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Idaho Republican Joins Transgender Sports Lawsuit Fight
Idaho Republican Party Chairman Raul Labrador has signed on to represent two college track athletes who want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports.
Idaho Woman Apologizes to Arresting Police Officer
An anti-vaccine activist who was arrested in Idaho after she repeatedly refused orders by police to leave a playground that had been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic has apologized to the police officer.
Three Killed in Plane Crash in Northeastern Nevada
Authorities have identified three people from Arizona killed in a plane crash in a remote area of northeastern Nevada.
Nearly 33,000 Idahoans Filed for Unemployment in a Week
Nearly 33,000 Idaho residents filed for unemployment benefits last week as the Idaho economy continues shedding jobs at a record rate because of the coronavirus, state officials said Thursday.
Feds Move Tax Day to July
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has decided to push the income tax filing date to July 15 from April 15.
Idaho governor signs ‘Choose Life’ license plate into law
Idaho residents will be able to display their opposition to abortion on their license plates under a bill signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
Prosecutor: Boise officers justified in fatal 2019 shooting
Two Boise Police Department officers who fatally shot a woman in October 2019 were justified in their actions after officers say she pointed a BB gun at them, an Idaho prosecutor said.
Idaho Officer shot, suspect dead after northern Idaho standoff
Authorities say a northern Idaho police officer was shot and wounded and the suspect is dead after a standoff in Kootenai County Tuesday night.
Senate OKs increase in Idaho rainy-day funds
The amount of money in Idaho’s rainy-day fund that serves as a cushion against a potential economic downturn would increase under legislation that headed to the governor’s desk on Tuesday.
Idaho turning a little blue? Primary might provide clues
Idaho last year was the fastest-growing state in the nation, with close to 37,000 new residents boosting its population to nearly 1.8 million.
Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout
Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans.
Bloomberg out, Biden resurgent after Super Tuesday victories
New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was reassessing her candidacy, as the winnowing process in the Democrats’ 2020 nomination fight lurched forward after a consequential Super Tuesday.
Inmate who escaped Utah jail caught in Idaho 4 days later
A California man convicted of mail fraud who escaped from a Utah jail by posing as a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released was captured in Idaho Friday, authorities said.
Idaho Senate rejects bill to raise smoking age to 21
Idaho lawmakers have rejected legislation raising the legal smoking age to 21.
Idaho targets transgender people, birth certificate changes
Idaho lawmakers moved forward Thursday with legislation banning transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates despite a federal court ruling declaring such a ban unconstitutional.
Bill loosens restrictions on concealed carry laws in Idaho
Visitors to Idaho 18 and over who can legally possess firearms will be allowed to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training within city limits under legislation that headed to the Senate on Thursday.
Idaho bill would outlaw abortion if Roe v. Wade is reversed
Legislation introduced Monday would make abortion a crime in Idaho should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide.
Klobuchar is ending her presidential bid, will endorse Biden
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and plans to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president’s White House bid.
Buttigieg ends historic presidential campaign, urges unity
Pete Buttigieg, who rose from relative obscurity as an Indiana mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Sunday.
Police fatally shoot Idaho man wielding knife outside home
Police in Idaho have fatally shot a 23-year-old man wielding a knife outside of a south Pocatello residence after he fled from officers, authorities said.