‘LOVE always wins’: Boise community steps up to replace stolen, damaged Pride flags

Boise Police have arrested someone suspected of stealing Pride flags in the Boise North End. BOISE, Idaho — The Boise community is proving that love outweighs hate after Pride flags were stolen and damaged in the North End. Boise Police responded to reports of a theft on Harrison Boulevard early Friday morning. Officers were immediately … Read more

Idaho dog recovering after being shot multiple times

Garth the retriever was found severely injured in Gooding County earlier this month after being shot with a shotgun, pellet gun and .22. GOODING COUNTY, Idaho — A dog is expected to make a full recovery after he was found with multiple gunshot wounds in Gooding County earlier this month.  Dave Wright, the rescue coordinator … Read more

Man pleads guilty to hate crime in stabbing of Black man at Ontario truck stop

EUGENE, Ore. — A Colorado man accused of stabbing another man in a racist attack at an Ontario, Oregon truck stop has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon says Nolan Levi Strauss pleaded guilty Thursday to a hate crime involving an attempt to kill. Court documents say … Read more

Grandmother of Emmett girl who was found dead in trash bag denied reduced bond

Gem County Judge Tyler Smith rescheduled Connie Smith’s preliminary hearing to July 6 at 2 p.m. Judge Smith also denied her request for a bond reduction on Thursday. EMMETT, Idaho — The grandmother of the eight-year-old Emmett girl who was found dead inside a trash bag in a car in April appeared in the Gem … Read more

Former Nampa teacher charged in child pornography case

Chad Longley, 42, was arrested Monday after investigators say they found photos and videos of underage boys being sexually abused on his electronic devices. BOISE, Idaho — A former teacher and staff member in the Nampa School District was arrested Monday after investigators say they found photos and videos of underage boys being sexually abused … Read more

Idaho dog shot twice after mistaken for wolf: ‘Consider not pulling the trigger’

An Idaho family was backpacking in North Fork Lake when their dog was mistaken for a wolf and shot twice. BLAINE COUNTY, Idaho — A Hailey family is asking for people to use caution with their guns, especially in the backcountry, after their dog was shot twice because she was mistaken for a wolf. Robert … Read more

Boise man arrested for allegedly having child porn

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Attorney General’s Office announced on Wednesday afternoon that a Boise man was arrested for alleged possession of child pornography. Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested 42-year-old Chad Longley of Boise on Monday.  On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho filed a criminal … Read more

After 85 dogs found in abandoned home, Kootenai Humane Society ‘overwhelmed’ with adoption requests

Dogs were found all over the home in Kellogg, Idaho, even in the walls. KELLOGG, Idaho — Warning: This story contains graphic details.  The Kootenai Humane Society reported that they found 85 dogs abandoned in an evicted renter’s house in Kellogg, Idaho on Monday night.  Shoshone Pet Rescue got a call on Monday morning. The … Read more

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