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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.
Two people severely burned in Pocatello mobile home fire
Authorities say two people were badly burned and at least one dog died in a mobile home fire in Pocatello.
Mom of missing kids waives extradition; bail stays at $5M
Bail will remain at $5 million for a mother arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho children, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Appeals court won’t reconsider inmate’s gender surgery case
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first circuit in the nation to order a state to pay for an inmate’s gender confirmation surgery, ruling Monday that a three-judge panel decision will stand.
Idaho State players win settlement in false arrest lawsuit
A Utah county agreed to pay more than $10,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by two Idaho State University football players who said they were falsely arrested during a bank robbery investigation.
Idaho visitors could see big hike in hunting, fishing fees
Legislation significantly increasing what it will cost nonresidents to hunt deer and elk in Idaho headed to the full Senate on Monday.
Committee delays vote on 1-year freeze on property taxes
Legislation aimed at reducing property taxes drew so many people wanting to speak that a House panel ran out of time Tuesday and delayed voting.
Regulatory fees could drop for Idaho elk hunting ranches
The director of the Idaho Department of Agriculture will have authority to set regulatory fees paid by elk hunting ranches under legislation sent to the Senate on Tuesday.