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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A couple charged with the accidental shooting of a young girl in Chubbuck in eastern Idaho last year have pleaded not guilty. KIDK-TV reports that Rusty Lish and his wife, Ashlee Lish, entered the plea Wednesday to charges of misdemeanor injury to a child in the death of 5-year-old Noelle Shawver. The girl was shot by another 5-year-old while visiting the Lishes' home in July.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — An Oregon man who pleaded guilty to biting off part of a woman's ear has been sentenced in Idaho to 10 years in prison. KTVB reports that 31-year-old Jose Pena Castro of Ontario must serve five years before becoming eligible for parole. Court records show a woman told Caldwell, Idaho, police that Castro bit off her ear. The missing piece was found in her bedroom.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is co-sponsoring a bipartisan resolution saying Iran should immediately release jailed ex-Marine Amir Hekmati and "all detained Americans" and provide information on those who've "disappeared within its borders." Hekmati was arrested in 2011 while visiting relatives in Iran. He's serving a 10-year prison sentence.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Biologists will trap grizzly bears in remote areas in Grand Teton National Park to see how the bruins' population is faring in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. The trapping is set to begin Wednesday and continue through June. Biologist say monitoring grizzly bear distribution, as well as their food selection and other activities, is vital to the recovery of the animals in the ecosystem.
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