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 2021-05-11 00:53 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Are unemployment benefits to blame for Idaho's labor shortage?...

With the additional $300 a week from the federal CARES Act, what's the incentive to get back out to a minimum wage job?...

 2021-05-11 00:28 

Idaho Statesman

Julian Read, who briefed press after JFK assassination, dies...

Julian Read, whose long career in public relations included briefing the press after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963, has died in Texas. He was ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:23 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho's COVID-19 cases continue to decline, but state lags national vaccine pace...

Idaho's COVID-19 daily case numbers and seven-day moving average for cases continue to decline, though the state continues to trail the national pace for vaccinations, according to Idaho Department of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Local company debuts DefenseLite glass after uptick in violent crimes...

One new product is offering an extra layer of protection. The post Local company debuts DefenseLite glass after uptick in violent crimes appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-11 00:14 

Idaho Statesman

Vote now in the Treasure Valley athlete of the week contests (May 2 to 9)...

One of the nation's best throws, walk-off heroics and dominating pitchers top the highlights from around the Treasure Valley last week. Help us choose the best of the best in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

Woman killed, man injured after confronting couple stealing TV, Washington cops say...

A woman was shot and killed after she and her boyfriend confronted a couple stealing a television from a party, Washington police said. Her boyfriend was critically injured. Diana Calixtro, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:08 

Idaho Statesman

Decades later, California's 'Gann limit' back in spotlight...

If California Gov. Gavin Newsom avoids getting recalled from office later this year, he could owe a debt of gratitude to a conservative Republican political activist from the 1970s and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:08 

Idaho Statesman

Kentucky plant benefiting from latest Apple investment...

Apple deepened its ties to a Kentucky plant on Monday by awarding another $45 million to support Corning Inc.'s work to supply glass for the tech giant's iPhones and other ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:06 

Idaho Statesman

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot...

North Carolina House members on Monday approved a plan to curb the governor's ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccines through executive action — a power Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has shown ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:04 

Idaho Statesman

Inslee OKs bill curbing debt-based license suspensions...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday approved a measure aimed at preventing tens of thousands of people a year from having their driver's licenses suspended for failure to pay fines. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:03 

Idaho Statesman

Illinois establishing office building vaccination clinics...

The state of Illinois, working with business and labor organizations, plans to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to workers at offices around the state, officials announced Monday. The initiative is being prompted ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-11 00:01 

Idaho Statesman

Kemp signs $27.3B state budget, will block police raises...

Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a 2022 Georgia state budget that restores some money to K-12 education, increases some mental health funding, and pays nursing home operators more. However, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 23:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Houston police are searching for a murder suspect out on bond who ran away with a tiger...

A man has been charged with felony evading arrest after he escaped from police while housing a Bengal tiger in his yard. Victor Hugo Cuevas, 26, was out on bond for a murder charge in Fort Bend County, when neighbors spotted the big cat, Houston Police Co...

 2021-05-10 23:58 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

A school district tried to address racism, a group of parents fought back...

Three years ago, a video went viral of a group of teenage students chanting the n-word at a private party in Southlake, Texas. Now, as the school district tries to incorporate cultural awareness into the curriculum, a group of parents is fighting back. So...

 2021-05-10 23:58 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

208 Redial: The 84-year-old Boise horse trainer who got around by ATV...

In 1999, former KTVB life reporter John Miller met a man by the name of Jake Molenaar, an 84-year-old retiree who was still training thoroughbred horses on his farm....

 2021-05-10 23:53 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Magic Valley library opening summer learning options as need increases...

With school almost out some educators are seeing summer learning as more of a necessity than in years past....

 2021-05-10 23:44 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

'Pretty amazing but also the worst': Endangered condors descend on California home...

There are about 200 California condors living in the wild in California. More than a dozen of the large birds have decided to call Cinda Mickols' place their home for now. Mickols lives about two hours outside Los Angeles....

 2021-05-10 23:38 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden hosts two crucial Democratic senators Monday to talk infrastructure at start of critical week...

President Joe Biden on Monday hosted two critical Democratic senators for individual meetings at the White House as he entered a crucial week for his legislative agenda. Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Tom Carper of Delaware, two committee chairmen...

 2021-05-10 23:37 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Hearts are more than just an organ; they are hope...

After tragically losing their son, one family from Burley is raising awareness on the importance of being an organ donor....

 2021-05-10 23:36 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Drought in Idaho: How did we get here?...

"The chance of any recovery is really minimal."...

 2021-05-10 23:36 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

DHW opens State Hospital West...

Idaho has a new resource to help treat children with severe mental health problems. The post DHW opens State Hospital West appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 23:36 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Sleep in Heavenly Peace affected by the national mattress shortage...

Across the United States, furniture stores and suppliers are facing a mattress shortage, and that is affecting one local non-profit....

 2021-05-10 23:36 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Up to $10,000 award offered for information regarding arson fire in Hailey...

The additional $5,000 award has been offered by the Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...

 2021-05-10 23:32 

Idaho Statesman

Ex-mayor charged with child sex crimes after allegations on Facebook, Texas city says...

The former mayor of a Texas city who resigned shortly after winning re-election has been charged with child sex crimes. Scott Saunders Jr. — who was mayor of Smithville, a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 23:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Twin brother of NFL player Tarik Cohen found dead at Duke Power substation...

Authorities confirmed that a person found dead at a North Carolina Duke Power substation over the weekend was Tyrell Cohen, brother of Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen. "Raleigh Police Department detectives, working in conjunction with the Wake ...

 2021-05-10 23:31 

Idaho Statesman

Principal umpiring baseball game collapses and dies, Tennessee school says...

A longtime Tennessee middle school principal died after collapsing on the field during a baseball game on Saturday. Gerald Tidwell, principal at Warren County Middle School in McMinnville, collapsed on ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 23:27 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Back to school following Rigby Middle School shooting...

New resources are coming to support the Rigby Middle School community and their rebound from last week's shooting. The post Back to school following Rigby Middle School shooting appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 23:13 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Engineers in Utah making holograms that move...

Engineers in Utah have come up with a way to make moving holograms and they could become a part of our everyday lives in the future...

 2021-05-10 23:12 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

COVID-19 UPDATES: 340 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths...

Idaho officials reported 340 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths over the weekend. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: 340 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 23:07 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Woman in Buffalo meets birth family for first time in 20 years...

Two sisters, both raised in Buffalo, met for the first time in more than 50 years. Maryam Boone was adopted at just 3-years-old. She didn't find out until she was 19. Now, she's reunited with her birth family after nearly a 20 year long search....

 2021-05-10 23:05 

Idaho Statesman

Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers confirmed Monday in Washington state...

The Washington state Department of Health reported 1,725 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths on Monday. Pierce County reported 137 cases and nine new deaths. The county has 544 deaths ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 23:02 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Pipeline hit by cyberattack won't affect Idaho gas prices, AAA says...

Because Idaho does not rely on that pipeline, the state likely won't feel the effects, according to AAA. Gem State gas prices, however, continue to rise....

 2021-05-10 23:02 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Idaho and 19 other states' minimum wages have stayed at $7.25 since 2009...

Someone who works fulltime at the minimum wage will earn just more than $15,000 annually....

 2021-05-10 23:02 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Man rescued from bridge in China after glass panels shattered underneath him...

In Longjing, China, a man was rescued from a 330-foot high glass-bottom bridge after some panels shattered underneath him....

 2021-05-10 22:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Fact check: Biden makes false claim about former Federal Reserve leaders, revives misleading jobs claim...

President Joe Biden claimed last Wednesday that the last five leaders of the Federal Reserve had declared that his American Jobs Plan proposal will increase economic growth. The American Jobs Plan, which you can read about here, would spend roughly $2 tri...

 2021-05-10 22:47 

Idaho Statesman

Crawfish with a side of ... a COVID vaccine? You can get both free at New Orleans event...

Freebies for those vaccinated against the coronavirus now include a pound of hot, steamy crawfish. The upcoming "1 shot, 1 pound" event in New Orleans promises a heap of the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 22:41 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Influenza rates remain 'lower than usual' CDC says; only 1 child death reported so far...

The country's flu infection rate remained "lower than usual" during the 2020-2021 winter, according to the CDC. In fact, the CDC only reports one juvenile death from influenza this season, as of the beginning of May....

 2021-05-10 22:40 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her No. 3 Republican leadership post. The post McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 22:30 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 4:30PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Special Weather Statement: Upper Snake River Plain; Centennial Mountains/Island Park; Beaverhead/Lemhi Highlands until May 10 at 10:32 PM The post Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 4:30PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 22:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

John Mulaney and wife Anna Marie Tendler are divorcing...

Comedian John Mulaney and his wife, Anna Marie Tendler, are divorcing. The comic and the visual artist have been married since 2014. A spokesman for Mulaney first confirmed news of their split to the New York Daily News, stating "John will not have an...

 2021-05-10 22:25 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

There were at least 10 mass shootings across the US this weekend...

A gunman opened fire at a family birthday party in Colorado Springs on Sunday, leaving six people dead and a community in mourning. There were at least 10 mass shootings in the country over the weekend that combined left at least 17 people dead and 33 mor...

 2021-05-10 22:19 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Idaho eyes sewer, water, broadband with federal rescue money...

Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money in two separate payments that could be used to substantially bolster the state's water, sewer and broadband infrastructure....

 2021-05-10 22:18 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Capitol Police observed 200 Proud Boys well before the Capitol was breached, lawmaker says...

US Capitol Police observed roughly 200 members of the extremist Proud Boys group moving toward the Senate around 11 a.m. on January 6, hours before the building was breached by a pro-Trump mob, a House committee chairman said Monday. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a C...

 2021-05-10 22:17 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Novavax to seek US authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine in third quarter, CEO says...

The biotechnology company Novavax now plans to apply for emergency use authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine in the US in the third quarter of this year, CEO Stanley Erck told CNN in a phone interview on Monday. The American biotech firm previously announ...

 2021-05-10 22:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 4:15PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Special Weather Statement: Arco/Mud Lake Desert; Beaverhead/Lemhi Highlands; Lost River Valleys until May 10 at 10:20 PM The post Special Weather Statement issued May 10 at 4:15PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-10 22:12 

Idaho Statesman

California is the best state in US to be a police officer, report finds. Here's why...

While protests over police brutality were rampant in California last summer, it is still the best state to be a cop, a new report found. WalletHub released a report ranking ... Click to Continue...

 2021-05-10 22:07 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Gov. Little signs historic transportation funding bill...

The governor's office says this was passed without raising Idahoans' taxes or fees....

 2021-05-10 22:06 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Two college students had to be rescued when their boat made of plastic buckets and kiddie pools drifted out to sea...

Two college students in California had to be rescued from the Pacific Ocean this weekend when they floated too far from the shore in a homemade boat, according to police. The duo set sail from Isla Vista at 2 a.m. Saturday, according to Santa Barbara Coun...

 2021-05-10 21:59 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Central banks understand cryptocurrency, and they want in...

From the Federal Reserve to the Bank of Japan, institutions everywhere are exploring the creation of their own digital currency....

 2021-05-10 21:58 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Warren calls for larger child care investment in Biden's infrastructure plan: 'This one is personal for so many of us'...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday called for universal government-subsidized child care as part of President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, describing it as a "big ticket item" that demands more resources. "The way I see it, it's g...

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