Chief: Shooting investigation at least 2 weeks out

The Idaho State Police are handling the investigation into an Idaho Falls Police Department officer-involved shooting that occurred at the corner of Elm Street and South Boulevard on Jan. 23. John Roark /

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson said he wants the Eastern Idaho Regional Critical Incident Task Force to take its time on the investigation into the fatal police-involved shooting of Shane McVey that occurred more than two weeks ago.  

Ellwood gets 40 years for child sexual abuse

Defendant William Ellwood listens to Chief Deputy Prosecutor John Dewey during his October trial. Ellwood was sentenced Tuesday to 10 to 40 years in prison for each of the seven convictions for lewd conduct and 10 to 25 years for one count of child sexual abuse by making an electronic recording or photograph. Monte LaOrange /

An Idaho Falls man accused of sexually abusing a child for five years was sentenced Tuesday.

Article V convention considered


The perennial consideration of a resolution that would call for an Article V convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution saw nearly three hours of public testimony Tuesday, but that wasn’t enough for all members of the public who attended to make their case. So the hearing will resume tomorrow.



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