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Idaho Moves to Adopt New Rape Kit Retention Standards
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's governor has signed a rape kit retention measure into law that will create a statewide standard on how long physical evidence in sexual assault investigations should be preserved.
Lawmaker: Fight for Idaho Victims’ Rights Amendment Not Over
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A key legislative leader is promising to reintroduce a proposal amending Idaho's constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families.
Boise River Rising Along with Flood Insurance Policy Sales
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials say the Boise River that's already past flood stage will be raised again as flood insurance sales spike in the region.
Suspect in Idaho Murder Extradited from New York
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 61-year-old man charged in the killing of an 18-year-old Boise woman has been extradited from New York to Idaho.
Police: Body Found in Snake River May be Missing Fisherman
POTLATCH, Idaho (AP) — Police say they may have found the body of an Idaho fisherman who was reported missing since 2008.
President of Mormon Church Leaves Utah Hospital
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 89-year-old president of the Mormon church is expected to return to his normal schedule after being released from the hospital.
Utah Senator Seeks to Ease Visa Delays for Mormon Missionaries
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah is introducing a proposal that aims to remedy religious visa delays that the Mormon church says are disrupting the religion's missionary program.
Officials Predict Low Return of Steelhead to Snake and Columbia Rivers
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Fisheries managers are predicting this year's return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries will be the lowest in about two decades.
Groups Sue to Stop US Use of Cyanide Predator Killing Traps
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poisons.
President of Mormon Church Hospitalized in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 89-year-old president of the Mormon church has been hospitalized in Salt Lake City.
Man Charged with Crash That Killed His Fiancee
FILER, Idaho (AP) — A Utah man charged last week with vehicular manslaughter was in Idaho with his fiancée to tell her mom they were getting married.
Otter Appeals Dismissal of Idaho Sage Grouse Lawsuit
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is appealing the dismissal of his sage grouse lawsuit against the federal government.