Idaho's AP Headlines

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Democratic Party is criticizing Gov. Butch Otter and other Republican leaders for sending out letters asking lobbyists for campaign donations to seven legislative races where the GOP thinks the party is vulnerable.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho State Police investigation into staffing problems at a private prison was handed over to the FBI after police detectives determined their agency could have a conflict of interest in the case, according to public records. Officials didn't offer details of the potential conflict.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An actor best known for his role in the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" is apologizing for actions that led to his arrest in a hotel lobby in southwest Idaho.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Idaho are investigating the apparent drowning death of a toddler in a canal.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Monday, October 20.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho police officer who shot a pet dog has had his pay reduced by $3.15 to $31.02 per hour.

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A southwest Idaho man police say shot and injured another man in Nampa has been taken into custody.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho police officer whose superiors determined his shooting of a pet dog in a parked van violated policy has had his pay reduced.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's general election isn't known for its competitive legislative races due to Republican dominance of state politics, but a handful of races for seats are heating up as Nov. 4 approaches.

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Chad Chalich threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and Jerrel Brown ran for 151 yards and another score as Idaho broke a six-game slide with its first win, a 29-17 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Justin Arias threw for 465 yards with four touchdowns and Xavier Finney ran for 165 yard and three TDs to lead Idaho State to a 56-28 win over Southern Utah Saturday.

OROFINO, Idaho (AP) — A 53-year-old Orofino man faces arson charges after police say he set fire to two houses and waited in his car near the scene.

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The state has issued its most serious citation against the skilled nursing portion of Life Care Center of Post Falls.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Rhett Scarbrough fell hard and fast for whitewater kayaking.