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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

Sarah Michels March 21, 2022

On Sunday afternoon, UK Police found Alpha Phi’s “house mom” Michelle Stadler dead in the chapter’s sorority house on Columbia Ave. Upon their return from break, sorority members had been unable...

UK police report act of strangulation on campus

UK police report act of strangulation on campus

Kaleb Littleton November 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, UK police issued a crime bulletin reporting an act of strangulation.The reported attack occurred in the early morning on Tuesday. A student told UK police they were strangled in one...

UK police issue two on-campus crime bulletins

UK police issue two on-campus crime bulletins

Kaleb Littleton November 2, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the UK police department issued two crime bulletins. One described an incident of sexual abuse, and the other was an incident of strangulation and fondling. Both incidents happened...

The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK student found unresponsive at FarmHouse Fraternity dies of ‘presumed alcohol toxicity,’ pending investigation

Sarah Michels October 19, 2021

A student found unresponsive at FarmHouse Fraternity and pronounced dead Monday night has been identified as 18-year-old Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood.Fayette County Coroner Garry Ginn said Hazelwood died...

The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

One student dead after incident at FarmHouse Fraternity

Sarah Michels and Rayleigh Deaton October 18, 2021

An 18-year-old male student is dead after an incident Monday night at FarmHouse Fraternity at the University of Kentucky, according to the Fayette County coroner.Although Coroner Gary Ginn would not release...

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Hannah Stanley October 14, 2021

On Thursday, former UK student Jacob Heil was found not guilty of reckless homicide after a fatal crash on Sept. 15, 2018, that killed four-year-old Marco Shemwell.                        Jurors...

UK student assaulted near William T. Young Library

UK student assaulted near William T. Young Library

Hannah Stanley September 8, 2021

A reported assault took place involving four male UK students who assaulted another male UK student around 2 p.m. on Sept. 4, 2021, according to UK Police Chief Joe Monroe.The attack took place near University...

Dan Berezowitz

UK football chief of staff arrested, charged with assault

Emily Girard July 8, 2021

Dan Berezowitz, UK’s football chief of staff, was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault Sunday, June 27.Lexington police said Berezowitz, 50, was arrested around midnight after having a physical...

A law enforcement official walks through the scene of the investigation on Friday, March 26, 2021, at Bryan Carrolls home in Versailles, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Armed man arrested at UK Hospital arraigned as details emerge

Michael Clubb & Natalie Parks March 26, 2021

As law enforcement officials pursue an investigation into an armed man arrested at UK Hospital, more details about the weapons on the scene have been released.Bryan Carroll, 44, was arrested upon his exit...

Bryan Carroll, 44, was booked into the Fayette County Detention Center on Thursday, March 25, following his arrest at UK Chandler Hospital, where he was found in possession of firearms and two suspected explosive devices. Mugshot from the Fayette County Detention Center website, taken at 5:06 p.m. on March 25, 2021.

Man arrested in hospital bomb scare charged with 14 offenses

Natalie Parks March 25, 2021

The suspect apprehended by law enforcement in a bomb scare at UK Chandler Hospital on March 25, 2021, has been charged with 14 criminal offenses in Kentucky, according to the Fayette County Detention Center.Bryan...

UK student killed in drive-by shooting

UK student killed in drive-by shooting

Natalie Parks March 4, 2021

A drive-by shooting in Lexington killed a UK student, Jesse Averitt, early the morning of March 4, 2021.Averitt, 28, was shot shortly after 2:00 a.m. and taken to the hospital, where he later died of his...

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