BOISE —The Wrongful Conviction Act has cleared yet another hurdle. On Wednesday, the Senate voted unanimously in favor of the bill that would provide compensation to those wrongly convicted of a crime. The vote follows last week’s do-pass recommendation from the Senate Judiciary and Rules Co…
The murder of Angie Dodge
BOISE — Following testimony from those impacted by wrongful convictions in Idaho, the Wrongful Conviction Act’s second pass through the Senate Judiciary and Rules committee resulted in a unanimous vote in favor of introducing the bill with do pass recommendations. The act would provide compe…
One of the two insurance organizations that provide liability insurance to the city of Idaho Falls has sued the city claiming the wrongful conviction lawsuit filed by Christopher Tapp is not covered by its contract.
Why have no former Idaho Falls Police Department officers been prosecuted for their conduct leading to the conviction of Christopher Tapp? Why has there not been even an announcement of an investigation?
Christopher Tapp is suing the city of Idaho Falls and several former Idaho Falls Police Department officers after he was wrongfully imprisoned for the 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge.
Defense attorneys for Brian Dripps filed a motion Thursday for his release from jail citing health concerns that could place him at greater risk from the coronavirus.
An upcoming episode of ABC's new show, "The Genetic Detective," will focus on genetic genealogist CeCe Moore's work investigating the 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge.
I am no stranger to disappointment after spending 20 years in prison for a horrible crime I didn’t commit, but I’m still capable of being shocked by surprise blows.
BOISE — Idaho is one of 15 states that doesn’t compensate people who wrongfully spend years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit. That may change, inspired by a high-profile case in Idaho Falls.
FORT HALL — The East Idaho Women of Influence Awards banquet was held on Wednesday night at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center. This was the first ceremony of its kind to recognize the accomplishments of women in eastern Idaho.
The Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a notice to seek the death penalty in the case against Brian Leigh Dripps.
Idaho is one of 15 states in the country that doesn’t provide any sort of compensation to people who are wrongfully convicted of a crime.
In a green-tinted video dating to January 11, 1997, then 20-year-old Christopher Tapp is seen being interrogated by an Idaho Falls Police Department officer.
Christopher Tapp's story is both unique and frighteningly common.
Christopher Tapp has cleared his name.
Judge Alan Stephens vacated Christopher Tapp's conviction for the 1996 murder of Angie Dodge on Wednesday. That followed a motion filed by prosecutors, who concluded that with the arrest of Brian Dripps, who has confessed to committing the murder alone, there was credible evidence that Tapp …
Brent and Carol Dodge sat in the audience in March as the Idaho Falls Police Department announced they had made an arrest on a case that had taken years to solve.
On June 13, 1996, Angie Dodge was raped and murdered. In the days and years that followed the investigation has continued and questions have remained. On May 15, 2019, the Idaho Falls Police Department arrested Brian Leigh Dripps Sr., a 53 year-old man living in Caldwell, Idaho, for the murd…
Angie Dodge’s murder has hung over this city like a dark mist for 23 years. It has torn countless lives to shreds. It has left a large family and her many friends in continuous grief, wondering what happened in that I Street apartment on a warm June night all those years ago.
A probable cause affidavit from Brian Dripps’ murder case records states he told Idaho Falls Police Detective Sage Albright that he killed Angie Dodge by himself.
Editor's note: This article has been corrected to properly attribute a quote to Police Chief Bryce Johnson.
The Idaho Falls Police Department will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today to discuss developments in the 1996 homicide of Idaho Falls resident Angie Dodge.
The March 22 arrest of Kenneth Ryan Jones for the murder of Stephanie Eldredge brought a 12-year-old mystery closer to closure.
Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the brutal slaying of 18-year-old Angie Dodge in her I Street apartment. Her killer has never been found.
A documentary coming out Sunday on Starz will examine the cases of three men who say they are innocent of the murders they were convicted of, including one from Idaho Falls who spent almost half his life in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit.
The Idaho Falls Police Department released a DNA-based sketch of the man who killed 18-year-old Angie Dodge more than two decades ago.