Sunday, March 26, 2023

State News

What's happening in Idaho? For information and details regarding Idaho news, see our articles below.

Updated 9 hours, 20 minutes ago

Idaho governor signs firing squad execution bill into law

One Idaho death row inmate has already had his execution postponed repeatedly because of drug scarcity

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Idaho hospital to stop baby deliveries, partly over politics

Physicians could face felony charges and a medical license revocation for violating the law, which the Idaho Supreme Court determined earlier this year is co...

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Judge pauses Biden waterway protections in Texas, Idaho

Roughly half of all U.S. states are taking part in lawsuits challenging the rule

Updated 5 days, 12 hours ago
Idaho poised to allow firing-squad executions in some cases

Gov. Brad Little, a Republican, has voiced his support for the death penalty

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
Idaho robbery suspect killed in Montana after hostage shot

Two suspects involved in the Saturday morning robbery in Osburn were seen by witnesses later that day in St. Regis

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Experts say attacks on free speech are rising across the US

First Amendment rights had been stable in America for decades

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Ex-intern sues Idaho lawmakers for harassing her after rape

Since 2017, at least 120 state lawmakers in 41 states have faced public allegations of sexual misconduct or harassment, according to an Associated Press tally

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Medicaid coverage for new moms gaining support in GOP states

Idaho among the states that have mostly banned abortion and offer women 60 days of postpartum Medicaid coverage

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Phil Batt, onion farmer who rose to Idaho governor, dies

Batt was elected Idaho's first Republican governor in 28 years in 1994

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Judge splits trials of couple charged in triple murder case

Both of the defendants have pleaded not guilty to murder, conspiracy and grand theft charges in connection with the deaths of Vallow Daybell's children

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Pennsylvania unseals more search warrant in Idaho killings

A cell phone, a laptop and two containers of a “green leafy substance” were seized from the home, along with black face masks, a black hat and several articl...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Rift in Idaho GOP exposed amid multistate water rule lawsuit

Emails obtained via a public records request hint at a potentially deep rift between Idaho's attorney general and other state GOP leaders, including the gove...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
University to raze house where Idaho students were killed

No timeline has set for the demolition, but university spokesperson Jodi Walker told the Idaho Statesman that the goal is to have the house knocked down by t...

Updated 1 month ago
Idaho bill would bring back execution by firing squad

The suitability and origin of lethal injection drugs are frequently called into legal question when states are planning executions

Updated 1 month ago
Home Depot says it will raise pay for US, Canadian workers

Home Depot employs 437,000 people in the U.S. and 34,000 in Canada