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 2021-04-22 19:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

US Capitol Police officer allegedly told units to only monitor for 'anti-Trump' protesters on January 6...

A US Capitol Police officer directed "all outside units" on the morning of January 6 to only monitor for anti-Trump agitators "who want to start a fight," not any "pro-Trump in the crowd," according to the findings of a newly revea...

 2021-04-22 19:01 

Idaho Statesman

'Earth-shaking' gender-reveal explosion rattles New Hampshire towns. (It's a boy!)...

An explosion that rattled southern New Hampshire on Tuesday night had residents checking for everything from car crashes to earthquakes. But the 7 p.m. blast was part of a gender-reveal ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:55 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

'It was really hard to make it on my own' Former foster youth creates bill to extend foster care services...

After finding troubling statistics after doing research for a class on what happens to foster youth after they age out of the system, a former foster youth decided to take matters into her own hands....

 2021-04-22 18:52 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Triple Crown Fast Facts...

Here's a look at horse racing's Triple Crown. The three races in the Triple Crown are the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Facts A horse must win all three races to achieve the Triple Crown. There have been 13 Triple Cr...

 2021-04-22 18:51 

Idaho Statesman

Flushing toilets can launch poopy droplets, but do they spread COVID? Study adds data...

Research on viruses past and some on the novel coronavirus has shown that toilets can generate microscopic aerosols with each flush — a somewhat nauseating fact when recalling visits to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:50 

Idaho Statesman

Andrew Brown's killing by NC deputy draws national attention, calls to 'stay outraged'...

Two days after Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, national attention has shifted to a small town in Eastern North Carolina where a Black ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:45 

Idaho Statesman

Missing man from Texas fell to his death while hiking California mountain, cops say...

A missing man from Texas died after he fell while hiking California's Mount Whitney, according to authorities. Saulo Sifuentes Escalante, 36, of Conroe arrived on April 15 to hike Mount ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:44 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Amazon is opening a hair salon in London, combining in-person services with new technologies...

Alexa, I need a haircut. Amazon announced this week they are opening a hair salon in East London. It will use the location to try several new technologies, including augmented reality and new point-of-sale features....

 2021-04-22 18:42 

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[ Boise ]

US Senate overwhelmingly passes bill to combat rise in anti-Asian hate...

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that aims to combat the rise in anti-Asian hate related to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-04-22 18:35 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Alternate juror in Derek Chauvin trial says medical expert convinced her of ex-officer's guilt...

An alternate juror in Derek Chauvin's trial told reporters Thursday that Dr. Martin Tobin, the soft-spoken doctor who explained how George Floyd died, convinced her of the former police officer's guilt. "Dr. Tobin was like the turning point fo...

 2021-04-22 18:33 

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[ Boise ]

Chobani employees planting new crops in community garden for Earth Day...

Employees with Chobani are planting their company garden with a focus on food insecurity this year....

 2021-04-22 18:31 

Idaho Statesman

Do you still need to wear your face mask outdoors? Here's what experts are saying...

The weather is warming up, and with the expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, there's growing hope for a post-pandemic America to soon be reality. More than 89 million people in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Blackfoot High School shelter in place lifted...

Blackfoot School District Superintendent Brian Kress said a shelter in place at Blackfoot High School has been lifted. The post Blackfoot High School shelter in place lifted appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 18:28 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Russia orders troops back to base after massive buildup near Ukraine border...

Russia ordered its top military brass to return troops to their permanent bases from Friday, saying it had concluded a "snap inspection" of its forces in the country's east and west, near the Ukrainian border. A build-up of Russian troops alon...

 2021-04-22 18:24 

Idaho Statesman

Eastbound lanes to close on Chinden Boulevard for months, expect 'significant delays'...

Several eastbound lanes on West Chinden Boulevard will be closed for several months at the intersection with North Linder Road, the Idaho Transportation Department says. An eastbound right-turn lane and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 18:23 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

2 men killed in tanker explosion at railcar repair facility...

Two men died in an explosion in a rail car tanker at a repair facility in central Wyoming, town of Shoshoni officials said Thursday. The post 2 men killed in tanker explosion at railcar repair facility appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 18:20 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Senate overwhelmingly passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill...

The Senate passed with a wide bipartisan majority Thursday a bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States, and create a new position at the Justice Department to expedite reviews of potential Covid-19-related hate crimes. ...

 2021-04-22 18:19 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

What could Congress actually accomplish on police reform?...

The guilty verdicts for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd felt like an important moment, creating momentum to change the way police interact with Black Americans. The specific nature of that progress, however, ...

 2021-04-22 18:17 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Campground near Snake River in Parma now open...

Martin Landing encompasses 60 acres and is located at the end of Scott Pit Road at the confluence of the Snake, Boise and Owyhee rivers near Parma....

 2021-04-22 18:17 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Chinden lane closures to start Thursday night...

Eastbound drivers will see...

 2021-04-22 18:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Woman loses home, dog in fire as neighbors blame growing homeless encampment...

Click here for updates on this story VENICE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A home in Venice was destroyed and a dog was killed in a fire early Wednesday morning. While the cause remains under investigation, neighbors are pointing to growing homeless encampme...

 2021-04-22 18:13 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

County receives $6.2M Project Turnkey grant to convert motel into shelter...

Click here for updates on this story WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Washington County has received a Project Turnkey grant of $6.2 million to convert a 60-room motel into a shelter, Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) announced Thursday. The hotel...

 2021-04-22 18:11 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pledging to go green doesn't just help corporate brands. It boosts stocks...

Net zero pledges have become all the rage in Corporate America. Big banks, steel companies and even (mostly European) oil companies are pledging to wipe out their carbon emissions over time. Cynics may see these environmental announcements as mere marketi...

 2021-04-22 18:11 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

NYC subway bomber sentenced to life in prison for terror attack...

A man convicted in federal court for the 2017 terror bombing attack in a New York City subway station was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Akayed Ullah could be seen on footage in an underground tunnel walkway detonating a bomb on his person during m...

 2021-04-22 18:10 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday's sunrise...

The four astronauts, representing the U.S., Japan and France, were supposed to fly to the International Space Station on Thursday. But liftoff was delayed because of poor weather offshore....

 2021-04-22 18:07 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Kansas governor vetoes ban for transgender school athletes...

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a Republican measure that would have made Kansas the latest state with a GOP-controlled legislature to ban transgender athletes from girls' and women's school sports. The post Kansas governor vetoes b...

 2021-04-22 18:07 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Federal officials weigh extending mask mandate for mass transportation...

Federal officials are currently considering whether to renew the transportation mask requirement that expires next month, an official familiar with the discussions told CNN. The early February order from the Transportation Security Administration applies ...

 2021-04-22 18:01 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Blockchain: What is it, and why does it matter?...

You've almost certainly heard the term blockchain. But you probably have no idea what it is or how it works, let alone why it generates so much hype. That's OK. Most people don't. That hasn't kept it from becoming a buzzword thrown around ...

 2021-04-22 17:57 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Police: 'Aggressive' turkeys terrorizing neighborhood...

Click here for updates on this story MT. PLEASANT, Michigan (WNEM) — Watson street looks peaceful and calm but the residents know of a dark fear lurking just outside their homes. This sleepy little street in Mt. Pleasant is being terrorized by turke...

 2021-04-22 17:56 

Idaho Statesman

Wawa is 'honored' its customers helped inspire the costume designs for HBO's 'Mare of Easttown'...

PHILADELPHIA — In the Philly area, few places offer more of consistent and eclectic mix of the sartorial splendor of the region than Wawa. In a single Wawa run, you ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 17:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Infrastructure negotiations: Republicans unveil $600 billion framework as Democrats try to iron out issues...

The real work of finalizing an infrastructure package that can have widespread Democratic support on Capitol Hill is just beginning as the party must reckon with key differences between progressives and moderates on the scope and cost of the package &mdas...

 2021-04-22 17:48 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Pandemic relief aid lifts Southwest to Q1 profit, American Airlines loses $1.25B...

The long pandemic nightmare for airlines shows signs of improvement, however slowly....

 2021-04-22 17:45 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

State board to hold education press conference...

Idaho State Board of Education President Debbie Critchfield and Board Secretary Kurt Liebich will hold a virtual press conference Thursday at 1 p.m. to discuss public higher education in Idaho. The post State board to hold education press conference appea...

 2021-04-22 17:45 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

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 2021-04-22 17:44 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

READ: Senate Republicans' infrastructure plan...

Republican senators unveiled a framework for their infrastructure proposal, which totals just under $600 billion. It includes money directed at traditional infrastructure including roads, bridges, ports and broadband. The plan is far narrower than Preside...

 2021-04-22 17:42 

Idaho Statesman

How to protect state land around Payette Lake? One idea: a new tax on property owners...

Valley County commissioners might ask voters to approve a property tax levy to pay for guaranteed public access to state endowment land around Payette Lake. Commissioner David Bingaman says the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 17:39 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Prepare to pay the sticker price for a car...

Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have — both new and used. It's helping send prices to record levels. The average new car price was $37,200 in the first quarter, according to JD Power, up 8.4% from the sam...

 2021-04-22 17:38 

Idaho Statesman

Confederate statue in Kentucky should not be moved, says group claiming to own it...

A group claiming to own a statue of a Confederate soldier is suing a Kentucky county attempting to remove it. The Kentucky Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 17:38 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Nominees for USPS Board of Governors say they haven't been pressured about DeJoy...

President Joe Biden's trio of US Postal Service Board of Governors nominees said Thursday they have not made any commitments or been pressured about the potential firing of embattled Trump-era Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The scrutiny comes as scor...

 2021-04-22 17:36 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Daunte Wright's funeral is underway, marking another emotional day for a city reeling from police violence...

Mourners were gathering in Minneapolis on Thursday to honor the life of Daunte Wright, the Black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer this month during an arrest attempt. Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton will eulogize Wright, 20, du...

 2021-04-22 17:34 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Jim Clyburn says he was fined for avoiding metal detectors off the House floor...

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn told CNN that he was fined for violating the procedure of going through the metal detectors installed off the House floor, the first Democrat to receive such a fine. "Yeah," Clyburn of South Carolina told CNN on Thu...

 2021-04-22 17:32 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface...

Actor Hugh Jackman is speaking up in the wake of verbal and physical abuse allegations against prolific Broadway and Hollywood producer, Scott Rudin. Following a report in The Hollywood Reporter alleging that Rudin verbally and physically abused staff mem...

 2021-04-22 17:29 

Idaho Statesman

Cop who fatally shot teen in Tennessee school bathroom won't face charges, official says...

Prosecutors say they won't charge the Tennessee officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old student last week during a violent confrontation inside a high school bathroom. Knox County District Attorney General ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 17:29 

Idaho Statesman

Police kill 2 Black people within hours of Chauvin conviction. 'More to do,' activists say...

Many Americans breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday afternoon when Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd. "Painfully earned justice has finally arrived for ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 17:29 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Why Oxford researchers are intentionally infecting people with COVID-19...

Researchers in the United Kingdom have just launched a controversial new study called a challenge trial where they will intentionally infect volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19....

 2021-04-22 17:26 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Considering a move for remote work? Check for broadband first...

For countless Americans, who are now working remotely, there is one key component that makes working anywhere possible: reliable, accessible, high-speed internet....

 2021-04-22 17:22 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder...

The Supreme Court has made it easier to sentence minors convicted of murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole....

 2021-04-22 17:21 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Treefort Music Fest releases full lineup...

The five-day music celebration will begin Sept. 22, 2021 after being postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-04-22 17:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'Straight out of Hollywood fiction': Feds bust three men in $30 million bank robbery scheme...

Federal authorities say they've arrested three New York men Tuesday on money laundering conspiracy charges in connection with an elaborate, international bank robbery operation that netted more than $30 million over several years. Val Cooper, Alex Lev...

 2021-04-22 17:20 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Super pink moon is coming Monday night...

The super pink moon will peak Monday at 11:32 p.m. EDT....

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