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Teen Found Safe In Eastern Idaho After Being Pulled Into Sex Trafficking Ring

Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A 16 year old is found safe in Idaho Falls after being suckered into a sex trafficking ring. The teen took off several months ago. Cops tracked her to North Dakota and then Idaho Falls where her mother Labrina Lewis learned her child had ties to sex trafficking. The teen was picked up in Idaho, and put on a plane... Read more »

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Elderly woman Dies In House Fire

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - An elderly woman was found dead inside a home on Boise late Thursday. Boise Fire says firefighters were called out to East Congress Street in Boise at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. A... Read More »

Police Shoots Dog After It Attacks Officer’s K-9

Meridian, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Chaos on a canal bank in Meridian leads to the arrest of a wanted man. Meridian police say they were attempting to arrest William Calivillo when he squeezed through... Read More »

Would-Be Nuclear Power Plant Developer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — The former senior vice president of a would-be Idaho nuclear power plant developer has pleaded guilty to artificially inflating the company's stock to dupe investors. Forty-year-old... Read More »

Governor Signs Law To Fund State’s Crumbling Road

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed into law a $95 million compromise plan to fund the state's crumbling roads and bridges. The new law addresses roughly a third of the state's... Read More »

Democrats Ask Idaho Governor To Fix What They Say Republicans Broke

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho Democratic House Minority Leader John Rusche said they are asking Governor Otter to call the Legislature back. Last week, Governor Butch Otter recognized... Read More »

Idaho in Top Five States Per Capita for Health Insurance Exchange Sign Ups

BOISE, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Idahoans’ interest in obtaining health insurance coverage peaked during the state’s second open enrollment period that ended on February 15. Your Health Idaho, Idaho’s... Read More »

Governor Not Ready To Call Special Session over Child Support

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI-TV) — 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... Read More »

Governor Otter Says No To Legalizing Cannabis Oil

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter vetoed legislation Thursday that would have legalized oil extracted from cannabis plants thought to help relieve severe seizures in epileptic children. SB... Read More »

Governor Otter Highlights Successes Of 2015 Idaho Legislature

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter said that some unanticipated challenges in the Idaho Legislature left a grade of Incomplete. The governor said the 2015 session... Read More »

Idaho Power Asks For Decrease In Rates

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho Power company has filed the annual Power Cost Adjustment with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. If the proposal is approved, the amount Idaho Power... Read More »

Legislators Wrap Up Session In Boise

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - This session lawmakers had an increase in funding to work with after they passed legislation aimed at helping the state’s education system. One of those laws will... Read More »

Pocatello Man To Stand Trial For First Degree Murder

POCATELLO, Idaho ( KIFI-TV ) - A judge ruled Thursday afternoon that Brad Compher would stand trial for first degree murder in the 2004 stabbing death of Nori Jones. The ruling came around 4:30 p.m.... Read More »

One Person Arrested After Striking Police Officer’s Patrol Car

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Boise Police say a man is in custody charged with Battery on an officer and Eluding Police. On Thursday evening police say Jose Manuel Sanchez, 32 of Boise is charged... Read More »

Idaho's Involuntary Part-Time Workers Drop Slightly in 2014

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The percentage of Idaho workers forced to take part-time jobs because they cannot find full-time work dropped slightly in 2014, new estimates from the U.S. Bureau... Read More »

Adam Dees Charged With First Degree Murder Of Three Boise Residents

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Prosecutors have officially charged 22-year-old Adam Dees with three counts of first degree murder. Ada County prosecutor made the announcement Wednesday along with... Read More »

Verdict Reached In Boston Bombing Trial

(CNN) - A verdict has been reached in the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Jurors in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked the judge two questions Wednesday, looking for guidance... Read More »

Two Arrested Following Drive By Shooting

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Boise Police say they have two men in custody after a reported drive-by shooting Monday evening, but they are still looking for a third suspect. Damon Wall and Zachary Tharp were... Read More »

April Declared Driving Awareness Month

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Governor Otter is declaring April as distracted driving awareness month. In the past five years, Idaho has lost 245 lives to distracted driving, with an average... Read More »

Marijuana Oil Bill Revived By Idaho Legislature

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A bill aimed at helping children with debilitating illnesses is being revived at the Idaho legislature. A house panel Thursday voted to move bill SB-1146 to the... Read More »

Power Company Announces Plans To Build Southern Idaho Transmission Line

Portland, Oregon ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Bonneville Power Administration announced Thursday the decision to build a 24 mile 115-kilovolt transmission line and substation in Southern Idaho. The... Read More »

Attorney General Hails U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Idaho Medicaid Lawsuit

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is praising an important legal victory handed down Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court in a 2009 lawsuit over Medicaid reimbursement... Read More »

Civics Education Bill Heads to Governor Otter’s Desk

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Tuesday, the Idaho House of Representatives passed S1071a, the Civics Education Bill by a vote of 59-10. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jim Patrick (R-Twin Falls)... Read More »

Idaho driver licenses and I.D. Cards accepted for official federal purposes

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho driver’s licenses and identification cards will be accepted for official federal purposes following approval of a REAL ID compliance enforcement extension... Read More »

Broad Tax Plan Moving Forward With Idaho Lawmakers

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI-TV) - An Idaho Senate panel is advancing a broad tax plan from House Republican leadership to the full chamber. The bill would eliminate sales tax on groceries, lower income taxes... Read More »

Concealed Weapon Without Permit Bill On Governors Desk

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI-TV) — A bill to clarify that carrying a concealed weapon without a permit is allowed outside Idaho city limits is on its way to the governor's desk. The Senate voted 30-5 Tuesday to... Read More »

Grocery Tax, Lower Tax For The Rich and Gas Tax Bill Killed

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI-TV) — The Idaho Senate has spiked a broad tax plan backed by House Republican leadership, claiming that the sweeping proposal did not have enough support to survive the chamber. The... Read More »

Marijuana Oil Bill Killed

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A bill aimed to help Idaho children suffering from seizures use a marijuana oil is dead in the water. Monday, a house panel killed the proposal with an 8 to 8 vote. ... Read More »

Sex Offender Arrested In Idaho In Connection With A 1981 California Cold Case

Pomona, California ( CNN ) A 53-year-old man was in custody Saturday on suspicion of murdering a young boy in 1981. According to the Pomona Police Department, the 6-year-old boy rode his bike on July... Read More »

Portland Man Dyes Chickens Pink

Portland, Oregon ( CNN ) - The color pink is said to be the color of love and friendship. To Bruce Whitman in Portland, Oregon, the color pink, well it's just funny. Bruce Whitman, dyed chickens pink... Read More »

Two Killed In A Hang Glider Crash South Of Las Vegas

Jean, Nevada ( CNN ) - A sad story from the desert south of Las Vegas on Friday. A hang-gliding accident kills two people, including a 12 year old boy. Witnesses tell us there was trouble with the flight... Read More »

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