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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Boise.

Monday
Sep152014

Man Arrested for Attempted Strangulation

(BOISE, Idaho) -- A man is in custody for attempted strangulation.

The Ada County Sheriff's Office reports that Gordon M. Dyas, 72, was arrested Sunday afternoon by Meridian Police.

Dyas was charged with attempted strangulation, which is a felony, and domestic violence assault, which is a misdemeanor.

He remains in custody.


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Monday
Sep152014

Two Hospitalized After Canyon County Crash

(BOISE, Idaho) -- Two people from Caldwell were hospitalized following a one-car accident in Canyon County over the weekend.

According to the Idaho State Police, Erika Aldaco, 23, lost control early Saturday morning while driving on Interstate 84 near mile post 29.

The car rolled and the passenger, 37-year-old Eric Martinez, was ejected.

Aldaco and Martinez, both of Caldwell, were taken to St. Alphonsus in Boise.

The accident remains under investigation.


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Monday
Sep152014

One Injured in Four-Car Crash Near Nampa 

(NAMPA, Idaho) -- A crash on I-84 injured a driver Sunday night after four cars collided on the roadway near Nampa.

Edel Valdez, of Caldwell, was travelling westbound at milepost 36 around 10:30 p.m. The driver slowed for traffic when Martin Macias, of Meridian, veered to avoid Valdez's car. The Caldwell resident was rear-ended, prompting a chain reaction of vehicles.

Robin Hagaman, of Nampa, was driving behind Macias' car, but was able to avoid a collision with the first two vehicles, according to officials. However, Anne Uhl, of Boise, struck Hagaman from behind after she was unable to stop.

Officials transported Hagaman to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza.

The incident blocked the roadway's westbound left lane for approximately one hour. The crash is under investigation.


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Friday
Sep122014

Meridian Man Killed in Scooter Crash 

(KUNA, Idaho) -- A Meridian man was killed Wednesday after crashing his motor scooter into a truck near Kuna.

The 46-year-old was driving westbound on Columbia Road just after 11 a.m. when he collided with a truck pulling a trailer on Meridian Road, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office.

The man, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The truck driver was uninjured.


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Friday
Sep122014

Woman in Custody for Domestic Violence Assault, Other Charges

(BOISE, Idaho) -- A woman is in police custody after a Thursday night incident.

According to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old Shelly Bischoff was arrested by Meridian Police.

Bischoff was charged with domestic violence assault and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.


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