BURLEY — A two-week jury trial has been postponed again for a man charged in the death of a Burley teen nearly 26 years ago.
The trial set to begin Jan. 26 for Gilberto Flores Rodriguez was delayed a second time due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rodriguez was charged in 2019 with first-degree murder in the death of Regina Krieger, 14, who was found along the Snake River after she disappeared from her basement bedroom.
A status hearing in the case is set at 1:15 p.m. March 1 in Cassia County District Court in front of Judge Michael Tribe.
In 2020, the Idaho Supreme Court halted all felony jury trials in every county where rates of virus infection do not meet standards set by the court.
December crime report: Threat at school, poaching, gun in store and more
Did you miss any crime and court news from last month? Here's a collection of the crime reports, notable arrests and important court hearings to make sure you know what's going on.
"A lot of people in prison are capable of change. If we pour into them, they will pour back into us."
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was hit with several lawsuits Monday for allegedly covering up decades of sexual abuse among Boy Scout troops in Arizona, marking the latest litigation before the state's end-of-year deadline for adult victims to sue.
A Kimberly Ridley's Family Market employee was taken into custody Sunday and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after what police call a suicidal episode at the store.
It may not be a long-term solution, but the county is wrapping up construction on an addition to its jail that will alleviate some of the facility’s overcrowding issues.
A year ago today the first story about missing Tylee Ryan J.J. Vallow was published. At the time, no one had any idea that the search for the children would turn into one of the largest and strangest criminal cases in Idaho’s history.
In profane and graphic terms, West wrote that he was going to get out of prison and the kill the prosecutor and her family.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador inaugurated a monument Thursday to the memory of nine Mormon U.S.-Mexican dual citizens ambushed in 2019, by suspected drug gang assassins.
Wildlife managers are offering an up to $2,000 reward for information about the illegal killing of a grizzly bear in central Wyoming.
CASTLEFORD — An 11-year-old girl died Tuesday after a gun accidentally discharged in her home.
A Burley man accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday while showing his new gun to people.
A Cassia County man is charged with enticing a child after police say he sent a lewd photo to the 13-year-old girl.
Police on Thursday identified the man who threatened to blow up the office of the Spokane County Democrats as a 45-year-old man from Grand Coulee, Washington, who authorities say was upset at the whole government system.
The “modern day SS” was checking on Black Lives Matters protests in Boise.
“What makes this event actually so sad," said Dan Prinzing, the executive director of the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, “was the blatancy where they were placed, how they were placed and the message they were proclaiming.”
Porch pirates and other thieves are already busy trying steal people’s holiday cheer along with their presents and seasonal yard decorations.
Authorities are asking the public to help with information after a poached moose was left to rot near Deadline Ridge.
The January murder trial for a man charged in the 1995 death of a Burley teen has been delayed for two weeks.
Prosecutors claim the prescriptions were for highly abused opioid painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone and were prescribed to married couple under “highly suspicious circumstances.”
Twenty-five more women have joined four former patients in an amended civil lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by former physician David B. Farley and negligence by his health clinic.
Pocatello police say a local man is in critical condition after he was stabbed several times last weekend.
A Twin Falls High School student was taken into custody after making a threat against the school on social media. Two schools were on lockdown.