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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Police talk to witnesses after responding to reports of shots being fired on University Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Shooting at off-campus house party injures 11 UK students

Rayleigh Deaton and Hannah Stanley September 8, 2022

After shots were fired at an off-campus house late Wednesday evening, 11 University of Kentucky students sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The event was associated with the Theta Chi Fraternity. One...

Street signs on the corner of University Avenue and South Limestone on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

String of burglaries strikes near-UK neighborhood, police reports show

Ryan Brokamp April 13, 2019

Lexington Police say that a string of burglaries in a near-campus neighborhood are likely to be related.Between April 5 and April 9, there were three reported burglaries on the 100 and 200 blocks of University...

Patrick Melton, courtesy of WKYT.

UK student pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy; lawyer hopes student can continue studying at UK

Rick Childress August 29, 2018

A 21-year-old UK student was arrested on Tuesday by Lexington Police and charged in Fayette County with rape and sodomy.Patrick Melton Jr. pled not guilty to both charges during his first court appearance...

A student walks to class after the first snowfall on campus of 2016 on Wednesday, January, 20, 2015 in Lexington, KY.

Prepare homes for winters harsh realities

Will Wright January 22, 2016

Heavy snowfalls seem to now be the norm for Kentucky winters, so it’s time for a lesson on snow etiquette. Every city accustomed to harsh winters develops its own form of snow etiquette, but residents...

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