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E. Idaho man arrested in connection with U.S. Capitol attack

Dec. 01, 2021 17:49 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho man authorities say took part in the violent siege on the U.S. Capitol in January has been taken into custody. The FBI in a news release on Wednesday said 39-year-old Tyler Tew of Idaho Falls was arrested Tuesday. ...

Idaho reports record number of mussel-infested boats

Nov. 17, 2021 16:02 PM EST

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Agriculture have said that a record number of watercraft fouled with invasive mussels were caught at the state's boat inspection stations this year. Still, officials report that Idaho's waterways remain free of the...

Woman sentenced to prison program in Idaho kidnapping case

Oct. 18, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to a prison treatment program for what prosecutors said was her role in a violent kidnapping and torture case. Seventh District Judge Bruce Pickett said Laura Zamudio, 30, would spend up to four years in prison if...

Graves of 19th century migrants found on trail in Idaho

Sep. 27, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Cadaver dogs have found what are probably seven graves of mid-1880s migrants who died in south-central Idaho on the California Trail while crossing what is now the City of Rocks National Reserve. Experts with the Oregon-California Historic...

Man dies, 4 students injured after school bus collision

Sep. 13, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A man died and at least four students were hospitalized after a school bus and pickup truck collided in eastern Idaho on Monday morning. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office said the collision happened around 8 a.m. when the driver of a...