Plan approved to allow Idaho Department of Agriculture to license hemp producers, handlers

BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the Idaho State hemp plan on Monday, which will allow the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) to license hemp producers and handlers under Idaho Code and the Farm Bill passed in 2018.

Community mourns loss of former prosecutor who served for two decades

POCATELLO — Friends in the local law enforcement community remember former Bannock County Prosecutor Mark Hiedeman.

Former Idaho Lawmaker’s rape case moves forward in court

BOISE (AP) — A magistrate judge says there is enough evidence for a rape case against a former state lawmaker to move forward in court.

Support for defunding the police collapsed in 2021, with steep drops among Black adults and Democrats, new poll shows

After a strong onset of support among some groups, public opinion around defunding the police has taken a sharp downward turn in 2021, according to new data from Pew Research.

Lori Daybell’s attorney says she’s being ‘manipulated’ and reached out to LDS Church Attorneys

ST. ANTHONY — Lori Vallow Daybell’s defense attorney Mark Means says his client and the court system are being manipulated by Idaho Department of Health and Welfare workers.

Closed hearing held in Lori Vallow Daybell case

ST. ANTHONY — A status conference in the Lori Vallow Daybell case was held behind closed doors Thursday morning, October 21st.

Investigation underway after jail inmate dies

REXBURG — An investigation is underway after the Friday death of a Madison County Jail inmate.

Boise man helped people file their taxes and now he’s charged with tax fraud

BOISE – A federal grand jury in Boise returned an indictment on September 15, charging a Boise man with aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns.

Judge rules that Chad Daybell’s trial will be moved out of Fremont County

ST. ANTHONY — Seventh District Judge Steven Boyce has granted Chad Daybell’s request to move the trial from Fremont County and it will likely end up in Boise. View the Memorandum Decision on Defendant’s Motion to Change Venue here.

Garden City man who beat toddler to death admits to murder

GARDEN CITY, Idaho — A Garden City man who fatally injured his fiancee’s 2-year-old son earlier this year pleaded guilty to the killing.