Stories tagged: Idaho State Police
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
State crime lab head says rape kit testing is progressing
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene man killed in high-speed chase with Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies
A 20-year-old man was killed when his vehicle crashed during a high-speed chase with Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Semi truck crash east of Coeur d’Alene leads to large traffic backup
All lanes of Interstate 90 were blocked for about an hour east of Coeur d’Alene after a semi truck crashed.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Semi truck driver dies in rollover crash near Wallace, Idaho
A semi truck driver died in a rollover crash near Wallace, Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Convicted sex offender killed in North Idaho when deer launched into windshield
A 70-year-old former high school counselor, who was convicted in 1994 of sexually exploiting a female student, was killed Sunday near Sagle, Idaho, afternoon when a deer hit by another …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
One dead in head-on collision near Sagle, Idaho
One man has died from his injuries Thursday following a head-on collision on Highway 95 Wednesday evening near Sagle, Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Idaho State Police find missing 73-year-old man dead in car wreckage
A 73-year-old man was killed when his vehicle left the roadway near the Kootenai County and Benewah County line. Robert R. Westbrook, of Smelterville, Idaho, was reported missing at about …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Idaho State Police lab faces heroin testing backlog
Forensic scientists with the Idaho State Police are struggling to keep up with the growing caseload of evidence waiting to be tested for heroin and other opioids.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Potential death penalty for Renfro may trigger decades of costly appeals
If a jury decides this week that Jonathan D. Renfro should receive the death penalty for killing Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, many of the jurors will never see …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Idaho State Police looking for vehicle that hit, killed bicyclist on I-90 near Coeur d’Alene
A bicyclist was killed Tuesday night on Interstate 90 near Fernan Creek.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Prosecutors: Shot that killed Coeur d’Alene officer was fired through a jacket pocket
In a short day of testimony Friday, Kootenai County prosecutors showed the jury how they believe Jonathan D. Renfro fired the shot that killed Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Man killed in confrontation with Bonner County deputies in Coolin
A man was shot and died during a Tuesday morning confrontation with Bonner County sheriff’s deputies in the tiny unincorporated town of Coolin on the southern tip of Priest Lake.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Man who died in motorcycle crash while fleeing from the Idaho State Police identified as Spokane man
The man who died in a motorcycle crash while fleeing from an Idaho State Patrol trooper Tuesday has been identified as 46-year-old Blaze E. Smith of Spokane.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Man fleeing from Idaho State Police dies after motorcycle crash near Post Falls
A motorcyclist fleeing from the Idaho State Police crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 90 near Post Falls Tuesday and died at the scene.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Jury finds Idaho State Police retaliated against crash investigator, awards him $1.5M
After nearly three years of legal wrangling and a nine-day trial, the Ada County jury was unanimous: Idaho State Police retaliated against detective Brandon Eller for concerns he raised over …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Spokane man accused of DUI after nearly ramming ISP trooper
A Spokane man driving on the wrong side of Interstate 90 was arrested for felony DUI after nearly ramming an Idaho State Police trooper head on.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Athol man dead in Highway 95 crash near Chilco Road
An Athol man died in a collision with a semi truck Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 95 near the Chilco Road exit.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Jogger killed by log truck in Priest River
A woman visiting family in Priest River, Idaho was struck and killed by a log truck last week while jogging along a two-lane road.
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Juliaetta man dies in crash
A Juliaetta man died when his 1995 Freightliner truck crashed on Forest Service Road 201 near Clarkia, Idaho, Friday evening, according to the Idaho State Police.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Teen injured in Highway 57 crash north of Priest River
A teen was injured in a crash early Wednesday afternoon on Highway 57 north of Priest River when he missed a curve and hit an embankment, according to the Idaho …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene woman killed after one-vehicle crash in Idaho Panhandle National Forest
A woman was killed Sunday in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest when a car she was in went over an embankment, striking a tree.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Man dies in UTV crash near Calder, Idaho
A man died late Wednesday night when his Gator utility vehicle went down an embankment and overturned on Potlatch Road two miles east of Calder, according to the Idaho State …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Sandpoint woman dies in collision with semi on U.S. Highway 95
A Sandpoint woman driving on the wrong side of the highway died in a head on collision with a semi early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 95 north of Hayden.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Idaho State Police say state’s crime rate is mostly stable
Idaho’s crime rate remained mostly stable last year, though drug crimes saw a notable increase, Idaho State Police said.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Child dies in Interstate 90 crash near Kingston, Idaho
A child died in a car crash on eastbound Interstate 90 near Kingston, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Traffic snarled near Coeur d’Alene for hours after freeway crash closes I-90
A van and trailer that flipped on Interstate 90 near the Yellowstone Trail overpass just east of Coeur d’Alene snarled traffic for hours Saturday, according to the Idaho State Police.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Liberty Lake man injured in Monday crash dies
A Liberty Lake man injured in a crash south of Coeur d’Alene on Monday died of his injuries Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
ISP settles lawsuit over bar/restaurant’s burlesque show, agrees to pay $17K
The Idaho State Police has agreed to settle a lawsuit from a New Meadows bar and restaurant that was targeted in a sting operation and hit with fines and a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Otter appoints Ked Wills to lead Idaho State Police
Idaho State Police Lt. Col. Kedrick “Ked” Wills has been named the next director of the Idaho State Police, to succeed Col. Ralph Powell when he retires July 2 after …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 2 p.m.
ISP looks to ease worries about drone program
The Idaho State Police trooper in charge of a burgeoning drone program is touring the state to educate the public about how the agency is using the technology.