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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Two Juveniles Injured in Collision Near Genesee

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GENESEE, ID - Two male juveniles from Genesee were injured in a one-vehicle rollover collision Wednesday afternoon.  The Idaho State Police says a 1990 Ford Ranger was traveling eastbound on Martinson Road when the driver lost control and the pickup rolled at about 5:03 p.m.

"The driver was wearing a seatbelt. The passenger, a juvenile male (Genesee, ID), was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Both subjects were transported to Gritman Hospital," a press release says.

Alleged Orofino Murder Was Reportedly Over a Relationship, Court Documents Claim

Jessica Colpitts allegedly shot Samantha Fignani in the groin area with a .410 shotgun

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OROFINO, ID - The alleged murder of a 23-year-old Orofino woman Monday evening centered around a boyfriend that the victim and alleged suspect had in common, according to Clearwater County Court documents.  Jessica L. Colpitts is being held in the Clearwater County Jail on a $500,000 bond after being arrested last night and charged with 1st-Degree Murder.

Culpitts is accused of knocking on the door of a residence in the 12000 block of Laqa Avenue and immediately shooting Samantha S. Fignani in the pubic area with a .410 shotgun that is described in court documents as "sawed off."  The incident happened at about 7:23 p.m. Monday.  Colpitts has reportedly denied doing the shooting, officials say.

Lewiston Man Found Not Guilty of Sexual Contact With Elderly Nursing Home Resident in Asotin County

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ASOTIN, WA - A 44-year-old Lewiston man who had been accused of having sexual contact with an elderly nursing home resident in Clarkston was found not guilty today by an Asotin County Superior Court jury.  Brian J. Turner had been charged with Indecent Liberties and 2nd-Degree Rape after another employee reportedly caught him in the act of attempting to receive oral sex in the 69-year-old woman's room at Prestige Care and Rehabilitation in Clarkston on November 20th at about 2:40 a.m.

Area Law Enforcement to Participate in Emphasis Patrols to Prevent DUI's & Other Dangerous Driving Behaviors

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LEWISTON, ID - Regional law enforcement agencies will be partnering to stop impaired driving with an emphasis patrol over the Memorial Day weekend.  Memorial Day through Labor Day is known as the "100 Deadliest Days" and historically it is the time of year when there are more deaths and serious injuries due to dangerous driving behaviors.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Threat at Second Lewiston Junior High School Today

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LEWISTON, ID - UPDATE from Lewiston School District: The emergency evacuation of Sacajawea Junior High School was lifted at approximately 2:45 p.m. following a joint response, in accordance with the District’s School Bomb Protocol, by the Lewiston Police Department personnel and District Administration.

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For the second time today, a Lewiston junior high school has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.  Sacajawea Junior High is under emergency evacuation at this time while law enforcement and school district officials search the school.  Evacuation was called at about 2:00 p.m.

Deputy AG Recognizes Idaho Detective for Investigations of Suspected Child Pornographers

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WASHINGTON, DC - A Moscow Police Forensic Detective was recognized today for his role in investigating 15 cases of possession and distribution of child pornography across multiple jurisdictions in Idaho and Washington State.  Deputy US Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today honored Eric Kjorness with the Missing Children’s Child Protection Award during the Department’s National Missing Children’s Day ceremony.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Threat at Jenifer Junior High School

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LEWISTON, ID - UPDATE: The emergency  evacuation of Jenifer Junior High School was lifted at approximately 9:58 a.m. following a joint response, in accordance with the District’s School Bomb Protocol, by the Lewiston Police Department personnel and District Administration.  The decision to resume the normal school schedule at Jenifer Junior High School is based on a complete and thorough search of campus buildings and no discovery of any potential threat to students and staff.

Parents wishing to pick up their students may do so by using the normal check-out procedures.

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Emergency evacuation procedures for Jenifer Junior High School are in effect due to receiving a bomb threat at the school today.

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