Idaho News
Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:53:25 -0600
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country's strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave…
Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:27:00 -0600
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of one of the students killed in a Texas high school shooting filed a lawsuit against the alleged gunman's parents, claiming the shooter's father didn't properly secure the weapons and were negligent in entrusting…
After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:46:29 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance highlights some unexpected risks of new voice-enabled technologies.
Idaho care center worker sentenced for sex assault
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:43:18 -0600
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A judge has ordered a former caregiver to enter a treatment program that could be followed by a prison sentence after the man was convicted of sexually assaulting a patient at a rehabilitation center in…
Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:39:08 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses.
Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination scare
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:40:16 -0600
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink its well water amid concerns that a fired municipal worker who killed himself in his home may have contaminated it, officials said Friday.
The Latest: Teacher's brother says he was shot 3 times
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:37:57 -0600
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):
Judge narrows issues, but allows most of state Dept. of Labor whistleblower case to proceed
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:30:00 -0600
A federal judge narrowed some of the claims in a whistleblower case against the Idaho Department of Labor on Friday, but indicated he’ll likely allow the majority of the claims to go to a jury trial.
ID Lottery
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:28:05 -0600
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — These Idaho lotteries were drawn Friday:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:28:04 -0600
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:
Police: Man who threatened Idaho deputies shot and killed
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:18:05 -0600
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — Officials in southwestern Idaho say a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who threatened deputies with a military-style knife.
Court: more study needed on Yellowstone-area gold mining
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:15:14 -0600
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A gold exploration proposal just north of Yellowstone National Park has suffered a significant setback with a court ruling released Friday that faulted Montana officials for understating mining's potential harm to land, water and wildlife.
Since Weinstein: The growing list of the accused
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:11:47 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning. Since October, scores of men in entertainment, politics, media, and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced…
Coroner identifies Boise man who died in industrial accident Wednesday
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:00:00 -0600
Authorities have identified the man who died in a workplace accident Wednesday afternoon in Boise.
2 members of secretive sect plead guilty to fraud charges
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:52:21 -0600
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan…
Correction: Death Penalty-Ohio story
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:46:05 -0600
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story May 24 about a request for clemency by death row inmate Robert Van Hook, The Associated Press erroneously reported on his current attorneys' strategies. His lawyers are citing a history of abuse and…
Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:13:44 -0600
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.
Police: Elmore County deputies shoot and kill man who threatened them with large knife
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:12:00 -0600
Deputies from the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning shot and killed a man who they say threatened them with a “very large military-style knife.”
Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:03:58 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.
Lawsuit claims man contracted E. coli from Nampa Papa Murphy's salad
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:57:00 -0600
A man suing Papa Murphy’s International, LLC claims he contracted E. coli from a takeout salad from the pizza chain's south Nampa location, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.