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WENDELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase. Police identified the suspect Thursday as 28-year-old David Bamber Jr. of Pleasanton, California. The Twin Falls Police Department says Bamber was wanted for burglary and firearm possession charges by California authorities and was a suspect in two kidnappings in Nevada.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Some smaller Idaho school districts are struggling to retain teachers who are tempted by the bigger paychecks and increased resources offered by larger districts. The Post Register reports records from the State Department of Education show that 184 teachers have changed school districts in Idaho since the 2014 school year. Many switched from a smaller district to a larger one where base pay salaries can run at least $4,000 higher.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 27-year-old Boise man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a popular Boise park. The Boise Police Department says Andrew Ray Garcia of Boise was arrested early Friday morning in connection with the death of 43-year-old Roque Leon Arellano, whose body was found Thursday morning. The Ada County Coroner's office was still working to determine Arellano's cause of death on Friday. Garcia has not yet had a chance to enter a plea.

KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man with felony drunken driving in connection with a September collision that left a teenage pedestrian with a broken neck. Joseph Jefferies, 70, was arrested Wednesday. Police believe Jefferies was driving a vehicle that collided with 16-year-old Sunshine Bryden and her dog as they crossed a Kuna street on Sept. 2. He has not yet had the opportunity to enter a plea; court records do not show if he has obtained an attorney

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