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Boise girl recovering after she says bullying led her to attempt suicide

11-year-old Sara Himmel is recovering in the Pediatrics Unit at St. Luke's in Boise, after attempting to take her own life Saturday night. She says she consumed an entire bottle of pills as a result of bullying at school. 11-year-old Sara Himmel is recovering in the Pediatrics ward at St. Luke's in

KIVI-TV - 2018-03-20 13:56:58

Boise pastor, former Iranian prisoner Saeed Abedini arrested

BOISE -- A Boise pastor who spent years in an Iranian prison before being released in 2016 was arrested by Boise Police Sunday night. Saeed Abedini, 37, was booked into the Ada County Jail on one misdemeanor count of violating a no-contact order. RELATED: Report: Saeed Abedini released from Irania

KTVB - 2018-03-19 14:17:00

Ten arrested in Boise area child abuse crackdown

BOISE, ID - Ten people have been arrested in the Boise area as result of a joint law enforcement operation targeting child sexual abuse. Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's office issued a news release late Monday. It did not list the names of those arrested -- but stated "The project was a coo

KIVI-TV - 2018-03-19 23:59:18

Boise pastor charged with violating no-contact order

Saeed Abedini, the Boise minister held in an Iranian prison for nearly three years, was arrested by Boise Police on Sunday on a misdemeanor charge of violating a no-contact order. Abedini, 37, is scheduled to appear in court Monday, according to online court records. In February 2017, Abedini pleade

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2018-03-19 14:36:00

After online allegations, Boise School District says it 'aggressively' confronts bullying | Idaho Statesman

The Boise School District today released a statement to parents regarding a social media post about a bullying situation that reportedly took place at Grace Jordan Elementary. The Facebook post stated a young girl attempted suicide due to bullying and was admitted to the intensive care unit at a Boi

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2018-03-20 00:11:00

That was a big Boise hip-hop concert announced last week. This outdoor show is bigger | Idaho Statesman

If you're a hip-hop fan in Boise, summer is looking better by the second. Last week, the Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater announced a July 11 concert by rapper and singer-songwriter Logic, who will bring NF and Kyle along for the ride. That's going to be a major show. But Nampa's outdoor venue isn't f

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2018-03-20 15:11:00

Boise parents warn others about dangers of bullying

BOISE - It's an issue that stretches to all corners of the globe, bullying in schools. We typically hear about these incidents at high schools, or on social media, but today we're learning tonight the issue is also right in our backyards at a local elementary school. Now, a Boise family is warning

KTVB - 2018-03-20 05:13:00

NCAA tournament impacts Boise positively

The Convention and Visitors Bureau estimated that the impact of all the basketball teams and fans coming to Boise would amount to close to 15 million dollars. BOISE - The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament has left the Treasure Valley, but the impact from the huge weekend will have a positive impact f

KIVI-TV - 2018-03-20 14:23:33

Car crashes into Boise Subway restaurant

BOISE - Police are investigating after a driver crashed their car into a Subway restaurant in downtown Boise Sunday morning. The crash was reported at about 10:45 a.m. at the Subway near the intersection of State and 11th streets. According to Ada County dispatch, only minor injuries were reported,

KTVB - 2018-03-18 23:16:00

Your Guide To Boise's #Treefort2018 Festival

Aaron Rodriguez / Treefort Music Fest Boise State Public Radio News has a bunch of Treefort Music Fest stories up our sleeve. From artist announcements to Comedyfort, music recommendations to in-depth interviews with Treefort leaders -- we've got you covered. The seventh annual multi-genre festival


Woman charged with second-degree murder in officer's death

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) - A woman who is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a western Missouri police officer said she didn't know a man in her home had a gun when she let five officers inside and shooting erupted. The officers went to Tammy Dee Widger's home by mistake in response to a 9


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Wanted man arrested after trying to use another's ID

BOISE - A Boise man wanted on five separate warrants was arrested Tuesday at a retail store near the intersection of Eagle Road and Chinden Boulevard. Tyler J. Campbell, 33, was booked into the Ada County Jail on a total of 10 charges, five felonies and five misdemeanors. Those charges are grand the


Boise man accused of setting fence on fire

BOISE -- A Boise man is facing arson charges after police say he set fire to a fence outside an apartment complex Tuesday morning. Officers were called out to the complex in the 5300 block of Kootenai Street at about 9 a.m. Officers arrived and found 32-year-old Nicholas Gonring, who lived in one of


Prison death highlights challenges of assigning cellmates

In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo inmates walk across the grounds of the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Kuna, Idaho. The medium-security prison south of Boise was where Glenn Cox, serving time on a drunken driving charge, was assaulted and killed in his cell last fall. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone) T


NCAA in Boise expected to generate $15M for local economy

Thousands of fans arrived in the Treasure Valley this week for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament. Two sessions of games took place Thursday at Boise State's Taco Bell Arena, and the third session is Saturday. The tournament is expected to generate $15 million in the local economy as fans