Around 8 a.m., Idaho State Police attempted to stop an unidentified vehicle. The driver did not stop, resulting in a high speed chase in Twin Falls. The driver pulled over at the Hampton Inn. The excitement quickly picked up from there.
The link to the story, including a timeline, live video and photos.
- The suspect barricaded himself in an hotel room with one other hostage.
- Other news organizations were quick to pick up the story as well.
At 11:28 a.m., Times-News reporters confirmed that the suspect had been placed in custody.Hostage was released. A press conference will be held at 1 p.m. Even Senator Cameron retweeted our story!
- At one, police held a brief press conference
- Photos of the events from Chief Photographer Ashley Smith
- The Twin Falls community followed the story