Additional security footage shows group filming distraught Doe after testimony

By Melissa Davlin, Idaho Reports Idaho Reports has received additional security camera footage showing a confrontation between Jane Doe and three women who filmed her after her April 28th testimony in front of the House Ethics Committee. After Doe’s testimony, during which the 19-year-old intern told the committee former Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger raped her,Continue reading “Additional security footage shows group filming distraught Doe after testimony”

Partial security footage shows small group following Jane Doe after ethics hearing

By Melissa Davlin, Idaho Reports Most of the security camera footage depicts a normal morning at the Idaho Capitol: A reporter walks to a press room, security guards chat, a group of school-aged children looks at photos in the wall and wanders toward the rotunda. But at 11:18 am, something catches the eye of theContinue reading “Partial security footage shows small group following Jane Doe after ethics hearing”

Von Ehlinger resigns after ethics committee votes to suspend

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger has resigned hours after the Ethics and House Policy Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend his censure and suspension after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old intern. The resignation was confirmed to Idaho Reports by multiple lawmakers on Wednesday afternoon. We will updateContinue reading “Von Ehlinger resigns after ethics committee votes to suspend”

A tense start to the House Ethics committee hearing

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports  A full auditorium witnessed a tense ethics hearing on Wednesday, as attorneys and lawmakers questioned witnesses and Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger on accusations he sexually assaulted a 19-year-old staffer.  While lawmakers on the committee stressed the seriousness of the proceedings, some members of the audience laughed when committee chairman Rep.Continue reading “A tense start to the House Ethics committee hearing”

House ethics hearings: What to expect Wednesday

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports As Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger’s ethics hearing nears, questions remain over upcoming proceedings, and if the potential consequences would be tangible.  Von Ehlinger, R-Lewiston, has been accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old legislative staffer in March, as well as making other statehouse employees uncomfortable, according to reports by the IdahoContinue reading “House ethics hearings: What to expect Wednesday”

Boise Police investigate accusation of sexual assault by Rep. von Ehlinger

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports Boise Police confirmed Monday that they are investigating accusations of sexual assault made against Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger, R-Lewiston. As first reported by the Lewiston Tribune and later Boise State Public Radio, a GOP volunteer staff member claims von Ehlinger sexually assaulted her in March. Von Ehlinger denies all claimsContinue reading “Boise Police investigate accusation of sexual assault by Rep. von Ehlinger”