North Idaho

Crash on 4th of July Pass blocking right lane

WOLF LODGE, Idaho -- A flipped truck is currently blocking the right lane of I-90 on 4th of July pass. The crash occurred near Mile Post 30, 13 miles east of the Coeur d'Alene area. Drivers should use extreme caution…

N. Idaho sex offender arrested in Spokane

KOOTENAI CO., Idaho -- A North Idaho sex offender wanted on an outstanding warrant has been arrested in Spokane. Joseph D. Broadsword, 35 of Post Falls, was wanted by the Kootenai County…

Coeur d'Alene 5th grader wins national award for invention

DEARBORN, Michigan – A Coeur d’Alene fifth-grader was recently honored for her ingenuity at a national invention convention.  Julia Schwam won the Best Logbook Award at the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals for her “Safe S’mores Shield.” It’s a lightweight, portable…

Increase in felony criminal cases strains some Idaho courts

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors and public defenders in north-central Idaho are struggling to keep up with hundreds of felony criminal cases, and the backlog is straining budgets. Nez Perce County has 330 felonies in its court system and is…

North Idaho woman found safe

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – A missing North Idaho woman has been found safe.  Tessa Shannon was reported missing Thursday after no one had heard from her since early Wednesday morning.  It is not clear where she was located.