Law & Justice

Bowe Bergdahl
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The judge deciding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's punishment said Monday he is concerned that President Donald Trump's comments about the case could impact the public's perception of the military justice system.

Ada County Sheriff's Office

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office says it will use drones for limited purposes while investigating crimes.

The Sheriff’s Office has created a new drone policy and picked nine deputies to operate and fly the unmanned crafts. The office stresses that it will not violate the privacy of citizens.

Michael Mclaughlin / Justice For Jack Facebook

The family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by two deputies has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

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A Boise State University football player is accused of beating another student this week in a new civil lawsuit filed in Ada County District Court Friday.

 

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Idaho's new U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court.

During a press conference Thursday, Davis said five people believed to be members or associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang were indicted in Idaho's U.S. District Court on drug and firearms charges on Wednesday. Another 15 people were indicted in Idaho's 3rd Judicial District the same day, most charged with conspiracy to recruit a gang member.

U.S. Department of Defense

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear in court next week to enter an expected guilty plea to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Bowe Bergdahl was the only American POW in the Afghanistan War, held captive by the Taliban for five years. After he was released, the Army Sergeant – who is from Idaho – was charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.


Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

In the first part of our Legacy Of Hate series, we took you to north Idaho to look at the history of the Aryan Nations and the effects that still ripple through that community. The compound made north Idaho infamous, but statistics show that year after year, it’s Boise that has topped the list for the number of hate crimes — despite conventional wisdom. It turns out southern Idaho, too, has an unfavorable history that persists into the present.

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One of the new top bosses at Boise tech company Micron is accused of insider trading while at his old company. The government's Securities and Exchange Commission filed suit against Micron’s new vice president of the storage business unit. He’s been on the job with Micron for only six weeks.


Tim Wilson

We launch our series looking at Idaho’s fraught relationship with white supremacy by taking a snapshot of the north where the legacy of hate was most vocal.

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The federal Transportation Security Administration is implementing more rigorous screening procedures for electronics at small airports across Idaho.


downtownboise.org

More loaded guns were found passing through the TSA checkpoint at the Boise Airport. Two firearms with bullets in them were discovered in carry-ons at the airport this week. Guns in carry-ons has proven to be a recurring problem at the facility.


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The man who authorities believe killed Boise State freshman Sierra Bush is taking a plea deal with prosecutors. In exchange for dropping charges of kidnapping and rape, Bruce Marchant pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder Tuesday.


Footage from a police body camera showing a nurse in Salt Lake City being arrested is going viral. Her skirmish with authorities stems from her refusal to allow city police to draw blood from an unconscious reserve officer with the Rigby Police Department who’s recuperating at the hospital.


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With four more months to go until the end of the year, the number of firearms found by TSA officials at the Boise Airport this year has already eclipsed the number found in all of 2016.


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