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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 13, 2017

FRIDAY, OCT. 13, 2017


Idaho deputies who shot, killed rancher face lawsuit

The family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by two deputies has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Jack Yantis was killed two years ago after one of his bulls was hit by a car and deputies shot the animal. Yantis arrived with a rifle just as deputies decided to put down the animal. Authorities have said there was an altercation...

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U.S. Attorney for Idaho Bart Davis, center at podium, speaks during a press conference in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Davis said he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court. Also pictured from left to right are: Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Francis Zabari, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agent Ken Cooper, Idaho Department of Correction Director Henry Atencio, Davis, Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant and FBI supervisor senior resident agent Doug Hart. (AP / Rebecca Boone)

Officials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gang

Idaho's new U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court. During a press conference Thursday, Davis said five people believed to be members or associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang were indicted in...

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