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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury selection

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Poll: Tsarnaev should face death penalty

A new CNN/ORC poll finds most Americans think Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man found guilty on 30 counts related to the bombings which occurred during the Boston Marathon in April 2013, should face the death penalty for his crimes.

Overall, 53 percent of American...

Accused dorm intruder leaves U S some charges dismissed

Accused dorm intruder leaves U.S.; some charges dismissed

The man accused of entering multiple Idaho State University dorms and touching students has left the country, according to an email sent to students by the university.

Jefferson sheriff to be tried in different county

Sheriff's trial will be moved out of Jefferson County

Jefferson County sheriff Blair Olsen will be tried in a different county.

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Idaho Falls mayor names accountant to fill vacant council seat

The Idaho Falls mayor has named an accountant to a City Council seat left vacant after a councilman died in March.

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Elementary teacher pleads guilty to DUI

The Pocatello elementary teacher charged with an aggravated DUI last May has changed her plea to guilty. This comes a week after a court hearing where Judge David Nye excluded the defense's expert witnesses. 

Cities discuss financial impact of merging fire departments

Cities discuss financial impact of merging fire departments

Pocatello and Chubbuck city councils met with their fire chiefs today to discuss the potential fire department merger. Although both sides are on board with the idea, there are big concerns in how it will affect their wallets.

Man pleads not guilty in death of Nori Jones

Man pleads not guilty in death of Nori Jones

Brad Compher pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing Monday for the death of Nori Jones in 2004.

Hunger on the rise in eastern Idaho

Hunger is on the rise in Idaho

Food insecurity in Idaho is on the rise. New data shows hunger in eastern Idaho is worse than last year.

Idaho Falls Church Vandalized

Idaho Falls church vandalized

Idaho Falls police need your help finding who's responsible for breaking into and vandalizing the Centro Evangelistico Cristo Para Las Naciones church.

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Man hospitalized after Island Park fire

An Ashton man was severely burned in a cabin fire in Island Park.



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