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February 19, 2015 at 7:09 AM

Idaho college administrator offered scholarships for sex, police say

The Associated Press COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — The former financial aid director at North Idaho College is facing felony charges after police say he offered scholarship money belonging to the school to students in exchange for sex. Authorities arrested 36-year-old Joseph M. Bekken on Wednesday on suspicion of misusing public funds and soliciting prostitution. Police say Bekken advertised…


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February 10, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Police: Idaho woman arrested after attack with high heel

The Associated Press IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — A 38-year-old eastern Idaho women police say beat another woman in the face with a high-heeled shoe after a collision on the dance floor is facing an aggravated battery charge. Annette Sisneros of Iona remained in the Bonneville County Jail on Tuesday with a bond of $50,000. Idaho Falls Police spokeswoman…


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February 9, 2015 at 8:08 AM

Wash. residents continue to boost liquor sales in Idaho

Information from The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — Idaho liquor sales are up, but it’s not necessarily because Idahoans are tipping back more bottles. Washington state residents driving across the border to buy cheaper booze have contributed to increased sales in Idaho which are up 4.8 percent over the previous year, according to Idaho State Liquor Division…


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January 13, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Man accused of 4 Idaho shootings remains in jail on suicide watch

The Associated Press MOSCOW, Idaho — A man remains in jail under a suicide watch after being accused of shooting four people, killing three, in Moscow, Idaho, over the weekend. John Lee was in custody on Tuesday after making his first court appearance Monday in Colfax, Washington, and being advised of his rights. The Lewiston Tribune reported the…


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December 1, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Idaho hunters fined for using powered parachute to spot deer

The Associated Press MUD LAKE, Idaho — Three southeastern Idaho men have been banned from hunting for a year after one of them used a powered parachute to spot deer and radio back information to two others on the ground. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game in a news release Monday says parachute flyer Braxton Tomlinson…


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October 20, 2014 at 1:18 PM

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ actor arrested in Idaho

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — An actor best known for his role in the television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” is apologizing for actions that led to his arrest in a hotel lobby in southwest Idaho. Nicholas Brendon, known for playing Xander Harris on the hit show that ran from 1997 to 2003, said Monday on…


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October 15, 2014 at 10:23 AM

Idaho man charged after burrito thrown at worker

The Associated Press HAYDEN, Idaho  — A northern Idaho resident at an assisted living facility accused of throwing a burrito at an employee has been charged with battery. The Coeur d’Alene Press reports that police took 52-year-old Travis Micho into custody Sunday after he told an officer he became angry at the employee and threw a burrito at…


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September 28, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Missing Idaho woman found disoriented in Mississippi hometown

The Associated Press An Idaho woman who disappeared last week has been found, disoriented but alive, in the small Mississippi town where her father was once a minister in the 1960s. She told police she didn’t know how she got there. Cynthia Adams, a 52-year-old Boise woman, was reported missing on Tuesday when she didn’t return from a…


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September 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Idaho woman charged with felony over chewed seat

The Associated Press SANDPOINT, Idaho — A northern Idaho woman has been charged with a felony after police said she chewed up the upholstery of a patrol car seat. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 42-year-old Staci Anne Spence was charged late last week with felony malicious injury to property and misdemeanors including resisting arrest and…


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September 17, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — 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 were hurt in the crash Sunday and had to receive medical treatment. Authorities say…


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