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Judge could soon set trial date for man charged in killings of 4 University of Idaho students

Jun. 15, 2024 18:35 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge could soon decide on a trial date for a man charged in the deaths of four University of Idaho students who were killed more than a year and a half ago. Bryan Kohberger was arrested roughly six weeks after the bodies of Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle,...

Gov. Jay Inslee says Washington will make clear that hospitals must provide emergency abortions

Jun. 11, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said Washington will spell out in state law that hospitals must provide abortions if needed to stabilize patients, a step that comes as the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on whether conservative states can bar abortions during some...

Idaho police force loses millions worth of gear and vehicles in fire

Jun. 11, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Police in northern Idaho lost millions of dollars worth of law enforcement equipment and vehicles in a fire that tore through a department building over the weekend, Coeur d’Alene police said. No one was injured in the fire that broke out early...

Bureau of Land Management shrinks proposed size of controversial Idaho wind farm project

Jun. 10, 2024 23:21 PM EDT

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management’s preferred alternative for a proposed large-scale wind energy farm in southern Idaho would shrink its size by nearly half and move it farther from a national historic site. The proposed Lava Ridge wind farm has...

Wyoming pass landslide brings mountain-sized headache to commuting tourist town workers

Jun. 10, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A landslide that wiped out a vital two-lane road in western Wyoming is causing a mountain of headaches for thousands of commuting tourist town workers at the outset of the Yellowstone region's busy summer season. After the slide sent both lanes crashing into a...

Large chunk of Wyoming's Teton Pass road collapses; unclear how quickly it can be rebuilt

Jun. 08, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A large chunk of a twisting mountain pass road collapsed in Wyoming, authorities said Saturday, leaving a gaping chasm in the highway and severing a well-traveled commuter link between small towns in eastern Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson. Aerial...

Judge won't block North Dakota's ban on gender-affirming care for children

Jun. 06, 2024 15:07 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota law banning gender-affirming care for children will continue to be enforced pending a court challenge, but any kids whose treatments began before the law took effect in April 2023 can keep getting the care, according to a judge’s ruling released Wednesday. ...

Chad Daybell sentenced to death for killing wife and girlfriend’s 2 children in jury decision

Jun. 01, 2024 17:20 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A jury in Idaho unanimously agreed Saturday that convicted killer Chad Daybell deserves the death penalty for the gruesome murders of his wife and his girlfriend’s two youngest children, ending a grim case that began in 2019 with a search for two missing children. ...

Chad Daybell sentenced to death for murder of wife and girlfriend’s 2 youngest children in Idaho doomsday plot

Jun. 01, 2024 13:46 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chad Daybell sentenced to death for murder of wife and girlfriend’s 2 youngest children in Idaho doomsday plot.

Doomsday plot: Idaho jury convicts Chad Daybell of killing wife and girlfriend's 2 children

May. 30, 2024 20:12 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man was convicted Thursday of killing his wife and his new girlfriend's two youngest kids in a strange triple murder case that included claims of apocalyptic prophesies, zombie children and illicit affairs. Jurors deliberated just six hours before...