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 2021-04-22 16:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Hospital employee made nearly $650,000 despite skipping work for 15 years, police say...

An employee at a hospital in southern Italy received 15 years' worth of pay despite never showing up for work, police said. Salvatore Scumace has been under investigation for forgery, aggravated extortion and abuse of office, Italy's financial pol...

 2021-04-22 16:03 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Truck driver in Mobile pleads guilty to staging 'robbery' that netted nearly $500,000...

Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) — Jonah Tamoni Dewayan Bessard went to work on Jan. 5 as a Brink's armored truck driver, stopped at a gas station on his route and then got held up at gunpoint by two men. Only, it was ...

 2021-04-22 16:00 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Les McKeown, frontman of 70s teen sensation Bay City Rollers, dies aged 65...

Scottish singer Les McKeown, who achieved global superstardom in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of tartan-garbed pop titans the Bay City Rollers, has died, his family confirmed Thursday. He was 65. McKeown fronted the Bay City Rollers during their dizzyin...

 2021-04-22 16:00 

Idaho Statesman

An accident left him legally blind in one eye. That won't stop this Capital pitcher....

Capital baseball coach Jake Chandler approached Calvin Connelly three years ago with a proposition. After watching his freshman season unfold, he suggested that Connelly try hitting left-handed because he felt ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:59 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines do not appear to pose serious risk to pregnant women, study says...

One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe, although researchers admit more comprehensive research is needed....

 2021-04-22 15:56 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

GRAPHIC: Acid thrown in college student's face outside her home in N.Y....

Nafiah Ikram's life as a Hofstra University student changed on March 17 as she arrived home from work....

 2021-04-22 15:54 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Taco Bell is testing a new meat alternative...

Taco Bell is testing a new meat alternative taco ahead of an expected launch of new offerings featuring Beyond Meat. It's called the Cravetarian Taco, a temporary menu item that includes a "boldly seasoned plant-based protein" made from peas a...

 2021-04-22 15:51 

Idaho Statesman

Dozens of inmates injected with too much COVID vaccine at Iowa prison, officials say...

Officials in Iowa are investigating after they say dozens of prison inmates were over-vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Iowa Department of Corrections said 77 people incarcerated at the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Trump administration hampered investigation into delayed Puerto Rico hurricane relief, government watchdog finds...

An investigation into the Trump administration's delayed hurricane relief aid for Puerto Rico was stymied by a series of roadblocks in obtaining information and testimony, according to findings by a federal watchdog released Thursday. In a new report,...

 2021-04-22 15:49 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'Worst I've ever seen': 1 dead in massive pileup on interstate...

Click here for updates on this story WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wisconsin (WDJT) — Interstate 41 reopened Wednesday evening, April 21, after white-out conditions and freezing temperatures caused 20 crashes, including a 48 car pileup. Six people were hurt in...

 2021-04-22 15:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

SpaceX is sending a capsule back to space, this time with different astronauts...

Four astronauts from three countries are preparing to leave Earth this week aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, marking the third-ever crewed flight for Elon Musk's company, and the first from SpaceX to make use of a previously flown rocket booster a...

 2021-04-22 15:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Everything you need to know about bitcoin...

After years of skepticism, bitcoin is finally gaining mainstream credibility. Tesla is now accepting bitcoin as payment, and disclosed it had purchased $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency as part of its cash holdings. Payment processors including PayPal, M...

 2021-04-22 15:45 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Investigators believe Kristin Smart's body was buried and 'recently' moved, court document says...

Investigators looking into the 1996 disappearance and killing of California college student Kristin Smart believe they have found evidence that her body was buried underneath a deck at the home of Ruben Flores, father of murder suspect Paul Flores, and &#...

 2021-04-22 15:37 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Reclaim Idaho is preparing to take on opposition...

Reclaim Idaho is taking Governor Brad Little to court for signing a bill that they feel is unconstitutional...

 2021-04-22 15:36 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Local teacher receives IRS bill after raising money for families struggling during COVID...

Click here for updates on this story MANSFIELD, Connecticut (WFSB) — Imagine raising money to help others and learn that you owe the government some money? A Mansfield Center man found himself with a staggering IRS bill for more than $16,000. Louis ...

 2021-04-22 15:34 

Idaho Statesman

What will our 'new normal' be after COVID-19? Experts predict what Idahoans can expect...

Is it too soon to be talking about life after the pandemic? Nearly 1 million vaccine doses have been administered in Idaho. More than 415,000 people in Idaho are fully ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:32 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Boise State football: What could or could not have been...

Boise State has had only two of its quarterbacks ever take a snap in the NFL. Now one of the Broncos' former commits is near the top of the NFL Draft board....

 2021-04-22 15:31 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Idaho Senate OKs bill to kill up to 90% of wolves in state...

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game reported in February that the wolf population has been holding at about 1,500 the past two years....

 2021-04-22 15:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Spider-Man is heading to Disney streaming...

Disney and Sony Pictures Entertainment agreed to a multi-year licensing deal Tuesday that will bring your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to Disney's platforms, including Disney+. But there is a catch: The agreement comes just weeks after Sony and Ne...

 2021-04-22 15:29 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

J&J vaccine 'pause' latest messaging challenge for officials...

With the J&J shots, the recommended "pause" announced last week was a precautionary measure as government advisers investigated the unusual clots and alerted doctors about how to treat them....

 2021-04-22 15:27 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

'It's a sign of respect': Man in Michigan spends free time cleaning old gravestones...

Michael Pohl picked up a unique hobby during the pandemic. One where he's paying his respects to the dearly departed in a St. Johns cemetery....

 2021-04-22 15:27 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Prescription fire project begins southwest of Challis...

Salmon-Challis National Forest crews began to implement a portion of the Bartlett Creek fire reduction project. The post Prescription fire project begins southwest of Challis appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 15:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

LeBron James deleted a tweet about Ma'Khia Bryant's killing but repeats call for accountability...

LeBron James tweeted, then deleted, a post about the killing of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant at the hands of Columbus police. The Ohio teen was killed Tuesday, about 30 minutes before the verdict was delivered in the killing of George Floyd. On Wednesda...

 2021-04-22 15:24 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Mars Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second, riskier flight...

The Ingenuity helicopter successfully completed a second flight on Mars Thursday, and it was even more challenging than the first. Ingenuity autonomously flew for almost 52 seconds this time, climbing 16 feet (4.9 meters) up through the Martian atmosphere...

 2021-04-22 15:22 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Chubbuck Police Chief receives highest POST honor...

Chubbuck Police Chief William "Bill" Guiberson has earned the POST Executive Certificate from Idaho Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST). The post Chubbuck Police Chief receives highest POST honor appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 15:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

District attorney said officer acted in self-defense in school shooting...

Click here for updates on this story KNOXVILLE, Tennesee (WSMV) — The district attorney general in Knox County announced Wednesday that a Knoxville Police officer acted in self defense when he shot a teen inside the restroom at a Knoxville high scho...

 2021-04-22 15:19 

Idaho Statesman

April's supermoon is called the 'Pink Moon' — but not because of its color. Here's why...

April's full moon is called the "Pink Moon" — but not for the reason you might think. The moon will appear full Monday, April 26, but it probably won't look ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:19 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

START Director announces retirement...

START Transit Director Darren Brugmann has announced his retirement from the post. The post START Director announces retirement appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 15:17 

Idaho Statesman

Los Angeles County will appeal US judge's homeless order...

Los Angeles County will appeal a federal judge's order requiring the city of Los Angeles and the county to shelter all unhoused residents of Skid Row within 180 days and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:16 

Idaho Statesman

Supreme Court cuts back FTC power to seek ill-gotten gains...

A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday cut back the Federal Trade Commission's authority to recover ill-gotten gains, overturning a nearly $1.3 billion award against a professional race car driver who ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Derek Chauvin: Guilty verdict is why sports stars won't 'shut up and dribble'...

It isn't the end. It's just the beginning. This isn't about Derek Chauvin. It's about George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Jacob Blake, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Tony Robinson, Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and so many others &md...

 2021-04-22 15:14 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

CSI upset in National Tournament...

After getting an opening-round bye, the Golden Eagles ran into a red-hot Indian River State College....

 2021-04-22 15:10 

Idaho Statesman

Grains higher, livestock mixed...

Grain futures were higher on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May was up 10.50 cents at $6.86 a bushel; May gained 25.75 cents ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Here are some of the cases the US Justice Department may look into as they investigate Minneapolis policing practices...

The US Justice Department announced Wednesday it is launching a federal civil probe into policing practices in Minneapolis. The broad federal investigation follows the murder convictions of former officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, someth...

 2021-04-22 15:04 

Idaho Statesman

J&J vaccine 'pause' latest messaging challenge for officials...

Confronted with rare cases of blood clots potentially linked to Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. health officials faced a delicate task: how to suspend distribution of the shots without ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 15:04 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect facing additional 43 charges...

The suspect in the March 22 Boulder King Soopers shooting will face an additional 43 charges after the prosecution filed a motion Wednesday, court documents say....

 2021-04-22 14:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Army vet waiting on justice years after losing leg, hit by alleged DUI driver...

Click here for updates on this story COLUMBIA, North Carolina (WLOS) — "The day started off normal. I went to work that morning and decided to hang out with a couple of my friends on the bike. Everything was all good until it wasn't good any...

 2021-04-22 14:58 

Idaho Statesman

UK apologizes for racism in memorials to WWI dead...

British authorities apologized Thursday after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly African and Indian military service personnel who died during World War I weren't properly honored due to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 14:56 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Man shot by grandfather during home invasion robbery dies, no charges will be filed...

Click here for updates on this story CATAWBA COUNTY, North Carolina (WLOS) — A North Carolina man who was shot after breaking into his grandfather's home last week has died from his injuries. Police said Jessie Gibson, 34, died Tuesday night at ...

 2021-04-22 14:54 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Buttigieg says climate summit an opportunity for US to regain moral leadership on crisis...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg argued on Thursday that President Joe Biden's goal to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions is vital to reasserting US leadership in fighting the climate crisis. "We're looking for other countries to ...

 2021-04-22 14:54 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines appear safe for pregnant women...

Researchers found the most common side effect from the vaccine was pain at the injection site, which appeared more frequently in vaccine recipients who were pregnant....

 2021-04-22 14:50 

Idaho Statesman

Teen boys were cyber-stalked for years over failed romances, CA officials say...

A California woman has been charged with cyberstalking and accused of harassing three teenage boys for years, according to officials. Ramajana Hidic Demirovic, 46, of San Francisco is accused of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 14:47 

Idaho Statesman

In effort to preserve affordable houses, booming Minnesota city takes aim at 'teardowns'...

Ethan Moore and Carolina Trevino Guajardo are accustomed to unsolicited mail offers to buy their 1950s rambler in Edina, Minn., where hundreds of houses have been demolished and replaced with ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 14:44 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Where you can sunbathe nude or topless around the world...

For true aficionados of nude relaxation, there are no parts of the body "where the sun don't shine." And with appropriate protection — a liberal layer of sun screen, face masks where required — there are plenty of places around the...

 2021-04-22 14:38 

Idaho Statesman

Tiny houses and shipping containers may help homeless people. Are they humane?...

LOS ANGELES — It measures only 8 feet by 8 feet. But to Stephen Smith, the tiny red house in North Hollywood is the place he calls home. Until early ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 14:36 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Manhattan will stop prosecuting prostitution, unlicensed massage; DA dismisses thousands of cases...

The district attorney dismissed more than 900 open cases and thousands more related to loitering for the purpose of prostitution....

 2021-04-22 14:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Quesadillas are taking off at Chipotle...

It took a while for Chipotle to roll out its quesadilla. But the cheesy item hit menus last month, and customers are into it. About 10% of all orders now include a quesadilla, CEO Brian Niccol said during an analyst call discussing first quarter earnings ...

 2021-04-22 14:29 

Idaho Statesman

Skier who tumbled 2,000 feet down Colorado mountain says helmet saved his life...

A 37-year-old New Mexico man is lucky to be alive after plunging 2,000 feet down a Colorado mountain while skiing Tuesday, rescuers say. "My helmet saved my life," the skier ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-22 14:28 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

James Cameron says the next 'Avatar' movie will have more water...

James Cameron appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Wednesday, sitting in front of an editing suite in which there was a new "Avatar" on the screens. Cameron was in production in Wellington, New Zealand and said the next ...

 2021-04-22 14:26 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Apps focusing on 'food rescue' help to curb millions of pounds of waste...

Food rescue groups are using apps to help connect volunteer drivers to grocers and restaurants that would otherwise throw away extra food....

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