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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

Former bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise dies at 78

The Most Rev. Michael Patrick Driscoll, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise from 1999 to 2014, died Tuesday in Boise at age 78.

Boise State declines to play ball at proposed downtown park

Boise State University officials say they’ll build their own baseball stadium on or near campus rather than play in a proposed stadium that a company wants to build near downtown.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:16 p.m.

Police: Idaho woman intentionally drove off cliff with 3 kids

An Idaho woman who drove her sport utility vehicle off a cliff and into a reservoir in a crash last year that killed her and her three young children did …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 2:40 p.m.

Giant sequoia doing well 4 months after Idaho uprooting

A 10-story-tall tree moved two city blocks on giant rollers last summer has new growth and appears happy in its new location, a tree expert said Wednesday.

Idaho lawyers consider suit, seek Porsche crash witnesses

Lawyers representing a child, who was injured last month when a Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise car show, are seeking witnesses to the crash in …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:16 p.m.

Idaho county awarded $1M grant for criminal justice reform

An Idaho county encompassing Boise was awarded a $1 million grant aimed at reforming the criminal justice system and reducing its jail population.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon

Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire

The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.

Micron executive accused of insider trading at former job

The U.S. government has accused a top Micron Technology Inc. executive of sharing insider information about his former employer with family members.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5 p.m.

Convicted killer investigated after cellmate’s beating death

A man serving time on a drunken driving charge was beaten to death in an Idaho prison, and officials say his cellmate – who was convicted of killing his three …

Police identify Porsche driver who plowed into Idaho crowd

Police have identified the driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show as Roy L. Drennon of Eagle, Idaho.

Officers shoot armed male suspect after chase

Police in Boise say officers shot and injured a male suspect who displayed a firearm and refused police commands.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt

A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise car show, injuring at least eight in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, …

Boise forgets to collect $5M levy OK’d by voters

The city of Boise didn’t collect $5 million of property tax money it was supposed to raise this year for open space and water quality protection because its budget department …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

No Boise State bobbleheads this year after 10-year run

An Idaho company that has been producing bobbleheads of Boise State University players and coaches for about a decade says there will be no bobbleheads this year.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 1:57 p.m.

Another Chobani employee lawsuit alleges age discrimination

Another former employee of the Chobani yogurt plant in Idaho has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of age discrimination.

House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Idaho to fundraise for GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan made his first official visit to Idaho as sitting speaker.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

As crowds converge on Idaho, small towns gird for influx

Several communities throughout south-central Idaho are already seeing crowds, and are anticipating even more.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

Boise man shot in confrontation with suspected burglar

Police say a Boise homeowner was wounded when he confronted a suspected burglar who pulled a gun and shot him.

Boise firefighters rescue drunken man stuck in pipe

Boise firefighters say they rescued a drunken man who fell into a pipe at a construction site.

UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:18 p.m.

Police find vehicle connected to three women found dead in Idaho

Law enforcement officials say they have located the vehicle wanted in connection with the deaths of three women near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse.

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 2:13 p.m.

Insect attack! U.S. West is battling crop-killing swarms

Farmers in the U.S. West face a creepy scourge every eight years or so: Swarms of ravenous insects that can decimate crops and cause slippery, bug-slick car crashes as they …

UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

After spending 9 months alone in mountains, lost dog is home

A lost Boise dog is back home after surviving a harsh winter alone in the Idaho mountains for nine months.

Body found in Boise canal

Boise police are investigating after discovering a man’s body in a canal over the weekend.

Flying saucers still evasive 70 years after pilot’s report

Boise businessman Ken Arnold had no idea he would change the world when he told reporters in Pendleton he saw nine strange objects flying along the Cascades.

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

Transplanted: Large Boise sequoia tree finds new home

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Police: Gay pride flag burned outside Boise home

Law enforcement officials say they are investigating after a gay pride flag was found burned in front of a Boise home.

Idaho woman seeks compensation for leveled home

An Idaho woman rented her home to a man she thought had plans to buy it. He instead demolished it.

Idaho officials approve utility’s plan to close coal plant

State officials have approved an Idaho utility company’s plan to close a coal-fired power plant in Nevada about 10 years sooner than planned and raise monthly bills for customers.

Idaho investigating cause of DMV computer outages

The Idaho Transportation Department says it’s trying to figure out why motor vehicle offices across the state have been experiencing computer problems for several weeks that have resulted in lengthy …

Two killed in vehicle crash in southeastern Washington

Authorities say two people died in a vehicle crash in southeastern Washington on Monday.