Police in Caldwell have been shooting the birds at night, but the city is now working with a company that says its equipment is a better option because it's science-based and humane.
Nampa PD said officers were trying to locate Angel Pena, who was wanted on a burglary charge, at a hotel on the 600 block of Northside Boulevard.
One of the first in the state to use them was the Canyon County Sheriff's Office. They use a thumb-sized camera, recording when they respond to certain calls.
The crash occurred when the driver, who was not identified, failed to yield at a stop sign on Wagner and Purple Sage, the sheriff's office says.
The Caldwell Fire Marshal determined an old fireplace that was running at the time is to blame, for it set the roof of the home on fire shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday
Caldwell Fire Batallion Chief, Brad Carico, said they responded to a call that a house was completely engulfed in flames. When they arrived, Carico said no flames were showing, but there was a fire inside the home and lots of smoke.
The layoffs at the potato processing plant amount to 262 Caldwell workers, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.
"Technology has really made it so the production of each worker can be really magnified, so Simplot's just making use of that," said Andrew Townsend of the Idaho Department of Labor.
It was the second bomb scare in two days at the school, and Caldwell Police say this cycle of bomb scares is putting a strain on their emergency resources.
The first call was threatening Vallivue High School, when a caller told 911 dispather a bomb was in a car in the parking lot of the school. As police were investigating that call, two others came in for Jefferson Middle School and Washington Elementary. The investigation continues into who may have made the phone calls.
Someone called 9-1-1 Tuesday morning and said there was a bomb in a car at Vallivue High School. Nearly 90 minutes later, Jefferson Middle School and Washington Elementary School were also included in the bomb threats.
One group in particular, The Idaho Community Action Network, wants to see payday loan businesses pushed to the outskirts of town, in non-commercial areas.
Canyon County Prosecutor Bryan Taylor told KBOI 2News that a judge sentenced Gregory Raymond Higgins Jr. for last summer's shooting death of 27-year-old James Groat of Nampa.
The executive director of the shelter said it's been a difficult summer and the money will be a great help.
A Caldwell man is arrested on a parole violation.