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Bill to Improve Rape Kit Testing in Idaho Signed Into Law
Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation requiring sexual assault and rape kits to be tested with limited exceptions.
Senate Committee OKs Bill Involving Medicaid Expansion
The Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Thursday voted 5-4 to send to the Senate the legislation with a "do pass" recommendation.
Starting teacher pay raised to $40,000 in Idaho
Starting teacher pay will increase to $40,000 annually in a move Idaho lawmakers hope will attract and keep more teachers in the state.
1 dead, 1 injured after explosion at Idaho house
Authorities say an explosion destroyed a house in central Idaho, leaving a man dead and a teenage girl injured.
Bill to Legalize Hemp Passes Idaho House
A bill that would legalize hemp by aligning Idaho state law with the federal Farm Bill has passed the House.
Panel Delays Vote on Medicaid Work Requirements
A panel of Idaho lawmakers delayed voting on a bill Friday that would add work requirements to the voter-approved Medicaid expansion initiative.
Man Convicted in Burglary, Rape Gets 35 Years in Prison
An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison for raping a woman after breaking into her Nampa home.
‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Says He Has Pancreatic Cancer
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer but intends to fight the disease and keep on working.
Meridian Man Charged with Wife’s Murder
A southwestern Idaho man has been charged with first-degree murder after police say he dialed 911 and said he killed his wife.
Bill Would Let Young Adults Carry Concealed Guns in Cities
A measure that would allow 18- to 20-year-olds to carry a concealed weapon without a permit throughout Idaho has moved forward in the Legislature.
Idaho Official Poses with Anti-government Group in Capitol
Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin said Friday that a photo she posted on Facebook of herself with members of an anti-government group is not what it seems.
House Kills Legislation Setting Idaho Minimum Marriage Age
Lawmakers voted 39-28 on Thursday to kill the bill that would have set the minimum age for marriage at 16.