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Local man arrested after allegedly beating man with large wooden stick

POCATELLO — A 34-year-old local man was arrested Thursday night after police say he attacked a man with a large wooden stick. David Allen Placket, 34, of Pocatello, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery following the incident. Pocatello police were dispatched to the 1000 block of S. 4th Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Thursday for the report of a physical disturbance between two men, according to a...
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Four local men die in two unrelated crashes on same night

Four local men died in two separate crashes on East Idaho roads Thursday night including a fatal hit-and-run accident in Pocatello involving a pedestrian. Robert Thomas Sequints, 30, of Pocatello, was fatally struck by a vehicle on the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 just north of the Pocatello Creek Road exit around 11:25 p.m. Pocatello police on Friday morning issued a statement saying they were called out to Interstate 15...
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Two yearling moose captured and removed from Pocatello

POCATELLO – At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game received reports of two moose in the vicinity of Mountain View Cemetery on the south end of 5th Avenue in Pocatello. Idaho Fish and Game personnel responded and were able to dart...
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Man dies after running onto I-15

The following is a news release from the Pocatello Police Department. On Thursday at 11:23 p.m., Pocatello Police was called to assist the Idaho State Police with a male being reported as walking out in front of oncoming vehicles in the area of I-15 and milepost 71. An Idaho State...
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Man walking Oregon Trail takes in the majesty of eastern Idaho

POCATELLO — Walking 2,000 miles allows one to take in things they may not have fully appreciated otherwise. The vibrance of wildflowers cannot truly be realized unless you’ve walked alongside them for miles on end. Prairie dogs are an inquisitive bunch. And pronghorns are obnoxiously loud. At least...
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Police investigate fatality crash

On Thursday at 11:23 p.m., the Pocatello Police Department was called to assist Idaho State Police with a male being reported as walking out in front of oncoming vehicles in the area of I-15 and milepost 71. The post Police investigate fatality crash appeared first on Local News 8.
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Shady Grove Music Camp returns to Pocatello July 15-16

POCATELLO — Several years ago, two local residents had an idea: They wanted to start a music festival in Pocatello. To bring the idea to life, local musician Caleb Rosenkrance worked with Mike Engle, who operates Pocatello-based live sound production company Portal Productions and agreed to donate his equipment for a festival. As the idea grew, the two soon brought on Pocatello residents Ariona Brown, Chris Williams and Shelbie Harris...
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Annual Donor Connect Fun Run/Walk Event Takes Place in Pocatello

It may have been called a ‘fun run’ but this walk/run event Saturday morning held a special meaning to those who participated. The annual Donor Connect Fun Run and Walk took place Saturday morning at the Portneuf Wellness Complex in Pocatello. Two courses were provided, a 2K and...
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March held in downtown Pocatello protesting US Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

POCATELLO — Dozens of people gathered in downtown Pocatello on Friday evening to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The protesters marched through the downtown chanting and carrying signs with messages like "Never Again—Blood On Your Hands" and "Keep Our Kids Safe If You Want Them So Bad." More than 50 people took part in the march, which was organized by the group Pro-Choice Southeast Idaho.
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Pocatello firefighters extinguish brush fire caused by downed power line

POCATELLO — Firefighters extinguished a brush fire early Friday evening near School District 25's main office. The fire was reported around 5:40 p.m. in a field off the 800 block of West Cedar Street, the Pocatello Fire Department reported. Pocatello firefighters responded and quickly extinguished the flames. The fire was caused by a downed power line to a light pole igniting nearby brush, the Fire Department said. Conditions were windy at the time of the blaze. The fire did not result in any injuries, evacuations or damage to structures, though the flames were within 100 feet of nearby buildings. The fire scorched less than an acre before being extinguished, the Fire Department said.
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Police: Local man arrested days after leading cops on high-speed chase with infant, teenager in car

POCATELLO — A 28-year-old local man who police say evaded capture earlier this month after leading officers on a high-speed chase with an infant and teenager in the car faces nearly six decades in prison if convicted of the seven felonies filed against him for the incident. Charles Andrew Pompa, of Pocatello, was arrested on Tuesday and remains incarcerated at the Bannock County Jail following the June 9 high-speed chase that ended with him evading capture on foot. ...
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Fish and Game personnel capture and remove two moose that wandered into Pocatello

At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, Idaho Department of Fish and Game received reports of two moose in the vicinity of Mountain View Cemetery on the south end of 5th Avenue in Pocatello. Idaho Fish and Game personnel responded and were able to dart and transport the two moose to a more remote location in the region. Both moose were yearling females and appeared to be in good condition. It is not known if the moose were twins or simply traveling together, but...
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Idaho will ban most abortions after US Supreme Court ruling

The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court with a 6-3 vote on Friday triggers a 2020 Idaho law banning all abortions except in cases of reported rape or incest, or to protect the mother’s life. That law takes effect 30 days after the court’s decision, negating the state’s current law allowing most abortions up to viability at about 24 weeks. “Idaho has been at the forefront...
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Police: Two men arrested after possessing stolen vehicles in two unrelated incidents

POCATELLO — Two men were arrested and charged with a felony for allegedly possessing stolen vehicles in the Gate City on Wednesday. Delano Moses Vigil Jr., 44, of Salt Lake City, has been charged with one felony count of grand theft by possession of a stolen vehicle. The incident began to unfold around 1:35 p.m. on Wednesday when Pocatello police were dispatched to the 1000 block of East Poplar Street...
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