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 2021-04-14 14:32 

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Derek Chauvin's defense expected to put its own medical experts on stand...

Derek Chauvin's defense team is expected to call two more expert witnesses on their second day of testimony in an attempt to raise doubt in the prosecution's case and further highlight George Floyd's drug use. On Tuesday, the defense's fir...

 2021-04-14 14:30 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Protesters and police clash for a third night after Daunte Wright's death as prosecutors weigh charges against officer...

A Minnesota prosecutor could decide as early as Wednesday whether to charge a police officer who authorities say shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop — a shooting that has sparked three nights of protests. The Was...

 2021-04-14 14:29 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden prepares to leave America's longest war...

It's an image President Joe Biden kept returning to: the sight of helicopters evacuating Americans from Saigon during the last major battle of the Vietnam War. In the United States, the image has come to reflect the humiliating end to a prolonged and ...

 2021-04-14 14:26 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Coinbase is here: A digital currency exchange goes public...

There were 43 million verified Coinbase users in 2020, with 2.8 million making transactions monthly....

 2021-04-14 14:20 

Idaho Statesman

Pushback against restrictive voting measures gains momentum...

The pushback against new voting bills and laws in numerous states is growing with dozens of nation's largest corporations and business leaders signing a new statement objecting to "any discriminatory ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:18 

Idaho Statesman

Judge refuses request to acquit Chauvin in Floyd's death...

The judge at Derek Chauvin's murder trial Wednesday turned down a defense request to acquit the former officer in George Floyd's death. Judge Peter Cahill pressed on with the case ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:18 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Bernie Madoff, infamous Ponzi schemer, has died...

Bernard Madoff, whose name became synonymous with financial fraud, died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison. He was 82 years old. His death Wednesday at the Federal Medical Center in the prison in Butner, North Carolina, was confirmed by t...

 2021-04-14 14:17 

Idaho Statesman

Biden on Afghanistan: 'Time to end America's longest war'...

President Joe Biden says the Sept. 11 attacks "cannot explain" why U.S. forces should remain in Afghanistan 20 years later and that "it is time for American troops to come ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Oath Keepers likely stashed weapons at a Comfort Inn prior to Capitol riot, prosecutors say...

Members of the Oath Keepers paramilitary group likely stored weapons at a hotel in Arlington, Virginia, as part of their plan to have an armed rapid-response force during the January 6 insurrection, federal prosecutors said. The new details flesh out prev...

 2021-04-14 14:14 

Idaho Statesman

Ralph Lauren unveils crisp white Team USA Olympic uniforms...

With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics were unveiled Wednesday by official ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:07 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Local police, FBI form task force to investigate gun violence crimes...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — The alarming cycle of frequent shootings and homicides in the Portland-metro area is leading to a new collaboration between local police and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). M...

 2021-04-14 14:05 

Idaho Statesman

AP source: Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison...

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:03 

Idaho Statesman

Europe scrambles as J&J vaccine delay deals another blow...

Desperate to jumpstart Europe's sluggish vaccination program, leaders from across the continent scrambled Wednesday in the wake of an unexpected delay in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 shots ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 14:02 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

School District using technology to keep kids in the classroom...

Click here for updates on this story MARION COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Students in the Gervais School District have returned to class and they are using technology in the fight against COVID-19. Students and staff are wearing a special lanyard while at...

 2021-04-14 14:00 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Riot declared at PPA building; 1 arrested on arson charge...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — For the second night in a row, a riot was declared after police said people set fire to the police association building in north Portland Tuesday night. Just before 10 p.m., the Portland...

 2021-04-14 13:54 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Interactions between early modern humans and Neanderthals were a lot more common than we thought...

The Neanderthal DNA in East Asians today can be traced back to interactions between Neanderthals and early modern humans in Europe 45,000 years ago. The oldest known remains of modern humans in Europe have been identified in the Bacho Kiro Cave in Bulgari...

 2021-04-14 13:52 

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Early morning fire being investigated as a crime...

Click here for updates on this story RAYTOWN, Missouri (KCTV/KSMO) — Four kittens had to be rescued early Wednesday morning from a Raytown house fire that is being investigated as a crime, according to fire crews on the scene. Firefighters responded...

 2021-04-14 13:49 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

'I felt like I was dying,' a mom says after watching her children cross the border alone...

The mother's mind raced as she watched her sons from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. The two boys were crying and holding hands as they crossed the border alone. After all they'd been through together, it was shocking to see the boys — a...

 2021-04-14 13:46 

Idaho Statesman

Cat stuck in tree for 17 days survived hail storm before Arkansas rescue, owner says...

Sparkles the cat left the ground on March 14. She wouldn't set foot on grass again for another 17 days. Beverly McIntosh first noticed her cat had scaled a tree ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Fact check: How a group of right-wingers spread a lie that Black Lives Matter stormed Iowa's Capitol...

A group of right-wing websites and social media personalities, some with hundreds of thousands of followers, claimed that Black Lives Matter protesters "stormed" Iowa's state Capitol last week. Some of them explicitly claimed that the proteste...

 2021-04-14 13:42 

Idaho Statesman

Denmark becomes first in EU to drop AstraZeneca vaccine...

Denmark has become the first country in the European Union to drop AstraZeneca Plc's vaccine from its COVID-19 inoculation program, amid concerns over blood clots. The decision was announced at ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:41 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

What Black drivers are doing to protect themselves during traffic stops...

When Laura Coates' husband brought a dash camera home a few years ago, she rolled her eyes. There he goes buying yet another gadget, she remembers thinking. Then he took her hand and told her it was for her — so she'd know what happened if h...

 2021-04-14 13:38 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff has died in a federal prison...

Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, the person said. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity....

 2021-04-14 13:37 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Alabama Law passed to outlaw removing organs without notifying next of kin...

Click here for updates on this story BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama (WALA) — Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill outlawing medical examiners from removing an organ from a body without notifying next of kin. It was a bill Donna Atkins has been fighting for for ...

 2021-04-14 13:37 

Idaho Statesman

Jordan's powerful tribes on collision course with monarchy over alleged royal plot...

AMMAN, Jordan It all began with cake. Sakher Fayez, a Jordanian activist, was celebrating his birthday with friends and relatives April 3 at his family's apartment building in Amman's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:34 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip...

The royal family is observing two weeks of mourning for Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99. The palace has said members of the royal family will "undertake engagements appropriate to the circumstances" during the mourning period....

 2021-04-14 13:33 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Colleagues mourn loss of beloved teacher killed in house fire...

Click here for updates on this story MIDTOWN MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) — Heartbreak in Midtown Mobile after a beloved teacher was killed in an overnight house fire. She is being identified as 67-year-old Lillis Lewis, a teacher at St. Mary Catholic Sch...

 2021-04-14 13:33 

Idaho Statesman

Why aren't more men getting the COVID-19 vaccine?...

A man took his adult children to receive COVID-19 vaccinations over the weekend, knowing it was important for them to be immunized against the disease. But he didn't feel concerned ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:32 

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[ Boise ]

Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82...

Bernie Madoff, the former well-connected investment adviser who was convicted of running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history has died in prison. He was 82....

 2021-04-14 13:30 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

A state trooper shot and killed a 16-year-old armed with a knife and airsoft gun, Maryland authorities say...

A 16-year-old, armed with a knife and what turned out to be an airsoft gun, was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by a Maryland state trooper, a state police official said. The shooting is the latest incident of police killing or wounding teenagers who we...

 2021-04-14 13:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Dogecoin surges more than 85% in the last 24 hours...

Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't the only digital currencies that are hitting record highs this week. Dogecoin, the crypocurrency that features the face of a Shiba Inu dog as its logo, has surpassed 10 cents for the first time. The virtual currency, which ...

 2021-04-14 13:23 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the opioid crisis. Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid epidemic. An estimated 10.1 million Americans aged 12 and older misused opioids in 2019, including 9.7 million prescription pain reliever abusers and 745,0...

 2021-04-14 13:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

John Boehner Fast Facts...

Here is a look at the life of John Boehner, former Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Personal Birth date: November 17, 1949 Birth place: Cincinnati, Ohio Birth name: John Andrew Boehner Father: Earl Henry Boehner, bar owner Mother: Mary Ann (Hal...

 2021-04-14 13:16 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Chauvin trial: Defense-called witness testimony to resume Wednesday...

Lawyers for former Minneapolis police officer will open their second day of witness questioning on Wednesday, a day after a police use-of-force expert called Chauvin's actions during the arrest of George Floyd "justified."...

 2021-04-14 13:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Wisconsin Treasurer jumps into crowded Democratic Senate primary as Ron Johnson freezes GOP field...

Wisconsin Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launched her campaign for Senate on Wednesday, jumping into what's expected to be a contentious Democratic primary as Republicans eagerly await word on whether Sen. Ron Johnson will seek a third term. As Johnson fac...

 2021-04-14 13:15 

Idaho Statesman

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race...

Former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced he'll run for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina, shaking up the calculus in the expanding field to succeed retiring Sen. Richard ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:14 

Idaho Statesman

'The Bachelor' star Colton Underwood comes out as gay...

Colton Underwood, the former football tight end who found fame on "The Bachelor" has revealed that he is gay. "I've ran from myself for a long time. I've hated myself ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:10 

Idaho Statesman

Djokovic makes successful return at Monte Carlo Masters...

Novak Djokovic produced a clinical 6-4, 6-2 win over up-and-coming Jannik Sinner at the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday, making a successful return to clay. Facing a stern test in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:08 

Idaho Statesman

Mississippi dad suffers stroke after Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Here's what happened....

A 43-year-old father of seven from Ocean Springs suffered a stroke hours after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Brad Malagarie was otherwise healthy before he suffered the stroke April ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:07 

Idaho Statesman

Dr. Ken Duckworth writing mental health guide, due in 2022...

A leading mental health expert and commentator has a book deal his publisher is calling an "authoritative yet compassionate guide to managing mental health challenges" anticipated because of the pandemic. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 13:03 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Biden begins to undo Trump's ban on abortion referrals...

Known as Title X, the federal family planning program has been in place for decades. It makes available about $286 million annually in grants that support clinics serving mainly low-income women....

 2021-04-14 13:01 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'Insecure' star Issa Rae is helping PepsiCo's LIFEWTR brand find the next Issa Rae...

"Insecure" star Jo-Issa Rae Diop, better known as Issa Rae, is a big believer in amplifying creative voices and paying her blessings forward. Less than a month after signing an eight-figure production deal with HBO's parent company WarnerMedia...

 2021-04-14 13:00 

Idaho Statesman

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania...

Philadelphia Inquirer. April 9, 2021. Editorial: Transitioning away from fossil fuels means transitioning away from housing injustice In January, Mayor Jim Kenney announced Philadelphia's commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by ... Click to Conti...

 2021-04-14 12:59 

Idaho Statesman

Premier Lacrosse to visit 11 venues from coast to coast...

The Premier Lacrosse League on Wednesday announced the schedule for its third season, and its tour-based model includes stops in 11 major markets from coast to coast. Opening weekend for ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 12:58 

Idaho Statesman

Rapper Mystikal breaks silence on dropped rape charge...

After spending more than four years under the "bad dream" of rape and kidnapping charges that were recently dismissed, rapper Mystikal says he wants to shed the sexually-charged songs of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 12:53 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Texas police officer shot multiple times during traffic stop...

A Burleson Police Officer was shot multiple times during a traffic stop Wednesday morning....

 2021-04-14 12:49 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Justice Democrats-backed activist Rana Abdelhamid challenges Rep. Carolyn Maloney in New York...

Activist and nonprofit founder Rana Abdelhamid on Wednesday launched her Democratic primary challenge to Rep. Carolyn Maloney in New York's 12th congressional district, marking the third straight election in which Maloney, who has been in Congress sin...

 2021-04-14 12:46 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

White House: Jill Biden arrives for medical 'procedure'...

The White House announced late Tuesday that the president would accompany his wife, 69. No further details were released about her condition or the procedure....

 2021-04-14 12:45 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Johnson & Johnson rare blood clot concerns deal new blow to global vaccination drive...

Reports that the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine may, in extremely rare cases, cause blood clots has dealt a fresh blow to the world's vaccination drive, just weeks after similar concerns were raised over the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Ox...

 2021-04-14 12:45 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Lake Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 6:45AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until Apr 14 at 1:38 PM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 6:45AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

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