Helicopter to search for bear in deadly attack

The Latest on a fatal grizzly bear mauling near Glacier National Park.

Lewiston police restrict media access under new policy

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The Lewiston Police Department will no longer allow its officers to speak to reporters over the weekend under a newly implemented policy.

Biologists to trap bears in population monitoring project

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Researchers plan to start trapping grizzly bears in parts of Montana's Gallatin National Forest over the next month as part of a project to monitor the bear population in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Trucker accused of keeping sex slaves in semi due in court

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semi-trailer as he drove across the country is set for a change for plea hearing.

Boy, 14, takes family car for ride, crashes into house

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Southwest Idaho authorities say a 14-year-old developmentally disabled boy took the family car for ride but lost control and crashed into the front of a house.

Rexburg man indicted for firearm violations

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A federal grand jury in Pocatello indicted Joshua Black, 34, of Rexburg, Wednesday for unlawfully possessing firearms.

4-year-old taken to hospital after falling from 2nd story window

A 4-year-old child fell out of the second story window of a Rexburg apartment complex at 7:39 a.m. Thursday and was promptly taken to the hospital.

Two arrested in Bonneville County drug bust

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office arrested Gregory and Megan Doss after serving a narcotic search warrant at their home Wednesday afternoon.

Fireworks can be a trigger for vets with PTSD

While fireworks are a big part of peoples' Independence Day plans, most veterans tend to avoid them.

U.S. already seeing deaths from young kids being left in hot cars

The U.S. is already seeing some deaths from young kids being left in hot cars.

22 people awarded U.S. citizenship at ceremony

Just in time for Independence Day, 22 people from various countries were awarded their U.S. citizenship today during the naturalization ceremony.
The majority of the citizens were from Mexico, a few from the middle east and one from Canada.

Buy a duck, expand a park

A shiny new Ford pickup made its debut Wednesday as the grand prize for the annual Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race.

Family escapes injuries from Pocatello bedroom fire

The family on Nora Street in Pocatello escaped a bedroom fire that happened early Wednesday morning around 1a.m.

Idaho Falls slowly replacing old street lights with new LED's

New LED streetlights in Idaho Falls

LED streetlights will start becoming a lot more common in Idaho Falls

Bannock County issues open fire and fireworks ban


Bannock County Commissioners have ordered a ban on all fireworks and open fires within the county.

Idaho Falls woman pleads guilty to tax fraud

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April Carillo, 42, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday in United States District Court to preparing false income tax returns for clients of her business, Carillo’s Tax Service, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. 

Man charged after early morning attack on man and woman

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Brandon Daniel Puckett, 19, was arrested by Pocatello Police at 4:58 a.m. Wednesday after a disturbance at 174 Washington Avenue.

Eastern Idaho fire danger increasing


Faced with hot, dry and windy weather conditions, the Eastern Idaho Interagency Fire Center has increased the region’s fire potential.  

Rexburg police seek suspect in credit card fraud

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Rexburg Police are attempting to locate a man who used stolen credit cards on at least two separate occasions to fraudulently purchase items at several Rexburg stores.

Police seek woman who left Wal-mart without paying

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Rexburg Police are trying to locate a woman who carried $1,906 worth of photos and frames out of the Rexburg Wal-mart store without paying for them.

Car thefts on the rise in Idaho

Car thefts are on the rise in Idaho, and two local cities make the list of top five cities with the highest theft rates.

Lawsuit filed against Pocatello-Chubbuck school district

A lawsuit has been filed against the Pocatello-Chubbuck School Disctrict at the U.S. District Court. A few parents in Pocatello are suing because of alleged "unconstitutional fees."

Area events for the 4th of July

A list of events in the area for the 4th of July in Eastern Idaho.

Man arrested for stealing bank deposit from employer

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Idaho Falls Police arrested 26-year-old Clayton A. Burton for grand theft after police say he stole a bank deposit worth more than a $1,000 from his employer, the Pretzelmaker.

Idaho Falls hosts traffic signal study open house

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The city of Idaho Falls and the Idaho Department of Transportation did a traffic signal removal study last month and now wants public input.

Fireworks tips and riding along with the I.F. Fire Dept

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Dry grass, hot weather, and the Fourth of July all add up to an increase in fire dangers. That's why fire departments are gearing up for the weekend.

Firefighters respond to home fire started by internet modem

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a small fire at a home at 230 Sunset Drive that was sparked by an internet modem.

Salmon man drowns in Salmon River

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The Lemhi County Sheriff's Office says 68-year-old man Thomas Harr, of Salmon, drowned in the Salmon river after a boating accident Saturday. 

Lookout for poison hemlock, a dangerous noxious weed

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State officials with the Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign want to remind people to keep an eye out for poison hemlock a dangerous noxious weed that can be fatal to all classes of livestock.

Rigby man killed in crash on Sunnyside

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Update: Idaho Falls Police have released the name of the man killed in an accident on Sunnyside Monday evening.

Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

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Wyoming prosecutors say a father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a basement abducted and killed a Utah rail worker.

Bodies found in S. Idaho home following report of gunshots

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Authorities in south-central Idaho say the body of a woman with multiple gunshot wounds and the body of a man with one gunshot wound have been found in a Rupert home.

Man arrested for burglary after breaking into home

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Idaho Falls Police arrested 50-year-old Jerry M. Aguirre for burglary Monday night after he broke into a home and stole several items.

Fire danger elevated to "high" in W. Wyoming

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Western Wyoming fire danger has been elevated to"high" for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and the Teton Interagency Fire Dispatch area.

Idaho customers included in VW settlement agreement

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Idaho consumers purchased 2,506 vehicles that may be affected by a legal agreement with Volkswagen over emission fraud and consumer protection violations.http://www.VWCourtSettlement.com

3 men use chicken car to start discussion on mental illness

Ending the stigma against mental illness

Red and white striped car used as a tool to strike up conversation about mental illness.

Crazy Lady Rescue helps place animals in homes

Crazy Lady Rescue is helping to place animals in homes and help shelters meet the high demand of animals coming in.

Recycling truck fire doused by firefighters

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Ammon Fire Department responded to fire in the area of 49th South after a recycling truck started on fire.

Idaho Falls Power working on damaged poles near John Adams Parkway

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Update: Idaho Falls Power estimates that it will take 3 hours to repair the lines and restore power to all customers.

Utah Amber alert issued out of Kaysville cancelled

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The Kaysville Utah Police Department has issued an amber alert for 3 kids who were abducted by their parents before they could be taken into State custody.

Boise police charge 3 men in race-based attack

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Three men police say targeted two youths in a racially-based attack are facing felony hate crime charges.

Car care tips for summer travel

Car care tips for summer travel

Cars need to beat the heat too, and with temperatures climbing up well into the 90's motorist need to be prepared when they hit the roads this Independence Day.

Council acknowledges open meeting violation, voids panel action

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During a special meeting Monday morning, the Pocatello City Council acknowledged that a closed meeting by the Fact Finding Panel had violated open meeting laws and has now voided the panel's decision.

N. Idaho attorney challenging use of drug dog in arrest

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A northern Idaho defense attorney says using a drug dog at a traffic stop is overreaching and illegal.


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