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 2021-05-17 19:06 

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Firefighters rescue boy who got stuck in quicksand...

Click here for updates on this story TISHOMINGO, Oklahoma (KOCO) — Tishomingo firefighters recently rescued a 12-year-old boy who got stuck in quicksand while fishing with his father at the Washita River. Shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday, firefighter...

 2021-05-17 18:56 

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Stolen 70-year-old tortoise recovered by deputies...

Click here for updates on this story SANTA CRUZ, California (KSBW) — The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office returned a stolen tortoise on Monday. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were investigating stolen packages on Portola Drive...

 2021-05-17 18:54 

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How Trump and McConnell set the final pieces for the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade...

Conservatives have been waiting decades for this moment: a transformed Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an abortion case that directly challenges women's reproductive rights tracing to the 1973 Roe v. Wade milestone. And unlike past times when R...

 2021-05-17 18:47 

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Idaho Falls School District removes mask mandate...

The Idaho Falls School District 91 Board of Trustees has retired its COVID-19 operational plan and dropped its mask mandate for school classes. The post Idaho Falls School District removes mask mandate appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 18:41 

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Dad to appear in court after children found dead...

Click here for updates on this story BELLEVUE, Nebraska (KETV) — Bellevue police said officers found two children dead inside a home Sunday. Three-year-old Theodore Price and 5-year-old Emily Price were found dead at a home in the 2700 block of Albe...

 2021-05-17 18:35 

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Kindergarteners wave to patients receiving treatment...

Click here for updates on this story CARROLL, Iowa (KCCI) — Inside Kuemper Catholic Grade School, kids are learning about kindness. "We talk all the time about filling other people's buckets," said Jill Wenck, a kindergarten teacher. ...

 2021-05-17 18:29 

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81-year-old driver inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame...

Click here for updates on this story RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tennessee (WSMV) — A Rutherford County bus driver is being inducted into the Tennessee School Bus Driver Hall of Fame at the age of 81. On a typical day Roy Dye Sr. is behind the wheel, and pro...

 2021-05-17 18:24 

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Georgia's Republican lieutenant governor, a Trump critic, says he will not seek reelection in 2022...

Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan — a Republican who has been critical of former President Donald Trump's false claims of fraud in the state's election — announced Monday he will not seek reelection in 2022. "It always feels coldest ri...

 2021-05-17 18:24 

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Lack of quorum stalls Wyoming tribe medical marijuana vote...

Medical marijuana won't be allowed on Wyoming's Wind River Reservation just yet after not enough people were present to vote on the proposal. The post Lack of quorum stalls Wyoming tribe medical marijuana vote appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 18:23 

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Supreme Court says unanimous jury verdict requirement does not apply retroactively...

The Supreme Court said on Monday that a decision last term holding that the Constitution requires unanimous jury verdicts for state criminal trials does not apply retroactively. The ruling is a loss for Thedrick Edwards and hundreds of others in Oregon, L...

 2021-05-17 18:23 

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What we know about the Covid-19 variant first found in India...

A coronavirus variant first detected in India in February has now gone global, spreading to dozens of countries and raising fears that the strain will overwhelm health care systems, reverse reopening plans and even potentially undermine the rollout of vac...

 2021-05-17 18:22 

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Biden announces US will share more vaccines globally: 'Our nation is going to be the arsenal of vaccines'...

President Joe Biden said Monday his administration would share millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines with other countries in addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine he has already committed to sharing by July 4. Biden said the US wo...

 2021-05-17 18:22 

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Father, stepmom plead not guilty in 9-year-old boy's death...

An Idaho couple has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of a young child. The post Father, stepmom plead not guilty in 9-year-old boy's death appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 18:10 

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Family and friends hold emotional tributes for mom found dead...

Click here for updates on this story PEARLAND, Texas (KTRK) — A prayer and vigil ceremony was held in honor of Houston mother of three, Erica Hernandez, who was missing for 22 days before she was found. Family, friends, and supporters gathered aroun...

 2021-05-17 17:53 

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Abandoned dog one of a number of pets given up after adoption during pandemic...

Click here for updates on this story PHOENIX (KPHO KTVK) — When so many people were working from home during the pandemic, many families adopted dogs. But now, workers at one Arizona rescue say not all those dogs are being kept. Bryce Anderson, a vo...

 2021-05-17 17:51 

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Idaho gas prices continue to climb...

As Idaho drivers return to the road in droves, gas prices continue to climb across the state. The post Idaho gas prices continue to climb appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 17:46 

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White House says Biden will release tax returns 'soon'...

The White House will release President Joe Biden's tax returns "soon," press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday, reinstating a presidential tradition that was halted by former President Donald Trump. Psaki suggested that Biden's tax retu...

 2021-05-17 17:44 

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has strained medical services and left families reeling. Here are five organizations you can support to help victims...

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has boiled over into another violent episode, leaving families in the region reeling from tragedy. As the conflict enters its second week, Israeli airstrikes in Gaza have killed more than 190 Palestinians and injured more ...

 2021-05-17 17:43 

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Inmate arrested after escape from Montana women's prison...

A woman who escaped from the Montana Women's Prison in Billings has been arrested. The post Inmate arrested after escape from Montana women's prison appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 17:42 

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Suspect accused of killing man at his home during argument...

Click here for updates on this story ST. PETERS, Missouri (KMOV) — A St. Peters man is accused of killing a 58-year-old during an argument at his home early Friday morning. Blake English, 36, is charged with second-degree murder. Police said they re...

 2021-05-17 17:42 

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Family, friends hold vigil for 19-yo killed in crash...

Click here for updates on this story CLOVIS, California (KFSN) — "She loved to love and wasn't afraid to show it." Those who knew 19-year-old Hannah Pimentel say she had the power to make people see the beauty within them. "Really al...

 2021-05-17 17:38 

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Biden announces US will share more vaccines globally...

President Joe Biden said Monday that his administration will share millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines with other countries in addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine he has already committed to sharing by July 4. Biden said the U...

 2021-05-17 17:30 

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Man arrested in connection to pepper-spray incident at protest...

Click here for updates on this story FRESNO, California (KFSN) — A 62-year-old man is in custody, accused of pepper-spraying three other men during a "Free Palestine" protest in north Fresno on Saturday. Police arrested Brian Lee Turner in c...

 2021-05-17 17:29 

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The CDC was too cautious about what vaccinated people can do, doctors say. Now pendulum has swung in the opposite direction...

At first, the news sounded great: Fully vaccinated Americans don't need to wear masks indoors, with just some exceptions, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. But most of the country is not fully vaccinated. And as more businesses d...

 2021-05-17 17:28 

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Shark incident closes Kanaha Beach Park...

Click here for updates on this story KANAHA BEACH PARK, Hawaii (KITV) — Kanaha Beach Park will be closed until noon Sunday after a report of a shark bite incident with minor injuries. The incident happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday. A 35-year-old ma...

 2021-05-17 17:28 

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Philadelphia discovers the cremated remains of MOVE bombing victims after a city health official's resignation...

Philadelphia's city health commissioner resigned this week after saying he cremated and disposed of some of the remains of the 1985 MOVE bombing victims. However, on Friday, it was unclear what exactly had happened as the city announced that the remai...

 2021-05-17 17:21 

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Musk's mixed messages on bitcoin stoke anxieties about cryptos in Corporate America...

Bitcoin, it seemed, was finally ready for prime time. Prices were surging, big payments firms were accepting it, and billionaires such as Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiler were endorsing it as an investment. But now that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is sig...

 2021-05-17 17:19 

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Baseball organization helps those with autism...

Click here for updates on this story IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (East Idaho News) — What began as a way to help people with autism participate in afterschool programs or community organizations has turned into a nationwide sports program in 33 states. Now t...

 2021-05-17 17:15 

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SUV crashes into storefront...

Click here for updates on this story IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (East Idaho News) — An SUV drove into an Idaho Falls business on Park Avenue Sunday afternoon. Police reports show at around 2 p.m., a vehicle left the roadway, hit a streetlight, drove over th...

 2021-05-17 17:11 

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Man in bear suit walks for autism research...

Click here for updates on this story LAS VEGAS (KVVU) — A Los Angeles man best known as "BearSun" is on a journey to raise money for autism research. For the last 10 days, the life-size teddy bear has been walking on side roads in California...

 2021-05-17 17:09 

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What are the UK travel rules from May 17?...

As of today, going on holiday is no longer illegal for travelers from England, Scotland and Wales. While the move has been met with relief from those eager to take a foreign holiday, many have been left confused by the new travel regulations, along with t...

 2021-05-17 17:00 

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Young man overcomes challenges to become student body president...

Click here for updates on this story LAS VEGAS (KVVU) — College of Southern Nevada's new student body president shared obstacles he had to overcome to invest in his education. When Zachary Johnigan was young, he grew up sharing a one bedroom hot...

 2021-05-17 16:53 

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Giuliani's attorneys argue recent search warrants are 'fruit of this poisoned tree' after 'illegal' iCloud search review in 2019...

Attorneys for Rudy Giuliani argued in a letter to the court unsealed Monday that federal authorities' review of material seized from a covert search of his iCloud account in 2019 was illegal and suggested the search warrants executed late last month o...

 2021-05-17 16:53 

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US announces more sanctions against Myanmar's military government...

The Biden administration announced more sanctions on Monday against Myanmar's military government, which has conducted a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, and against key figures in the military regime as well as some family members of pr...

 2021-05-17 16:48 

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Bodies of 2 missing jet skiers found in Utah Lake...

The bodies of two men reported missing after going jet skiing on Utah Lake were found Sunday, authorities said. The post Bodies of 2 missing jet skiers found in Utah Lake appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 16:45 

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CEI lifts mask and distancing requirements...

The College of Eastern Idaho Board of Trustees conducted a Special Meeting Friday to discuss the existing COVID-19 mask and physical distancing requirements in place on the CEI campus. The post CEI lifts mask and distancing requirements appeared first on ...

 2021-05-17 16:33 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden to announce US will share more vaccines globally...

President Joe Biden is set to announce Monday that his administration will share millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines with other countries in addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine he has already committed to sharing by July 4, ac...

 2021-05-17 16:30 

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Bee season is underway...

Click here for updates on this story BOSSIER CITY, Louisiana (KTBS) — This spring, bees are beginning to multiply as it is their time to shine and that means Hummer & Son is working with them to get their season started to create honey. William Humm...

 2021-05-17 16:21 

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Salt Lake Express adds new route to Los Angeles...

The company will continue its I-15 route from Las Vegas all the way to Los Angeles, CA. The post Salt Lake Express adds new route to Los Angeles appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 16:05 

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Summer travel 2021: Things are booking up, but you can still plan a getaway...

The wait-and-see approach to travel right now is prudent from a health perspective. From a booking perspective, maybe not so much. US airfares are on the rise, rental cars are in short supply and sifting through vacation home rental sites for gems in popu...

 2021-05-17 16:01 

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Impacted by loved ones with addiction, crowd marches, raises awareness for substance abuse...

Click here for updates on this story WAYNESVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — More than 200 people marched down Main Street in Waynesville on Sunday, May 16, for the First Annual Drug Awareness Walk. "We didn't realize how many of us there were ...

 2021-05-17 15:52 

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Virginia mom recruits four of her sons to work alongside her on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic...

A Virginia nurse recruited her sons to work with her at Arlington County Public Health to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Michele Fletcher, 58, has lived her entire life helping others, including first and foremost as a mother to seven children, so it w...

 2021-05-17 15:40 

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Springtime is a quiet time to visit Yellowstone National Park...

Compared to summer, springtime is a quieter time in Yellowstone National Park. The post Springtime is a quiet time to visit Yellowstone National Park appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 15:39 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Boise lifts mask requirement, stops restricting crowd sizes...

The city of Boise has lifted its mask requirement and will no longer restrict crowd sizes The post Boise lifts mask requirement, stops restricting crowd sizes appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 15:39 

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Forest Service delays logging project near Yellowstone park...

The U.S. Forest Service has delayed a proposed logging project just outside the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park that was meant to reduce the risk of fire and improve forest health. The post Forest Service delays logging project near Yellowstone pa...

 2021-05-17 15:37 

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Sentencing in Coeur d'Alene shooting moved to July...

Sentencing for the man charged in the Fourth of July shootings in a Coeur d'Alene park has been moved to July 1. The post Sentencing in Coeur d'Alene shooting moved to July appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-17 15:34 

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Man accused in plot to kill young sex abuse victim sentenced...

A Boise man who was convicted of soliciting the murder or kidnapping of a little girl who he was later convicted of sexually abusing has been sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for one of the crimes. The post Man accused in plot to kill young sex abuse...

 2021-05-17 15:30 

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Supreme Court sides with man who said police illegally seized firearms from his home without a warrant...

The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a lower court decision that held that law enforcement could enter a Rhode Island man's home and seize his firearms without a warrant after his wife expressed fear that he might harm himself. A lower court had all...

 2021-05-17 15:26 

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Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to six federal charges...

Joel Greenberg, an indicted close confidant of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, formally pleaded guilty on Monday morning to six federal charges in a court hearing, admitting to a federal judge that he had knowingly solicited and paid a minor for sex. ...

 2021-05-17 15:18 

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Injury crash on I-15 north of Pocatello...

Idaho State Police investigated an injury-crash southbound Interstate 15 near milepost 83, north of Pocatello Sunday around 3:06 p.m. The post Injury crash on I-15 north of Pocatello appeared first on Local News 8 ....

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