KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — A vigil is planned for an Idaho teenager killed in a car accident that may have been the result of the driver becoming distracted by fireworks that ignited in the...
Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on Utah Shooting-Manhunt (all times local):
Authorities say they have apprehended a California man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in...
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a passenger in a car died after a wasp flew into the vehicle and it overturned into a creek.
Train in Idaho hits, kills pedestrian
HAUSER, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities say a train hit and killed a pedestrian.
Kootenai County sheriffs, Idaho State Police and the Hauser Lake Fire Department responded to a report of a...
Tests show police in Idaho seized hemp, not marijuana
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A truckload of what Idaho police believed to be marijuana turned out to be industrial hemp, a newspaper reported.
A federal judge in Idaho approved the release of test...
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a bicyclist was killed in a crash.
Police say a woman driving a Jeep Cherokee drove partially onto the right shoulder of a highway in Canyon County...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The sheriff of a southern Idaho county has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child.
The Twin Falls Times-News reports Lincoln County Sheriff Rene...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that will allow the interstate transport of hemp and a hemp-derived extract called CBD through Idaho — where it's illegal — has been introduced.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities say a 42-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a tractor near Murtaugh.
KTVB reports Shae Mayner of Twin Falls died at the scene of the...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say an accident involving a fuel tanker truck has caused a 1,200-gallon (4,542 liters) fuel spill into a ditch connected to a river near Powell...
Twin Falls woman dies in State Highway 46 crash
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a Twin Falls woman died after a motorist fell asleep at the wheel and struck the vehicle she was driving.
Semi-truck involved in I-90 crash was carrying missiles
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Idaho State Police say a semi-truck that crashed on Interstate 90 on Friday night was carrying 16 2,000-pound missiles.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Police may purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana.
The Idaho Statesman reports that the state legislature's...
Judge says public records lawsuit against ISP can continue
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge says a public records lawsuit against the State Police brought by a woman whose husband was killed in an officer-involved shooting can move forward in...
Police look for second vehicle in truck crash, diesel spill
GRANGEVILLE, Idaho (AP) — A semi-trailer hauling two gasoline tankers overturned near Grangeville, Idaho on Tuesday, resulting in a hazardous fuel spill.
Idaho State Police investigate fatal crash
Idaho Falls, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Idaho Falls that left a man dead.
KTVB-TV reports 39-year-old Robert Halford of Idaho Falls died at...
Federal judge won’t order return of disputed plants for now
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has declined to order the release of more than 6,700 pounds plants that an Oregon company says is hemp but the Idaho State Police claims is marijuana.
2 dead after wrong-way crash on southern Idaho interstate
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people are dead and two others were flown to a regional hospital after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 84 in southern Idaho Monday night.
Driver injured after falling or jumping from moving pickup
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A Burley, Idaho, woman was hospitalized after police say she fell or jumped from a moving pickup truck she was driving on Interstate 84.
KTVB-TV reports the Idaho State Police responded to the crash around 12:48 a.m. Monday. Maribel Villeda was driving east on I-84 with passenger Aguilar-Romero Cruz Lorenzo of Mexico.
Idaho State Police could add more motorcycle patrols
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police troopers could start patrolling Pocatello and Coeur d'Alene on motorcycles.
Idaho State Police Colonel Kedrick Wills told the Legislature's budget-setting Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on Tuesday that motorcycle troopers can do traffic enforcement as well as help with special events such as a popular Ironman competition in Coeur d'Alene.
Idaho snowboarder hit by SUV dies
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a snowboarder who tried to jump a road outside a ski area boundary has died.
Police say 32-year-old Shea Hemlick was snowboarding outside the boundary of Bogus Basin Ski Resort Saturday when he attempted to jump over Bogus Basin Road.
An SUV going north on the road hit Hemlick, who was taken to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Police say he died at the hospital.
Bill to legalize hemp introduced in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho House of Representatives committee will introduce legislation to legalize the growth, transportation and sale of hemp throughout the state.
Clarification: Idaho-Marijuana Bust story
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story Jan. 29, The Associated Press reported the Idaho State Police said they had made the largest marijuana bust in the agency's history but the truck driver they arrested said he actually was hauling hemp, not pot. In describing the difference between the two cannabis plants, the story should have made clear that concentrations of the high-inducing THC element in marijuana typically is below 30 percent.
Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it’s pot
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado, the Idaho Statesman reported.
Authorities who stopped the truck said it was filled with marijuana, but Big Sky Scientific LLC, which was shipping the product to Colorado, said in the lawsuit that it's industrial hemp, which is now legal under the recently passed U.S. Farm Bill.
Idaho hopes to test most backlogged rape kits by end of 2019
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Police lab is putting a dent in the number of backlogged rape kits, according to a recent report.
The 2018 sexual assault kit tracking report released by Idaho State Police Forensic Services shows that the state performed 473 rape kit exams last year, and the lab received 620 kits for testing, the Idaho Statesman reported Thursday.
Man killed in head-on crash with cattle truck
CAREY, Idaho (AP) — A 51-year-old man was killed after his vehicle crashed into a cattle truck in Carey, Idaho.
Idaho State Police says James L. Brannen of Shelley crossed the center line early Tuesday and struck and empty cattle truck head-on. The man's vehicle spun around the in the lane of travel and ended up blocking the westbound lanes.
Pedestrian killed while crossing street in Nampa, Idaho
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a woman died after she was struck by a vehicle near Northside Boulevard in Nampa.
KTVB-TV reports that Idaho State Police investigated the crash at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday.
Idaho State Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by car
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a 39-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Nampa.
KBOI-TV reports Jessica Justice of Nampa died at the scene of the early Sunday morning crash at Northside Boulevard.
Police say Justice was crossing Northside when she was struck by the southbound vehicle.
Snowmobile driver dies in crash in Idaho
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man died in a snowmobile crash near Coeur d'Alene.
Idaho State Police troopers said the crash happened Sunday afternoon.
KBOI-TV reports that Benjamini Millward of Oldtown, Idaho was driving his snowmobile and failed to negotiate a left hand turn.
Idaho Falls man killed while changing tire on highway
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on eastbound U.S. 20.
The Idaho State Journal reports the crash happened Sunday at about 12:40 a.m. near County Line Road in Bonneville County.
Police: Traffic stop leads discovery of 800 pounds of pot
DUBOIS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a traffic stop in eastern Idaho led to the discovery of 800 pounds of marijuana worth more than $3 million.
Police in a news release on Friday say 37-year-old Jonathan D. Speckman of Hainesville, Illinois, was taken into custody on Dec. 15 on suspicion of trafficking marijuana.
Authorities identify man killed in officer-involved shooting
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho man shot and killed in an altercation with an Idaho State Police trooper has been identified.
The Ada County coroner's office on Tuesday identified 41-year-old Christopher E. Williams of Boise as having died of multiple gunshot wounds following the shooting at about 3:30 p.m. on Monday.
Idaho State Police say Williams fled a traffic stop in Meridian but went down a dead end road where the altercation occurred and the trooper fired his weapon.
Police: Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Southwestern Idaho authorities say a person died following a physical altercation with an Idaho State Police trooper who fired his weapon.
Idaho State Police spokesman Tim Marsano says a suspect fled a traffic stop at about 3:30 p.m. Monday in Meridian but went down a dead end road.
Marsano says the physical altercation occurred there and the trooper fired his weapon.
Idaho police warn of traffic hazards as bald eagles return
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are warning that the expected returned of bald eagles to a lake in northern Idaho will likely also draw people and boost traffic hazards.
KBOI-TV reported Sunday bald eagles return to Lake Coeur d'Alene every year to feed on salmon in the lake.
Man dead in eastern Idaho police shooting
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in eastern Idaho.
Idaho State Police tell KIFI-TV that a male driver fled on foot after a traffic stop in Idaho Falls at about 11:45 p.m. Friday.
Authorities say the foot pursuit ended with a physical altercation, and a trooper fired one shot from his duty weapon.
Candidate’s security team seen as unusual for Idaho politics
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate — an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security services.
Idaho State Police arrest 2 after finding 117 pounds of pot
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people were arrested after officers discovered more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of marijuana during a traffic stop near Idaho Falls.
KIFI-TV reports police arrested 25-year-old Javier Luna-Gutierrez and 19-year-old Aida Rodriguez-Hernandez following the stop Sunday on U.S. Highway 20.
2 people hospitalized after their car hit a moose
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people were hospitalized after their car struck a moose on U.S. 95 south of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that a Subaru Legacy driven by 34-year-old Derek Gregory of Hayden was traveling southbound on U.S. 95 at 2:34 a.m. Saturday when it struck a moose.
Driver cited after sulfuric acid spill on Idaho roads
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say they've given a misdemeanor citation to a man who was driving a lawn service truck that spilled sulfuric acid across several roadways near Pocatello last month.
Drug, hate crime numbers climbing in Idaho
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The latest annual crime report from the Idaho State Police shows the state had a 2 percent increase in its most serious crimes last year.
Idaho police say 2 dead after motorcycle crash
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people are dead following a crash on Interstate 84.
According to investigators on Saturday, 42-year-old Christopher Pierpont of Mountain Home was riding his motorcycle westbound on I-84 in southwestern Idaho when he struck a construction barrel and lost control of the motorcycle.
Police say 43-year-old Christine Pierpont, also from Mountain Home, was a passenger on the motorcycle.
Idaho officials settle lawsuit over 2011 fatal crash
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit following a fatal crash involving a southwestern Idaho sheriff's deputy and a New Plymouth man.
The Idaho Counties Risk Management paid $150,000 on behalf of Payette County to settle a lawsuit with Nampa resident Jackie Raymond, public records show.
No other details about the settlement were made public.
"We have settled the case with Payette County to the mutual satisfaction of both parties," said Nathan Olsen, Raymond's lawyer.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police are starting to enforce a new law targeting slow drivers using the passing lanes of highways.
Two drivers have been cited as of July 27 for driving too slowly in the passing lane since the law took effect July 1, the Idaho Press reported Monday.
Idaho State Police have given warnings to three other drivers.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a distracted truck driver caused a seven-vehicle crash that killed him and three U.S. airmen from Mountain Home Air Force Base.
Driver in police chase, fatal crash has DUI history
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A man accused of driving while intoxicated during a police chase that ended in a fatal crash has been charged in the deaths of two Nampa residents.
Idaho State Police on Tuesday identified 50-year-old Joseph Sena as the driver involved in the fatal crash on Saturday that killed 51-year-old Rosa Delafuente and 55-year-old Adam Zamudio.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Idaho say two occupants of a passenger car died after a person in a pickup fleeing from police crashed into them.
Idaho State Police say the crash happened at about 12:20 a.m. Saturday in Nampa.
Police say the driver of the pickup was transported to a hospital in Nampa where he was treated, and then booked into the Canyon County Jail on what authorities say are multiple criminal charges.
ISP: McCall woman dies after crashing into store
MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are investigating after they say a woman died while drifting across her lane and driving into a McCall store.
According to ISP, 61-year-old Cherie Crandall of McCall was driving a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck on Sunday when police say she lost control of the vehicle, drove onto the sidewalk and crashed into an apparel and souvenir store.
Crandall was transported to a nearby hospital by ground ambulance, where she died.
ISP investigation fatal motorcycle crash
SHOSHONE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are investigating after a motorcycle driver crashed on Highway 24 and died.
Law enforcement officials say that 56-year-old Frankie Bennett Jr. of Burley was ride a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle on Saturday just east of the Shoshone city limits when he lost control and crashed. Bennett was ejected from the motorcycle and later succumbed to his injuries at the scene.