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Evening Newscast 02-26-18

Feb 26, 2018

An immigrant rights group says a Montana judge acted illegally when he asked a sheriff's deputy to take away from his court a Mexican-born man who was later detained by federal immigration authorities.

An Atlanta-based financial advisory firm has reached a settlement with Montana regulators over the alleged illegal activities of one of the company's former employees in Missoula.

A former Montana teacher has denied a charge she had sex with a male student under the age of 16 in early 2015.

Montana counties are starting to ban indoor vaping.

A judge in Flathead County says opponents of a water bottling plant outside Kalispell will have an answer before late March regarding a citizen-petitioned zoning change that could ban the plant.

A Missoula County district court judge ruled Monday that a man convicted of raping a woman in Missoula in 2013 will not return to prison, despite a series of parole violations.

The search for a man who went missing more than a week ago near Whitefish Mountain Resort was put on hold Monday due to heavy snowfall and avalanche conditions.

A group of disability rights advocates are calling on Governor Steve Bullock to immediately backfill some of the more than $49 million in cuts to the state health department made during the special legislative session last year. But, the governor’s office says it doesn’t have the power to do that.