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Man Sues after Daughter Cut from Basketball Team

Man Sues after Daughter Cut from Basketball TeamSALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A Utah man is suing his daughter’s school district because the girl didn’t make the basketball team. Rick Westmoreland says in a filed lawsuit last week that his daughter wasn’t passed over for the Bonneville High School team because she was a bad player, but because she’s a ninth-grader at […]

Officer in Police Shooting Didn’t Turn on Body Cam

Officer in Police Shooting Didn’t Turn on Body CamSALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Authorities say an officer who fatally shot a man in South Jordan over the weekend was testing out a body camera but didn’t have it turned on at the time of the shooting. South Jordan police say 26-year-old Ty Worthington was killed Sunday during a confrontation in a horse corral. […]

Utah to Scrap Parts of Immigration Law Under Deal

Utah to Scrap Parts of Immigration Law Under DealSALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah has agreed to scrap three key provisions in its immigration enforcement law and put limits on another in a settlement reached with the ACLU. The ACLU announced the deal Tuesday. Both sides agreed to accept the stipulations of a split ruling on the law that a federal judge made […]

Yellowstone Extends Comment Period on Fee Proposal

Yellowstone Extends Comment Period on Fee ProposalYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) – The National Park Service is giving the public more time to comment on proposed changes to Yellowstone National Park entrance and permit fees. The new deadline for public comment is midnight Dec. 20. It was originally set for Dec. 5. In addition, the agency is allowing individuals to submit […]

Postmaster Sentenced for Stealing Gift Card

Postmaster Sentenced for Stealing Gift CardIDAHO CITY, Idaho (AP) – The former postmaster for Idaho City who stole a gift card from the mail has been sentenced to 180 days in jail, two years of probation and fined $1,000. The Idaho Statesman reports that 55-year-old Teresa Belau received the sentence Monday in 4th District Court. Judge Roger E. Cockerille suspended […]

Police: Idaho Boy on Joyride Crashes into Church

Police: Idaho Boy on Joyride Crashes into ChurchIDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) – A 12-year-old southeastern Idaho boy police say took a sport utility vehicle without the owner’s consent and crashed might have ended up in a spot with improved chances of forgiveness. Police say the boy avoided injury after losing control of the 2000 GMC Yukon and crashing through the outer wall […]

Idaho Man Gets Life in Prison for Kidnapping, Rape

Idaho Man Gets Life in Prison for Kidnapping, RapeCOEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – A northern Idaho man who kidnapped, beat and raped a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Michael David Nixon of Coeur d’Alene received the sentence in 1st District Court and must serve 20 years before becoming eligible for parole. Nixon was convicted of kidnapping and rape […]

Prosecutor: Double Homicide a Contract Killing

Prosecutor: Double Homicide a Contract KillingBOISE, Idaho (AP) – A Pennsylvania man has been ordered held without bail after an Idaho prosecutor said he came to the state and carried out a contract killing that left two men dead. The Idaho Statesman reports that 44-year-old John C. Douglas of Reading was arraigned Tuesday in 4th District Court in Boise, Idaho. […]

Idaho Prison Director Announces Resignation

Idaho Prison Director Announces ResignationBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho Department of Correction Director Brent Reinke is stepping down from his post after leading the department since 2007. His tenure included overseeing the fallout of a private-prison scandal, handling the first two executions since 1994 and enhancing the department’s contract oversight. Reinke submitted his resignation Tuesday during a special Idaho […]

Snowboarders to Appeal Ruling Upholding Alta Ban

Snowboarders to Appeal Ruling Upholding Alta BanSALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Four snowboarders challenging one of the last U.S. ski resorts to prohibit their sport are appealing a recent ruling from a federal judge that upheld the ban. Attorneys for the snowboarders filed a notice Friday of their intent to challenge the ruling with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Ferguson Protest in Downtown Salt Lake City

Ferguson Protest in Downtown Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY (AP) – About 35 protesters withstood near-freezing temperatures in Salt Lake City on Monday night to condemn police killings across the U.S. and a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to charge a white officer in the killing of a black teenager. Attendees at the peaceful protest outside a downtown federal office building […]

Idaho Among 21 States Pushing to Overturn Gun-Control Law

Idaho Among 21 States Pushing to Overturn Gun-Control LawHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Idaho has joined twenty other states in asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland’s gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court […]

School Bus Driver Sentenced for Fatal Crash

School Bus Driver Sentenced for Fatal CrashCALDWELL, Idaho (AP) – A former southwest Idaho school bus driver involved in a crash that killed an 11-year-old student has been sentenced to 200 hours of community service or 30 days in jail. Fifty-six-year-old Debra Boatwright received the sentence Monday in 3rd District Court after pleading guilty to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. The Idaho State […]

Former Sen. Craig Appeals Misused Funds Ruling

Former Sen. Craig Appeals Misused Funds RulingBOISE, Idaho (AP) – Former U.S. Senator Larry Craig is appealing a ruling ordering him to pay nearly $242,000 to the U.S. Treasury for improperly using campaign funds to pay for legal expenses following his 2007 airport bathroom sex sting arrest. Craig filed the one-page appeal Monday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

Jackson Airport Seeks to Double Fuel Capacity

Jackson Airport Seeks to Double Fuel CapacityJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Officials at Wyoming’s busiest airport are working to double the amount of jet fuel that can be stored there. Jackson Hole Airport Director Jim Elwood says airlines want between five and seven days of inventory fuel. The airport board is looking at spending $1.5 million to replace existing fuel tanks at […]

Landslide Work amid $35M in Wyoming Road Contracts

Landslide Work amid $35M in Wyoming Road ContractsCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – The Wyoming Transportation Commission has approved six highway contracts around the state including one to stabilize a landslide 10 miles south of Jackson. The contracts add up to $35 million. The nearly $11 million stabilization project will involve pinning down a landslide along the two-lane highway just north of Hoback Junction. […]

Man’s Ashes Stolen from Home

Man’s Ashes Stolen from HomeGARDEN CITY, Idaho (AP) – Police in southwestern Idaho are investigating after burglars broke into a woman’s Garden City home and stole her husband’s ashes. Nicole McDonald told KTVB that thieves took cash, jewelry, computers and a decorative mahogany box filled with her husband’s cremated remains. McDonald says she just wants her husband’s ashes back.

Former Hospital Employee Sentenced

Former Hospital Employee SentencedBLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) – The former IT director of a hospital in Blackfoot has been sentenced to three years of probation for wiretapping. A Bingham County judge sentenced Jack York on Friday. York was accused along with three others of recording telephone calls by a former hospital doctor and his staff.

Plan Would Upgrade Craters of the Moon to Park

Plan Would Upgrade Craters of the Moon to ParkBOISE, Idaho (AP) – A decades-old proposal to upgrade Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve to a national park is getting new life. The monument’s superintendent, Dan Buckley, is proposing the upgrade and says he’s briefed Idaho’s congressional delegation. The move would ultimately require congressional approval. Idaho is the only state in the […]

Former Idaho Trooper Reaches Deal, Pleads Guilty

Former Idaho Trooper Reaches Deal, Pleads GuiltyCOUER D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – A former Idaho state trooper faces up to five years in jail after he was convicted of a variety of charges, including stealing 15,000 rounds of ammunition from the state police. Daniel Charles Howard entered guilty pleas on several charges Friday and Alford pleas on others after reaching a deal […]
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