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Reader board erroneously tells drivers I-90 closed until Thursday

KXLY North Idaho News - March 4, 2014 - 7:53pm
Interstate 90 has reopened from Mullan, Idaho to St. Regis, Montana after closing Monday due to avalanche dangers, but it turns out a reader board mistake nearly caused as much trouble as the highway closure.

Body cams show final moments of deadly 2012 shooting

KXLY North Idaho News - February 28, 2014 - 7:28pm
One day after the Kootenai County prosecutor ruled a 2012 Coeur d'Alene Police officer-involved shooting was justified authorities have released dash cam and body cam footage from the officers involved in that shooting.

Two critically injured in Coeur d'Alene apartment fire

KXLY North Idaho News - February 28, 2014 - 4:55pm
The Coeur d'Alene Fire Department reports a log accidentally rolled out of a fireplace, leading to a fire that critically injured two people and sent six more to the hospital Friday morning at a four-unit apartment complex in the 4200 block of Crown Avenue.

Idaho considering raising speed limits

KXLY North Idaho News - February 26, 2014 - 8:21pm
If you feel the need for speed, you could soon be cruising the freeways in Idaho at 80 miles an hour, after the state senate has green lit a bill that could increase freeway speeds.

Avista's dam plans may disrupt Spokane River recreation

KXLY North Idaho News - February 24, 2014 - 8:24pm
The popular Q'emiln Park boat launch could experience some added closures this summer as Avista plans to rebuild the South Channel Dam in Post Falls.

Post Falls family shocked by homicide arrest

KXLY North Idaho News - February 24, 2014 - 12:52pm
A man was arrested Saturday in Post Falls for a Pierce County murder. The family he was staying with spoke to KXLY 4  about their involvement.

Washington man arrested for beating death at Silver Mountain Lodge

KXLY North Idaho News - February 24, 2014 - 12:50pm
A Port Angeles man has been arrested on voluntary manslaughter charges after a man was beaten at Silver Mountain Lodge and later succumbed to his injuries.

U.S. Marshals arrest homicide suspect in Post Falls

KXLY North Idaho News - February 23, 2014 - 12:06pm
The U.S. Marshals served a warrant on a homicide suspect in Post Falls on Saturday.

H & R Block clears out office, leaves tax returns behind

KXLY North Idaho News - February 20, 2014 - 7:35pm
It's an identity thief's dream: Boxes and boxes of income tax returns were recently found at a former H & R Block office in Coeur d'Alene. Those returns had been left behind for nearly a year.

The Gift of Life

KXLY North Idaho News - February 18, 2014 - 8:03pm
Their name is synonymous with both grief and strength. The Swank family in North Idaho has had their faith tested in ways most of us could never imagine. In 2009, they lost their 17-year old son Drew following a football injury. Now, their faith is being tested again as Drew's older sister fights for her life.

Thieves steal gear from Special Olympics team

KXLY North Idaho News - February 18, 2014 - 7:44pm
Theft is a heinous crime, but for a group of Special Olympians in Moscow, it was especially heinous, when someone nearly crushed their hopes for the upcoming winter games when someone broke into their storage unit and stole all the newest equipment for the Moscow Rebel Tigers.

Idaho Fish and Game asking for citizen input on animal trapping

KXLY North Idaho News - February 17, 2014 - 7:55pm
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking for input on trapping concerns after two recent incidents where families lost their dogs in wooded areas.

North Idaho native ready to hit the slopes for Team USA

KXLY North Idaho News - February 15, 2014 - 1:21am
Sandpoint, Idaho native Nate Holland is preparing for the race of his life on Monday in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Community rallies around injured Bonners Ferry cheerleader

KXLY North Idaho News - February 14, 2014 - 10:19am
There's been an outpouring of support for a cheerleader from Bonners Ferry High School who was critically injured in a head-on collision over the weekend.

Wolf baiting eyed in northern Idaho

KXLY North Idaho News - February 13, 2014 - 11:00am
Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in northern Idaho are proposing hunters be allowed to use bait to kill more wolves as a way to bolster elk numbers in the Panhandle region.