BBB offers advice to avoid online sales scams

It's that time of the year we're all looking for the best deals. It's also a prime time for scammers. The Better Business Bureau wants shoppers to be on the lookout for online scams.

I-15 crash that killed a child under investigation

Accident on I-15 near Ft. Hall

A head-on crash involving a semi-truck and a pickup near milepost 82 on Interstate 15 claimed the life of one child and injured a woman and three other children.

Ex-elk ranch employee charged with stealing elk semen

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A former employee of a Twin Falls elk ranch has been accused of stealing elk semen and artificially inseminating elk at another ranch.

Idaho officials OK implementation of sage grouse plan


Idaho officials have approved implementing the state's plan to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on endowment lands.

Two men arrested after Pocatello fight

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Two men are in jail after a disturbance at 335 W. Buelll in Pocatello.

"Pickleball" on the rise in Pocatello

A sport that looks like tennis combined with racket ball, is becoming more popular in Pocatello, said Fitness Inc. Owner, Bill Davis. Davis is responding to the increasing trend by opening up seven more pickle ball courts in his gym.

Transition Center to close in Bingham County

Transition Center to close in Bingham County

The Bingham County Residential Transition Center will be closing. This comes after the insurance carrier for the county will be excluding the RTC from its liability coverage. 

Remember to shop downtown Idaho Falls

Remember to shop downtown Idaho Falls

Some people will hit the stores right after Thanksgiving dinner.

The Idaho Falls police department has released its 2014 crime report.

Property Crimes Up

The Idaho Falls police department has released its 2014 crime report.

Preparations for winter driving

You re probably prepared for winter but what about your car

Idaho Transportation Department has been preparing for the winter season for months.

Idaho officials approve payment in same-sex marriage case

Gay marriage court rulings

The Idaho Board of Examiners has approved spending about $34,500 from the state's Constitutional Defense Fund to pay attorney fees and court costs involving the state's losing legal battle over a ban on same-sex marriage.

19 people in 7 states ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 19 people in seven states have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad.

Jackson man killed attempting to cross Highway 89

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A Jackson man was killed while walking across US Highway 89 near milepost 149, approximately one mile south of Jackson, at 6 p.m. Monday.

Update: Families in Pocatello believe dogs were stolen

Families in Pocatello believe dogs were stolen

The Cashmore and Pray families have been reunited with their dogs.

Jefferson County Commission talks guns, roads and cloud-seeding

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The Jefferson County Commission have a addressed a number of concerns in the county including guns at Jefferson Lake, road access and cloud seeding plans.

Feds plan $1 million on forest restoration in northern Idaho

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The U.S. Forest Service is spending just over $1 million in northern Idaho to shore up areas scorched by massive wildfires last summer.

Starbucks seeks to serve beer, wine at 5 Utah cafes

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Starbucks is asking state liquor commissioners to allow the coffee company to offer beer and wine at five of its Utah cafes.

Man accused of firing gun to mislead West Valley City police

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A man is facing charges after authorities say he fired a gun to distract West Valley City police officers from searching a motel.

Idaho Falls to take control of War Bonnet Rodeo

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The city of Idaho Falls has completed a transfer of property and control of the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo to the city.

Texas private investigation firm takes up Deorr Kunz Jr. case

DeOrr Kunz Jr.

Monday it was announced the family has retained the private investigations firm of Klein Investigations and Consulting of Nederland, Texas, to help in the search for baby Deorr.

Beating the rising cost of college

Beating the rising cost of college

More and more college students are leaving campus with loads of debt, and the dollar amount is getting bigger.

New Idaho Falls fire station gets final approval from City Council

New Idaho Falls fire station gets final approval from City

The City Council approved the estimated $4.3 million project Monday.

Twin Falls man charged with stealing 90 pairs of underwear

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Police in south-central Idaho say a man stalked a Kimberly woman and stole 90 pairs of her underwear.

Small earthquake reported in northern Idaho

Federal officials say a 3.4-magnitude earthquake rattled northern Idaho near Sandpoint but authorities say there are no reports of damage.

Rexburg Police investigate burglaries

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Rexburg Police are hunting a burglar who struck several apartments overnight Friday, while occupants were asleep in adjoining rooms.

Fremont County looks to increase recycling with federal grant

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People in Fremont County could see a decrease in their trash bill if a half-a-million dollar grant is approved by the federal government.

Pocatello man charged with battery

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A Pocatello man was arrested at 4:21p.m.  Saturday after a confrontation at the Belmont Care Center at 3625 Vaughn.

Idaho lawmaker calls for special session on refugees

Syrian refugees

An Idaho lawmaker is calling for a special session of the state Legislature to address refugee resettlement.

Utah testing technology that could improve truckers' safety

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New technology that could improve safety and fuel efficiency for big-rig truckers is being tested in Utah.

Premature baby born on cruise ship arrives home in Utah

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A baby who has spent the past two months in a Miami hospital after his premature birth on a cruise ship reached his final destination in Utah.

Jackson backs off anti-discrimination measure

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The Jackson Town Council is reviewing a proposed ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Grangeville vs. Aberdeen

Grangeville vs Aberdeen

Grangeville beat Aberdeen 42-12, winning the 2A State Championship.

Check your car before traveling

Check your car before traveling

AAA forecasts that 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Students no longer go hungry on weekends

No lunch money means no lunch

Friends in Service Here are providing meals for "food insecure" students throughout the area.

CERT disaster training

Volunteers take on disaster training through CERT.

How to safely fry a turkey

Firefighters warn against kitchen fires this thanksgiving

Cabelas teaches how to properly fry a turkey and the dangers involved.

Rocky Mountain vs. Mountain View

Rocky Mountain vs Mountain View

Rocky Mountain defeated Mountain View 41-22 for the 5A State Championship.

Emmett vs. Gooding

Emmett vs Gooding

Emmett defeated Gooding 54-22 for the 3A State Championship.

Prairie vs. Valley High School Football

Prairie vs Valley High School Football

Valley defeated Prairie 54-32 for the 1AD1 Championship.

"Cranksgiving" brings in more than 1,200 turkeys for families

The Idaho Food Bank was able to collect over 1,200 turkeys this morning to get ready for families in need next week for Thanksgiving. Which went over their goal.

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Local News 8 presents an exciting opportunity to grow your small business with the help of ABC's Shark Tank.

2 longtime local businesses close down

2 longtime local businesses close down

After more than half a century, two businesses that have been a staple in Idaho Falls are closing shop.

Bannock County Courthouse cleared following bomb threat

"We had a bomb threat over there at the courthouse," said County Commissioner Howard Manwaring. 

City of Pocatello amid review of financial health

A "restructure" of city work departments is something Mayor Blad would hardly call it he says. 

Talks about turning EITC into a community college underway

Talks about turning EITC into a community college underway

Next month, Mayor Rebecca Casper and Rep.  Wendy Horman (R) Idaho Falls, will go before the state board of education to talk about possibly turning Eastern Idaho Technical College into a community college.


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