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More than 50 people attended Idaho National Laboratory’s “Chernobyl — Just the Facts,” the first of its series of talks on the 1986 nuclear disaster, at the College of Eastern Idaho on Tuesday. INL officials chose the topic due to increased interest in the Chernobyl nuclear disaster followin…

WASHINGTON — Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America’s partners against IS extremists. Hours later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats walked out of a me…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho’s two congressional representatives split Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan resolution opposing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. …

BLACKFOOT — A recalcitrant Juan Santos-Quintero Jr. has refused for the second time in Bingham County 7th District Court to admit that he is responsible for damages resulting from his standoff with law enforcement officers at a home near Firth more than a year ago during which a Bingham Coun…

POCATELLO — A local man who sexually abused two boys numerous times starting when the children were toddlers was referred to as a “monster” when he was sentenced on Tuesday to serve up to four decades in prison.

Like hoisting an oversized stretcher, four strong men heaved the poles out of the giant bathtub sitting in a pickup bed, water poured from the stretcher sides, and huge fins thrashed.

JEROME — Police released few details Tuesday evening of a multi-county police chase that reached high speeds, went the wrong direction on Interstate 84 at times and ended with a dead suspect.

BOISE — Sometime in July, the Boise Police Department returned 69 pounds of a green leafy substance, which was hemp under federal law but technically marijuana under Idaho law, to its owner, after confiscating it weeks prior in preparation of possible criminal charges.

Idaho National Laboratory cut the ribbon on two new buildings Monday that, it is hoped, will help give a major boost to the lab’s cybersecurity work and its research collaboration with the state’s colleges and universities.

POCATELLO — A judge recently shot down a request from the Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office to silence the attorney for a local teacher accused of raping one of her first-grade students over a decade ago.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho’s two congressional representatives split Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan resolution opposing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. …

BLACKFOOT — A recalcitrant Juan Santos-Quintero Jr. has refused for the second time in Bingham County 7th District Court to admit that he is responsible for damages resulting from his standoff with law enforcement officers at a home near Firth more than a year ago during which a Bingham Coun…

POCATELLO — A local man who sexually abused two boys numerous times starting when the children were toddlers was referred to as a “monster” when he was sentenced on Tuesday to serve up to four decades in prison.