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Lawyer for man charged with killing 4 University of Idaho students wants trial moved to Boise

Jul. 23, 2024 21:56 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers for the man accused of fatally stabbing four University of Idaho students are urging a judge to move his murder trial away from the county, arguing the intense media coverage and public interest in the case make it impossible for him to get a fair trial. ...

Idaho inmate gets life sentence for escaping state custody at Boise hospital

Jul. 19, 2024 15:24 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho inmate was sentenced Friday to life in prison for escaping state custody at a Boise hospital after the corrections officers guarding him were violently attacked. Skylar Meade pleaded guilty to the escape and to sentencing enhancement for being a...

Violence plagued all levels of American politics long before the attempt on Trump's life

Jul. 16, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Long before a would-be assassin wounded former President Donald Trump, the fuse of political violence had been burning across America. Members of Congress have been shot. One lawmaker's staffers in Virginia were attacked with a baseball bat. In Louisville, a...

US Forest Service pilot hikes to safety after helicopter crash near central Idaho wildfire

Jul. 12, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The pilot of a helicopter that was responding to a small wildfire in central Idaho before crashing in the Sawtooth National Forest survived and was able to hike to a waiting ambulance, officials said. “Our pilot was on board and survived, and an investigation...

West Virginia, Idaho asking Supreme Court to review rulings allowing transgender athletes to compete

Jul. 11, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and Idaho are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review rulings that blocked the enforcement of state laws prohibiting transgender athletes from competing in sports. “If the Supreme Court takes this up, it will determine the fate of women’s...

Families of workers killed in Idaho airport hangar collapse sue construction company

Jul. 11, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The families of two construction workers killed when an airport hangar in Idaho collapsed are suing several companies that were involved in the building process, alleging the businesses recklessly cut corners and used inappropriate materials for the build. The...

In wake of Supreme Court ruling, Biden administration tells doctors to provide emergency abortions

Jul. 02, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration told emergency room doctors they must perform emergency abortions when necessary to save a pregnant woman’s health, following last week's Supreme Court ruling that failed to settle a legal dispute over whether state abortion bans override a federal law...

Highlights from Supreme Court term: Rulings on Trump, regulation, abortion, guns and homelessness

Jul. 02, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ended its term by ruling for the first time that former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution, a decision that almost certainly means Donald Trump won't stand trial before the November election. That closely watched ruling, which drew sharp dissent...

The Supreme Court allows emergency abortions in Idaho for now in a limited ruling

Jun. 27, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for Idaho hospitals to provide emergency abortions, for now, in a procedural order that left key questions unanswered and could mean the issue ends up before the conservative-majority court again soon. The order was...

Despite Supreme Court ruling, the future of emergency abortions is still unclear for US women

Jun. 27, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court did not settle the debate over whether federal law requires hospitals to stabilize pregnant patients with emergency abortions on Wednesday, despite saying Idaho hospitals can provide abortions in medical emergencies even with the state’s restrictions. ...