through the ice just northwest of Seeley Lake Sunday night.

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former University of Montana women's soccer coach, who claimed the school illegally released information that he contacted escorts during recruiting trips to Las Vegas.

Glacier National Park’s Many Glacier Road is scheduled for a much-needed reconstruction, starting next year.

Vape store owners are asking a Montana judge for an emergency motion to stop the Bullock administration from moving forward with a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products this week.

A Saturday morning fire destroyed Box Elder’s St. Mary's Catholic Church on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation.