News Minute: Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated - News, Sports and Weather

News Minute: Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. MDT

Posted: Updated:

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Donald Trump Jr.'s rally to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale next week has been moved to the Gallatin County fairgrounds. The Rosendale campaign announced the change of venue Wednesday on its Facebook page.

BILLLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Billings police say they have arrested a 12-year-old boy they suspect intentionally started a house fire that hospitalized six people. Police officials said in a statement Wednesday the boy is in custody with youth services and the case has been turned over to the Yellowstone County Attorney's Office.

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The owners of a now-defunct therapeutic boarding school in northwestern Montana have agreed to pay $925,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a group of parents. The Missoulian reports the owners of Monarch School in Heron agreed earlier this year to settle the suit that claimed malpractice, breach of contract and fraud following the school's abrupt closure in September 2017.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Two women who say they were sexually abused as children have alleged that the Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana. They say the Christian religious organization instead punished him internally by expelling him from the congregation until he repented the next year. A trial begins Monday for one of dozens of lawsuits filed nationwide in the last decade over claims of child sexual abuse in Jehovah's Witness congregations.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly
Copyright - All content © 2001 - 2018. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.