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Former militia leader pleads guilty to 19 cheating clients

Nov. 21, 2019 4:40 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former leader of the militia group called 3% of Idaho has pleaded guilty to grand theft after he cheated 19 clients from his former property management company out of about $100,000, prosecutors said. Brandon Curtiss, 45, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to a felony count of grand theft, the...

Idaho sports company sentenced for defrauding Oglala Sioux

Nov. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Executives of an Idaho company that claimed to help schools fund athletic programs have been sentenced for taking thousands of dollars from the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota. The owner of All Around Sports LLC and two of his supervisors were sentenced Monday in U.S. District...

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

Nov. 21, 2019 12:49 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Justinian Jessup scored seven of his nine points in overtime and Boise State defeated BYU 72-68 on Wednesday night. Alston scored the Broncos’ first four points in overtime but it was Jessup who gave Boise State (2-2) the lead for...

Officials: 15 Idaho gang members indicted on meth charges

Nov. 20, 2019 3:04 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted what authorities say are 15 gang members and associates accused of distributing methamphetamine in southwestern Idaho. U.S. Attorney Bart Davis announced the indictments Wednesday with local law enforcement officials who say the indictments involve the...

Henderson throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Broncos beat New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting a third quarterback in a season for the first time in 26 campaigns, Boise State was counting on some help from its defense against New Mexico. Sonatane Lui and teammates were happy to oblige. No. 21 Boise State forced a turnover on the first play from scrimmage and went on to...

3 Mountain West states lack traditional insanity defense

Nov. 16, 2019 3:31 AM EST

Last year, on a warm Saturday evening in Boise, Idaho, Timmy Earl Kinner Jr. walked into the birthday party of a family. In a random attack, he stabbed nine people, including the birthday girl Ruya Kadir. That little girl died at just three years old. There’s a gag order on the trial so information is...

Worku, Greene lift UC Irvine over Boise State 69-61

Nov. 15, 2019 11:59 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Eyassu Worku tossed in 15 points and Brad Greene pitched in with 14 points and eight rebounds to send UC Irvine to a 69-61 victory over Boise State on Friday night. Collin Welp came off the bench to score 12 with six rebounds and five assists for the Anteaters (3-1). It was a three-man...

Idaho board axes birth certificate gender rule

Nov. 15, 2019 4:36 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Board of Health and Welfare has scrapped a temporary rule requiring transgender minors to get a doctor’s approval before changing the gender listed on their birth certificate. The Idaho Press reports that board chairman Darrell Kerby announced the rule was being...

New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

Former hospital worker to pay $1.5 million in restitution

Nov. 14, 2019 11:37 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former employee of a major Boise hospital has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for wire fraud. Boise television station KBOI reports 60-year-old Lois Soito worked for Saint Alphonsus Hospital Systems for 22 years before she was indicted by a federal grand jury in...