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Body of missing person found buried and burned
CUSTER COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Custer County Sheriff's Office and Idaho State Police found the body of missing 23-year-old Charles (Charlie) McBride buried and burned in the Morgan Creek Drainage Sunday evening.
Alleged Alaskan Bear Hunts Could Bring Charges Against Nampa Man
Felony charges could be filed against an Idaho man in the case of alleged bear hunts that took place in the state of Alaska without the necessary legal documentation needed. Authorities are building the case that Paul Silvas, 51, from Nampa, led other individuals on Grizzly Bear hunts that were in d
Kuna police look for teen who may have been hit by train
Kuna police are looking for a teen who may have been hit by a train in the area. A train engineer told police he was worried he may have hit a teen on the tracks in the area of Avalon Street and 10 Mile Road, according to a tweet from the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. So far, officers have not found
Hispanic Chamber bumps Lt. Gov from speakers lineup
NAMPA — Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is no longer on the speaker list for the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce upcoming conference for women entrepreneurs. McGeachin was scheduled to speak at the chamber's "Women, Pillars of Success" annual conference on April 12. Diane Bevan, president and CEO of th
Boise couple arrested after toddlers found in filthy house
BOISE — A south Boise couple faces a number of felony charges after Ada County Sheriff’s Office investigators say they found three toddlers living in “dangerous and dirty conditions.”
Dixon: 'I will admit I wanted 35 of 35' districts for signature requirement
Rep. Sage Dixon, R-Ponderay, is presenting SB 1159 to the House State Affairs Committee; he and Rep. Jason Monks, R-Nampa, are the House co-sponsors of the bill, which was sponsored in the Senate by Sen. C. Scott Grow, R-Eagle. The bill also has eight other listed House co-sponsors: House Speaker Sc
Prosecutors: Boise man and woman let children live in filthy conditions, physically abused them
A Boise man and woman appeared in court Tuesday on felony injury to a child charges after prosecutors say they physically abused three young children and allowed them to live in squalid conditions.
Policy group says Medicaid sideboard bill could cost Idaho $32 million
A new report from the Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy found that an upcoming state House bill to modify Medicaid expansion could end up costing Idaho more than $32 million per year than unmodified expansion.
Will a singer from Idaho be the next ‘American Idol’? He advanced on this week’s shows
Logan Johnson grew up in Boise, but he took his singing voice worldwide this week on “American Idol.”. Johnson, who graduated from Centennial High in 2016, advanced to the next round of Hollywood Week on “Idol” after delivering a cover of City and Colour’s “Sensible Heart” on Sunday’s episode. On Mo
WOMAN DEAD, THREE OTHERS INCLUDING CHILD INJURED IN HEAD-ON CRASH THAT SHUT DOWN EAST IDAHO HIGHWAY
On Monday, March 25, 2019, at 4:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash near on State Highway 31 at milepost 5.4, north of Swan Valley. Nevada J. Chavez, 24 of Victor, was driving a 1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon northbound on State Highway 31 and failed to negotiate a curve.
Seen Idaho’s Bear Lake Monster? No Reports In Almost Two Decades
Alleged sightings of a serpent like creature in the waters of Idaho's Bear Lake have been reported for over 150 years. However, it's been almost two decades since the last, credible sighting, has been made public.
Thousands of geese flocking to Parma during spring migration
PARMA, Idaho — With warmer weather comes spring migration by the thousands if you're out in Canyon County. Right now, geese are flocking to the Gem State, using the Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area west of Parma as a "staging area" before heading north.
Is It Legal For Idaho Gas Stations To Charge For Tire Air?
Not a big surprise, but Idaho has some different laws than in other states. Now, I know there are some here who make fun of Californians and don't want them moving to Idaho. But, I do think that California has a law that I'd like to see here. In California, a gas station has to offer free air and wa
Should Panhandling Be Illegal In Idaho?
You see it almost every day. Someone standing on the street holding a cardboard sign. I saw a woman yesterday as I was headed downtown and I thought, "What is her story?" "What landed her here?" Now, the city of Nampa is taking a stance and putting up signs telling people they can't panhandle and th
House committee approves bill to make initiative process tougher
BOISE — A House committee has passed legislation that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot. The House State Affairs Committee voted 10-5 Tuesday to send to the House the bill that has become some of the most contentious legislation of the
Chamber drops lieutenant governor from conference lineup
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has dropped the state’s Republican lieutenant governor from the list of speakers for a women entrepreneurs conference next month.
Nampa twin boys with Down syndrome are an inspiration on social media, with followers around the world
NAMPA, Idaho — Charlie and Milo McConnel are just three years old, but they are already social media stars. These adorable twin boys live in Nampa, and they both happen to have Down syndrome.
Leaders in Learning: Nampa teacher eases students into daily lessons by playing games
NAMPA, Idaho (CBS 2) — A teacher at Endeavor Elementary in Nampa is giving her first-graders a fun way to start their day!. “I wanted to give my students the same exact morning that I would like,” said Samantha Rice, a teacher at Endeavor Elementary.
House kills exploding targets bill
BOISE — A divided Idaho House on Tuesday killed Senate-passed legislation to ban exploding targets on public land during fire season, on the heels of the destructive Sharps Fire last summer and several others. Opponents said they thought the bill was an attack on gun enthusiasts and evidence of a “n
Judge upholds 2 death sentences for Tacoma serial killer Duncan
BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge has upheld two of three death penalties for a Tacoma man convicted in a gruesome child kidnapping and murder case, and put a third death sentence on hold for now.