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Boise Paster Abedini Sends Thank You Letter To President Obama

Karaj, Iran ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The American Center for Law and Justice is reporting that American Pastor Saeed Abedini has written a letter from his Iranian jail cell to President Obama thanking him for meeting with his wife and kids. The president met with Naghmeh and their two children Rebekka and Jacob when he visited Boise. He promised to make the... Read more »

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Add The Words Bill Fails In Idaho House Committee

Boise, Idaho ( KBOI-TV ) - After more than 22 hours of debate, the so-called 'Add the Words' bill failed to pass through a House Committee Thursday. House State Affairs Committee members voted straight... Read More »

Jefferson County Sheriff Faces Felony Charges

Jefferson County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Jefferson County sheriff is facing felony charges related to allegations he was misusing funds. Blair Olsen faces three charges of use of public money... Read More »

More than 55,000 Idahoans qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction Program

BOISE, IDAHO ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) — According to AARP research, just under half of the more than 55,000 Idahoans eligible for a reduction in their property taxes actually apply for this discount. And... Read More »

Member of “Traveling Group” of Fraudsters Pleads Guilty

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) — Brandt Stewart, 29, of Southfield, Michigan, pleaded guilty today to aggravated identity theft and credit card fraud, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. The... Read More »

Simpson Attempting New Idaho Wilderness Plan For Boulder White Clouds

Ketchum, Idaho ( KBOI ) - Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson is working on a scaled-down plan to create a central Idaho wilderness as groups dismayed with his lack of success on previous efforts attempt... Read More »

Kaitlyn Farrington Life After Snowboarding

Aspen, Colorado ( KBOI ) - Being at the Winter X Games and seeing the perfectly polished halfpipe off in the distance has snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington itching to try out some of her newest tricks. Like... Read More »

Deputy Charged With Murder Asks For House Arrest

Las Cruces, New Mexico (CNN) - A former New Mexico sheriff's deputy is asking a judge for what appears to be another break. Tai Chan is out on bond. He's accused of murdering a fellow deputy. But now... Read More »

Low Cost Braille Printer Made Of Legos

Santa Clara, California (CNN) - A 13-year old fan of Lego robotics is pretty inventive. Instead of a robot, the California teen built a Braille printer that could potentially help millions of disabled... Read More »

Cat Café – Eat, Drink And Hang Out With Cats

Portland, Oregon (CNN) - A new cafe in Oregon is "purr-fect" for cat lovers. The Portland lounge serves food and drinks. And diners can cuddle with adoptable cats -- for dessert. Laura Rios has the... Read More »

Theater Shooting Victim Sells Projectiles

Denver, Colorado (CNN) - As jury selection starts in the James Holmes mass-murder trial, one aurora theater shooting victim is selling pellets from her body as murder memorabilia. The Colorado woman... Read More »

Cow Rescued From Mine Shaft

Tuolumne County, California (CNN) - Holy cow! A 12-hundred pound cow fell 30-feet -- into a mine shaft. She was stuck there for three days. But a team of dedicated people got her out -- alive. Lemor... Read More »

Glendive Oil Spill Water Contamination

Glendive, Montana (CNN) - A large oil spill into the Yellowstone River has had residents of Glendive Montana on high alert since Saturday. Their drinking water has been compromised due to the spill,... Read More »

Idaho Transportation Board Addresses Status Of Roads And Bridges

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – The Idaho Transportation Board Thursday, outlined the current status and future of Idaho’s roads and bridges. The board met in joint session with the House and... Read More »

Drone Carrying Meth Crashes Near Mexico Border

San Ysidro, California (CNN) - Drug smugglers have reached new heights. The idea to use a drone carrying drugs into the U.S. near the Mexican border comes crashing down. Salvador Rivera has more. ... Read More »

Ex-49ers Player Ray McDonald Selling Home

San Jose, California (CNN) - The home of a high-profile, bay area athlete is on the market while he faces legal troubles. Betty Yu reports on former 49er Ray McDonald's house in San Jose. ... Read More »

Police Run Over Pit Bulls

San Mateo, California (CNN) - A bay area neighborhood is back to normal after getting terrorized by two out of control pit bulls. San Mateo police say one of their officers was forced to run down the... Read More »

Businesses Reopen After Lava Flow Slows

Pahoa, Hawaii (CNN) - More than a month after several businesses shut down in anticipation of the puna lava flow. Many are making plans to reopen in the near future. Mileka Lincoln reports. ... Read More »

Wyoming Senate Passes Firing Squad As Secondary Form Of Execution

Chyanne, Wyoming (CNN) - With the U.S. now facing a shortage of lethal injection drugs the death penalty is back on the table -- and still just as hotly debated. Cody O'Hara has the story. ... Read More »

Palo Alto Removes Decorative Sidewalk Glass

Palo Alto, California (CNN) - It seemed like a good idea at the time, to add some shiny pieces of recycled glass to the sidewalks in Palo Alto. But as Philippe Djegal reports, now the contractor has... Read More »

Community Rallies Against Proposed Military Base Cut In Washington

Lakewood, Washington (CNN) - The loss of 11-thousand troops at joint base Lewis-McChord could cost the regional economy as much as a billion dollars. That's why hundreds of people spoke out against... Read More »

6-Year-Old Girl Paralyzed, Mother Blames Enterovirus

Portland, Oregon (CNN) - A young girl who loves to dance is confined to a hospital bed, paralyzed. And her mom says it all started with a common cold. Jamie Wilson reports. ... Read More »

President Obama Visits Boise

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV/KSVT-TV ) - President Obama arrived at Gowen field aboard air force one this Wednesday afternoon - making his way to Boise state university - where he took a tour of the school... Read More »

City At Odds Over Veteran Memorial Proposal

Los Gatos, California (CNN) - Controversy in Los Gatos, California over what a proposed veterans memorial should look like. The latest sketch by the veteran’s memorial and support foundation - which... Read More »

Hermaphrodite Puppy Undergoes Surgery

Caldwell, Idaho ( CNN) - The West Valley Humane Society sees thousands of animals every year. But very few are like the one we're about to meet. Karen Lehr has the story of an unusual puppy.... Read More »

Culver City Sex Assault Lawsuit Filed Against School District

Culver City, California (CNN) - A lawsuit has been filed against a school district in California on behalf of a teen girl who says she was sexually assaulted by football players. The lawsuit claims... Read More »

Mother Of 9-Year Old Murder Victim Speaks Out

Fresno, California (CNN) - Fresno, California police have released new information in the case of a 9-year-old struck and killed by a stray bullet. Janessa Ramirez was standing outside of a Laundromat... Read More »

Don’t Drink The Water In Glendive Montana

Glendive, Montana (CNN) - Residents in Glendive, Montana are advised not to drink from their water supply. The recommendation comes after an oil spill into the Yellowstone River over the weekend. Katie... Read More »

Montana Father Disciplines Son By Making Him Wear Sign

Billings, Montana (CNN) - A Montana man decided part of his son's punishment for stealing his parents' car was to embarrass him. The boy stood on a street corner, wearing a shame sign. He's getting... Read More »

Man Turns $119,000 Telsa Into Hotel

Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) - In Arizona, a brand new "hotel" of sorts: Its cozy exclusive and can go from zero-to-sixty in four seconds. Adam Longo introduces us to the so-called "Tesla hotel." ... Read More »

Governor Otter Out Of Surgery

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter is out of surgery and in recovery after successful surgery to replace his left hip. The Governor announced last week that he would undergo... Read More »

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