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BPD Detectives Looking for Robbery, Stabbing Suspects, Ask for Your Help

BPD Detectives Looking for Robbery, Stabbing Suspects, Ask for Your Help

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Boise Police are looking for three suspects in a stabbing early this morning near Camel’s Back Park in the North End. Sergeant Justin Kendall says a group of people were hanging out near the park, when three men walked up and demanded money and other things. After the robbery, one of…MORE

Who Are the Best Tippers in the USA?  Not Millennials…

Who Are the Best Tippers in the USA? Not Millennials…

  Boise (670 KBOI News) – As we travel about the country this holiday weekend, and this summer, a lot of people will do stuff for us, and often, they work for tips. Creditcards.com analyst Ted Rossman says they looked at who are the best and worst tippers, and Millennials are by far the worst,…MORE

Study Says Idaho is Among States with Highest Number of Uninsured Women

Study Says Idaho is Among States with Highest Number of Uninsured Women

Washington, DC (670 KBOI News) – Georgetown University says Idaho’s women of childbearing age are some of the most uninsured in the country. Joan Alker with the Georgetown Center for Children and Families says 16% of Idaho’s women between 18 and 44 fall into the so-called Medicaid Gap, and won’t really be helped when expansion kicks…MORE

Census Bureau: Meridian Tied for 4th Fastest Growing City

Census Bureau: Meridian Tied for 4th Fastest Growing City

Meridian (670 KBOI News) – According to the US Census Bureau, Meridian is tied for the nation’s 4th fastest growing city…at least when it comes to the percentage of growth. For 2018, Meridian’s population grew 6.1%, which ties with Frisco, Texas — in the Dallas Fort worth area — for 4th place. Buckeye, Arizona was…MORE

Boise Needs Better-Paying Jobs, Current Economic Model Not Sustainable

Boise Needs Better-Paying Jobs, Current Economic Model Not Sustainable

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The Treasure Valley is growing like crazy, but is it sustainable? According to a Washington DC think tank, the answer is no. BoiseDev.com publisher Don Day says a report from the Brookings Institute says Idaho isn’t producing enough of a STEM-skilled workforce to attract manufacturing jobs, so instead, we’re getting a…MORE

Rodriguez: Canyon County Needs New, Less Expensive Jail Plan

Rodriguez: Canyon County Needs New, Less Expensive Jail Plan

  Nampa (670 KBOI News) – As the dust is settling in Canyon County after the jail bond went down to defeat at the polls last night, the question on the minds of many people is “what now”? Nampa City Councilman Victor Rodriguez is a member of the Concerned Citizens for Canyon County, a group that…MORE

UPDATED: Canyon, Ada County Election Results

UPDATED: Canyon, Ada County Election Results

Boise (670 KBOI News) -Election results are rolling into Canyon and Ada County Elections offices.  Here are the unofficial returns as of 10:50… Canyon County (64 of 64 precincts reporting) Jail Bond – 34% in favor, 66% opposed  (2/3 majority needed to win) Kuna Rural Fire District Levy – 38% in favor, 62% opposed Kuna Library…MORE

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Jerome Girl

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Jerome Girl

Jerome (670 KBOI News) – An Amber alert is in effect for a 17-year old girl from Jerome who was apparently kidnapped from her job Sunday. Sandra Rios-Chavez is believed to have been kidnapped by Miguel Rodriguez-Perez in the parking lot of the Wendy’s where Sandra works. She was last seen wearing her Wendy’s uniform. Rodriguez…MORE

Dogs No Longer Allowed in Eagle Island Lake

Dogs No Longer Allowed in Eagle Island Lake

Eagle (670 KBOI News) – Pet lovers, listen up…next time you head to Eagle Island State Park, remember to keep Fido and Fifi out of the lake. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is banning pets from the lake, citing diseases like e-coli, that are often spread by pet feces…says spokeswoman Jennifer Oakerlund. “With so…MORE

Caldwell Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder

Caldwell Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder

Caldwell (670 KBOI News) – A Caldwell man is under arrest, wanted for a 1996 cold case murder in Idaho Falls. The Idaho Statesman is reporting police arrested Brian Dripps Wednesday, and charged him with first degree murder, in the death of Angie Dodge. At this morning’s initial court appearance, Dripps was also charged with rape.…MORE

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