Law & Justice

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City of Boise officials will not charge a former Boise State football player in connection with a recent on-campus assault. 

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Nearly a year after being proposed, a contract between Jerome County and the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency to rent out beds in the county’s jail still hasn’t materialized. A report by ICE last January called Jerome County an ideal place to lease space to house detainees the agency didn't have room for in Utah.

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Following two court rulings, the Pentagon confirmed it will allow openly transgender individuals to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1.

Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area.

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Late last month, the magazine Pacific Standard published a profile entitled, "King of Boise, The Life and Times of a Teenage Oxycodone Dealer."

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Police in Twin Falls are now equipped with Narcan, the drug able to counteract the effects of an opioid overdose. The addition of the medication to law enforcement officer’s toolbox could potentially save lives.

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A police K9 passed away last week after a battle with cancer. The black and tan German shepherd known as Dasty served with the Boise Police Department.

Dasty was owned by the TSA and spent his time with his BPD handler at the Boise Airport looking for explosives.

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Environmental firm Advocates of the West filed a lawsuit last month asking a judge to compel the government to turn over 12 withheld pages from documents about national monuments. It’s believed they could contain a legal justification for reducing several western monuments.

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A north Idaho man will spend at least 10 years in prison after he shot a pastor in Coeur d’Alene and threw flash drives on the White House lawn.

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Idaho State Police are seeing a spike in evidence waiting to be tested to confirm the presence of heroin and other opioids. With three labs across the state, an official with ISP says they’re hiring and shifting staff to accommodate the influx of tests.

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Last week, a military judge decided against giving Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl a prison sentence. Even though he pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, Bergdahl was granted leniency by Army Colonel Jeffery Nance.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge Friday in what President Donald Trump blasted as a "complete and total disgrace."

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A military judge on Thursday began deliberating the punishment for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after defense attorneys asked for no prison time while prosecutors sought more than a decade behind bars.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's difficult childhood and his washout from Coast Guard boot camp stoked serious psychiatric disorders that helped spur him to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday.

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State records show former Idaho State Representative Brandon Hixon is under investigation for sexual abuse.

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