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UKPD reports robbery near UK campus

UKPD reports robbery near UK campus

Emily Girard May 16, 2022

On Monday, UK Police reported in a crime bulletin that a robbery occurred in the parking lot of the College of Medicine Learning Center on 807 S Limestone Street. Sent via campus-wide email, the bulletin...

Jewell Hall at the University of Kentucky on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Former UK employee suspected of illegally entering dorm rooms faces multiple charges

Allie Walters January 5, 2022

While students were enjoying their two-week winter break, a thief illegally accessed approximately 860 dorm suites on the University of Kentucky’s north campus, according to a Wednesday campus-wide email.The...

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...

Justin Smith looks on along with Efrian Diaz Jr. and Roman Gonzalez Jr. during a bond hearing for the 3 suspects involved in the murder of former Kernel photo editor Jonathan Krueger at the Fayette County Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, February 5, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Trial for men charged with fatal shooting of UK student delayed to 2022

Natalie Parks April 21, 2021

Following a status hearing in Fayette Circuit Court, the trial by jury for three men accused of killing a UK student will be delayed until April of 2022.The suspects, Justin Smith, Roman Gonzalez and Efrain...

Sexual assault reported on campus

Sexual assault reported on campus

Haley Simpkins November 12, 2020

UKPD reported a sexual assault on campus in a UK Crime Bulletin issued across campus on Thursday. The crime bulletin stated that a student was sexually assaulted by another student in one of the residence...

Shooting inside Fayette Mall

Shooting inside Fayette Mall

UPDATE: At least three people were injured in the shooting said Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers in a media briefing around 6:45 this evening. The extent of the injuries are unknown, but all three...

Johnathan Bosley. Photo courtesy of the Fayette County Detention Center.

Alleged near-UK campus kidnapping attempt thwarted by fraternity members

Kernel News Staff March 7, 2020

A man faces two counts of kidnapping, two counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault in connection to an apparent kidnapping attempt near UK's campus last Wednesday night.WKYT reported that...

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Armed suspects approached UK students and displayed gun, spokesperson says

Natalie Parks March 4, 2020

A man faces two counts of kidnapping, two counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault in connection to an apparent kidnapping attempt near UK's campus last week.WKYT reported that 26-year-old...

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UK Police report another sexual assault in a residence hall

Natalie Parks December 9, 2019

A student was allegedly sexually assaulted on Dec. 7, according to a crime bulletin sent out Monday afternoon by UK police. The email said that the assault occurred in a residence hall in the early in...

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Sexual assault reported on campus, says UKPD

Natalie Parks December 6, 2019

Another incident of sexual assault has occurred on campus, said a crime bulletin released by UKPD on Friday afternoon.In an email to students, UKPD said a rape occurred in a residence hall in the early...

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Two more campus sexual assaults added to semester’s tally, UKPD reports

Sydney Momeyer November 21, 2019

Two more instances of sexual assault have occurred on UK's campus during the month of November, according to a Thursday UK Crime Bulletin.The first incident occurred on Nov. 2. A female was assaulted inside...

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