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Pocatello, Idaho is located in Bannock County. Zip codes in Pocatello, ID include 83201, 83205, and 83209. The median home price in Pocatello is $126,900. More Pocatello information.

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Jurors have begun deliberations in the federal trial of the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak five years ago. U.S. District Court Judge Louis W. Sands told jurors they won't return until Thursday because scheduling conflicts will require the court to recess the first part of next week.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Guest column: The path to privatization

Leave it to Congress to botch the operation of a government entity that seeks no federal funds or taxpayer dollars. And leave it to members of Congress to ignore a solution that is right in front of them.

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Report sheds light on fatal plane crash

Citizens' Watch Patrol member Phil Bowyer looks over the wreckage of a twin-engine plane that went down shortly after takeoff on June 22, 2013. Mark J. Schell, of Idaho Falls, and Brian W. Hymas, of Rexburg, died in the crash and a 13-year-old boy was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

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National Public Radio

Playgrounds For All Children: Here's How To Find One

Brooklyn Fisher rolls down the ramp on the playground named for her in Pocatello, Idaho. The playground was built using accessible features so children of all abilities could play alongside each other.

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Sheriff hopeful murder suspect will be found

Twenty-four days after 21-year-old Miguel Davalos was shot dead in front of his home, the Bingham County Sheriff's Office still has not identified a suspect. But Sheriff Craig Rowland is hopeful law enforcement will eventually catch the killer or killers.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho police make arrest in 2004 cold murder case

Eastern Idaho police have made an arrest in connection with the decade-old killing of a 25-year-old woman found dead in her Pocatello home from stab wounds and other injuries. The Idaho State Journal reports that police announced Wednesday the arrest of 39-year-old Brad Scott Compher of Pocatello.

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Treasures in the trash

Idaho National Laboratory archaeologist Julie Williams holds a can from a 1950s dumpsite within INL's boundaries. Williams noticed a large number of the cans at the site, but wasn't sure what they were until an older gentleman, who was on a tour of the dump, explained they were beer cans.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho boy receives Hometown Hero award

An 11-year-old Idaho boy has been named a "Hometown Hero" for his work helping his mother, who is blind. Alec Carlson was the youngest of three youngsters to receive the award at the fourth annual event sponsored by the JRM Foundation on Saturday in Pocatello.

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Fair-goers enjoy the Ferris wheel Tuesday at the Eastern Idaho State Fair. The fair ended its run Saturday night after a week of fun, food and family time.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Human remains in Cache Creek identified

Investigators say the human remains found near the base of Snow King area are those of Christian Polly, 26. A forensic autopsy performed in Pocatello, Idaho confirmed the decomposing body found by construction workers is Polly. The death is not considered suspicious in nature but pathologists will continue their efforts to determine a cause of death.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Morning News

Blackfoot boy selected as Hometown Hero

Morning News-Leslie Sieger It was a happy day for Angelina Qulimaco of Blackfoot when Amna Rahim came to her home to declare her oldest son Alec Carlson a recipient of this year's "Idaho Hometown Hero Medal." Alec, 11, a student at Blackfoot Sixth Grade School, helps his mother , by leading her through her daily activities and helping her in any way that he can.

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The Spokesman-Review

Idaho college instructor wounded when concealed handgun discharges in ...

An Idaho State University instructor was wounded in the foot after a concealed handgun in the person's pocket discharged during a chemistry lab session with students in the room, school officials said.

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Boise Weekly

ISU Instructor Wounded After Concealed Weapon Accidentally Discharges

An Idaho State University instructor sustained a non-life-threatening injury after his concealed handgun accidentally fired on campus, the Associated Press reports.

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Boise Weekly

Wintry Is Coming

You're probably still wearing shorts, but the folks at Wintry Market are already feeling frosty.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho police identify man killed in stabbing

Eastern Idaho authorities have released the name of a man stabbed to death in Fort Hall.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Boise Weekly

Teen Tells Harrowing Tale of Living in Idaho FLDS Home

In the shadow of a report of nine boys being rescued from a Pocatello-area home where the owner was convicted to mistreating the children as part of a disciplinary plan through the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, an Idaho teen is telling his own story of what it was like behind closed doors.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

More notes on the FLDS boys living in Idaho

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Authorities Investigate Report Of Abusive Home, Remove Boys

The Bannock County Sheriff's Office discovered nine boys had been denied food, beaten and forced to go outside in cold weather without coats.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Idaho returns 6 boys to polygamous sect

Pocatello, Idaho a Six boys sent to repent with a follower of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were reunited with parents earlier this month after Idaho dismissed their custody cases.

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KBCI CBS 2

9 boys pulled from polygamous home in Idaho

A polygamous man who oversaw an Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse.

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