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Jonathan Krueger poses for a photo at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jonathan Palmer.

Defendants plead guilty in case of murdered Kernel photo editor

Sarah Michels March 31, 2022

Three defendants have pleaded guilty to charges in the 2015 murder and robbery case of former UK student and Kentucky Kernel photo editor Jonathan Krueger. On Thursday morning, Efrain Diaz Jr., Justin...

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

Investigations continue five months after FarmHouse member’s death

Rayleigh Deaton March 15, 2022

Nearly five months after the death of Thomas "Lofton" Hazelwood, police investigations continue, and no charges have been filed. BackgroundOn Oct. 18, UK Police responded to the university's FarmHouse...

A student walks out of Boyd Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Man accused of theft on north campus caught by dance team members

Sarah Michels January 13, 2022

If it weren’t for two members of the UK Dance team, north campus’ winter break thief may not have been so quickly caught.Sophomore roommates Izzy Hess and Chloe Lucido had just returned to their Boyd...

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...

Burglary case for SAE students will go to Fayette grand jury

Natalie Parks February 5, 2021

In a preliminary hearing related to a Sept. 25 break-in, three UK fraternity students were brought up on burglary charges in Fayette Court.Dylan Carrington, Colin Malloy and David Roth were identified...

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Former UK student who made threats against campus sentenced to 6 months of prison

Rick Childress October 8, 2019

A federal judge sentenced Haily Duvall—a former UK student who pleaded guilty to federal charges that she made online threats against UK's campus last year—to six months of federal prison time and...

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Former student accused of social media bomb threats pleads guilty to federal charge

Sydney Momeyer June 25, 2019

Haily Duvall, 20, a former UK student accused of directing threats at the university, pleaded guilty to a federal charge on Monday.Duvall pleaded guilty to one count of interstate transmission of false...

Patrick Melton, courtesy of WKYT.

Rape, sodomy charges against UK student dropped by grand jury

Kernel News Staff December 7, 2018

Rape and sodomy charges against UK student Patrick Melton Jr. have been dismissed by a Fayette County grand jury, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.Melton, 22, was accused of sexually assaulting...

Dr. Hsiu-Ying Lisa Tseng is sentenced to 30 years to life for murders in an L.A. case tied to pateints overdoses at Los Angeles Superior court on Feb. 5, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Kentucky should consider murder charges for pill-mill doctors

Patrick Brennan February 22, 2016

Take a moment to picture a murderer. Does she wear a white coat and give you pills?In an unprecedented case earlier this month, a California doctor, Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, was convicted of second-degree...

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