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Preparing the Family Dog for a Newborn

Preparing the Family Dog for a Newborn

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With all the hoopla surrounding the royal baby due to be born in mid-July, you can’t help but wonder what will happen to William and Kate’s first “child,” their beloved black cocker spaniel, L…

Nick Stahl Arrested for Meth Possession

Nick Stahl Arrested for Meth Possession

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Terminator 3 actor Nick Stahl was arrested early Friday morning for possessing drugs.TMZ reports the actor, who has been in rehab previously and has also been reported missing multiple times, was found …

Diet, Exercise Mistakes Most People Make

Diet, Exercise Mistakes Most People Make

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re trying to get rid of some of that extra weight — whether it be 5 pounds or 50 — fitness expert Chris Powell says one factor trumps all else.“When it comes to weight loss, diet is at the founda…

Gay Man Adopts His Partner to Avoid Tax

Gay Man Adopts His Partner to Avoid Tax

Courtesy the Family(NEW YORK) — John met Gregory at a gay bar in Pittsburgh nearly 45 years ago and immediately fell in love. Today, the couple has weathered the early days of the gay rights movement, the death of friends in the AIDS crisis and consti…

Texas Woman Indicted, Allegedly Sent Poison Letter to Obama

Texas Woman Indicted, Allegedly Sent Poison Letter to Obama

Hemera/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — An actress who appeared on The Walking Dead has been indicted for allegedly sending poison-laced letters to President Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control lobbyist in Washington, D.C.Shannon Guess …

House GOP Unmoved by Senate Immigration Vote

House GOP Unmoved by Senate Immigration Vote

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — If you needed a reminder that comprehensive immigration reform faces an uphill climb in the House of Representatives, look no further than the words of two members who have been working on the issue for years.Rep. …

Google Camera Backpack to Be Lent to Others to Map the World

Google Camera Backpack to Be Lent to Others to Map the World

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Last year Google started getting Street View images of remote areas of the world not with its cars or trike, but with a contraption called the Trekker. The Trekker is a giant backpack with a mounted camera that…

Three-Person IVF Could Get Green Light in UK

Three-Person IVF Could Get Green Light in UK

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A few babies born in the United Kingdom could soon be the first in the world to have three parents — that is, their DNA could come from three different people thanks to an in-vitro fertilization technique designed to …

Crapo, Risch Vote Against Amnesty Bill

Crapo, Risch Vote Against Amnesty Bill

(WASHINGTON, DC) – A comprehensive immigration reform bill passed in the U.S. Senate Thursday, but not with the approval of Idaho’s senators.  Republican Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch cast “no” votes on the bill, which would provide a path to citizenship for nearly 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. Both lawmakers say […]

Simpson Fighting Obama’s Emission Plan

Simpson Fighting Obama’s Emission Plan

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson is leading the fight against President Obama’s plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.  Simpson, who chairs a House committee that oversees the Environmental Protection Agency, says the president is out of touch on energy issues. Simpson believes the administration’s plan would cripple coal-fired power plants, which provide […]

One Year Anniversary of Charlotte Fire

One Year Anniversary of Charlotte Fire

(POCATELLO, ID) – Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Charlotte Fire. The fire, which began in the foothills south of Pocatello, destroyed dozens of homes and threatened hundreds of others. Survivor Efrain Velasquez, who lost his home, says that he’s been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support he’s received over the past year, which […]

Concealed Weapon Permit May Increase in Madison County

Concealed Weapon Permit May Increase in Madison County

(REXBURG, ID) – Madison County has the lowest concealed weapon permit fees in the region, but it may not keep that designation for long. Sheriff Roy Klingler says the county’s $54 fee is at least $20 cheaper than in neighboring counties. He’s wants to boost fees to $75, more than half of which will go […]

Idaho GOP Director Stepping Down

Idaho GOP Director Stepping Down

(BOISE, ID) – The executive director of Idaho’s Republican Party is stepping down for a state job. Josh Whitworth, a former Idaho State University football player and rancher, will begin working with State Controller Brandon Woolf next month. Whitworth had served in the post for less than a year. He’ll be replaced by Trevor Thorpe, […]

One Hurt in Rollover

One Hurt in Rollover

(POCATELLO, ID) – A woman was hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash in Pocatello Thursday afternoon. Police say the driver of a passenger car was headed northbound on Jefferson Ave. when it struck an SUV headed eastbound on Maple. The SUV was flipped and slid about 100 feet before coming to a stop. It’s driver reportedly […]

Two Arrested After Bar Fight

Two Arrested After Bar Fight

(POCATELLO, ID) – Two people were arrested following an altercation at a Pocatello bar early Thursday. Twenty-two-year-old Micah Kaiyou of Fort Hall and 23-year-old Pete Mitchell of Pocatello were allegedly involved in a disturbance at the Oasis Bar shortly after 3 a.m. Both men were found to have outstanding warrants and were taken into custody […]

Oversight Committee Finds IRS Official Waived Fifth Amendment Right

Oversight Committee Finds IRS Official Waived Fifth Amendment Right

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed a resolution Friday finding that senior IRS official Lois Lerner waived her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself at a hearing…

NY ‘Pot Mom’ Andrea Sanderlin Arraigned on Marijuana Growing Charges

NY ‘Pot Mom’ Andrea Sanderlin Arraigned on Marijuana Growing Charges

DEA(NEW YORK) — Andrea Sanderlin, the suburban mother accused of running a sophisticated $3 million marijuana enterprise out of a New York warehouse pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court.Sanderlin, 45, of Scarsdale, N.Y., who has been called “pot…

Veterans’ Mortgage Refinancer Fined $7.5M for Alleged ‘Do Not Call’ Violations

Veterans’ Mortgage Refinancer Fined $7.5M for Alleged ‘Do Not Call’ Violations

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Trade Commission has announced a civil penalty of $7.5 million, its largest fine for a violation of the “Do Not Call” telemarketing rule, on one of the country’s biggest refinancers of veterans’ home…

Bert and Ernie Cuddle Over Supreme Court Ruling

Bert and Ernie Cuddle Over Supreme Court Ruling

The New Yorker(NEW YORK) — The New Yorker magazine is celebrating the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality decisions by unveiling a cover featuring Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie.The cover shows the Sesame Street characters cozily si…

Mandela Family to Determine If He’ll Meet with Obama

Mandela Family to Determine If He’ll Meet with Obama

MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) — President Obama Friday tried to downplay expectations that he will meet with Nelson Mandela in the coming days, telling reporters, “I don’t need a photo-op” with the ailing civil ri…

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