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Idaho Crime

Naked Intruder's Wet, Stinky Mess

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.26.2014 | Weird News

What does it take for a man to be arrested in Kuna, Idaho? Apparently not breaking into a stranger's house, flooding the kitchen and smearing feces...

Prison Director Steps Down As Grandson Faces Murder Charges

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The head of Idaho's Department of Correction is taking a leave of absence as his grandson faces a murder charge in southern Idah...

'Furry' Accused Of Sex With Cat

Posted 08.12.2013 | Weird News

An Idaho man was arrested Thursday after police say he sexually penetrated a cat on more than one occasion. Ryan Havens Tannenholz, 28 -- a self-de...

Accused Idaho Terrorist Heads To Court

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 07.17.2013 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho — He was a Russian-speaking truck driver who came to Idaho nearly four years ago to join hundreds of other Uzbekistan refugees for ...

Idaho Mom Pleads Guilty To Involuntary Manslaughter In 2-year-old Daughter's Death

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Crime

MURPHY, Idaho -- An Idaho woman has pleaded guilty to allegations that she had other children help her burn her 2-year-old daughter's body in a barrel...

3 Fatally Shot At Pit Bull Breeders' Ranch

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2013 | Crime

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, April 6 (Reuters) - Three people were shot to death in a rural Idaho house where a man and his son w...

Zoo Burglars Beat Monkey To Death

AP | KEITH RIDLER | Posted 11.18.2012 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho -- A break-in at Zoo Boise early Saturday left a Patas monkey dead from blunt force trauma to the head and neck and police were analyzing...

Idaho Woman Who Allegedly Faked Daughter's Cancer Now Charged With Faking Pregnancy

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.30.2012 | Crime

An Idaho woman already in hot water for falsely claiming her daughter had cancer, allegedly took her deceit a step further by faking a pregnancy for f...

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New Clue In Search For Idaho Teen

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.04.2012 | Crime

Police in Post Falls, Idaho are looking for a 16-year-old boy who has been missing since September and could be in central California. Austan Tyler...

Inmate Accused Of Sending Threatening Stick Figure Drawing

AP | REBECCA BOONE | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weird News

BOISE, Idaho -- A woman who was about to be released from an Idaho prison will stay behind bars a while longer because federal prosecutors say she mai...

Rapists Sought In Craigslist Ad

Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

An Idaho man is accused of posting an ad on Craigslist asking men to go to his house and rape his wife. Justin Crawford, 32, allegedly admitted to ...

This Man Has To Pay $68 For Cop's Pants, Nothing For Cop's Smashed Car

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

BOISE, Idaho — A recalcitrant drunken driver must pay $68 to replace pants that a Boise police officer ripped during a foot chase, but the Idaho Cou...

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$40,000 Stash Of Cocaine Found In 82-Year-Old Woman's Car

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.10.2012 | Crime

An Idaho mechanic made an unexpected discovery while working on an elderly woman's car last week when he found a pound of cocaine hidden under the hoo...

Man Forced To Moonwalk At Gunpoint

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

SANDPOINT, Idaho — An Idaho man has been charged with assault after authorities say he ordered another man to perform the "moonwalk" at gunpoint...

Privately Run Prison Remains Idaho's Most Violent Lockup

AP | By REBECCA BOONE | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho -- In the last four years, Idaho's largest privately run prison has faced federal lawsuits, widespread public scrutiny, increased state o...

Idaho Man Gets Life For Killing 8-Year-Old Boy

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 11.02.2011 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho — A man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for torturing his girlfriend's 8-year-old son, then killing him and trying to cover ...

Stolen Can Of Beer Could Send Woman To Prison For 10 Years

Posted 10.16.2011 | Crime

An Idaho woman might be sent to the can for a decade -- all for a single can of beer. Police in Boise arrested 35-year-old Victoria Hill for allege...

Cops: Neo-Nazi Picks Fight With Wrong Man

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's never acceptable to judge a man by the color of his skin -- but sometimes it's wise to judge a man by the logo on his t-shirt. Idaho police sa...