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 body position prevented him from breathing.
Officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare say the company tapped by the state to transport Medicaid patients for non-emergency services is ending its $70 million contract with the state.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials with Idaho's welfare agency say six employees no longer are employed at a treatment center for people with severe disabilities after investigating allegations of staffers physically and psychologically abusing residents.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Idaho health officials are urging residents to check their cupboards after 16 people in nine states have become seriously ill after eating product that was listed in a food recall.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State auditors say Idaho's child welfare system is overwhelmed, with too few foster parents, too heavy caseloads for social workers and not enough infrastructure to hold it all together.