CRIME & SAFETY
Reward Offered by Family for Information on Missing Buddhist Monk
A month after a 64-year-old Buddhist monk mysteriously disappeared from a Newport Monastery, a $25,000 reward is being offered by the family for information leading to his whereabouts. If you have any leads, contact the Ponderay County Sheriff's Office.
U.S. Marshals and Sandpoint police bring accused parental kidnapper back to Idaho
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho (KIFI) – Late Thursday, a team of Deputy U.S. Marshals arrived at the Spokane International Airport with 40-year-old Laurel E. Hannah in custody. They traveled more than 4,000 miles to Costa Rica to pick her up from local authorities. Hannah is the non-custodial mother who...
A month after police shot a blind woman in her Idaho home, agencies release little about investigation
(Spokesman-Review) — Kootenai County law enforcement agencies continue to withhold most information surrounding a Spirit Lake police shooting in early November that left a 67-year-old blind woman dead at her senior living complex. The secrecy has led some people to call for more transparency. “I wish they would come...
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Kootenai County, Idaho!
The state of Idaho has a reputation for having a low crime rate. Overall, the Idaho State Police reported a decrease in crime in 2022, and the Gem State ranks fourth in the nation for the fewest crimes per 100,000 residents. Surprisingly, though, there are certain areas in this state that you might want to stay away from if you’re planning on going for a run or stroll after dark.