- Records: Idaho man acknowledged killing police officer Updated: May-06-15 7:26 pm
BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho man told investigators he used a 9mm Glock handgun hidden in his coat pocket to shoot and kill a police officer because he feared the officer would find the weapon, according to court documents released Wednesday.
- Same-sex couples offered new marriage license applications Updated: May-06-15 6:43 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Six same-sex couples in northern Idaho who received marriage licenses before state officials say a federal court made such unions legal are being given a unique state-approved opportunity for a do-over.
- Things to know about special sessions in Idaho Updated: Apr-30-15 3:55 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Here are some things to know about special sessions of the Idaho Legislature after Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter called one to remedy the state's noncompliance with federal child support rules.
- Former northern Idaho lawmaker Henderson dies at 92 Updated: Apr-28-15 2:56 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Frank Henderson, a World War II Army veteran whose many years of public service included 10 years as a northern Idaho state representative, has died. He was 92.
- Otter vetoes sign language interpreter license bill Updated: Apr-22-15 4:00 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has vetoed a bill that would have required Idaho sign language interpreters to get a state license.
- Radical Islam fears emerge during Idaho legislative session Updated: Apr-22-15 2:25 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A former Muslim turned Christian pastor warned a crowd at a northern Idaho Republican Party event about the threat of Muslims coming into Idaho, the most recent in a string of concerns over radical Islam that have surfaced among lawmakers and political groups this year in this conservative state.
- Otter signs $95 million compromise roads plan into law Updated: Apr-21-15 6:11 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed into law a $95 million compromise plan to fund the state's crumbling roads and bridges.
- Labrador involved in failed child support bill Updated: Apr-21-15 6:07 pm
BOISE, Idaho - U.S. Republican Rep. Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty.
- State police plan new headquarters in southeast Idaho Updated: Apr-20-15 2:50 pm
POCATELLO, Idaho - Idaho State Police will build a new regional headquarters sometime next year that will consolidate four divisions now housed in separate buildings in southeast Idaho.
- Idaho State Police plan new headquarters in southeast Idaho Updated: Apr-20-15 10:31 am
POCATELLO, Idaho - Construction on a new $5.4 million headquarters for Idaho State Police in southeast Idaho is scheduled to start in August in Pocatello.
- Otter: Not yet ready for special session on child support Updated: Apr-16-15 3:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he will take action to address the potential collapse of Idaho's child support system, but he's not yet ready to call lawmakers back for a special session.
- Judge vacates conviction of Idaho man serving life sentence Updated: Apr-15-15 6:23 pm
KETCHUM, Idaho - A south-central Idaho judge has vacated the conviction and sentence of a 55-year-old man imprisoned since 1985 with a life sentence after determining the state hid significant evidence.
- US officials hope to keep lake full into late September Updated: Apr-13-15 6:19 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Reasonable efforts will be made to keep Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho full into late September, say federal officials in a letter to Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
- Idaho challenges Oregon over Chief Joseph statue proposal Updated: Apr-13-15 2:49 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers are considering a recommendation that Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph and suffragette Abigail Scott Duniway replace two other symbols of the state among the statues on display at the U.S. Capitol.
- Idaho Legislature adjourns 2015 regular session Updated: Apr-11-15 4:23 am
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho lawmakers finished the 2015 legislative session early Saturday morning, boasting major funding increases for Idaho's teachers and completing a last-minute proposal to address the state's crumbling roads and bridges.
- 2015 Idaho Legislature: What happened, what failed? Updated: Apr-11-15 4:04 am
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Legislature adjourned early Saturday morning after spending 90 days introducing new bills and fine-tuning Idaho's laws.
- Rarely-used panel adjourns, transportation plan still unseen Updated: Apr-09-15 7:52 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A top Senate lawmaker criticized House leaders Thursday for refusing to compromise on finding a solution that would make a significant dent to Idaho's $262 million transportation funding shortfall.
- Idaho House approves grocery tax credit increase Updated: Apr-09-15 3:22 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho House has overwhelmingly approved a plan to increase Idaho's grocery tax credit by $10 per person.
- Idaho House OKs task force to study state's broadband system Updated: Apr-09-15 2:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho House has unanimously approved a new task force to recommend changes to the state's piecemeal broadband system.
- Transportation dominates last days of Idaho Legislature Updated: Apr-08-15 9:31 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Transportation funding woes continue to be the main hurdle preventing Idaho lawmakers from concluding this year's legislative session.
- Legislature calls on Turkey to respect Christians' rights Updated: Apr-08-15 5:38 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Legislature is urging the Turkish government to respect the religious freedom of Eastern Orthodox Christians.
- Legislation to end Idaho lawmaker pension perk dies Updated: Apr-08-15 3:46 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Legislation seeking to end a retirement bonus for state lawmakers who take high-paying state jobs at the end of their careers died Wednesday.
- Idaho House approves open meeting law fine hike Updated: Apr-07-15 2:23 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Fines for violating Idaho's open meeting rules may soon be getting an increase.
- Senate panel OKs new study committee on Idaho contract rules Updated: Apr-07-15 1:07 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A Senate panel is endorsing a new task force that will recommend changes for Idaho's rules for entering contracts.
- Senate fails to override Otter's veto on instant racing Updated: Apr-06-15 9:44 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Senate failed to override Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's veto on legislation that would have made roughly 250 slot-like betting machines in Idaho illegal on Monday, despite publicly acknowledging that the governor did not follow the constitution's notification requirement.