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Man Arrested For Attempted Strangulation after Facebook Post Leads to Argument

Man Arrested For Attempted Strangulation after Facebook Post Leads to Argument

IDAHO FALLS – An Idaho Falls man was arrested on charges of attempted strangulation and a felon in possession of a firearm after getting into a dispute over a Facebook post. Gregory Bosen, 42, was arrested Thursday evening after officers responded to the 800 block of South Saturn for a domestic dispute. According to reports, […]

Semi Causes Roadblock on I15 On Ramp

Semi Causes Roadblock on I15 On Ramp

IDAHO FALLS – A semi pulling a 144-foot windmill turbine trailer was the cause of blocked traffic at the southbound Broadway on ramp Thursday. Idaho State Police said at approximately 4 p.m., an Alabama man driving the 2010 semi attempted to enter Interstate 15 and took the wrong ramp. The driver was unable to negotiate […]

Local Coin Dealer Indicted on Felony Fraud Charges

Local Coin Dealer Indicted on Felony Fraud Charges

IDAHO FALLS – An Idaho Falls coin dealer was indicted on federal fraud charges after prosecutors said he lured $4 million from investors. The Associated Press reports Gene Hinsley was indicted Wednesday on 10 felony counts, including wire fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property. Prosecutors said more than 100 investors lost up to $2 […]

Two Arrested Following Wal-Mart Burglary

Two Arrested Following Wal-Mart Burglary

IDAHO FALLS – Two people were arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing nearly $400 in merchandise from the Idaho Falls Wal-Mart. Police said Bradley Allen Andersen, 32, and Casey Steve Taylor, 30, fled the store as employees tried to stop them. Police were able to track down the suspects at the intersection of Utah and Pancheri. […]

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud Case

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud Case

IDAHO FALLS – An Idaho Falls man has been ordered to pay nearly $85,000 in restitution for committing Medicaid fraud. John K. Baird, 59, was given a five-year suspended prison sentence and five years of probation. In 2008 Baird owned The Living Farm, a business that provided mental health and psychosocial rehabilitation services. An investigation […]

Two Arrested After Fleeing Police

Two Arrested After Fleeing Police

IDAHO FALLS – Two people were arrested in Idaho Falls Wednesday night after fleeing when police attempted to serve a warrant. David Purdum, 34, and Hope Dixon, 20, were found on the 600 block of John Adams Court at around 8 p.m. Purdum had five warrants, including a felony charge for failing to appear in […]

Feather Hair Extensions Are Upsetting Local Fishermen

Feather Hair Extensions Are Upsetting Local Fishermen

Feather extensions are taking the country by storm.  The recent trend took off around Boulder, Colorado earlier this year and has since spread to California and almost every other state in the country. The lady taking credit for the start of the feather extension trend is Joy Douglas, who is the owner of Zing Hair […]

Police investigating a vehicle parked near the Pentagon & arrest a man carrying carrying suspicious items in a backpack

Police investigating a vehicle parked near the Pentagon & arrest a man carrying carrying suspicious items in a backpack

Fox News Reports: Authorities have one person in custody and have found a suspicious backpack with a label claiming it contains an explosive chemical near the Pentagon, as they scramble to investigate the unfolding situation just outside the nation’s capital. David Schlosser, spokesman with the U.S. Park Police, said during a press conference Friday that […]

Local Officer’s Life Saved by Bullet-Proof Vest, Suspect Dead After Early Morning Shooting

Local Officer’s Life Saved by Bullet-Proof Vest, Suspect Dead After Early Morning Shooting

3rd UPDATE: KPVI News 6 reports that the man who shot an officer this morning and was then killed by police was a registered sex offender in Bonneville County. According to the sex offender registry, 50-year-old Douglas Jay Walters was convicted of sexual abuse of a minor more than a decade ago.  According to the […]

The Snake River Hotshots Return To Idaho

The Snake River Hotshots Return To Idaho

A local firefighting team has spent the past two weeks struggling to battle the blazes raging in Arizona, and now they’re back for a little rest.  Local News 8 reports, when the Snake River Hotshots came back to Pocatello on Wednesday, they still smelled like the smoke from the fire they’ve been fighting for two […]

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost Them

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost Them

Many locals were happy to get out doors yesterday in the warm weather, but the Idaho Falls Police Department is warning both drivers and pedestrians to watch out for one another. The Idaho Falls Police Department is currently stationing officers at selected crosswalks throughout the next few weeks, looking for drivers not yielding to pedestrians.Police said that […]

Plane Crash at Idaho Falls Regional Airport

Plane Crash at Idaho Falls Regional Airport

(IDAHO FALLS) – A plane has crashed at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport this afternoon.  The plane was a small two seater and Bonneville County dispatch has confirmed that no one was injured in the crash. Check back often for more on this developing story…

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