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Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert writes for Idaho Education News, a nonprofit online news outlet supported by grants from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation, the Education Writers Association and the Solutions Journalism Network.

Requests for welfare checks surge in aftermath of University of Idaho student slayings

By: - December 1, 2022

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on November 28, 2022 As classes resume Monday at the University of Idaho, police have reported a big uptick in calls for welfare checks. Since Nov. 13 — the day four U of I students were found slain in an off-campus house — the Moscow Police Department has received 78 “calls […]

‘We cannot say there is no threat to the community’

By: - November 17, 2022

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on November 16, 2022 In their first news conference since four University of Idaho students were found slain in an off-campus house, law enforcement officers conceded that the killer remains at large. “We do not have a suspect at this time, and that individual is still out there,” Moscow Police Chief […]

Four University of Idaho students dead in apparent homicides

By: - November 14, 2022

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on November 14, 2022: Four University of Idaho students are dead in apparent homicides. Few details have been released about the deaths, but the university confirmed that the victims were students. “It is with deep sadness that I share with you that the university was notified today of the death of […]