Dietrich School District

AP: Dietrich settles lawsuit over locker-room assault

The family of the assault victim had filed a $10 million civil suit, saying district officials knew about an escalating pattern of bullying and harassment — or should have been aware of it.

Judge cleared of misconduct in Dietrich assault trial

The Idaho Judicial Council says District Judge Randy Stoker properly presided over a trial stemming from the gruesome October 2015 attack in a Dietrich High School locker room.

Dietrich seeks dismissal of $10 million civil lawsuit

The school district says students and staff saw no incidents of harassment or bullying before the grisly October 2015 attack on a mentally disabled student.

Prominent trial lawyer joins Dietrich civil case

In the $10 million civil claim, the family of a sexual assault victim says school officials knew — or should have known — about an escalating pattern of bullying.

Dietrich superintendent to step down; judge faces investigation

The separate developments came after a former Dietrich football player was sentenced to probation and community service in connection with the sexual assault of a teammate.

AP: School officials led investigation in Dietrich assault case

District Superintendent Ben Hardcastle gathered key evidence, interviewed suspects and potential witnesses, and waited four days before notifying the sheriff’s department of the attack, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Suspect pleads guilty in Dietrich locker room attack

John R.K. Howard faces two to three years’ probation. He could avoid jail or prison time, and have his conviction dismissed, if he successfully completes probation, the Times-News reported.

Dietrich seeks to seal files in sexual assault case

The Dietrich district filed its motion in court Tuesday, the same day news of an internal investigation went public.

Dietrich district investigation finds evidence of sexual assault

The Dietrich School District report, heavily redacted, was filed as part of a $10 million civil lawsuit, the Twin Falls Times-News reported.

Suspect pleads not guilty in Dietrich sexual assault

John R.K. Howard, now of Keller, Texas, faces a felony count in a grisly assault case that has attracted national media attention.