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Otter Addresses Closure of Simplot Plant

Otter Addresses Closure of Simplot Plant(ABERDEEN) – Gov. Butch Otter was in Aberdeen Tuesday as part of his “Capital for a Day” program. Local News 8 reports Otter touched on a major concern for Aberdeen residents: the projected closure of the town’s Simplot plant in 2014. Otter said he’s working with the departments of Commerce and Labor to find new […]

Motorhome Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

Motorhome Crash Sends Two to the HospitalMALAD – A one-vehicle crash sent two to the hospital earlier today. The Idaho State Police are investigated a crash on Interstate 15 near Malad at approximately 11:05 a.m. today. According to reports, a motorhome driven by Eugene Gillette, 79, of Bishop, Calif., attempted to exit the intersate when he failed to stop at a […]

Mother Charged With First-Degree Murder in Toddler’s Death

Mother Charged With First-Degree Murder in Toddler’s Death(BOISE) – A Homedale woman has been charged with first-degree murder following the death of her 2-year-old daughter in August. Veronica Herrera, 29, allegedly burned her daughter’s body in a barrel after the child fatally injured her head at home. Herrera feared she would lose custody of her other children if she explained what happened. […]

California Man Arrested on Drug Charges

California Man Arrested on Drug ChargesAMERICAN FALLS – A California man was arrested on drug charges Thursday morning following a traffic stop along I-86 near American Falls. Robert Wiuff, 52, of Sonoma, Calif.,¬†was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and possession of drug¬†paraphernalia. Officials found 3.4 pounds of marijuana in the man’s car with […]

Woman Arrested After Standoff in Victor

Woman Arrested After Standoff in VictorVICTOR – A Victor woman is undergoing a mental health evaluation after she allegedly attempted to provoke law enforcement officials in an attempted suicide-by-cop Sunday. Authorities have not identified the woman, but said she had a background in law enforcement and tried to provoke a lethal response. Police from multiple agencies were involved in the […]

ACLU Reacts to ‘Gang Activity’ in Idaho’s Largest Prison

ACLU Reacts to ‘Gang Activity’ in Idaho’s Largest PrisonBOISE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says a private contracting company running Idaho’s largest prison is in violation of a settlement reached two years ago. ACLU officials claim Corrections Corporation of America allowed Idaho’s prison system to become so violent, it has been called a “Gladiator School.” ACLU sued the company, and […]
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