Boise police say a suspect who pointed a weapon at officers was shot and killed. KTVB reports the police shooting occurred Sunday morning near North Clover Drive and West State Street. The name and gender of the person killed was not immediately released. Police say officers had responded to a call of a suspicious person in the area.
State wildlife officials in central Idaho say they killed an orphaned black bear cub rather than send it to a rehabilitation facility because success isn't guaranteed, and Idaho already has a healthy black bear population. Terry Thompson of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game tells the Idaho Mountain Express that the agency generally doesn't consider big game animals for rehabilitation.
Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase. Police identified the suspect Thursday as 28-year-old David Bamber Jr. of Pleasanton, California. The Twin Falls Police Department says Bamber was wanted for burglary and firearm possession charges by California authorities and was a suspect in two kidnappings in Nevada.