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Former Idaho police lieutenant to face additional criminal charges

CALDWELL — Former Caldwell Police Lt. Joseph Hoadley faces two additional charges as part of the FBI’s ongoing investigation into members of the department. The additional charges are “tampering with a witness by harassment” and “tampering with documents,” said Caldwell Police Chief Rex Ingram at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. In April, Hoadley was charged with “deprivation of rights under the color of law” as well as “destruction, alteration, or...
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Three Boise Area Restaurants Where Visiting Celebrities Ate

Boise is starting to gain national recognition for its food and restaurants lately. Even though the pandemic sadly forced some favorites and long standing Idaho eateries to close. New and prosperous dinning experiences have been popping up all over the Treasure Valley over the last few years. So what classic favorite or fresh new places have been requested by musicians and celebrities to eat?
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Caldwell suspect in viral video served animal cruelty citation

CALDWELL — The Caldwell man who was recorded allegedly abusing his dog over the weekend has been issued a misdemeanor citation for animal cruelty and has been assigned a court date. The man, whose identity has not been shared, was issued the citation on Wednesday morning, Caldwell Police Lt. Doug Winfield said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place in the 1000 block of Seventh Avenue, Caldwell Chief of Police Rex Ingram said. ...

2 new federal charges filed against former Caldwell police officer

CALDWELL, Idaho — New federal charges have been filed against former Caldwell police officer Joseph Hoadley in addition to two existing charges. Hoadley now faces charges of tampering with documents and tampering with a witness by harassment. "I've had regular communications with the investigators assigned to this case and...

5 of the World’s Deadliest Insects Are in Idaho Right Now

When you hear the words “most deadly insect in the world” what image pops into your head?. Murder Hornets? Sure, their name is scary but they actually got that name for wiping out other species of bees, not necessarily humans. Maybe one of the scary scorpions you’d find down in Texas or the disgustingly large funnel-web spiders you’d see in Australia?

Boise social media influencer arrested in connection with deadly crash

Originally published Aug. 9 on KTVB.COM. A Boise woman arrested in connection with a crash that killed another woman late Monday on Highway 55 is a well-known local social media influencer. Natalie Hodson, 37, is facing felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of an injury crash. She is being held in the Ada County Jail, where she was booked early Tuesday morning. She made her first court...

Why Micron’s 40 Billion Dollar Investment Will Not Include Boise

Micron is a worldwide leader in the semiconductor industry. The company has been through the good times and the bad. President Biden recently signed the CHIPS + Act that will give companies like Micron billions of dollars of tax incentives to build their technology centers in America. Congratulations, Mr. President, you've given over 40 billion dollars to companies that generate billions in revenue.

37-year-old Idaho social media influencer arrested after fatal hit-and-run on Idaho Highway 55

BOISE (Idaho Statesman) — A Boise woman has been arrested and charged after a hit-and-run accident on Idaho 55 north of Eagle left one person dead Monday night. Natalie Hodson, 37, was driving a minivan north of Beacon Light Road and south of Seamans Gulch Road when she allegedly struck a 39-year-old woman who had pulled over to check on the trailer she was hauling behind her pickup truck, according to a Tuesday news release from the Ada County Sheriff’s Office.

West Valley Medical Center promotes Simmons-Meyers

West Valley Medical Center has announced the promotion of Dawn Simmons-Meyers to the role of director of the medical surgical department and orthopedics department. Simmons-Meyers began her tenure at West Valley in 2016. She has served in various roles in the float pool, as house supervisor and with the case management team. Her overall nursing ...

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: A year older, Kuna looks to make strides

Starting roughly a dozen sophomores in his first year as Kuna football coach, Jeff Schank knew 2021 would be a struggle for the Kavemen. But what might have been a detriment last year, youth, turns into a strength this year in experience. “It’s tough to have a losing season like we did last year and come back,” said Schank. “That’s probably why I’m most excited about these kids, they didn’t...