A former state lawmaker made his first appearance in an Idaho courtroom on charges that he raped a young legislative intern earlier this year.
A former Idaho lawmaker charged with rape has been booked into a jail in Boise.
A former Idaho state lawmaker charged with rape earlier this month has been arrested in Georgia.
Former Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger has not yet turned himself in to face a rape charge despite a warrant being issued nearly two weeks ago.
An Idaho lawmaker facing criticism for publicizing the name of an intern who accused another lawmaker of rape has announced a run for lieutenant governor.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little has appointed Lori McCann of Lewiston to the Legislature to fill a seat left empty after the previous lawmaker resigned amid a rape investigation.
An Idaho lawmaker accused of rape resigned this week after an ethics committee recommended he be expelled from the Legislature. And Gov. Brad Little signed multiple controversial bills into law.
A flurry of sexual misconduct claims in state capitols comes three-and-a-half years after the #MeToo movement started. The continued incidents highlight both that problems persist and that some legislatures are responding more assertively.
An Idaho lawmaker facing rape allegations from a 19-year-old intern refused to answer questions during a legislative ethics hearing Wednesday about what happened inside his apartment, where she said she was sexually assaulted.
The controversial move has victim advocates warning that publicly identifying people without their consent who say they were sexually assaulted makes it less likely that other women will be willing to file a report if they are attacked.
The Boise Police Department is investigating a rape allegation made against an Idaho lawmaker.
An Idaho state representative has been accused of having “unconsented sexual contact” with an adult volunteer on the legislative staff in Boise.
The so-called “Lemonade Stand Freedom” bill exempts small, youth-run businesses from state sales tax. It also prohibits local governments from requiring licenses, permits or fees for such operations.