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The former Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Family of struck, killed 4-year old sues former UK fraternity

Jacob Eads September 12, 2019

UK’s former Alpha Tau Omega chapter and its members are being named in a lawsuit filed on behalf of the parents of Marco Shemwell.Shemwell, 4, was struck by a car on Cooper Drive near Kroger Field after...

Jacob Heil - Fayette County Detention Center

Court hearing postponed for UK student driving car that struck and killed 4-year-old

Jacob Eads October 26, 2018

The latest court hearing for Jacob Heil, the UK student who allegedly struck and killed a 4-year-old boy with his car in September, has been postponed.Heil was scheduled to have a pre-trial conference...

President Eli Capilouto listens to the audience during the UK Senators meeting at the University of Kentucky Student Center in Lexington, Ky., on Monday, October. 22, 2012.

Capilouto addresses campus via email about the ‘tragic accident’ on Saturday

Kernel News Staff September 18, 2018

UK President Eli Capilouto sent a campus-wide email on Tuesday afternoon addressing the accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon, when UK student Jacob Heil was arrested for a DUI after being identified...

UK student dies in ATV accident while on spring break

Kernel News Staff March 11, 2018

A UK student and another college student died in an ATV accident in Western Kentucky early Friday, a Herald-Leader report said.Luke Whitsell, a business management major, was riding an ATV with Bryce Sheffer,...

Flyer for Wish Week used with permission of Chi Omega. 

Participate in Wish Week events to support Greek Sing, make wishes come true

Kathryn Kerwin December 1, 2017

While the annual Greek Sing competition isn’t until after the New Year, Greek Sing Wish Week will be celebrated next week.Wish Week is an entire week dedicated to fundraisers, promotion and spirit opportunities...

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