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State Lawmakers Order Investigation Into Treatment Center
Idaho lawmakers have ordered an investigation into a state-run treatment center for people with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges. The Idaho Statesman reported Wednesday that state lawmakers ordered the Office of Performance Evaluations to launch an investigation into the Southwes…
Major Burger Chain Cuts Ties with Local Dairy
BOISE -- Fast food giant Burger King will no longer conduct business with a Twin Falls dairy after citing concerns of animal mistreatment. KTVB-TV reported, several workers at Bettencourt Dairies LLC. were fired after an undercover video taken by animal rights activists showed them beating, kicking,…
Dairy Operator Makes Changes to Curb Abuse
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An animal rights group hopes a video they shot at Idaho's largest dairy operation will convince some major corporation to stop using the dairy's products. The video was shot using a hidden camera by a member of Mercy for Animals who got a job at Bettencourt Dairie…
Man Sentenced After Being Caught With Nake Girl In Closet
A Boise man has been sentenced to up to 12 years in prison after being caught with a naked 14 year old girl in his hotel room in Burley.  The incident happened in 2009.  Brian Greenwell was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to  two counts of felony sexual abuse of a child unde…