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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For the second time in nearly two decades, 31 members of Idaho's state lawmakers are women. Idaho voters picked the 31 female lawmakers to serve in legislative seats across the state during last week's Election Day. This means that women will make up 29.5 percent in the Idaho Legislature when it convenes in Boise in January. The last time more than 30 women served in the 105-member Statehouse was in 1994. The number has previously hovered around or below 29 women for years.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwest Idaho have arrested a 30-year-old Boise man following a drive-by shooting in Caldwell. Police took Roberto Angel Ballesteros into custody on Tuesday at a hotel in Boise.

KUNA, Idaho (AP) — A southwest Idaho man whose five children police say were living in unsafe conditions that included dog feces in the home is facing felony charges. KTVB-TV reports that 35-year-old Isaac Moroni Hyatt of Kuna was taken into custody Monday and is facing five felony counts of injury to a child.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials say an Oregon man who died after falling into a scalding Yellowstone National Park hot spring was looking for a place to "hot pot," the forbidden practice of soaking in one of the park's thermal features. A park report on the June 7 incident indicated Sable Scott was taking video with her cellphone when her brother, Colin, slipped and fell into the scalding water.

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