Idaho's AP Headlines

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's public schools chief is seeking a 7.5 percent increase in education spending for 2016, revealing her own budget proposal for the first time since taking office.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Wednesday, September 2. Bids are subject to change.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Fire crews are aggressively working to prevent flames from expanding in west-central Idaho, where a wildfire has already burned 143 square miles of dry timber.

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Lottery Commission has revoked a northern Idaho senior center's charitable bingo license over alleged record-keeping violations.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's top prison official says the state will no longer house inmates in so-called dry cells — a type of cell without beds, sinks or toilets — and that all other segregated housing in the state's prisons is under review.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's public schools chief is seeking a 7.5 percent increase in education spending for 2016, revealing her own budget proposal for the first time since taking office.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — The city of Pocatello says the entire population of cats at its animal shelter will be euthanized to stop the spread of an upper respiratory infection outbreak.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A Kootenai County District Court judge has ruled that a woman who was found guilty in connection to the death of a hunter's falcon will not have her misdemeanor conviction dismissed, nor will she have to pay restitution.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group has proposed a 2016 ballot initiative that would raise Idaho's cigarette tax and use the money to lower tuition at the state's public colleges and universities.

RATHDRUM, Idaho (AP) — As city officials look at what to do with the 557 acres of Rathdrum Mountain, most respondents to a third-party, city-funded survey say they would prefer low-impact recreation.

JEROME, Idaho (AP) — The Jerome County Sheriff's Office says a 42-year-old stunt pilot was injured when his small plane crashed Tuesday evening.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Evacuation notices of various levels remain in effect in west-central Idaho, where a wildfire burning in timber expanded by 20 square miles in a day to 143 square miles by Tuesday afternoon.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man spending his life in prison for killing a family of three told investigators that his addiction to first-person shooter video games made the crimes easier.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An archery hunter pursuing elk is recovering after being attacked in Idaho by a grizzly bear with three cubs.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho public schools have received nearly $16 million after the state auctioned off cabins at Priest Lake.

HAGERMAN, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Police say a 49-year-old woman was injured when she crashed her Jeep into the Hagerman Police Department.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's highest court has ruled that the 16 men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by scout leaders in Idaho filed their lawsuit on time against the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

OWYHEE COUNTY, Idaho (AP) — In a story Aug. 29 about the U.S. Bureau of Land Management gathering wild horses, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of horses killed by the Soda Fire and the way the surviving horses were transported to corrals. The fire killed 36 horses, including seven that were euthanized because of their injuries. The surviving horses were transported to a Boise corrals by trailer, not helicopter.

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwestern Idaho have launched an investigation after finding skeletal remains of an infant underneath a deck of a Nampa home.

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Construction is about halfway done at the University of Idaho's new research facility after officials spent nearly a decade planning the project.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A west-central Idaho wildfire fire jumped the Salmon River, prompting evacuation notices and forcing more than 100 rafters to cut their trip short and be shuttled out of the backcountry.

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A malfunctioning air conditioner that caused smoke to pour into a southwest Idaho middle school led to the evacuation of more than 1,100 students Monday morning.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Highway District isn't taking credit for a construction sign that temporarily warned drivers of "zombies ahead" in downtown Boise.