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Lawyers: Man held in stabbing rampage mentally incompetent

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

A homeless Boise man charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 3-year-old girl during her birthday party is not mentally competent to assist in his own defense and stand trial, his attorneys said.

The ‘lost’ works Pulitzer Prize winner discovered by UI prof

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

The Idaho Statesman reported Zachary Turpin, an assistant professor of American literature at the University of Idaho, and his colleagues recently found previously unknown writings by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anne Sexton.

Idaho, environmental group settle mine pollution lawsuit

An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near some of the state’s top tourist destinations.

Idaho lieutenant governor hopefuls Collum, McGeachin clash in their only debate

The two rivals vying to be Idaho’s lieutenant governor outlined starkly different views during their statewide debate on Wednesday night, with Republican Janice McGeachin warning against “traveling down the progressive path” and Democrat Kristin Collum saying she wants to “pull us back into the middle in these divisive times.”