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ITD launches industry's first online tool to help keep Idaho roads safe

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – The Idaho Transportation Department is the first in the nation to unveil a new innovative online tool for businesses to constantly track the driver’s license status of employees. The innovation may also keep dangerous drivers off the road, improving public safety. The Driver Record Dashboard allows companies to build... Read more »

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Democratic Party Chairman Resigns

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) — Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Larry Kenck will resign as of May 29, 2015. IDP Vice Chair Jeanne Buell will be acting-Chair until June 13, when the state central... Read More »

Attorney General Announces $11 Million Settlement with Classmates and FTD

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached an $11 million settlement with Classmates, Inc., Florists’ Transworld Delivery, Inc., and Inc. to resolve allegations... Read More »

Mom Of Children Who Were Subject Of Amber Alert Tells Her Story

Nampa, Idaho ( KBOI-TV ) - Two Nampa toddlers are safe, canceling an Amber Alert that had been extended to three states. The mother of the children shared with KBOI 2News what the past few days have... Read More »

Man To Face Charge Of First Degree Murder Following Death Of Police Officer

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A man charged with shooting a Coeur d'Alene police officer was back in court. Jonathan Daniel Renfro on Wednesday received a June 5 court date in which prosecutors... Read More »

Idaho Education Chief Of Technology Returns To Local District

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra announced that Will Goodman, Chief Technology Officer will be leaving the department on June 30, 2015. The reason... Read More »

New Leader For Idaho Department Of Administration

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointment today of former State Senator Bob Geddes as director of the Idaho Department of Administration, effective June... Read More »

Discrimination Complaint Filed Against Idaho Public Charter Schools

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A discrimination complaint against the Idaho State Department of Education, the Idaho State Board of Education, The Idaho Charter School Commission and Idaho’s 48... Read More »

No Criminal Charges Against Prison Company

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The U.S. Justice Department has declined to press criminal charges in connection with a contract fraud investigation at a private Idaho prison. The FBI began investigating... Read More »

Plans To Deal With Fire Season Discussed By Interior Secretary

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The U.S. Secretary of the interior was in Boise Tuesday talking about this fire season. The secretary laid out a strategy for fire fighting. Federal and state partners... Read More »

Wasden announces Settlements Stopping Two Fraudulent Cancer Charities

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Children’s Cancer Fund of America, Inc. and The Breast Cancer Society of America, can no longer solicit donations for their phony cancer charities, Attorney General... Read More »

Man Found In Boise Parking Lot Has Died

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Boise Police say the man they found in a parking lot at Federal Way and South Findley Avenue early Saturday morning has died. He has been identified as Chris Babcock,... Read More »

School Broadband Transition Underway

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - With the Idaho Legislature appropriating $6.3-million for the High School Broadband Program, the Idaho Department Of Education is working to replace the retired... Read More »

Diverse Group Asks Idaho Legislature To Preserve Child Support System.

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A group of organizations in Idaho are asking the legislature to pass legislation during the Special Session to preserve Idaho’s child support enforcement system... Read More »

Six Same Sex Couples In Idaho May Get Marriage Do-Over Opportunity

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Northern Idaho Officials are offering a marriage license application that has the unusual option of selecting already married. Six same-sex couples in northern... Read More »

Yellowstone’s South Entrance Opens Friday, May 8

Yellowstone National Park ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park will open for the season at 8 a.m. Friday, May 8. Visitors will be able to travel through the South... Read More »

Attorney General Settles With Idaho Man Accused Of Making False Statements On Client Tax Returns

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached a settlement with an eastern Idaho businessman accused of making false statements on dozens of tax returns he prepared... Read More »

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... Read More »

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 »

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