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Lawmakers Move Forward To Eliminate Grocery Tax And Lower Taxes On The Rich

BOISE, Idaho ( KIFI-TV ) - A three-part tax bill that would eliminate the grocery sales tax and lower income taxes on top earners has passed an Idaho House panel. The bill by House Republican leadership would also include a 7-cent fuel tax increase, which would raise $65 million per year to address Idaho's transportation funding shortfall. Under the tax plan,... Read more »

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Government Investigating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Swap

WASHINGTON D.C. (KBOI-TV) - The House Oversight panel is asking the White House for intelligence information, reports and documents on the swap of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five... Read More »

Parts Of Idaho Roadwork Repair Plan Moving Forward

BOISE, Idaho ( KBOI-TV ) - Two parts of a patchwork plan aiming to raise $46 million for Idaho's crumbling roads and bridges have passed a House panel. The House Transportation Committee narrowly voted... Read More »

Idaho’s Horse Racing Machine Law May Be Repealed

BOISE, Idaho ( KBOI-TV) - The state House voted Thursday to repeal a law allowing roughly 200 slot-like betting machines in Idaho and sent the measure to the governor even though the state's faltering... Read More »

ISP Officer On Leave Following DUI

Meridian, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police announced Thursday that Major Clark Rollins is on administrative leave. The ISP officer was arrested Wednesday evening for misdemeanor... Read More »

Short Pursuit By Police Lead To Multiple Charges

Meridian, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Early Monday Morning, the Idaho State Police say a trooper attempted to stop a Volkswagen Beetle. The car was eastbound on I-84 near the Broadway exit in Boise.... Read More »

Idaho Prison Officials Search For Missing Man

Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho Department of Corrections in Boise say they are searching for a missing person who was assigned to the department’s community reentry center in Idaho... Read More »

100-Year-Old Man Has No Time For Retirement

Casper, Wyoming ( CNN) - A Wyoming man loves being a car salesman so much, he's been at it for nearly seven decades! Derrell Alexander sold is first car in 1949. And he's still selling at 100 years old! Customers... Read More »

Second Person Arrested In Connection With A Las Vegas Road Rage Shooting

Las Vegas, Nevada ( CNN ) - After weeks of speculation about an accomplice, a second person is arrested in the fatal shooting of a Las Vegas mother. The murder was ignited by a case of road rage. On Friday,... Read More »

Another Fraternity Controversy - But It's Not What You Think

Turlock, California ( CNN ) - Another fraternity finds itself at odds with the school, but this time, there's no scandal with alcohol or sex. The issue is religion. A Christian fraternity in California... Read More »

Border Patrol Agent Kills Murder Suspect In Washington State

Sumas, Washington ( CNN ) - A border patrol agent shot and killed a man who illegally crossed the border between the US and Canada. It turns out the man was wanted for murder, and authorities also say... Read More »

Man Dead Following Police Shooting

Middleton, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Authorities said Thursday they are analyzing video from a body camera worn by an Idaho sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man after responding to a domestic... Read More »

Jobless Rate Among Idaho Veterans Drops Dramatically in 2014

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The unemployment rate for Idaho veterans dropped dramatically in 2014 to 2.3 percent, lower than every state but North Dakota and Vermont, new estimates from the... Read More »

North Fork Idaho Prescribed Burn

North Fork, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The North Fork Ranger District is preparing to initiate implementation on the Ditch East Prescribed Fire Project. The District anticipates prescribed burning... Read More »

Heyburn To Be Idaho’s Capital For A Day

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Conducting the business of the State of Idaho moves to Heyburn on Tuesday March 31. Idaho Governor Butch Otter said that his next Capital for a Day will move to... Read More »

Teresa Luna Resigns As Director Of Idaho Department Of Administration

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho Department of Administration Director Teresa Luna has announced that she is resigning her position. Governor Butch Otter made the announcement this Tuesday... Read More »

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – Brian Treadwell, 25, of Buford, Georgia, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District Court to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of... Read More »

Legislation To Ban Abortion Medication Heads To Senate

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI-TV) - Legislation that would ban Idaho women from receiving abortion-inducing medication through telemedicine is headed to the Senate floor. The telemedicine abortion practice that's... Read More »

Sticker Shock For BSU Fans Wanting To Attend NCAA Tournament

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - The BSU basketball team is set to play in Dayton for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but traveling to the event is running around $1,500 per person. At Harmon Travel in Boise... Read More »

Utah Man Paints To Save His Dog With Cancer

West Jordan, UT ( CNN ) A Utah man is turning his hobby into hope. All in an effort to save his beloved pet. Shaun Mitchell, Painter - "Apparently there have been a lot of people who have liked it... Read More »

Record Setting Heat This Weekend In California

San Diego, California ( CNN ) The mercury is rising in southern California. High temperatures brought crowds of people to the beach in numbers usually seen in summer. A cold treat on a hot day was a must... Read More »

Body Cam Footage Released From Utah Officer Who Rescued Baby From River

Spanish Fork, Utah ( CNN ) Almost everyone involved in the rescue of a Utah baby trapped for hours in the car crash that killed her mother is calling it a miracle. The emergency room doctor that treated... Read More »

One Person Dead Following Two Vehicle Pileup

Mountain Home, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - One person has died after two vehicle crash northwest of Mountain Home. The accident happened Thursday night just after 9 p.m. on Ditto Creek Road. Betty... Read More »

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced For Insurance Fraud

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho Falls resident Robert C. MacNeilage, 31 was sentenced for two counts of insurance fraud. On Thursday Judge Jon Shindurling sentenced MacNeilage to two years... Read More »

Idaho Department Of Corrections New Director Announces Sweeping Changes

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Sweeping reorganization of the Idaho Department of Corrections has been ordered by Kevin Kempf. He is the new director of the IDOC. “Since January we have been... Read More »

Victims Identified In Triple Boise Murder

Boise, Idaho (KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) -- The Ada County Coroner's Office has identified the three victims killed in a Boise Foothills triple homicide. The coroner says the victims were 80-year-old Theodore... Read More »

Three People Found Dead In Boise Home

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - The Ada County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating after three people were found dead inside a home in the Boise Foothills. Deputies say two men and a woman were found inside... Read More »

Bill To Require Civics Test To Graduate Gathering Support

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A civics education bill is making its way through the state legislature this week. The bill would make it a requirement for Idaho schools to administer a test that... Read More »

Anti-Bully Bill Gains Support Through Public Rally

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A rally was held Tuesday on the steps of the capitol for an anti-bullying bill. The proposed legislation would strengthen Idaho's current anti-bullying law. The... Read More »

NASCAR Driver Represents The Gem State

Las Vegas, Nevada ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - You might recognize Brian Scott from this recent viral video, or maybe as the driver of the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Did you know... Read More »

Higher Prices At The Pump Blamed On Fire In California

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The 17-cent price spike over the past week in gas prices is in part due to the California refinery explosion and fire in Southern California. The February 18 explosion... Read More »

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