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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Idaho must pay more than $400,000 to the lawyers who successfully fought to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage. The judge awarded an amount that is about 10 percent less than what the lawyers requested. Gay marriage became legal in Idaho on Oct. 15.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police in southeast Idaho took into custody a person dressed as Batman after receiving a report of two superheros trying to enter a residence. Pocatello police tell the Idaho State Journal that 24-year-old Michael Christenson was arrested on a warrant and taken to the Bannock County Jail. Police say a second person dressed as Superman was released. Police say the men reported they were looking for a party.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A 7-year-old Montana boy has died after being pulled from a northern Idaho hotel swimming pool. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department tells The Spokesman-Review that the child from Missoula died shortly after being removed from life support. The boy's name hasn't been released.
CHALLIS, Idaho (AP) — Custer County officials in central Idaho say there's no damage from an earthquake that shook the area yesterday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.7-magnitude temblor was located about a mile east of Challis and about a mile deep. A spokeswoman of the Custer County Sheriff's Office says the quake was widely felt among residents in the sparsely populated area. But she says residents are used to the ground shaking after a swarm of quakes up to 4.9 in magnitude last spring that peaked in mid-April.
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