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Idaho politicians criticize Obama's transgender law

Three senior politicians in Idaho have slammed the Obama administration directive that transgender students must be allowed by public schools to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with the gender...


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Suspect named in Swan Valley standoff

The police on Friday took into custody a Shelley man was put him behind bars at the Bonneville County Jail after the man barricaded himself in a cabin near Swan Valley. The 24-year-old Michael Jaymes Chandler was booked...


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Kidnapped Tennessee girl Carlie Trent returns home following eight-day abduction

A day after 9-tear-old girl Carlie Trent, who had been abducted by her uncle, was found alive and safe in rural Tennessee, she returned home to her family while the authorities are mulling to impose more serious charges...


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Trump denies posing as his own spokesman, rejects audio recording

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has rejected reports that he had posed as his own spokesman, denying that it is his voice on a 1991 recording obtained by The Washington Post. Besides the allegations of the...


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I'll release tax returns after audit: Donald Trump

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Wednesday that he would release his taxes after the completion of an IRS audit. The billionaire businessman had said on Tuesday that he would not release his tax documents...


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Three children playing with lighter started sugar factory fire

The authorities in Eastern Idaho on Wednesday said that three children playing with a lighter caused a fire which caused the destruction of a structure at an unused sugar factory in Idaho Falls. The Bonneville County...


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Man confesses roadside shooting in Idaho was staged

A man convicted in a mortgage fraud scheme on Wednesday pleaded guilty to additional federal charges after confessing he asked his son to shoot him in the legs so that he can collect on a disability insurance policy...


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Twin Falls man killed in head-on crash

A Twin Falls man died on Wednesday after a head-on crash with a semi on State Highway 46. Idaho State Police said that Shane Chamberlin, 36, was northbound around 9:30 a.m. in a 2003 Lincoln LS when he crossed the center line...


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Homeowners in Boise foothills plan to sue over shifting land

Some homeowners who have been affected by a landslide in the Boise foothills are planning to file a lawsuit. Tort claims have already been filed by two homeowners against the City of Boise and the Ada County Highway...


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Van spotted in Mountain Home not connected to AMBER Alert: Police

Mountain Home Police Department on Tuesday confirmed that a van spotted at a Mountain Home restaurant Monday night is not connected to a Tennessee kidnapping case. The police said in a press release that they reviewed...


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FBI investigating Lake Lowell beating death case

The FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office are jointly investigating the case of a beating death near Lake Lowell. The Canyon County Sheriff's Office says four men beat and robbed Steven Nelson on April 29 after the victim responded...


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Boise: Second man sentenced in fatal stabbing at strip club

A Meridian man was on Tuesday awarded a jail term of five years for his involvement in a fight that led to the death of one man and injured another. The 33-year-old Parley Leon Ward apologized to the family...


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Police in Idaho searching for the missing girl after tip

A witness told Idaho police on Tuesday that she may have seen Carlie Trent and Gary Simpson. Mountain Home Police in Idaho said that a call was received by 911 at 1:30am from a witness who said that she may have seen the...


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Trump marches ahead unrivaled, Sanders takes West Virginia

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday registered convincing victory in two more states, while Bernie Sanders managed to beat rival Democrat Hillary Clinton in West Virginia. The wins in West...


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Boise deaths investigated as murder-suicide

Boise police are probing the deaths of a man and a woman who were found inside a West Boise home on Sunday night as a murder-suicide. Ada County coroner identified the victims as 24-year-old Mazen Al-Qaisi and 32-year-old...


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Teen killed in drive-by shooting was targeted: Twin Falls police

Twin Falls police have sought help from the public in finding the people responsible for a deadly drive-by shooting. The shooting caused the death of 16-year-old Vason Widaman Saturday afternoon. According to police...


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Boise man gets 15 years for stabbing man to death

A Boise man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday after being found guilty of stabbing one man to death and wounding another outside a downtown strip club. The 31-year-old Phillip Dewayne Law will be eligible for...


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Mother and son found, OK after drive into mountains

The Elmore County Sheriff's Office on Monday confirmed that a mother and son who did not return home Sunday from a Mother's Day drive into the mountains have been located and they are OK. Elmore County authorities...


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Power restrored across East Idaho

Power has been restored across east Idaho, officials reported on Monday. Some 7,000 customers in the Upper Valley were left without power due to complications from an ongoing wind storm. Rocky Mountain Power...


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At least two dead after tornadoes hit Great Plains

At least two people died in Oklahoma on Monday after tornadoes hit the Great Plains, damaging several homes and overturning vehicles. Officials in Garvin County, south of Oklahoma City, said that a man died when...


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Paul Ryan to skip chairing convetion if Donald Trump asks

US House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday said that he would step down as chairman of Republican National Convention if GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump asks him to do so. "He's the nominee. I'll...


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Hailey murder trial moved south following mistrial

The second-degree murder trial of a Hailey man has been transferred to south-central Idaho due to a mistrial. Local media reported on Friday that the trial for Keith Blankenship, 51, will now start on September 27 in...


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Man entices children in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls police told local media that some witnesses spotted a man enticing children at Papa Tom's Saturday afternoon. Several parents told the police that the man asked children as young as 3 years old to go to...


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'Taxes for the rich will go up somewhat': Donald Trump

Donald Trump on Sunday said that he will increased taxes on the wealthy after becoming the president. The Republican presidential frontrunner said that he supports an increase in the minimum wage. It is notable...


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Storms bring tornadoes to Colorado, bad weather in Arizona

Eastern Colorado was hit by a series of tornadoes on Saturday. The tornadoes caused several minor injuries and damaged motorhomes and buildings. Another spring storm made driving conditions very risky in northern...


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Dark, curly haired man with olive skin suspected of terrorism

An olive skin man with dark, curly hair was suspected of terrorism by one of his co-passengers while the man was travelling from Philadelphia to Syracuse, New York. A woman tried to talk to the man but he...


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Victim dies after drive-by shooting in Twin Falls

Twin Falls Police Department spokesperson said on Friday that a male victim died after a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Northern Pine Drive and N. College Road. Josh Palmer told reporters the shooting was...


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Lemhi County Sheriff closes off campground to search for DeOrr Kunz Jr.

The Lemhi County Sheriff's Office says that officials decided to close part of the Timber Creek Campground in order to search for a missing toddler named DeOrr Kunz Jr. The toddler went missing on July 10, 2015...


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Trump spurs senior conservative leaders to step back from the GOP

The looming nomination of Donald Trump has prompted some leaders of the conservative movement to carve a separate path different from a Republican Party now being rapidly reshaped by the Trump's incendiary tone and...


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Leaked document has classified info about Adams County deputy

The Sheriff's Office in Ada County on January 22 emailed an officer safety bulletin to hundreds of law enforcement personnel in Idaho, advising officers of a potentially hazardous situation surrounding Adams County Deputy...


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