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The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:40am

Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in Coeur d'Alene. The Post Falls Police Department says Craig Wade, Nathan Herbig and Jacob Brazle with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department and Doug Goodman with the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office were involved in the shooting. The name of a fifth officer with the Idaho State Police was not released.

Feds propose major habitat protections for killer whales

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:05pm

U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast.

Idaho police officers involved in fatal shooting named

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:14pm

Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in Coeur d'Alene.

US approves releasing non-native insect to control thistle

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:42am

Federal officials have approved turning loose a non-native insect to feed on an invasive thistle that sprouts in everything from rangelands to vineyards to wilderness areas, mainly in the U.S. West.

West Nile virus cases reported in Eastern Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:58am

There's been a small outbreak of West Nile virus infections in Eastern Oregon this year.

Man dies after being hit by car while crossing street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:27am

Police say a man died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle while crossing the street in Pocatello Tuesday night.

Los Angeles County seeks review of ruling on homelessness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:23am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to join an effort to seek reversal of a court decision that restricts efforts to bar homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks in Western states.

Louisa County board adopts rules for solar power development

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:35am

A southeast Iowa board of supervisors has cleared the way for solar power projects to proceed.

Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. MDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:20am

Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in Coeur d'Alene.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:40am

Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in Coeur d'Alene. The Post Falls Police Department says Craig Wade, Nathan Herbig and Jacob Brazle with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department and Doug Goodman with the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office were involved in the shooting. The name of a fifth officer with the Idaho State Police was not released.

Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. MDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:20pm

The brother of a man standing trial for a third time in a decades-old double murder case says he committed the murders alone, without the help of Mark Lankford.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:40pm

The brother of a man standing trial for a third time in a decades-old double murder case says he committed the murders alone, without the help of defendant Mark Lankford. The Idaho Press reports Bryan Lankford gave the testimony Monday in his brother's trial. Bryan, who is serving a life sentence in connection with the killings of U.S. Marine Capt. Robert Bravence and his wife, Cheryl Bravence, has claimed he acted alone in the killings before. But he's also previously recanted that claim.

Brother of defendant says he acted alone in 1983 murders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:54pm

The brother of a man standing trial for a third time in a decades-old double murder case says he committed the murders alone, without the help of Mark Lankford.

Texas oil company facing Idaho lawsuit files for bankruptcy

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:50am

A Texas company that made Idaho a natural gas and oil-producing state but is facing a federal lawsuit from disgruntled royalty recipients as well as an investigation by Idaho authorities involving production records has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Idaho authorities seek person responsible for motel fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:37am

Idaho law enforcement has asked the public for help in finding the person responsible for starting a fire that burned a motel built in the 1950s.

First of 4 defendants sentenced in Boise foothills attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:03am

The first of four people convicted of attacking a Boise woman and leaving her for dead in the foothills has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Idaho man drowns in Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:33pm

A 75-year-old man drowned in northwestern Montana while working on his boat on the west side of Flathead Lake near Rollins.

Official: Development of salmon-saving policies takes time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:51am

Idaho officials say it will take time for the governor's Salmon Working Group to come up with policies in hopes of helping salmon recover.

Idaho day care worker charged with lewd conduct with child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:00am

A day care worker in Mountain Home has been charged with a felony after investigators said he inappropriately touched a child at the day care center.