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Did you know that these ‘odd laws’ existed in Idaho?

Some laws were created to keep us safe. Others help enhance or protect the state’s business and agriculture. Certain acts are against the law because they are offensive or deemed …


Optimist Club Youth House opens for young adults in need

The Falls Optimist Club’s Youth House has opened its doors to young adults who have transitioned out of the foster care program and serves as a transitional home.


Twin Falls Police, Sheriff find evidence in Colorado murder case

Twin Falls law enforcement agencies have joined the investigation into a missing Colorado woman thought to have been murdered by her fiancee.


The state has scholarship for adults going back to college. Only 28 people use it

Only 28 Idahoans – five of whom are enrolled at the College of Southern Idaho – are using a new adult completer scholarship, but state officials say the program is …


Idaho elementary bids farewell to volunteer ‘Grandpa Jack’

Hundreds of Lincoln Elementary School students clapped and cheered for Jackie Dayley, known to many as “Grandpa.” Lincoln Elementary held an assembly honoring “Grandpa Jack,” who is wrapping up about …


Twin Falls jail in ‘crisis’ as felony cases increase

As Twin Falls expands as a regional hub, the jail and prosecutor’s desk are overflowing with felons and felony cases.


Twin Falls woman accused of baby murder arraigned in district court

A Twin Falls woman accused of murdering her 20-month-old baby was arraigned in district court Monday after waiving her right to a preliminary hearing.


Caldwell man to serve up to 37 years and 6 months in prison for trying to lure Twin Falls children

A Caldwell man will serve up to 37½ years in prison for trying to lure three Twin Falls children to his car.


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 1:36 p.m.

Jury acquits Twin Falls man in shaken baby case

An Idaho jury acquitted a Twin Falls man of charges he injured his girlfriend’s baby.


Southern Idaho woman headed to national boxing tournament

A southern Idaho woman is on her way to the National Golden Gloves Tournament as the ninth-ranked boxer in the country in her weight class.


Former Twin Falls police officer pleads guilty in sexual abuse case

A former Twin Falls police officer accused of sexually abusing young girls has entered a plea bargain.


Idaho Department of Correction looking to open re-entry center

The Idaho Department of Correction is looking to open a re-entry center in the Twin Falls area where as many as 120 minimum-security state prisoners could live and work.


Twin Falls area designated an official urban region

Officials in Twin Falls said they were surprised to learn that the south-central Idaho area has been designated an official urban region years sooner than expected.


Man charged with attempted strangulation after attack

An Idaho man accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 10-month-old daughter was charged with attempted strangulation of a woman following an attack.


Idaho woman arrested following death of 20-month-old child

Police have arrested a south-central Idaho woman following the death of her 20-month-old child.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Twin Falls man known as ‘father of the sugar snap pea’ leaves legacy of three-generation family business

Calvin Lamborn, father of the sugar snap pea, lived, researched and bred peas amid obscurity on a few acres outside of Twin Falls.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 9:48 a.m.

Prosecutors: Idaho man acted in self-defense in shooting

Authorities in south-central Idaho say a man who shot and killed another man acted in self-defense and will not face homicide charges.


UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

Idaho schools debate canceling classes for August solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse coming up in August is creating a scheduling headache for schools. Is it worth canceling classes? Or should students stay in school and use the eclipse …


Drone pilot could face charges for flying near wildfire

A drone flying illegally created a problem for crews fighting a wildfire south of Twin Falls, Idaho.


Twin Falls police: Baby dies after being left in hot car

Twin Falls police are investigating the death of a 10-month-old baby left unattended in a parked vehicle for several hours during the afternoon.


Idaho fatal shooting suspect charged with gun crime

A man authorities are investigating in connection to a fatal shooting outside his home has been charged with illegally owning a gun as a convicted felon, but prosecutors say he …


UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

InfoWars’ Alex Jones apologizes, retracts statements as part of Chobani settlement

Right-wing radio provocateur Alex Jones vowed to “win or die” after Chobani sued him for defamation in April. He did neither, settling the lawsuit this week and issuing an apology …


Idaho State Bar rebukes attorney over campaign accusations

The Idaho State Bar has reprimanded a former Twin Falls County prosecutor candidate for comments he made against a political opponent.


UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 5:05 p.m.

Cities choosing ‘welcoming’ over ‘sanctuary’ for immigrants

A rural town in south-central Idaho that’s become a hotbed of refugee support and opposition has opted to take a softer stance in affirming its role as a welcoming city …


InfoWars host Alex Jones vows to come to Idaho to expose Chobani and fight lawsuit

Right-wing radio host Alex Jones says he will fight Chobani’s defamation lawsuit against him and will visit Idaho to expose Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya’s “Islamacist” agenda.


UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Chobani sues Alex Jones, InfoWars for defamation over Twin Falls assault coverage

Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker, is suing Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who says the


Police recover 2 replica artifacts stolen from Idaho museum

Idaho police say they have recovered two of five replica Clovis Point artifacts stolen from a museum.


Idaho police officer accused of sexually abusing minors

Officials say an Idaho police officer has been accused of sexually abusing two girls within the last 11 years.


Three boys admit to charges in assault of 5-year-old girl

Three boys accused of assaulting a 5-year-old girl at a southern Idaho apartment complex last year have admitted to the charges in juvenile court.


Authorities: Twin Falls shooting suspect flees country

Authorities say a Twin Falls man awaiting trial following a shooting in a south-central Idaho park has fled the country.