Idaho News
Guard troops search for more dead in aftermath of wildfire
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:07:06 -0700
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — With scores of people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California's deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by…
Case of Ada woman who did time for wrongful probation violation to be heard by Idaho Supreme Court
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:00:00 -0700
BOISE — Free of criminal sanctions, an Idaho woman is back in court suing state and county agencies after she says an apparent clerical error put her on probation and in jail even after a judge ordered her sentence completed…
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:48:26 -0700
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:
The Latest: Dead identified in bus crash near Memphis
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:36:37 -0700
The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local):
Otter rips state Ed Board, lawmaker over software contract
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:35:00 -0700
Gov. Butch Otter sent stern letters scolding the state Board of Education and state Rep. Wendy Horman for “attempts to steer” a $1 million state software contract to the current vendor in violation of state purchasing laws, a charge both…
The Latest: California high school football team ends season
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:26:55 -0700
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires in California (all times local):
Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:13:14 -0700
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a chief critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, Los Angeles police said.
Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:11:27 -0700
NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday.
2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy highway near Memphis
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:09:31 -0700
BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — A tour bus overturned Wednesday on an icy highway near Memphis, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South, authorities said.
Florida's bitter recount battle lurches toward deadline
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:06:29 -0700
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With time running out, Florida's election recount drama lurched forward Wednesday amid a maelstrom of courtroom arguments, broken machines, allegations of irregularities and President Donald Trump's criticism.
Boise pre-K program seeing success in fourth school year
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0700
BOISE — A preschool classroom is not a quiet place.
ACHD addresses 'private' bridge issues, directs legal staff to vacate right-of-way
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:57:00 -0700
BOISE — The Ada County Highway District is relinquishing responsibility of a short stretch of road after residents in the area requested inspection of a gated bridge.
Young Jonestown survivors lost everything, built new lives
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:48:19 -0700
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonestown was the highlight of Mike Touchette's life — for a time.
Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:41:22 -0700
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to…
When it came to racism, the pen was Stan Lee's superpower
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:33:40 -0700
Stan Lee was a seminal part of Miya Crummell's childhood. As a young, black girl and self-professed pop culture geek, she saw Lee was ahead of his time.
3 men arrested in Idaho after shots fired at deputy vehicle
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:19:29 -0700
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Police say three men wanted after someone fired shots at a county deputy's vehicle in Montana have been arrested in Idaho.
Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:17:42 -0700
There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled sharply to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks.
Research on imaging in radiation oncology featured in Red Journal special issue
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:38:02 -0700
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal) focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology. The collection explores topics such as improving accuracy with patient positioning,…
The Latest: Judge says he's unlikely to toss signature match
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:36:06 -0700
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):
Fatal California fires spur search for solutions
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:32:01 -0700
BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, according to experts searching for…