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Investment group plans redevelopment of Idaho mall

A California-based investment group is planning to spend more than $30 million to redevelop an Nampa, Idaho mall, adding multifamily housing and a hotel to the site.

UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

Mother who prompted Amber Alert planned to inject bleach into daughter, police say

A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning on injecting bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites, according to court …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018

Idaho transportation workers find 2 explosives under bridge

Idaho construction contractors ran into something scary on Halloween as they conducted maintenance repairs on the Idaho 45 bridge over the Snake River: two unexploded military ordnances.

Nampa police looking for missing 10-year-old boy

Nampa police say missing boy Ryan Sather is about 4 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 48 pounds.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018

WWII veterans meet for lunch in Nampa, maybe for the last time

The group has been meeting every September for over a decade at Nielson’s house to reunite and retell stories. This year, the subtle fear that it may be the last …

Idaho city seeks volunteers to scare off crowds of crows

City officials in Idaho are looking for volunteers to help ward off what has become a local sign of fall: The arrival of roughly 10,000 crows to the city of …

Man sentenced to 20 years for contributing to overdose death

An Idaho man who tried to revive a fellow drug user who overdosed will spend two decades in prison for distributing the drug that resulted in the man’s death.

Nampa woman injured in accidental shooting

A 45-year-old woman was seriously injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting in a Nampa neighborhood.

UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018

Reptile Adventures in Nampa worries missing tortoise was stolen

A tortoise has gone missing from Reptile Adventures in Nampa, and employees and volunteers worry he may have been stolen.

2 dead following collision with pickup driver fleeing police

Authorities in southwestern Idaho say two occupants of a passenger car died after a person in a pickup fleeing from police crashed into them.

Following slew of citations, SWITC, now in compliance, beefs up staff training

The Southwest Idaho Treatment Center has been at risk three times in recent months of losing its license to accept Medicaid.

Nampa Salvation Army’s rapid rehousing program houses 20 families since fall launch

A rapid rehousing program started by the Salvation Army Nampa Corps has housed 20 families since it launched last fall.

Amazon developer proposes 850,000-square-foot warehouse in Nampa

An approximately 850,000-square-foot warehouse is being proposed in northern Nampa from the same developer that has built Amazon distribution centers around the world.

Former Idaho school worker sent to treatment over child porn

A former Idaho school district employee has been ordered to spend months at a treatment facility after pleading guilty to charges connected to the possession of child pornography.

UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018

Meridian man who murdered wife’s friend gets life in prison with possibility of parole

A man who broke into his estranged wife’s house in Nampa last year and fatally shot another man there was sentenced Monday to life in prison.

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018

Nampa elementary school therapy dogs to join, help students

Students at Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary recently got acquainted with Mila, a Chesapeake Bay retriever, and the special power only a dog can provide to help soothe students. Next school …

Going inside the disappearance and murder of a Nampa Police drug informant

Thirty-one years after a Nampa Police drug informant was kidnapped and murdered, Rick Wiley, an investigator on the case, says he finally has some closure. Beginning in January 2017, Wiley …

Lawsuit claims man contracted E. coli from Nampa Papa Murphy’s salad

A man suing Papa Murphy’s International, LLC claims he contracted E. coli from a takeout salad from the pizza chain’s south Nampa location, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

NNU summer drone project to map Idaho history

Every summer for the past four years, Northwest Nazarene University professor Dale Hamilton has worked with five to seven students to map burn areas across southwestern Idaho using drone technology. …

Nampa meets with EPA administrator in hopes of reducing wastewater upgrade costs

After getting voter approval for a $165 million wastewater bond, Nampa city leadership has started talks with regulators on ways to keep upgrade costs down.

Nampa mother gets jail time for beating her children

An Idaho woman who was accused of beating her children and shaving their heads as punishment for eating ice cream has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Syngenta plans $30M expansion to Nampa facility

Agribusiness giant Syngenta is planning a $30 million expansion to its research and seed production facility in western Idaho.

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018

Nampa teen pleads guilty to stabbing girl at high school

A 17-year-old Idaho student has pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a Nampa high school.

Southwestern Idaho student brings BB gun to class

A southwestern Idaho school district is informing parents that a middle school student brought a BB gun to class.

Nampa funeral home’s therapy dog brings comfort to families

Sadie is a golden retriever, a family pet and the Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel comfort dog.

Opiate treatment center opening soon in Nampa

Raise the Bottom, a Boise-based non-residential opiate treatment center, is expanding to Nampa.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017

Idaho board approves an additional $86M to address I-84

Idaho transportation officials have agreed to spend an additional $86 million to repair and add lanes on Interstate 84 near Nampa and Caldwell.

Nampa authorizes police to shoot downtown crows

Officials in Nampa in southwestern Idaho have authorized the city’s police force to use pellet guns to shoot crows in the downtown area through Sunday night.

Police: SW Idaho patient died as center staff skipped checks

Authorities say a 27-year-old man found dead at a southwest Idaho state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities had not been checked on for hours and died when his …