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Nampa police: Man with gun tried to take two victims' vehicles

October 27, 2015 - 17:34

A 26-year-old man was booked into the Canyon County jail Wednesday on suspicion of trying to take two vehicles from drivers in a business parking lot in the 2100 block…

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Judge: Jailhouse notes out, defendant’s letter in at Orchard Street killings trial

October 27, 2015 - 12:32

Ada County prosecutors are barred from using information gleaned from handwritten notes seized from murder suspect Anthony Robins Jr. during his trial on aiding and abetting first-degree murder, a judge…

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Bown Crossing Library branch set for groundbreaking Wednesday

October 27, 2015 - 09:43

The long-awaited facility is scheduled to be open by the end of next year.

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Boise police chief: One hospitalized after officer-involved shooting

October 27, 2015 - 07:06

A 37-year-old Boise man was hospitalized late Monday after he fled a traffic stop on foot and was shot by a Boise police officer who pursued him, Boise police said.

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What would you do if a stranger crawled in your bedroom window?

October 26, 2015 - 23:39

Sixteen-year-old Isabell Hoffman awoke earlier this month to the shadow of a man crawling through her bedroom window.

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Investigators: Nampa woman beaten to death with metal bar

October 26, 2015 - 22:12

A 24-year-old woman who had been living at the Port of Hope treatment center in Nampa was arraigned on a first-degree murder charge Monday, accusing of killing another resident early…

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Idaho Court of Appeals upholds Meridian man's murder conviction

October 26, 2015 - 19:00

Rob Hall, found guilty of killing his wife's lover in a Meridian parking lot in 2011, challenged that conviction, but the appeals court did not validate his arguments.

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Boise mayor candidates talk solutions, goals for city

October 26, 2015 - 16:38

The three candidates for Boise mayor were very civil Monday at a forum hosted by the City Club of Boise.

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Former Eagle gravel pit slated for mixed-use ‘luxury’ development

October 26, 2015 - 15:33

The Eagle City Council on Tuesday will consider an application to build 51 homes and 250 apartments on 75 acres of a former gravel extraction site adjacent to the Boise…

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Boise soldier who pleaded guilty in Afghan ‘kill team’ case released from prison

October 26, 2015 - 15:12

U.S. Army Pfc. Andrew “Andy” Holmes is back in Boise, his father told the Statesman on Monday.

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ITD: Section of Idaho 55 will be closed 3 hours Wednesday

October 26, 2015 - 11:54

Idaho 55 will be closed for three hours Wednesday night between McCall and New Meadows for road work, and motorists are advised to plan ahead for the closure.

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Developer appeals Boise P&Z denial of assisted-living project

October 26, 2015 - 10:36

Last month, the Boise Planning and Zoning Commission denied Jayo Construction’s request for permission to build a 157,000-square-foot assisted-living facility on the northwest corner of Hill Road and 15th Street.

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Readers share memories of Maureen O’Hara; updated with info on where to send condolences

October 26, 2015 - 10:30

Film star Maureen O’Hara died at her home in Boise on Saturday. She was 95.

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Crash on I-84 east of Boise leaves two cows dead; humans OK

October 26, 2015 - 09:29

A Honda Element struck two cows on eastbound Interstate 84 early Monday morning, according to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office.

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Expansions, enhancement coming to 3 Boise cultural and educational institutions

October 25, 2015 - 23:44

The Discovery Center, the Idaho State Historical Museum and the Idaho Botanical Garden are set to expand.

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Life in coverage gap turns tragic for East Idaho couple

October 25, 2015 - 23:43

The Steinkes of Idaho Falls couldn’t afford insurance and didn’t qualify for Medicaid.

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Woman found dead in Nampa; police charge suspect with murder

October 25, 2015 - 08:25

Nampa police arrested a woman they suspect was involved in the homicide of a 52-year-old woman found dead near the 500 block of East Florida Avenue early Sunday morning, police…

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How did 1955 Boys of Boise scandal affect the city and Idaho?

October 24, 2015 - 22:15

The day after Halloween in 1955, a Tuesday, a DC-6 crashed in Colorado, killing 44. The story led Wednesday’s editions of the Idaho Statesman. Below it was a story and…

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Idaho History: ‘Women of bad repute’ made newspaper pages in 1890s

October 24, 2015 - 22:02

We signed off last week by noting that Boise City Marshal Nicholson had all he could handle in 1890, rounding up drunks, stopping fistfights and escorting tramps out of town…

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Maureen O’Hara, spirited movie star and Boise resident, dies at 95

October 24, 2015 - 19:32

Maureen O’Hara, the flame-haired Irish movie star who appeared in classics ranging from the grim “How Green Was My Valley” to the uplifting “Miracle on 34th Street” and bantered unforgettably…

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