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Boise State hosts Utah State on Saturday | KBOI
KBOI | February 22, 2019
  Boise State will come out the mid-week bye with a home matchup against Utah State. Utah State is currently alone in second place in the Mountain West standings with an 11-3 record. You can hear the game on 670 KBOI, as the two teams will square off at Taco Bell Arena on Saturday, at […]
Suspects in rape case ask judge to reduce bond | KBOI
KBOI | February 22, 2019
  Two of the four suspects accused of raping an 18-year-old woman inside a vehicle in Kuna earlier this month have asked a judge to reduce their bond. According to Idaho court records, Swedi Iyombelo and Elias Lupango have filed a motion to have their bonds reduced which was set at $250,000. De...
Two Bills to Repeal Medicaid Expansion Rejected in Committee | KBOI
KBOI | February 22, 2019
  Boise (670 KBOI News) – Two bills in the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee, dealing with repealing the Medicaid expansion law passed by voters in November, are dead, after 7-5 votes this morning. Both draft bills were sponsored by Representatives Julianne Young of Blackfoot and ...
Arrest made in connection to 1995 Burley cold case murder of Regina Krieger | KBOI
KBOI | February 21, 2019
  A Burley man has been arrested in connection with the 1995 murder of a 14-year-old girl. Police have charged Gilberto Rodriguez with first-degree murder in connection to the stabbing death of Regina Krieger, who disappeared from the basement of her Burley home on Feb. 28, 1995. The girls body...
The Idaho Legislature will not “Add The Words” this year | KBOI
KBOI | February 21, 2019
  The Idaho Legislature will not Add The Words this year. Idaho Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill said Wednesday that he believes progress has been made on the effort to protect LGBT people from discrimination while also protecting religious freedoms, but he believes there isn’t time th...
National Weather Service:  Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 5pm Wednesday | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
  From the National Weather Service in Boise. ...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING... .Widespread snow continues to fall throughout southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho. Snow covered roadways are already visible on webcams and will make for difficult morning commutes. ...WINTER WEATHER AD...
Idaho connection to a murder case in Colorado | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
  There is an Idaho connection to a murder case in Colorado. A man accused of beating the mother of his child to death with a baseball bat tried to persuade his new girlfriend from Idaho (Twin Falls) to kill her three times before he took the matter into his own hands, investigators said. Patri...
E-Bikes Bill Clears Idaho House, Goes to Senate | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
Boise (670 KBOI News) – E-bikes — or bikes with electric motors to provide a boost to riders while they peddle them up hills and so on — are coming into their own in the Idaho legislature. The House voted 69-0 to pass House Bill 76, which recognizes the three categories of e-bikes...
Group Changes Tactics, Pushing for Public Approval for Library, Stadium Projects | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
Boise (670 KBOI News) – A member of the group Boise Working Together says they’re upping their effort to let the taxpayers of Boise have a chance to speak their minds on plans for a new main library and a sports stadium, both in downtown. Dave Kangus attended Tuesday night’s City ...
Marsy’s Law for Idaho Clears Senate; Headed to House | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
Boise (670 KBOI News) – Marsy’s Law for Idaho — a proposed crime victim’s rights constitutional amendment — is headed to the Idaho House of Representatives after passing the Senate Monday on a 25-9 vote. It’s also known as Senate Joint Resolution 1. It’s bi...
“In Pursuit with John Walsh” to feature Canyon County murder investigation | KBOI
KBOI | February 20, 2019
  Canyon County’s unsolved triple homicide from 2017 will be featured in today’s (Wednesday’s) episode of “In Pursuit with John Walsh.” The episode, airing 8 p.m. Mountain time, on Investigation Discovery, will profile suspect Gerald “Mike” Bullinger’...
Bill to Make Wolf Depredation Control Board Permanent Headed to Governor’s Desk | KBOI
KBOI | February 19, 2019
Boise (670 KBOI News) – The state Wolf Depredation Control Board is on its way to becoming a permanent governmental entity, after a bill cleared the Idaho House Monday. Senate Bill 1039 makes the Board permanent…it was scheduled to sunset this fiscal year. The bill also funds it by $200...
Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee approves K-12 education budget | KBOI
KBOI | February 19, 2019
  Caucus-members in the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee approved the budget for Idaho’s public schools on Monday. The $2.2 billion budget would be a six percent increase in funding for public schools in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. The budget funds the fifth and final year o...
Mother and 10 month old daughter found safe after eight nights stranded in Owyhee Mountains | KBOI
KBOI | February 19, 2019
  After eight freezing nights stranded in the Owyhee Mountains, a Boise mother and her 10-month-old daughter are safe. The father, who went to search for help, is still missing. Eric Rose and his wife, who goes by Rose, tried to take a shortcut through Silver City. However, their Suburban got s...
Family of four escapes burning home early Tuesday morning | KBOI
KBOI | February 19, 2019
  A Boise family of four safely escaped from a house fire early Tuesday morning. That fire started on the exterior of the house and extended into the attic before being extinguished. Crews were called to the home on the 1400 block of West Targee Street shortly before 3:30 a.m., and arrived to s...
Idaho Flu Season Not Nearly as Deadly as Last Year | KBOI
KBOI | February 19, 2019
Boise (670 KBOI News) – So far this flu season, deaths are down significantly in Idaho…by this time last year, 66 people had died, while he flu has killed only 12 people this year. But the Idaho Press is reporting last week was the deadliest so far in the 2018-2019 season…five peo...
Three Men, One Boy Arrested for Gang Raping Kuna Woman | KBOI
KBOI | February 15, 2019
Kuna (670 KBOI News) – Three men from Boise and a boy are under arrest, suspected of gang raping a woman in a Kuna neighborhood. According to an Ada County Sheriff’s Office press release, the woman was having sex with Swedi Iyombelo in a car parked in the neighborhood. They had just met...