MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-13-18

Apr 13, 2018

A conservative organization has agreed to pay $30,000 to Montana’s Commissioner of Political Practices to avoid a trial on charges that it spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to influence the 2012 elections.

Former US House member and Senator John Melcher of Montana has died.

Candidates for Montana’s seats in the U.S. House and Senate are required to file quarterly fundraising reports by Sunday. Friday, several published fundraising results early about the donations they've been able to pull in since the start of the year.

A Whitefish-based company says the Puerto Rican power utility still owes it more than $100 million for its work restoring power to the hurricane-battered island.

A Montana judge has sentenced a Canadian online pharmacy to pay $34 million for importing counterfeit and unapproved drugs into the U.S.

The University of Montana recently settled a complaint about the way it handled a student's report of sexual violence and retaliation.

A group opposed to a proposed large livestock processing facility in Great Falls is hosting a public meeting about it this weekend.

A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide convictions of two men in the 1994 death of a Helena woman and ordered new trials.