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 2021-04-14 21:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

America's top spies are coming in from the cold...

America's top spies are coming in from the cold. Relationships between the heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA and DIA and then-President Donald Trump were so brittle that the spooks avoided testifying in public at annual Worldwide Threats hearings in Congress...

 2021-04-14 21:58 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

City to continue free summer camps for kids...

Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — Summer is right around the corner and that means lots of kids on summer break. St. Louis City is offering its annual free summer camps, even though things will look different. "We normally ...

 2021-04-14 21:58 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho House approves bill to ban city mask mandates; Senate waits for budget bills...

Idaho House members on Wednesday approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from imposing mask mandates as a health precaution, despite concerns over the measure's legality. The bill would ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:57 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial...

A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man's ham-handed attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof tha...

 2021-04-14 21:54 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Chinden closed due to armed standoff...

Multiple law enforcement agencies are on the scene of an armed man in a vehicle on Chinden Boulevard in Meridian....

 2021-04-14 21:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

White House expected to name Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison...

The White House is expected to name Erika Moritsugu to an Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison position, a source familiar with the decision said Wedesday. Moritsugu was a vice president at the National Partnership for Women & Families and led the ...

 2021-04-14 21:50 

Idaho Statesman

Adults vaccinated for COVID can gather safely, but can kids join in? What experts say...

Federal COVID-19 guidance released in March said it's safe for fully vaccinated adults from different households to meet indoors without masks. It was the nation's first step back to normal ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:50 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Wendy's north Rexburg location to close, new location to open in fall...

Wendy's is closing its north Rexburg location this weekend. The post Wendy's north Rexburg location to close, new location to open in fall appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 21:48 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Korean BBQ restaurant repeatedly hit by dine-and-dashers amid pandemic...

Click here for updates on this story SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — One San Francisco restaurant is dealing with yet another blow on top of the pandemic, as every meal and every dollar counts for struggling restaurants scraping by during this time. K-Elemen...

 2021-04-14 21:46 

Idaho Statesman

J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence...

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer after U.S. health advisers told the government Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:44 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal...

President Joe Biden ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan over the advice of some of his senior-most advisers in the Pentagon and State Department, leaders who are now charged with carrying out the particulars of the complicated drawdown. M...

 2021-04-14 21:42 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Federal judge rules private land on border can be seized for the wall, despite Biden's construction halt...

The federal government can take "immediate possession" of a Texas family's land along the US-Mexico border after a years-long court battle, a federal judge has ruled — a move at odds with President Joe Biden's pledge to halt wall con...

 2021-04-14 21:40 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Nurse steps in to help deliver baby in parking garage...

Click here for updates on this story SACRAMENTO (KOVR) — An Auburn woman has quite the delivery story after she gave birth in a hospital parking garage. There have been plenty of parents-to-be who have pulled into the UC Davis Medical Center's p...

 2021-04-14 21:39 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year...

The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that has often deterred players in high-profile sports from switching schools, sources said....

 2021-04-14 21:39 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border...

Federal officials announced Wednesday that farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project spanning the Oregon-California border will get 8% of the deliveries they need amid a severe drought....

 2021-04-14 21:36 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

CDC advisory panel debates next steps in Johnson & Johnson vaccinations, makes no decision yet...

A CDC advisory panel debated possible next steps in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, and after hours of questions and presentation, decided Wednesday they did not have enough information about the rare instances of blood clots...

 2021-04-14 21:34 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Utah State lights rainbow display to support students at BYU...

Students at Utah State University illuminated the base of the campus' iconic Old Main building in Logan with rainbow lights on Tuesday in support of LGBTQ students at Brigham Young University in Provo. The post Utah State lights rainbow display to sup...

 2021-04-14 21:31 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Police close section of Chinden for armed standoff after vehicle chase...

Chinden Boulevard is closed to traffic between Ten Mile and Black Cat roads after a vehicle chase that started in Caldwell....

 2021-04-14 21:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Uber expects employees to spend at least three days a week at the office...

As offices reopen, Uber says its employees can work from home if they choose — but only for two days a week. Starting in September, the ride-hailing company will shift to a "hybrid model" for its employees "with a clear expectation that ...

 2021-04-14 21:25 

Idaho Statesman

Over 200 vaccinated Washingtonians test positive for COVID. That's not unexpected...

More than 200 people in 24 Washington counties have tested positive for COVID-19 after receiving the full dose of the vaccine and five have died, health officials say. The phenomenon ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:24 

Idaho Statesman

Police kill man in mental health crisis seconds after arrival, California lawsuit says...

A California woman is suing over the death of her husband after she said she called 911 during his mental health crisis in 2018 and he was shot and killed ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:19 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Soldier charged after video of confrontation with Black man...

Online court records show Jonathan Pentland was charged Wednesday. He was listed as detained in the Richland County jail and records didn't show him as having an attorney....

 2021-04-14 21:16 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Idaho: Income not keeping up with rising home prices...

The Gem State ranks second for most unaffordable housing nationwide...

 2021-04-14 21:16 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

The new president of ABC News is about to make history...

Kimberly Godwin is about to make history — as the incoming president of ABC News, she'll be the first Black executive to run one of America's major broadcast network newsrooms. ABC's parent company, Disney, announced Godwin's appoint...

 2021-04-14 21:16 

Idaho Statesman

Sneaky thieves are cutting down large trees in Tennessee. What's behind crime spree?...

An unusual crime alert was issued this week in Tennessee, involving thefts of something most people ignore: Trees. Hardwoods are vanishing in the night thanks to thieves who are experts ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:14 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them...

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music — creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate. The MIT te...

 2021-04-14 21:13 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho police close Chinden from Black Cat to Ten Mile roads in Meridian after car chase...

Police have closed Chinden Boulevard between Ten Mile and Black Cat roads in Meridian after a car chase involving an armed suspect. The chase started in Caldwell and ended in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 21:12 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

An Open Letter to Colton Underwood on Coming Out As Gay...

Click here for updates on this story 4/14/2021 (OutSmart Magazine) — Dear Colton, Welcome to the family. I saw that interview where you came out as gay to Robin Roberts on Good Morning America, and it took me back to when I was coming out of the clo...

 2021-04-14 21:11 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Special Weather Statement issued April 14 at 3:11PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY...

Special Weather Statement: Upper Green River Basin until Apr 14 at 9:14 PM The post Special Weather Statement issued April 14 at 3:11PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 21:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

National telecommunicators week celebrates emergency dispatchers...

They're getting the recognition they deserve, thanks to national telecommunications week. The post National telecommunicators week celebrates emergency dispatchers appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 21:04 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

TBI report shows student's gun did not shoot Knoxville officer...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the bullet that hit a Knoxville police officer in a shooting inside Austin-East Magnet High School on Monday did not come from the student's gun....

 2021-04-14 21:02 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near $86 billion...

Coinbase has made a rousing debut on Wall Street. The digital currency exchange's stock rose as high as $429, briefly giving it a market value over $100 billion....

 2021-04-14 20:59 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Sheriff: Suspect released after deadly shooting in Midvale...

Washington County Sheriff Matt Thomas says the suspect, Terry Ash, claims he shot Matthew Banning in self defense. The investigation is ongoing....

 2021-04-14 20:59 

Idaho Statesman

White SC soldier who yelled, pushed Black man charged in assault, Richland sheriff says...

A white Fort Jackson soldier seen in a video pushing and yelling at a young Black man in a northeast Columbia neighborhood has been criminally charged, according to the Richland ... Click to Continue...

 2021-04-14 20:53 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Idaho House approves prohibition on mask mandates...

Idaho's House has approved legislation prohibiting mask mandates by government entities in Idaho. Lawmakers voted 47-22 on Wednesday with no Democratic support to send the bill to the Senate....

 2021-04-14 20:47 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pay It Forward: YMCA Playground Upgrade...

A local playground is set for a makeover, with your help. And a new addition will come to it. The post Pay It Forward: YMCA Playground Upgrade appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 20:47 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Sotomayor: 'This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times'...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor emerged from pandemic-inspired unofficial quarantine on Wednesday to talk about turbulent times in the country. "This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times," she said. The liberal justice appeared with her c...

 2021-04-14 20:46 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

CDC: Keeping middle seats open on airplanes can reduce risk of COVID exposure by up to 57%...

A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that keeping the middle seats open on airplanes offered some protection against the spread of COVID-19....

 2021-04-14 20:41 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Arkansas bills that restrict voting access head to governor's desk...

The Republican-controlled Arkansas legislature this week passed a handful of bills that would add restrictions to the voting process in the state, sending them to the governor's desk. One of the more controversial bills, dubbed the "no water bottl...

 2021-04-14 20:41 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

College fines students $50 for not wearing masks...

Click here for updates on this story STANDISH, Maine (WBZ) — A Maine college is cracking down on students not wearing masks on campus. Saint Joseph's College in Standish is giving $50 tickets to students who violate the school's face mask re...

 2021-04-14 20:40 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden's agenda hinges on new Senate push for bipartisan deals amid distrust between the parties...

Major items on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda hang in the balance this month, hinging on Republicans' willingness to cut deals and whether Democrats agree to pare back their ambitions at the risk of causing a backlash on the left. April is ...

 2021-04-14 20:34 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake returns to active duty...

Rusten Sheskey has been on administrative leave since August of 2020, when he shot Blake seven times during a domestic call in Kenosha....

 2021-04-14 20:33 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden's magical thinking on Afghanistan...

President Biden's decision to announce a date for pulling all US troops out of Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of 9/11 sets the stage for a predictable disaster. The absence of American troops doesn't equal peace, although, in the minds of man...

 2021-04-14 20:28 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Agency urges banks to work with homeowners to prevent foreclosures...

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a warning this month to banks, essentially asking banks to start working with homeowners to prevent foreclosures....

 2021-04-14 20:27 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Here's Kroger's big bet to fight Amazon...

Kroger wants to sell you more groceries online. And to do that, it's banking on a strategy that's drawing some skepticism on Wall Street. Kroger this spring is opening a $55 million, 375,000 square-foot fully automated distribution center outside ...

 2021-04-14 20:25 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Conservatives propose revised sex ed rules in LGBTQ pushback...

Arizona lawmakers approved revamping the state's sex education laws to make them some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues....

 2021-04-14 20:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Idaho Senate in recess until House catches up...

The Idaho Senate will recess until Monday, April 19 to give the Idaho House some time to complete legislative business. The post Idaho Senate in recess until House catches up appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 20:19 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Dispatcher helps save life...

Bingham County Sheriff Craig T. Rowland said a 9-1-1 dispatcher helped save a person's life Thursday. The post Dispatcher helps save life appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 20:19 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

CDC advisers meeting about the J&J Covid-19 vaccine. Here's what experts and state leaders say about the pause...

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were meeting Wednesday to review blood clot cases among people who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. The CDC and the US Food and Drug Administration a day earlier recommended the US...

 2021-04-14 20:18 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Are amusement parks safe now? What you should know to lower Covid-19 risk...

If you're wondering whether an amusement park is a safe place to have fun after more than a year of pandemic struggles, know that the answer isn't black-and-white. Coronavirus spreads through exposure to respiratory droplets carrying the virus, vi...

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