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Ethics Panel: Idaho Lawmaker Accused of Rape Should be Censured
An Idaho lawmaker who was accused of rape by a 19-year-old intern should be formally censured and suspended from office, a legislative ethics committee found on Thursday.
Gem County Sheriff Looking for Three Run Away Children
Authorities in Idaho are trying to find three children believed to have run away from the same home, months apart.
Powerball Lottery to End in Idaho This Summer
Idaho lawmakers fearing foreign participation in the Powerball lottery killed legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed the game with huge jackpots to continue in the state after a run of more than 30 years.
$5M bond for Magic Valley Man Accused of Killing Colorado Girl in 1984
A Colorado judge set a $5 million bond on Friday for a man who is accused of kidnapping and murdering a 12-year-old girl in 1984.
Idaho is top pick for Energy Department nuclear test reactor
The U.S. government said Thursday that Idaho is its preferred choice ahead of Tennessee for a test reactor to be built as part of an effort to revamp the nation’s fading nuclear power industry by developing safer fuel and power plants.
Hunting in Idaho increases as people seek refuge from virus
Hunting license sales in Idaho are up as more residents seek a way to safely get out of the house without contracting COVID-19, but that has led to inexperienced hunters misidentifying and killing moose and a grizzly bear, wildlife officials say.
Idaho unemployment drops to 5.5%, but COVID-19 cases surge
Idaho’s unemployment rate has dropped to 5.5% as about 5,400 nonfarm workers regained jobs in October, officials said Friday.
Idaho Supreme Court: State must reveal execution drug source
Idaho prison officials must turn over information about where they got lethal injection drugs used in recent executions, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday, the latest turn in a long-running challenge over transparency in executions that’s playing out nationwide.
Twin Falls Woman Arrested in Utah, Accused of Biting Officer
A Twin Falls, Idaho, woman is behind bars after a traffic stop turned violent when she allegedly bit a police officer.
Former Idaho Gubernatorial Candidate Indicted for Murder
A former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate was indicted Tuesday in the murder of Jonelle Matthews, a 12-year-old Colorado girl whose disappearance after a holiday concert in 1984 was a mystery for decades.
Stage 4 Restrictions Stay, Idaho Governor Encourages Flu Shots
Idaho will remain under restrictions in the fourth and final stage of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic for at least another two weeks, Gov. Brad Little said Thursday.
Hearing Reveals Gruesome Details of Children Buried in East Idaho
A detective Monday described in excruciating details how investigators unearthed the remains of two children who had been missing for months while searching the rural Idaho property of a man charged with concealing evidence.