May 24, 2018: What to Know 

click to enlarge Jennifer Miller, 31, is charged with felony injury to a child. Nicolas Rose, 26, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, burglary and failure to appear. - ADA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
  • Ada County Sheriff's Office
  • Jennifer Miller, 31, is charged with felony injury to a child. Nicolas Rose, 26, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, burglary and failure to appear.
  • A Boise couple is behind bars, charged following the death of their 4-year-old daughter who was killed in a car fire in a Walmart parking lot on April 10. The Ada County Coroner's Office identified the child Wednesday as 4-year-old Alliee Nicole Rose, and the victim's parents were arrested and jailed a short time later. Investigators said the victim, a younger brother and the children's mother were sleeping in the car when the fire was started by a portable heating device they were using. The woman escaped and the boy suffered serious injuries, but the 4-year-old girl perished in the blaze. The mother, 31-year-old Jennifer Miller, was charged with felony injury to a child. The father, 26-year-old Nicolas Rose, faces multiple charges, including theft because police said he stole the heater. Rose is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, burglary and failure to appear. He's being held on a $153,000 bond and Miller is being held on a $500,000 bond.

  • Boise Police said a construction worker was killed Wednesday afternoon on the Hewlett-Packard campus off of Chinden Boulevard. Investigators said the man was working alone, using a front-end loader when a load fell onto the driver compartment, killing him. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.
  • The on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is off again. The New York Times says Trump won't attend the meeting, which had been set for Tuesday, June 12, in Singapore, due to what Trump said was "tremendous anger and open hostility" from Jong-un.
  • Earlier this month, Boise Weekly reported on the effort among some Boise restaurateurs to ditch plastic straws in favor of environmentally-friendly paper straws or other alternatives. Now, the Associated Press is reporting that officials in New York City are considering a city-wide ban of plastic straws and stir sticks in bars, coffee shops and restaurants. And NBC News reports that at their annual stockholders meeting later today, McDonald's owners will vote on a proposal to phase out plastic straws at the company's 37,000-plus U.S. restaurants.

  • U.S. airlines have been eliminating some services and charging higher fees for others as part of a constant stream of cost-cutting measures. But the latest cuts at United Airlines have some passengers pretty upset. The Food Network reports that United recently announced it would eliminate a few items from its beverage service, including tomato juice, which has caused an eruption of complaints on social media.
  • The 2017-2018 Broadway season doesn't officially wrap up until Sunday, May 27, but The Hollywood Reporter says it has already set new box office records, topping $1.65 billion. The hottest tickets on the Great White Way this season were for Bruce Springsteen's one man show, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the incredibly popular Dear Evan Hansen, which has boasted sold-out audiences for more than a year. Broadway's annual honors will be held Sunday, June 10, when Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban host the annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.
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