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Boisean shot, killed in downtown Portland
Portland police identified the victim as 28-year-old Gigi Pierce, a transgender woman from Boise, Idaho. She died of a gunshot wound, the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office said.
Police arrest Kuna man on lewd conduct charges
Ada County Sheriff's Office is releasing details about an arrest of a 30-year-old Kuna man on six felony charges of lewd conduct with a minor and one felony count of sexual exploitation of a child.Michael A. Decker was arrested after an investigation which started because of police being contacted b
Transgender Boise woman killed in Portland 'had the biggest heart of anyone I know'
A transgender Boise woman who was shot and killed in downtown Portland, Ore., on Monday was "gorgeous, confident, strong, a gracious host and a true performer," her family said.Sophia Adler is accused of shooting Gigi Pierce, 28, on the sidewalk on Southwest Second Avenue during a disturbance,the As
Boise man who died in industrial accident Wednesday not yet identified
According to statements from the Boise Police Department, officers responded Wednesday to the 1100 block of Chinden Boulevard on reports of an industrial accident. When they arrived, they found a man had been working alone on a front-end loader in the area, according to statements from the departmen
There's a new largest brewery in Idaho. Crack a beer. It's probably not who you think
Every Boise beer drinker knowsSockeye Brewing. Founded in 1996, Sockeye not only runs two brewpubs and a major brewhouse, it makes what arguably is the state's best-known beer, the pleasingly bitter Dagger Falls IPA.Yet somehow, Sockeye is never Idaho's No. 1 — at least not when it comes to total pr
Kuna man accused of having sex with 14-year-old girl
KUNA - Deputies with the Ada County Sheriff's Office arrested a 30-year-old Kuna man Thursday morning on felony charges after authorities say he had sex with a 14-year-old girl nearly two years ago.Michael A. Decker is charged with six counts of lewd conduct with a minor and one count of sexual expl
Play It Again Sports to open second store in Nampa
NAMPA — Play It Again Sports, a locally owned new and used sports equipment store in Boise, will open a Nampa location along Caldwell Boulevard in early September.Owner Mike Welch said the new store will take up the space that previously housed Boise Gun Company, at 2730 Sundance Road. The Boise Gun
Nampa detectives still looking for attempted rape suspect from 2015
The suspect, described as being a light skinned man in his 20's to early 30's, has never been found.
Dog in home backyard was shot. Nampa police ask for public's help.
A dog in the backyard of his owners' Nampa home was shot in the neck in mid-March — and suffered such severe injury that his owners opted to have him euthanized.Nampa police are now asking for the public's help in finding the shooter.The attack occurred in the 700 block of 1st Street North on the ni
ITD plans downtown Nampa night construction
"The projects are in close proximity to one another, and we want to make sure the public understands who to call if they have questions, so the right team can address the issue," said assistant city engineer Jeff Barnes.
Boise parents arrested after 4-year-old dies in car fire
BOISE -- Two people are facing charges after their four-year-old daughter perished in a car fire in the parking lot of a Boise Walmart last month.The Ada County Coroner identified the child Wednesday as Alliee Rose.PREVIOUS:5-year-old girl killed, 2 hurt in car fire at Boise WalmartThe girl was slee
Man killed in west Boise industrial accident
BOISE, ID - One man is dead following an industrial accident that happened shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 11000 block of Chinden Blvd, at the Hewlett-Packard complex.According to an Ada County dispatch supervisor, a metal box fell on a man near Building 7. No further details of the accident
Parents arrested in connection to Boise car fire that killed 4-year-old girl
The Ada County Coroner's Office on Wednesday afternoon identifiedthe child killed in a car fire in April, and Boise Police Department announced charges against the girl's parents shortly thereafter.Alliee Nicole Rose, 4, of Boise, died shortly after 5 a.m. on April 10 in the parking lot of the Boise
Nampa Police searching for attempted rape suspect
The man is described as being between 5 feet and 5 foot 10 inches tall, late 20’s to early 30’s, with dark colored hair. While they know it has been a while they are hoping someone will remember sometime that could help crack the case.
A survivor story: Human sex trafficking victim in Idaho speaks out
Boise, ID - "Never once did I think I'm going to grow up and I'm going to be a prostitute," said Amanda Forrest. "But when you don't have options, you don't have options."
This chain couldn't wing it in Idaho. Nampa closed first, Boise closes next
There wasn't anything native to Idaho aboutNative Grill & Wings— not that this quality ever stops out-of-state restaurant chains from expanding here.For whatever reason, though, the Arizona-based sports bar franchise didn't find the Gem State as lucrative as competitors have. (Hello, Buffalo Wild Wi
As 100 deadliest days approach, Nampa Police up DUI patrols
In an effort to decrease summer crash deaths, Nampa Police is increasing DUI patrols throughout the summer, according to a press release from the department.
Neil Diamond tribute band coming to Nampa Civic Center July 6
A Neil Diamond tribute band, America’s Diamond, is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 6 at the Nampa Civic Center, according to a press release about the event. Tickets are $39.99 and are available at the Nampa Civic Center box-office, by phone at 208-442-3232 or online at . Tickets go o
Someone apparently stole compost from a Boise pickup site. No kidding.
One night in early May, someone — maybe more than one — drove heavy equipment up to a pile of compost at the Idaho Botanical Garden and took a lot more of it than the city of Boise generally allows.At least, that's what the city thinks happened, Boise Public Works spokesman Colin Hickman said Wednes
Teen found dead in Caldwell canal identified
Arcadio Castillo Jr., 19, was found face down in the water Sunday, in the canal off North 14th Avenue. His body was spotted by a passerby.