Latest Idaho News

'Unadoptable' dog becomes K-9 with a purpose

Sep. 15, 2019 3:31 AM EDT

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — During the week, Huck, a rescued red heeler mix, wanders around East Valley Middle School alongside his handler, Nampa Police Officer Serena Tlucek. He hangs out with students during lunch and enjoys lots of pats in the halls when students pass by. There's a particular hallway he...

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

Sep. 15, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday night. "It means something to me," Weaver said of matching the school's single-game record of four sacks. "It's...

Smith's 2 TDs help Wyoming beat Idaho 21-16

Sep. 14, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Trey Smith's breakout game included an 80-yard touchdown scamper amid a personal best 152 yards, helping Wyoming hold on for a 21-16 win over Idaho on Saturday, the Cowboys' seventh straight victory dating to last season. It was the first 100-yard game for Smith, a graduate transfer...

Huntley, Moss Lead No. 11 Utah over Idaho State, 31-0

Sep. 14, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley and No. 11 Utah didn't use much of the playbook as the Utes romped through the nonconference season. They did put Pac-12 defenses on notice Saturday with a long passing game to compliment the ground-and-pound of Zack Moss. In the first quarter of Utah's 31-0 victory over...

Misdemeanor arrest rules make things tougher for police

Sep. 14, 2019 3:35 AM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — On Aug. 27 Idaho Falls Police Department officers responded to a report of a battery near 14th Street. The incident was relatively minor. A woman in her 50s had reportedly hit her roommate in the mouth, causing a cut lip. Police cited the attacker for misdemeanor battery, ordering...

Former Idaho governor candidate investigated in 1984 killing

Sep. 13, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former candidate for Idaho governor says he's under investigation in connection with the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl. Steve Pankey, who ran as a Constitution Party candidate for governor in 2014 and again as a Republican in the 2018 primary, told the Idaho Statesman...

Efficient play elevating No. 11 Utah's offense

Sep. 13, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No. 11 Utah is rightly known for its defense but this season the Utes are also making an impression on the other side of the ball. Utah (2-0) hasn't committed a turnover or allowed a sack through its first two games. The Utes are also second in the Pac-12 in rushing offense with 227.5...

Idaho legislative committee eyes federal lands, education

Sep. 13, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers formed to monitor how federal laws affect Idaho's sovereignty and report back to the Legislature has created three subcommittees to examine federal lands, education, and health and welfare. Republican Rep. Jason Monks, co-chair of the Committee on Federalism, said...

Idaho man faces murder charges in officer-involved shooting

Sep. 13, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE , Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man shot by police after a Fourth of July fireworks display has been arrested on murder and assault charges, officials said. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department arrested 18-year-old Tyler Rambo on Thursday following an investigation last month into the July shooting,...

Missing teen's body recovered from Idaho waterfall

Sep. 13, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Search crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old north-central Idaho boy who went missing after falling over a waterfall on Elk Creek. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports search crews located the body of Luis Diaz on Wednesday, but were unable to reach the remains until Thursday...