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On Tuesday, April 13, the 911 Dispatcher Layton Powell received a call reporting a female with difficulty breathing. During the course of the call, it was determined the female was unconscious and agonal breathing. At that time, Powell began instructing the caller in performing CPR. Powell w…

Idaho State Police said southbound lanes of Interstate 15 near Inkom were blocked for a couple of hours Tuesday night after a truck hauling a trailer loaded with pipes lost control and crashed. 

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two bills that cleared the Idaho House with overwhelming Republican support to significantly defund Republican Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s office for not being sufficiently partisan have died in the Senate.

BOISE — The Legislature’s joint budget committee decided Tuesday that Idaho should spend $1.7 million to continue a stepped-up Idaho State Police presence at the state Capitol and the Idaho Supreme Court through the rest of this fiscal year and the next.


NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died in a federal prison early Wednesday. He was 82.

For Idahoans, keeping up with the case of Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell has often felt they are like watching a bizarre television drama play out. Now, in a nod to the idea that truth is stranger than fiction, a made-for-TV movie inspired by the tragic story will hit the small screen this summer.

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In the 17th fairway of Highland Golf Course, Highland senior Dawson Moon tries to replicate the swing of pro golfer Matthew Wolff

Kenneth Jones pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter of Stephanie Eldredge and was sentenced nine years fixed and six years indeterminate, zero plus five years for destruction of evidence, and one year for obstruction to jail.