BOISE — A proposed constitutional amendment that would let police officers make arrests without a warrant, based on probable cause, for crimes committed outside their presence was introduced into the Idaho Legislature Wednesday.

District Court Judge Steven Boyce sentenced Chet K. Neilson, who pled guilty to felony rape in September 2019, to 15 years in prison and 10 years indeterminate in Teton County Court on Tuesday.

BOISE — Several law enforcement groups said Wednesday that they oppose a Democratic senator’s proposal to decriminalize drug use under certain circumstances while creating a mechanism to force some users into treatment.

BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

The Idaho Department of Insurance revoked the insurance producer license of Julissa Ivette Chaffin, of Idaho Falls, and Betty Bail Bonds Inc., effective Dec. 30, for violations of the Idaho Insurance Code.

BOISE — Gov. Brad Little’s budget proposals for Idaho’s prison system for next year drew a strongly supportive reaction from the Legislature’s joint budget committee on Tuesday, even though he’s proposing a 12.1 percent increase in corrections spending — three times the increase being propos…

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Correction is getting closer to arriving at a new private prison contract that will let them get all of the inmates being held out-of-state, including the more than 600 at a private prison in Texas now, under the same roof.

Editor's note: This article is reprinted from the May 12, 1916, edition of the Evening Capital News in Boise and was itself a reprint of a Pocatello Chronicle article. Walter Currans was one of the many aliases of Joseph Henry Loveless.

Idaho Falls, ID – On Friday, January 3rd, at approximately 5:45 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a call stating that a woman had been assaulted in the 1200 block of Ashment. Three minutes later, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a call from a man, identified as Logan Rogers, stat…

SALEM — A Fremont County judge issued a warrant to search Chad Daybell’s home Friday. The search was directly related to the death of Tammy Daybell and not the missing children of Lori Vallow, Chad’s new wife.