No parking on Highway 20, ramps close for the 4th of July

Parking for the Melaleuca Freedom celebration along US Highway 20 will be prohibited on Monday, July 4th. 

Nampa man dies in Power County crash

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The Power County Sheriff's office says a one-vehicle crash on June 24th left one Nampa man dead.

Preparations for Blackfoot Liberty Celebration

Blackfoot Parks and Recreation work to prepare for the Liberty Fireworks Celebration sponsored by Bingham Memorial Hospital.

ISU sociology professor speaks on diversity

ISU sociology professor Jeremy Thomas spoke on the importance and benefits of diversity Thursday night.

Highway Worker: "Please, slow down and be cautious!"

A Thursday evening accident in a construction zone sent three people to the hospital.

Police chief addresses concerns with Idaho's new concealed carry law

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Pocatello police chief Scott Marchand addressed some concerns the police department has with Idaho's news concealed carry law going into effect July 1.

"It was hard to believe they found him" MIA Korean War soldier from...

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A Shelley man is learning more about his brother who became missing in action in the Korean War 66 years ago.

"Cool Rain" brings community together with first responders

The Pocatello Fire and Police Department are bringing "Cool Rain" to a park near you in Pocatello this summer.

Chubbuck welcomes new sushi and hibachi restaurant

The wait is over for some amazing Japanese cuisine in Chubbuck. The Japanese sushi and hibachi restaurant "Fuji" made its grand opening Thursday morning.

Idaho to implement new food code, starting July 1

Starting July 1, Idaho will implement an updated food code for better food safety standards.

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

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.

Madison Angel Babies program gives babies a place to rest

 Madison Angel Babies program gives babies a place to rest

The causes of many stillbirths are unknown. Families are often left grieving without answers to their questions.

Lightning sparks fire near Sawtell Peak

Yale Fire near Sawtell Peak

Passing lightning storms have caused a fire near the Sawtell Peak. The Yale Fire, as it is being called, was located by fire crews Thursday morning about one mile southwest of Sawtell Peak. The fire is burning in a small group of whitebark pine and subalpine fir trees.

Idaho girl hit by bullet while waiting for fireworks display

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Southwest Idaho authorities say a young girl waiting with her family for fireworks to start at a nearby festival was shot in the shoulder by a stray bullet when two men opened fire on each other in a parking lot.

Man sues yet again for chance to marry his computer

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A man with a history of filing longshot lawsuits is suing the Utah County Clerk over a rejection of his request to marry his computer.

Pocatello to enforce ban on certain fires

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The Pocatello Fire Department will enforce a ban on certain types of fires beginning Friday in parts of the city.

Area events for the 4th of July

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

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.

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

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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

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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

RPD Fraud Suspect #1

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."

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

Internet modem fire

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

Salmon Challis National Forest

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

Poison Hemlock

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.

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