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Idaho Falls Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Robin Villarreal-Ratcliff, of Idaho Falls, has been sentenced for using a computer to submit fraudulent claims for Medicaid service. Seventh Judicial District Judge Jon Shindurling gave Villarreal-Ratcliff a withheld judgment and placed her on probation for four years. The judge also ordered 53-year-old Villarreal-Ratcliff... Read more »

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Idaho Governor Tells The Feds Not To Send Unaccompanied Migrants To The State

BOISE, Idaho ( KBOI-TV ) - Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has sent a letter to federal officials telling them not to send any of the unaccompanied young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to Idaho. Otter... Read More »

Arizona Execution Controversy

Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) - Another drawn-out execution has re-ignited controversy over lethal injections. Some witnesses describe a man gasping for air as he was put to death in Arizona on Wednesday. Andrew... Read More »

Dangerous Weather Hindering Wildfire Fight

Winthrop, Washington (CNN) - There are new developments in the battle against what's being called the largest wildfire in Washington's history. Several wildfires, collectively known as the "Carlton... Read More »

Obama Assessing Need For National Guard At Border

(CNN) - The Obama administration is assessing whether the National Guard should deployed to help with the border crisis. A white house official says they are working closely with the department of homeland... Read More »

Officer Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

San Diego, California (CNN) - Nine people have come forward, accusing a San Diego cop of sexual misconduct. Derek Staahl has the graphic details on the latest case that involves a man. ... Read More »

12-Year-Old Battling Cancer Gets Signed To The Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh, Pa. (CNN) - A 12-year-old Colorado boy battling cancer had his dream come true... He got to suit up in the major leagues for his favorite team. Dave Crawley has the story from Pittsburgh. ... Read More »

Woman Shot And Killed; Police Officer Shot

MORENO VALLEY (CNN) - A woman was fatally shot Tuesday at a Shell gas station in Moreno Valley shortly before a Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy was shot while confronting one or two armed suspects two... Read More »

Apple Employees Sue Over Labor Issues

(CNN) - Apple has another employee class-action lawsuit to contend with. In the suit, employees say they were denied meal breaks and rest periods -- in violation of California labor law. Attorneys for... Read More »

Elvis Rolls Royce For Sale

(CNN) - You could live like the king -- if you can cough up the cash for this legendary limo! A 1963 Rolls Royce phantom five that belonged to Elvis Presley is up for auction next month. It includes... Read More »

Muslim Woman Attacked In Possible Hate Crime

Long Beach, California (CNN) - A woman was attacked outside a southern California Trader Joe's store -- over what she was wearing. And police are calling it a hate crime. Carolyn Costello explains. ... Read More »

Another Flight Reported Missing

London (CNN) -- An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes... Read More »

Idaho Falls Businessman Wants To Be State Republican Chairman

Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Whenever the State’s Central Committee meets, Idaho Falls businessman Steve Yates wants to be considered for the group’s chairman. In a news release Yates... Read More »

Final Victim May Have Been Found From March Landslide

Washington (CNN) - Officials believe they have found the final victim of a deadly landslide in Washington state. Search crews have been digging through deep mud and debris since the disaster on March 22nd. And... Read More »

Senate Dems Trim $1 Billion From Obama Border Plan

(CNN) - Prospects don't look good for congress to pass an immigration deal before the summer recess. Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have created a huge backlog in immigration... Read More »

Charter High School Fire In California

(CNN) - Fire crews are battling a structure fire at the Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School, officials said. Los Angeles County Fire officials said the fire was reported just before 2:30 p.m. in... Read More »

Manhunt After Moreno Valley Shooting

Riverside County, California (CNN) - A manhunt in southern California's Inland Empire. Dozens of officers continue looking for the person or people who killed a woman, then shot a deputy in Moreno Valley. That... Read More »

Controversial Judge Suspended

Helena, Montana (CNN) - A Montana judge was publicly reprimanded Tuesday -- for giving a very lenient sentence to a teacher who pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old student. The judge had also suggested... Read More »

Pilot Injured After Chopper Crash

Oso, Washington (CNN) - In Washington state a pilot was injured after a helicopter crash in a wooded area. This was the scene last Tuesday as crews removed him from the chopper wreckage. He was airlifted... Read More »

Lake Wenatchee Area Wildfire (Night Photos)

Chelan County, Washington (CNN) - A firefighter captured these stunning images of a wildfire raging in Washington state. It's part of the Carlton complex, a series of wildfires east of Seattle. Nearly... Read More »

Teens Charged In Beating Of Homeless Man

Albuquerque, New Mexico (CNN) - All 3 teens were in court today. The district attorney's office says they'll all be tried as adults, and face first degree murder charges. KOAT Action 7 News reporter Megan... Read More »

Fatal Bank Rob Suspect Charged With Murder

Stockton, California (CNN) - The surviving suspect in a deadly bank heist and hostage situation in California appeared in court Monday. Mojgan Sherkat has the details. ... Read More »

79 Cats Removed From Home

Gilbert, Arizona (CNN) - Police were called to a Gilbert, Arizona home Monday after the new owners, who bought the property at auction, discovered there were dozens of cats inside. Police said 79 cats... Read More »

"530 Fatties" Facebook Page Controversy

Sacramento, California (CNN) - A Facebook page created to criticize people about their weight is generating controversy near Sacramento -- specifically, the 530 area code. Now one victim is speaking out... Read More »

Fake Cop Targets Immigrant Women

San Francisco, California (CNN) - He posed as a police officer -- and used his pretend power to take advantage of fearful immigrants. That's what authorities say a San Francisco man did -- to coerce women... Read More »

McCain-Putin Is Getting Away With Murder

Washington (CNN) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied any Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But Arizona Senator John McCain says the evidence is clear...and the... Read More »

Edible Pot Label Concerns

Seattle, Washington (CNN) - There is a new call for the marijuana industry to do more to inform people about what's in edible pot-infused products. An attorney in Washington, where recreational marijuana... Read More »

Cross-Border Airport Terminal On California/Mexico Border To Be Built

Otay Mesa, California (CNN) - Construction for a $78 million cross-border terminal.... Connecting San Diego to the Tijuana airport is officially underway. As Christian De La Rosa reports. ... Read More »

Court Strikes Down Key Part Of Obamacare

(CNN) - In another dramatic blow to a key Obamacare program, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to buy health insurance on federally run exchanges. The... Read More »

Trains Collide Head On In Wisconsin

Slinger, Wisconsin (CNN) - Two trains collided and derailed Sunday night in Slinger, Wisconsin -- north of Milwaukee. At least 60 homes close to the crash site were evacuated because of a fuel spill. Jonah... Read More »

Governor Otter Blasts President's Potential National Monument Designation

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter said Monday that he strongly opposes and will resist any attempt by President Barack Obama to use executive authority under the Antiquities... Read More »

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