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Drug courts and other special courts steer Idahoans away from prison

Ada County’s drug court is one of Idaho’s 71 problem-solving courts, which range from drug courts and DUI courts to mental health courts, veterans treatment courts, and child-protection drug courts, for drug offenders who are trying to reunify with their families. The special courts are targeted at high-need offenders at high risk to reoffend.

2 Idaho men to stay free after time served in Bundy standoff

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 3:07 p.m.

Two men from Idaho have been sentenced to no more time behind bars for pointing assault-style weapons toward heavily armed federal agents during an April 2014 standoff near Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy’s ranch.

Grand jury indicts man accused in Idaho stabbing

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

An Idaho grand jury has indicted a man accused of killing a 3-year-old child and wounding eight others in a mass stabbing at an Idaho apartment complex.