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A speeding ambulance. Asking how a toddler died. 2 boys recall Boise’s mass stabbing

Shortly before 9 p.m., an attacker ran through a child’s birthday party at the Boise apartment complex just off State Street, stabbing six children and three adults. Part of the …

UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

Hundreds mourn at vigil for victims of Boise birthday party attack

A 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her own birthday party died Monday, two days after a man invaded the celebration and stabbed nine people, authorities said.

Shocked Boise refugees, sympathizers come together fast after mass stabbing

Refugees and other Boiseans shocked by Saturday’s knife

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Boise stabbing suspect attacked during child’s birthday party

A brutal attack at a Boise apartment complex on Saturday started with the interruption of a 3-year-old girl’s birthday party and ended in the stabbing of nine people, six of …

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Police: Nine injured in Boise stabbing; suspect in custody

At least nine people were injured in a stabbing near Boise, and one suspect was in custody,

Boise approves draft budget with $69M in library funding

Boise City Council approved a draft of the fiscal year 2019 budget, which includes tax and rate increases and $69 million for a new downtown library project.

Boise proposes tax increase, new police hires in next year’s budget

With a booming population and increasing demand for services, the city of Boise has focused its proposed fiscal year 2019 budget on keeping pace with city needs and large projects.

UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 9:17 p.m.

Boise welcomes 20 new citizens on World Refugee Day

Baraka, 19, and his family came to America as refugees from Kenya five years ago, but he didn’t officially bear the title of U.S. citizen until he recited the naturalization …

UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 7:25 p.m.

Idaho officials opt to replace bridge damaged by fiery crash

Idaho officials have decided to replace rather than repair a bridge over Interstate 84 near Boise damaged during a fiery, seven-vehicle crash below the bridge that killed four people.

300 Micron engineers work in a ‘trailer park.’ Here’s what Micron is doing about that.

Micron is spending $32 million to put up a three-story office building on the campus’s south end to house those 300 workers and 900 more.

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 11:05 a.m.

Idaho coroner: 4 people died in 7-vehicle crash

Authorities say four people are dead after seven vehicles collided in a chain reaction crash near Boise on Saturday.

29th Boise Pridefest: ‘You matter. You are loved.’

Though there was no rain, downtown Boise radiated hues from a rainbow Friday and Saturday as the 29th Boise Pride Festival took place.

Death of Texas tycoon James Cotter, originally from Boise, leads to estate issues

Real estate tycoon and cowboy extraordinaire James F. Cotter died as he lived, sowing confusion among the people he loved.

Boise officials to seek restitution if fireworks spark blaze

The Boise Fire Department says it will seek restitution from the vendors and the users if illegal aerial fireworks spark a blaze in the city.

Boise football team won a championship, then helped rescue two people on the drive home

The Black Knights, a team of 12, 13 and 14-year-old youth football players, were driving on U.S. Route 95 south of Jordan Valley in Oregon. A car rolled over in …

Boise boy arrested after high-speed chase in Eastern Oregon

Oregon State Police say troopers arrested a machete-wielding teenager after a car chase in which speeds hit triple digits before a fiery crash.

State to give up long-vacant governor’s mansion site in foothills, let it become Boise city park

Idaho has given up on plans to build a new governor’s mansion on 15 acres of east Boise foothills property it’s been sitting on for decades, and will instead turn …

UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:55 p.m.

Boise woman receives first allogeneic transplant in Idaho

Doctors have performed Idaho’s first allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Mountain biker dies in Boise foothills

Law enforcement officials said a 38-year-old man has died after crashing his mountain bike in the Boise foothills and into a steep gulch.

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 3:14 p.m.

Police officers cleared in fatal shooting in Boise

Two Boise police officers did not commit any wrongdoing following a shooting during a traffic stop that killed a man armed with a gun, a prosecutor’s review found.

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 2:22 p.m.

Affordable housing displacing rock climbing gym in Boise

A popular rock climbing gym in Boise is closing to make way for affordable housing.

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 9:16 a.m.

Owners of Boise homes destroyed by slide settle lawsuits

The city of Boise has agreed to pay five homeowners $275,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after a hillside started sliding and destroyed the homes.

UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Judge rejects retired Boise priest’s request for lower bail

A judge has refused to reduce the $1 million bail set for a retired Boise priest facing child pornography charges.

Idaho prison officers, others indicted in contraband case

Seven people, including four correctional officers, are facing federal charges after prosecutors say they conspired to traffic drugs and smuggle contraband into Idaho prisons.

Police investigating unattended death in Boise

Police in Boise are investigating the death of a man who was found unconscious in his vehicle.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 2:22 p.m.

Teens injured, 1 arrested after two-vehicle crash in Boise

Boise police say a 17-year-old driving a stolen vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft auto and felony burglary following a crash that injured multiple people.

Retired Boise priest denies possessing child pornography

A retired Boise priest is denying he possessed or distributed child pornography.

UNC Greensboro guard Francis Alonso childhood friend, teammate of former Gonzaga star Domantas Sabonis

BOISE – Gonzaga’s and UNC Greensboro’s campuses are roughly 2,500 miles apart, but their connections extend abroad. To Spain, to be precise. UNCG standout guard Francis Alonso is a native …

Patience, defense drive Spartans to top of Southern Conference

UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller needed time and patience – rare commodities in college athletics these days – to install a foundation in his program.

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:20 p.m.

Gonzaga awarded a No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament, headed to Boise to face UNC Greensboro

Most bracket gurus projected Gonzaga as a five seed. The Zags were awarded a four. The selection committee is sending Gonzaga to Boise, by far the closest site to Spokane …