Courts + Policing

The Idaho State Correctional Institution

Idaho Department of Correction replaces prison health care provider

BY: - October 26, 2021

As coronavirus continues to rage across Idaho’s unvaccinated population, the Idaho Department of Correction has changed health care providers. IDOC is responsible for the health care of roughly 8,000 people in the department’s custody. For more than 10 years, the department contracted with Corizon Health. Corizon was established in 2011, after merging with two other […]

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Boise State report: 75% of missing Indigenous people in Idaho are women

BY: - October 25, 2021

Hundreds of people go missing across Idaho every year for many reasons, and among non-Native people, the majority are over the age of 21 and about 60% are males. Among missing Native people in Idaho, approximately half are under the age of 21 and 75% of them are women.   Those findings are part of a […]

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Idaho’s track record does not bode well for COVID-19 vaccination rollout for kids

BY: - October 13, 2021

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 13, 2021 It’s a problem Dr. Kenny Bramwell would love to see: A shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, as parents flock to pharmacies and clinics to get their children the jab. But Bramwell, medical director for the St. Luke’s Health System children’s hospital, is realistic, based on Idaho’s vaccination track record. […]

Preliminary hearing scheduled for former Idaho legislator accused of rape

BY: - October 13, 2021

A preliminary hearing for former legislator Aaron von Ehlinger will be held at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 29, following his arraignment before a judge Wednesday morning. Von Ehlinger, 39, is charged with rape and forcible penetration by use of a foreign object, both felonies. A no contact order was also issued. The charges are based on […]

Boise State University, Boise police agree on law enforcement contract

BY: - October 12, 2021

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 12, 2021 Boise State University and the Boise Police Department have agreed on a five-year law enforcement contract extension. If the State Board of Education and the Boise City Council approve the deal, the new contract would go into effect on Nov. 1, the day after the current police […]