Idaho

Standing out in front of the Ada County Sheriff's Office in Boise, witnesses, from left to right, Mary Young, Mike Young, Mark John and Christa John speak with news reporters Sunday Aug. 11, 2013 about their sighting of Hannah Anderson and James DiMaggio out Morehead Lake. (AP Photo/UT San Diego, Nelvin C. Cepeda)

Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The highly publicized multistate search for a Southern California teenage girl probably would have taken longer if she and her abductor hadn’t encountered a sharp-eyed retired sheriff and three others riding […]

08/12/2013

ADA County paramedics and other authorities offload at the Cascade Emergency Operations Center in Cascade, Idaho, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.   (AP Photo/Robby Milo)

Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — A harrowing weeklong search for a missing California teenager ended Saturday when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho […]

08/10/2013

This combination of undated file photos provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows James Lee DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department)

FBI fans through wilderness in search for teen

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agents say they’re focused on getting feet on the ground in the search for 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her suspected abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio in […]

08/10/2013

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Hundreds search Idaho wilderness for missing teen

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) – The search for 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her suspected abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio, has spanned three states and thousands of miles. But now that law enforcement officers are at their […]

08/10/2013

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Status of the states on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow […]

06/28/2013

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Top-ranked amateur Williams ready for NCAAs

SEATTLE (AP) — When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he’s learned about many of the other accolades in his […]

05/23/2013

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez (AP Photo)

Document: White House shooter practiced for months

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House practiced with his weapon for six months and may have been upset about the country’s […]

05/01/2013

Firearms for sale. (AP Photo)

Some communities seek to require gun ownership

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Communities from Idaho to Georgia to Maine have been inspired to “require” or recommend their residents arm themselves ever since the Newtown school massacre.

03/08/2013

Gigantic potato travels to the Farmers Market

  Beginning around 2 p.m., a 6-ton, 28-foot-long potato sculpture commissioned by the Idaho Potato Commission will be hauled by a big-rig flatbed truck from Huntington Beach to the original Farmers Market in the Fairfax […]

10/19/2012

Human finger in Idaho trout belongs to wakeboarder

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – A human finger found inside a fish at Idaho’s Priest Lake has been traced to a wakeboarder who lost four fingers in an accident more than two months earlier. Fisherman Nolan […]

09/25/2012

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