Officials say a hereditary heart condition led to the death of an inmate at the Idaho Correctional Institute in Orofino.
Idaho Republicans have agreed to advance anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes.
Significant progress has been made on clearing Idaho’s backlog of untested sexual assault kits, but the lab still is not meeting a mandate to conduct tests within an average of 90 days, the head of the state crime lab said.
Two Washington residents were arrested in Latah County on Friday after they allegedly led the county sheriff on a brief vehicle pursuit as they attempted to flee the scene of a burglary.
The state’s public defenders spend a fraction of the time they need to provide proper representation to poor people caught in the criminal justice system, according to a draft study by the Idaho Public Defense Commission.
Idaho has serious gaps in representation for children involved in protective services cases, according to a report by the Office of Performance Evaluation.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a vehicle being chased by a deputy died after crashing near Post Falls.
An online adjunct professor incorrectly told a student that Australia isn’t a country and gave her a failing grade, prompting Southern New Hampshire University to replace the instructor.
Central Idaho officials have tentatively agreed to settle a wrongful-termination, whistleblower lawsuit.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking an artist-in-residence to spend a week at the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in southwestern Idaho.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan says that because of likely delays in appointing a replacement and her constituents not being represented on crucial votes, she will not be resigning from the Idaho House after all.
A federal court judge has ordered the state of Idaho to release or re-try a man convicted of murder in a shaken baby case more than two decades ago.
State utility regulators are dismissing a complaint from a northern Idaho woman who claimed smart electric meters can be used for surveillance.
A railroad crossing in Post Falls has been upgraded with additional safety features a year after a wreck between a car and a train killed a 15-year-old girl.
An Idaho political action committee backed by a top Republican strategist and fundraiser has dissolved.
BOISE – U.S. officials don’t have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country’s top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus, who had a long history of legal battles with the Energy Department over nuclear waste entering the state and a firm belief that residents had a right to know the agency’s plans.
Somewhere in Boise, the 500-year-old skeletons of two Native Americans found last year when a badger apparently unearthed them from their resting place in Idaho’s high desert sagebrush steppe are being stored as three tribes seek to claim them as their own and anthropologists who study Native Americans lament what they say is a lost research opportunity.
The U.S. government is negotiating with three Native American tribes to return the 500-year-old skeletons of a young adult and child found at a southwestern Idaho site that authorities first thought was a more recent crime scene.
A new homelessness response system launched Jan. 22 across Idaho prioritizes those with the greatest needs rather than the first-come, first-serve approach that homeless service providers have used in the past, said Sojourners’ Alliance executive director Steve Bonnar.
The founder of a militia group known as 3% of Idaho has been accused of keeping nearly $87,000 in rent payments meant for clients from 2013 to 2016.
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