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Broncos vs Seahawks in Big Game

Broncos vs Seahawks in Big Game

(NEW YORK, NY)  –  Newstalk 97.7 FM is the exclusive home for the “Big Game” EVERY year.   Tune in Sunday as the Peyton Manning and Denver Broncos take on Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.   Broadcast gets started at 2pm, here on the home for the NFL…Newstalk 97.7, and AMs 690/1260.

At GOP Retreat, Still No Consensus on Debt Limit Game Plan

At GOP Retreat, Still No Consensus on Debt Limit Game Plan

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Closing out their private retreat with a closed-door conversation about the looming increase of the statutory debt limit, Republicans did not strike a consensus on how to move forward, according to a top GOP leadership aide. “Th…

RIP Colonel Meow, ‘The Angriest Cat in the World’

RIP Colonel Meow, ‘The Angriest Cat in the World’

Anne Marie Avey/Facebook(NEW YORK) — He stole the Internet’s heart with his foreboding stare, angry disposition and ferociously fluffy mane. Colonel Meow, notoriously known by all his fawning fans as the “The Angriest Cat in the World,&rdq…

Police Crack Down on Illegal E-Cig Sales

Police Crack Down on Illegal E-Cig Sales

(POCATELLO, ID) – Pocatello Police are cracking down on local retailers who may be selling electronic cigarettes to minors.  Authorities say there’s been an increase in the number of juveniles using vaping devices. Under a 2012 statute, Idaho prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 because they still contain […]

Petition Launches to Bring Bergdahl Home

Petition Launches to Bring Bergdahl Home

(WASHINGTON, DC) – A petition to bring home an Idaho soldier held captive in Afghanistan is making its way around the country.  The White House petition needs 100,000 signatures by Feb. 16 before President Barack Obama will respond to it. Supporters are asking the president to “use all means available” to negotiate the release of […]

Sex Trafficking Suspect Waives Prelim

Sex Trafficking Suspect Waives Prelim

(JACKSON, WY) – A Pocatello man accused of sex trafficking in at least two states has waived his preliminary hearing.  Jonathan Massoletti was arrested in Jackson, Wyoming for drunk driving on Jan. 6. Three other people were with Massoletti at the time, including an 18-year-old prostitute. Massoletti is accused of forcing the girl to have […]

BYU-I Enrollment Up

BYU-I Enrollment Up

(REXBURG, ID) – Enrollment at BYU-Idaho is up for the winter semester. University officials say more than 15,600 are taking classes, amounting to an increase of about one percent over this time last year. Administrators expected that the number would go down as a result of the LDS Church lowering the age for missionary service. […]

Amanda Knox Says She Will ‘Never Willingly Go Back’ to Italy

Amanda Knox Says She Will ‘Never Willingly Go Back’ to Italy

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A clearly emotional Amanda Knox said Friday morning that she “couldn’t believe what I was hearing” as she watched an Italian court declare her guilty of murder and sentence her to more than 28 years in prison. “It really hit me li…

Pocatello Man Arrested for Injuring Son

Pocatello Man Arrested for Injuring Son

(POCATELLO, ID) – A Pocatello man has been charged with aggravated battery following an altercation with his son Wednesday night.  Thirty-nine-year-old Kirk Pepper is accused of physically attacking his son during an incident on the 1000-block of East Poplar. The victim had to be taken by ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center for treatment. Pepper, who […]

Avalanche Warning in Effect

Avalanche Warning in Effect

(MONTPELIER, ID) – An avalanche warning is in effect for portions of southeast Idaho. On Thursday, the National Weather Service indicated that avalanche danger was significant in higher elevations around Preston, Montpelier, and Bear Lake. Only a few weeks ago, a local man was nearly killed when he was caught in a slide while snowmobiling […]

Justin Bieber Deportation Petition Gets White House Attention

Justin Bieber Deportation Petition Gets White House Attention

Theo Wargo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Friday the White House will likely respond to the petition to deport pop star Justin Bieber “relatively soon.”“That response will come I’m sure rel…

GoldieBlox Will Be First Small Business to Have Super Bowl Ad

GoldieBlox Will Be First Small Business to Have Super Bowl Ad

Intuit(NEW YORK) — Goldieblox is a small company that makes toys for girls, but its entry into a unique contest was just right — earning the young firm a free television ad during the Super Bowl, something beer companies and other commercial giants s…

Two Arrests in New York City Cartier Heist

Two Arrests in New York City Cartier Heist

Jason Kempin/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Two people have been arrested a day after thieves made off with more than $700,000 worth of merchandise from the Cartier jewelry store on New York City’s prestigious Fifth Avenue.New York Police Commissioner Wi…

FAA Slaps Down Drone Beer Delivery Service to Ice Fishermen

FAA Slaps Down Drone Beer Delivery Service to Ice Fishermen

lakemaidbeer.com(NEW YORK) — An ingenious new drone beer delivery service proposed by a Minnesota Micro Brewery to rush beer to thirsty ice fishermen across frozen lakes has had its wings clipped by the feds.Less than a week after the company posted a…

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Appointed UN Special Envoy for Climate Change

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Appointed UN Special Envoy for Climate Change

Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Michael Bloomberg has a new job. Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated Bloomberg Friday on his appointment to serve as the United Nations’ first Special Envoy for Cities an…

Amanda Knox Case: US, UK Can’t Agree

Amanda Knox Case: US, UK Can’t Agree

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The United States and the United Kingdom have a lot in common, but not opinions on Amanda Knox.The Seattle woman accused of killing British student Meredith Kercher while the two studied in Italy in 2007 was re-convicted Thursday …

Ariz. Woman Accused of Injecting Feces into Husband’s IV

Ariz. Woman Accused of Injecting Feces into Husband’s IV

Photodisc/Thinkstock(CHANDLER, Ariz.) — An Arizona woman is accused of trying to kill her husband by tampering with his IV.  Phillip Vogel, 66, was recovering from heart surgery at Chandler Regional Hospital when police say his wife, Rosemary Vog…

What Does Michelle Obama Think of President Obama’s Gray Hair?

What Does Michelle Obama Think of President Obama’s Gray Hair?

David McNew/Getty Images/JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The before and after pictures do not lie: President Obama’s hair has gotten considerably grayer since assumed the top job at the White House five years.  And according to t…

Forget Ketchup vs. Salsa: Mayo’s Where It’s At

Forget Ketchup vs. Salsa: Mayo’s Where It’s At

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It can be argued that nothing goes better with a burger and fries than ketchup, but a new study finds it’s not your favorite food topping.Mayonnaise is number one by a more than two-to-one margin, the data firm Euromonito…

Kerry on Syria: All Options Remain on Table

Kerry on Syria: All Options Remain on Table

US Department of State(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the Syrian regime for not complying with the deal it struck with the United Nations to remove its chemical weapons stockpile, and warned of military force against Bashar al-…

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