LATAH COUNTY, Idaho - The Latah County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a
new scam / fraud that has been reported. The victims receive a phone call from
a person posing as a Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff stating someone the
victim knows, a friend or employee has been arrested. The
NEW YORK (AP) - The Seattle Times' investigation of the state of Washington's practice of steering people to methadone to reduce its Medicaid costs won a Public Service award from the Associated Press Media Editors association.
In a three-part series, the newspaper's "Methadone and the
EXAMINER.COM - A new chapter has been added to the game of cat and mouse played by drivers who speed and law enforcement personnel who try to catch them in the act. Only the "culprit" in this case was motionless at the time of her arrest.
ABC affiliate KTRK in Houston reports that Natalie Plummer
SPOKANE, Wash. - One person is in custody after a SWAT situation in north Spokane early Saturday morning.
It started just before 4:30 AM near the intersection of Freya and Francis. Police told KHQ they received a call about an armed person randomly shooting a gun in the street.
The suspect actually
By NIGEL DUARAAssociated Press
ON THE OREGON-IDAHO BORDER (AP) - Hurtling down I-84 with a bag of medical marijuana and no legal right to possess it, the 23-year-old Idaho man with the crooked grin drove out of Oregon, making a break for home.
But he was soon
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Rains cooled Colorado's wildfires Wednesday, but more than a dozen wildfires elsewhere in the West continued chewing through bone-dry pine and brush as firefighters working through the holiday kept a nervous eye for fireworks
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho's crime rate has remained largely stable over the past two years, according to a report from the Idaho State Police, but the number of reported hate crimes and assaults on law enforcement officers climbed in 2011. Idaho State Police collects the
Wash. - The Indianapolis public safety director, Frank Straub surrounded in
controversy has applied to be the next Spokane Police Chief.
confirmed with Spokane city spokesperson Marlene Feist that Mayor David Condon
spoke with Straub earlier this year and "encouraged" him to