Here are locations in the Boise, Meridian, Nampa area where Santa will take a Christmas photo with you, the kids or pets. He’ll also sit and listen to your Christmas wish list at these stores and businesses.
A mental health crisis response program, TASC, sends out counselors to help police in rural Nebraska. It diverts hundreds of people from emergency mental holds. Would it work in Idaho, and would Idaho fund it?
Caldwell Fire Department rescued one person from the second floor of a home during a fire in Idaho’s Treasure Valley on Friday. The home is “pretty much a total loss,” Caldwell fire chief Mark Wendelsdor says.
An Ada County sheriff’s deputy saved a 16-year-old Boise girl who had overdosed on heroin that her 20-year-old boyfriend allegedly watched her inject. Marshall Schrick was arrested for felony injury to a child.
Robert Barnhart admitted to killing Randall Turner, 63, at his Caldwell home on Dec. 6, police say. Initially, police were skeptical about the death, but Barnhart is now charged with first-degree murder.
Video evidence contradicts the account University of Idaho football player Kyree Curington told police last week after he was accused of rape. Moscow police filed an affidavit in Curington’s Latah County court case.
Four generations of the Nokleby family have been involved in the operation of Lee’s Candies in Boise. Owner Curtis Nokleby, who first came to the shop as a toddler, is looking to retire. He’s looking for a way for the shop on Vista Avenue to continue.
Inmate serving life sentence, Jim Nice, dies by an apparent suicide, IDOC reports. In 2017, Nice was suspected of killing his cellmate at another Idaho prison. The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
A 21-year-old Homedale woman was found dead in her car Sunday morning after a crash that left the vehicle submerged in a canal near Idaho 55 and Celeste Street, according to the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Idaho’s steelhead season won’t close as scheduled Saturday. A deal was approved by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission in a unanimous vote Friday evening. Outfitters and guides agree to voluntary fishing rules.