On Friday, an intergovernmental organization hosted a hearing in Boulder, Colorado on the ongoing crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women in the U.S. That group faces some of the highest violence and sexual assault rates in the nation.
Boise Police have a new tool in their crime fighting arsenal: drones. However, the Boise Police Department calls them unmanned aerial vehicles. The department now has four drones, and four officers have FAA Remote Pilot Certification.
This week The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meets in Salt Lake City for its bi-annual conference. Meanwhile a report in the Salt Lake Tribune says a new lawsuit claims the Church turned a blind eye to the sexual abuse of children in one of its programs.
Lawyers sparred Monday, September 17 over an abortion reporting law that passed earlier this year and went into effect July 1. It mandates health providers hand over information to the state about women receiving abortions – including if they have any of 37 so-called complications named in the law.
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty attorney Eric Tars, Idaho Legal Aid Services executive director Howard Belodoff, City of Boise communications director Mike Journee and Boise's Housing Division manager Ana Marie Guiles discuss housing options for homeless Idahoans with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
A ruling by the 9th circuit Court of Appeals last week determined the prosecution of homeless people for sleeping in public constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. We drill down into the issue of homeless rights and public safety.