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Pocatello man arrested in connection with shooting deaths

Oct. 18, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Pocatello man has been charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter after police say his wife and another man were found shot to death inside his home. Jesse Patrick Leigh, 39, was arrested Saturday, the Idaho State Journal reported....

Idaho high school football hazing complaint investigated

Oct. 18, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Payette County Sheriff's Office says its investigating allegations that three young athletes were hazed by fellow football players at a southwestern Idaho high school. In a prepared statement released Monday, Payette Sheriff Andy Creech said his...

Roberts powers Air Force to 24-17 victory over Boise State

Oct. 17, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Brad Roberts rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns, Air Force’s defense turned in another stifling performance, and the Falcons knocked off Boise State 24-17 Saturday night. Air Force (6-1, 3-1 Mountain West Conference), which hasn’t started a...

Alexander leads Portland State past Idaho State, 31-10

Oct. 16, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw three touchdown passes and Idaho State turned the ball over five times as Portland State rolled to a 31-10 Big Sky Conference win on Saturday. Alexander hit Nate Bennett with a 44-yard touchdown pass on the Vikings' first...

Barriere throws for 600 & 7, E Washington routs Idaho 71-21

Oct. 16, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Eric Barriere threw for 600 yards and seven touchdowns and Eastern Washington set a host of records with a 71-14 win over Idaho on Saturday. Barriere's yards passing set a school record, and he matched the program record for touchdown passes in a...

Idaho man convicted in 1995 killing gets life sentence

Oct. 16, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho man convicted in the 1995 killing of a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison. Gilberto Flores Rodriguez, 59, received the sentence Friday in Fifth District Court. A jury previously convicted...

20 federal health care workers to help with COVID in Spokane

Oct. 16, 2021 08:31 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Providence Health Care in Spokane announced Friday it has requested federal resources to help address an increasing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Providence said it requested the resources through the Washington State Department of Health...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bear Lake 34, Soda Springs 20 Bishop Kelly 35, Vallivue 21 Bonners Ferry 41, Priest River 0 Borah 24, Capital 19 Buhl 26, Kimberly 21 Carey 32,...

Idaho Lt. Gov. blames public records mess on press, lawyers

Oct. 15, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

AMMON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin held a news conference Thursday to defend her decision to refuse to release public records until she lost a lawsuit over the matter, criticizing the Idaho Attorney General's office and accusing several news organizations of lying in their...

Rare grizzly bear confirmed in northern Idaho forest

Oct. 15, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Wildlife managers in northern Idaho are warning people to be on the watch for grizzly bears after one was recently reported in the Coeur d'Alene National Forest. Idaho Fish and Game regional wildlife biologist Barb McCall Moore said in a...