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Regional Headlines: Boston Marathon Remembered; Shooting Details Revealed; Earthquakes in Idaho

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims - One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others. Trisha Drobeck, a two-time Missoula Marathon winner, said she joined the rest of the world in shock and disbelief when the bombs went off in Boston. http://bit.ly/1jJ6cWw

Boyland Does Not Appear In Court, Warrant Issued - After Friday's car chase a Great Falls man is facing eight charges, including criminal endangerment and eluding a police officer. His initial appearance was scheduled for today, but he was a no show. http://bit.ly/1iWGiLN

Shooting Details Revealed - Billings Police said the man shot Monday night was the primary suspect in an armed robbery that took place Sunday night, but whether the man was reaching for a gun during Monday night's shooting remains unclear. http://bit.ly/1gzvseh

Boston Police Investigate 2 Backpacks Near Boston Marathon Finish Line - Police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks. http://bit.ly/1kZcd5g

UPDATE: 5 More Small Earthquakes In Idaho - Five more small earthquakes have occurred near the central Idaho town of Challis. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblors started at about 1 p.m. Monday and ranged from 2.5 to 3.0 in magnitude. http://bit.ly/1l59keR


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  • Idaho to send 250 inmates to Texas

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-08 23:14:26 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

  • Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-07 17:03:28 GMT

    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

  • Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-01 23:54:16 GMT

    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

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