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MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man charged with killing his estranged wife and dumping her body in the Snake River has been found guilty of first-degree murder. The jury deliberated a day and a half before determining 53-year-old Charles Capone of Moscow killed 40-year-old Rachael Anderson from Clarkston, Washington, in April 2010. The body of the mother of four hasn't been found.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter. The Idaho Statesman reports all five young people in the Ford Bronco had to receive medical treatment. A 16-year-old boy was cited for interfering with the driver's safety.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — County officials in Idaho are considering shifting public defense responsibilities to the state after struggling to meet constitutionally mandated funding and training requirements. Idaho Association of Counties president Patty Weeks says most counties are not equipped to manage public defense when funding varies between counties.
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — City leaders in the central Idaho resort town of Ketchum have passed a resolution requesting state officials use nonlethal methods to manage wolf conflicts with livestock in Blaine County. The city council said guard dogs, strobe lights and electric fencing are preferable to aerial gunning, hunting and trapping. Councilors are also asking state leaders to reconsider what is considered a viable wolf population.
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