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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Despite poor showing in North Idaho, Democrats gain a few seats in the Legislature

Democrats did poorly throughout North Idaho, but managed to pickup a few seats in southern Idaho.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:49 p.m.

Home invasion turns fatal as resident shoots and kills armed intruder near Post Falls

A man was killed early Monday morning near Post Falls in what Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies are describing as a home invasion that turned into a fatal shooting.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

In second day of testimony, Dennis Magner says he has no memory of crash that killed three on Lake Coeur d’Alene

During his second day of testimony, former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner told jurors he had no recollection of crashing his boat into another vessel on Lake Coeur d’Alene two …

UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:46 p.m.

Firefighters battling several brush fires near Coeur d’Alene Airport

North Idaho firefighters are battling several small brush fires near the Coeur d’Alene Airport. Jim Lyons, spokesman for Northern Lakes Fire District, said crews were battling about seven fires, though …

UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Police investigating North Idaho woman wanted for grand theft now a suspect in husband’s death

A missing North Idaho woman who is wanted on grand theft charges is now a suspect in her husband’s death.

UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

Liquor officials raid two Coeur d’Alene businesses, seize beer and wine

Detectives raided two Coeur d’Alene businesses and seized dozens of cases of wine and four kegs of beer earlier this week amid allegations the products had not been sold through …

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:02 p.m.

North Idaho entrepreneur Nicholas Smoot arrested under suspicion of domestic battery

Coeur d’Alene entrepreneur Nicholas R. Smoot, who has gained attention for his work in bringing an internet startup culture to North Idaho, was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of domestic battery.

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:35 a.m.

Mother of 13-year-old boy accidentally shot in face by brother says he’ll be blind for life

A North Idaho teen accidentally shot in the face by his older brother likely will have his eyes removed as part of medical recovery.

North Idaho teen hospitalized after accidental shotgun blast to the face

A 13-year-old was hospitalized Friday after Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say he was accidentally shot in the face with a shotgun.

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Prosecutor finds Sandpoint police officers justified in deadly shootout

Two Sandpoint Police Department officers were justified in returning fire and killing a man who reportedly shot at them while they responded to a small apartment complex in west Sandpoint …

UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 1:51 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene Tribe claims coroner held member’s body against family’s will

The family of a 21-year-old who was killed in a car accident Friday has filed a restraining order against the Kootenai County Coroner’s office alleging they kept her body against …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 8:31 p.m.

Footage shows violent altercation between army vet, officers at Coeur d’Alene hospital; both sides blame other for escalation

Harrison McLean writhed in pain as his wife, Lindsay, drove him to the Kootenai Health emergency room last summer following an allergic stomach reaction. Just a short while later, both …

Kootenai County Commissioner Dist. 3 candidates speak on building codes, other issues

A crowded ballot for Kootenai County Commissioner District 3 shows some familiar names. In 2016, Bob Bingham edged Leslie Duncan in the last Kootenai County commissioner primary. Bingham earned 29.2 …

UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:09 a.m.

Judge rules Kathy Sims should stay on ballot in her bid to return to Idaho Legislature

Less than a week after she was knocked off the ballot, former Idaho state Rep. Kathy Sims was granted another chance to return to the Legislature. First District Judge Richard …

UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

Rathdrum man charged with killing 7-month-old girl

A Rathdrum man has been charged with first-degree murder in the November death of a 7-month-old girl.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 4:18 p.m.

Kootenai County arrest, bench warrants grow along with population boom

Kootenai County has 4,565 active warrants filed in its courthouse, 254 of the felony variety.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:09 p.m.

Missing snowmobiler found in Kootenai County

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office found a missing snowmobiler in the Panhandle National Forest.

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 …

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 …

On Tap: Favorite brewery haunts hosting holiday parties

Halloween is all about candy, of course, but it can also include beer. Among your foamier options for celebrating the season:

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Jurors get gruesome glimpse of crime scene at trial of accused cop killer Jonathan Renfro

Several jurors leaned forward with stern looks and put their hands over their mouths Thursday as prosecutors trucked out gruesome photographs showing what a bullet fired only inches away can …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 2:52 p.m.

Sandal-wearing wannabe bank robber leaves Hayden bank empty-handed

A sock-and-sandal wearing bank robber left a Hayden-area bank empty-handed, Thursday.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

North Idaho sees first case of locally acquired West Nile virus

North Idaho saw its first case of locally acquired West Nile Virus when a person over the age of 50 tested positive for the virus this week.

UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park found in Idaho

A hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park has been found. Jacob Caravalho appears to have walked 27 miles from where he left his vehicle.

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies arrest car thieves, seize numerous stolen items

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspected car thieves Saturday with numerous stolen items in their possession.

UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Attorneys of man suspected of killing two-year-old girl claim trial hinges on timeline of events

The case against a man suspected of killing a two-year-old girl last summer may hinge on a timeline established by the girl’s mother – a timeline defense attorneys claim is …

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Kootenai County deputies catch suspect in mail theft ring with 400 victims

Kootenai County deputies arrested a man suspected in an extensive mail theft ring involving perhaps 400 victims.

Post Falls man sentenced for smacking child, making him wear sign

An Idaho man who struck a 5-year-old boy and photographed him naked with a sign covering his genitals has been sentenced to 50 days in jail and two years of …

UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 2 p.m.

One of two escaped Kootenai County inmates captured in Olympia

One of two Kootenai County inmates who escaped from the Yakima County Correctional Center on Tuesday has been captured.

UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:09 p.m.

Kootenai County prepares for jail expansion as inmate population spikes

The number of inmates in Kootenai County’s custody reached an all-time high over the weekend as county leaders moved forward with plans to expand the jail, which has been overcrowded …