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SeaWorld Rescue Team Harassed As It Rescues Sea Lion

Ocean Beach, California (CNN) When a SeaWorld animal rescue team arrived at a California beach to help a sick sea lion pup, they got an unpleasant surprise. Team members say they were targeted by hecklers and by someone who was throwing rocks. The SeaWorld employees say they had to leave and return with police protection, to get to the sea lion. They safely... Read more »

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Weekend Snow Shuts Down Highway Near Seattle

Snoqualmie Pass, Washington (CNN) - You're driving along I-90, heading through Snoqualmie Pass, and then you hear this. "Drivers should expect significant backup." The radio guy with the robot voice... Read More »

Mumps Outbreak Noted At U Of I In Moscow

Moscow, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - An outbreak of mumps involving University of Idaho Moscow students is leading public health officials to urge students to use the upcoming holiday break to check... Read More »

School Resource Students Fight

Colorado Springs, Colorado (CNN) - Did a high school resource officer go too far in breaking up a fight between two teen girls in Colorado Springs? One of the girls thinks so. Jonathan Petramala takes... Read More »

Zoe The Burro Gets Prosthetic Legs

Reno, Nevada ( CNN ) - Eight-month-old Zoe only has two good legs. Her adopted family hopes the double-amputee donkey can someday become a therapy animal. But first, Erin Breen reports they have to... Read More »

Washington School Shooting-Suspect's Texts Released

Marysville, Washington (CNN) - Chilling text messages shed light on the Washington school shooter's final days. Just released documents include the messages sent by 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg to his... Read More »

Neighbors Of The Shooter In New Mexico Say They Were Afraid Of Him

Las Cruces, New Mexico (CNN) - The man who authorities say shot three people early Thursday morning on Florida state university's campus lived in New Mexico until a month ago. Patrick Hayes reports... Read More »

Students Angry Over Vote Raising Tuition

San Francisco, California (CNN) - The University of California board of regents has approved a plan to increase tuition over the next five years. As Anne Mackovec reports, the decision does not sit... Read More »

Probation, Fine For Pocatello Man In Hospital Wiretapping Case

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says a former Blackfoot hospital employee convicted of one count of felony wiretapping was sentenced today to three years of probation... Read More »

Still Time To File A Claim Against AT&T Mobility

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is reminding customers of AT&T Mobility that they may be eligible for a refund. The settlement provides $80 million to be distributed... Read More »

President Announces Plan For Immigration Reform

Washington D.C. ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - President Obama is going the road alone - taking executive action to reform the nation's immigration system. The president's plan would shield as many as five... Read More »

Mountain Home Police Investigate Social Media Post

Mountain Home, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Investigators from the Mountain Home Police Department are sorting through the details involving an anonymous message that was posted Wednesday morning on... Read More »

Political Gay Rights Activist Arrested

Portland, Oregon ( CNN ) - A well-known gay rights activist is accused of sex abuse involving a teenage boy. Police arrested Terry Bean Wednesday in Oregon. He is a founder of the human rights campaign. He... Read More »

Search Warrants Shed Light On Henthorn Murder

Denver, Colorado (CNN) - A federal judge unsealed 20 search warrants issued to investigators since a woman died after falling off a cliff. Steve Staeger reports from Denver, Colorado.... Read More »

100 Year Old Employee Has Been 50 Years On The Job

Westminister, Colorado (CNN) - A dedicated worker at a company in Colorado has reached some impressive milestones. She's been with the company for more than a half-century. Not only that, she's 100... Read More »

Charles Manson Getting Married

Tulare, California (CNN) - He is one of the most notorious prison inmates in the county. She is soft-spoken...and less than a third his age. Soon, they will be married. Ted Rowlands sat down with... Read More »

Sheriff Blames Obama For Deaths Of Deputies

Sacramento, California (CNN) - In California. A sheriff takes to Youtube, blaming president Obama for the deaths of two deputies allegedly killed by an illegal immigrant. As Damany Lewis reports, the... Read More »

Turning Toilet Water Into Tap Water

San Diego, California (CNN) - The San Diego city council voted Tuesday to go ahead with a plan to recycle waste-water for drinking. The project will make San Diego one of the few cities in the country... Read More »

Dog Chews Off Leg To Escape Chain

San Diego, California (CNN) - A dog in Orange County, California who nearly chewed off his own leg to escape from a chain is getting a helping hand from a San Diego woman. Ellina Abovian reports. ... Read More »

Girls Use Allowance To Help Homeless In Cold

Vancouver, Washington (CNN) - Two young girls in Vancouver, Washington are doing their part to help the homeless. They bought blankets and warm clothes with money they saved from their allowance. Brian... Read More »

Civil Rights Leader Says He Will Not Longer Help Mom In Hot Car Case

Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) - A civil rights leader in Phoenix is done trying to help a woman accused of leaving her children in a hot car. He says he found jobs for her--but she never showed up. Jon Erickson... Read More »

Seattle Discusses Funding WIFI For Homeless

Seattle, Washington (CNN) - The city of Seattle wants to get people who are on the streets onto the internet...by providing free wireless access. But taxpayers would have to pick up the tab. Lindsay... Read More »

Drive-Thru Church Offers Two-Minute Services

Fremont, California (CNN) - Ever feel the urge to go to church, but don't have the time? You can now get your divine inspiration from a drive-thru in Fremont, California! Cate Cauguiran has the story. ... Read More »

Road Rage Murder Suspect Speaks From Jail

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Speaking from jail, an accused killer says he never meant to shoot a man after an argument in traffic. The Nevada man says he thought he was defending himself. Reporter Vanessa... Read More »

Good Samaritan Gets Reconstructive Surgery

Scottsdale, Arizona (CNN) - One good turn deserves another. Two strangers, a Costa Rican tour guide and a tourist from Arizona, go to great lengths to help each other. The outcome is heart-warming. Allyson... Read More »

Sea World San Diego Installs Saltwater Restrooms

San Diego, California (CNN) - Sea World says it's doing its part to conserve water during California's drought. It's doing so with a concept you may have never seen or heard of: Saltwater restrooms. Jeff... Read More »

Professional Cuddler Opens Storefront

Portland, Oregon (CNN) - Sometimes you just need a hug. That's where a professional cuddlier comes in. One Portland woman has made it her business to slip next to people and snuggle. Of course for a... Read More »

An Oregon Woman Remains Held In A Southeast Asian Prison On Drug Charges

Oregon (CNN) - For the first time, we are seeing the Oregon woman who is being held in a Southeast Asian Jail -- for what she says is a crime she did not commit. Stacey Addison is a veterinarian and... Read More »

First Ever Legal Marijuana Auction

Prosser, Washington (CNN) - You can say this will help to blaze a trail. For the first time in American history -- people in Washington legally bid on buds. Marijuana buds -- that is. Hundreds of pounds... Read More »

Idaho Poison Center Reports 30 Percent Increase In Calls About Detergent Packets

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Poison centers across the country, including the Idaho Poison Center, have seen an increase in calls about pediatric exposure to single-use laundry detergent packets,... Read More »

Idaho's Health Exchange Now Open For Enrollment

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Open enrollment begins today for those who wish to sign up for health insurance through YourHealthIdaho.org New technology... Read More »

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