Lovingly known as "Monkey" by his family, 5-year-old Michael Vaughan vanished from his Fruitland, Idaho home on July 27, 2021. During that time, state representatives and law enforcement officials have united to develop and implement "Monkey's Law" Senate Bill 1378.

"Monkey's Law" Transforms Idaho's Amber Alert System

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Timeline: Missing Idaho Child Michael Vaughan

Since late July of 2021, 5-year-old Michael Vaughan has been missing from his home and family in Fruitland, Idaho. The heart-shattering story has made it's way into the homes of families nationwide and several police organizations along side thousands of volunteers continue to keep the search alive. Below is a timeline of events leading up to where we are, now.

Boise Police Arrest 11 in Secret Operation

Here in the Treasure Valley, we aren't used to seeing large groups of arrests or frankly, any serious crimes. On Tuesday, September 21st, however, the Boise Police Department hauled in 11 arrests in one successful "sting" operation.

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