Idaho State Police chased a pickup truck driven by Jose Manuel Sanchez down Interstate 84 in April 2015. The truck crashed in Elmore County. Sanchez was charged with three felonies and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Jason Henley, a passing motorist from Clinton County, Ohio, was honored by ISP for helping take into Sanchez into custody.
Five of the Treasure Valley's seven largest law enforcement agencies got new leaders in the past year. Vaughn Killeen, a longtime Ada County sheriff who now heads the state sheriffs association, talks about what that means.
Anthony Firkins Jr. lost his job due to drug use. He quit counseling and taking his antidepressant. The Nampa police officers who collided with him early one morning in April 2013 didn’t know any of that — they only knew that a man driving recklessly led them on a 5-mile chase, crashed his pickup and then hid under a flatbed at a recycling business. Firkins, with a toxic amount of meth in his system, died shortly after police arrested him that morning. The officers were cleared in Firkins' death.
Canyon County deputies responded to a domestic violence report on March 18, 2015 in the 9000 block of Charles Way in Middleton. During a confrontation, Canyon County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Bingham shot and killed Brandon Rapp, 31, who had a firearm. Bingham was cleared in the shooting death Thursday, Nov. 12, the same day Idaho State Police video released from Bingham’s body camera.
Revellers enjoy music from Boise contemporary Christian artist Ryan Stevenson Wednesday June 29, 2016 at the 50th anniversary of the God and Country Festival in Nampa. A crowd of thousands gathered at the Ford Idaho Center outdoor amphitheater to praise God, honor the United States of America, and salute veterans who defended the nation.
Rafters began the 2016 float season by entering the Boise River at the Barber Park put-in. Air temperature was in the upper 90's, water temperature was 53 degrees and water flow was measured at 1,440 cubic feet per second.
Crews have completed the foundation of the new Broadway Bridge and are building the deck. Construction of the bridge and road improvements to Broadway Avenue will continue through the summer. This video from the Idaho Transportation Department explains the effects construction will have on traffic, the Greenbelt and river floating.