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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...

The remains of a home are scattered with debris following a tornado on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, on Creekwood Avenue in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Britainy Beshear hosts toy drive for tornado victims

Sophia Shoemaker December 17, 2021

Kentucky First Lady, Britainy Beshear, is hosting a toy drive across the commonwealth to support families affected by the devastating tornadoes that hit Western Kentucky.“They’ve lost everything,...

UK student killed in weekend shooting

UK student killed in weekend shooting

Haley Simpkins November 30, 2020

Police say UK student Madilyn Taylor Grisham was killed in a shooting on Payne Street near the Lexington Cemetery early Sunday morning.The Fayette County Coroner told local media outlets that 20-year-old...

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Quarantine Depression Diaries: Social media activism highlights the newfound political power of today’s youth

Ryder Noah From June 12, 2020

College kids are a special breed of young adults; we’re both the most educated we have ever been about the world, but also always learning more, since colleges - especially ones as big as UK  - are...

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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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Reports: Man shot multiple times near UK campus on Rose Street

Kernel News Staff November 7, 2019

A man was shot multiple times near the UK’s campus early Thursday morning, according to multiple media reports.The shooting occurred around 6 a.m. on Rose Street, near East Maxwell Street, according...

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Suspension not enough for judge who suggested rape victim close her legs

April 8, 2019

If you follow any news media sites on social media, it’s unlikely that you missed the recent headlines about a judge who suggested to an alleged rape victim that she should have closed her legs to prevent...

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Support SB 97: It supports victims.

Sarah Ladd February 17, 2019

WKYT reported on Feb. 6 that a new bill, called SB 97, would allow victims of rape to track the progress of their rape kits. The bill is co-sponsored by Senator Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville and...

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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...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver ZyAire Hughes (13) warming up before the game. University of Kentuckys football team lost to University of Tennessee, 24-7, at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football player pleads not guilty to assault charges

Kernel News Desk December 3, 2018

UK football wide receiver Zy'aire Hughes pleaded not guilty to assault charges in Fayette County District Court on Monday, court records show.Hughes was arrested at about 4 a.m. Sunday at a Woodland Avenue...

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Commending Ohio University fraternities for standing up for sexual assault victims

September 27, 2018

On Sept. 12, the Ohio University Interfraternity Council, a group that has represented fraternities at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, since 1841, according to their Twitter, tweeted images of fraternity...

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UKPD: Violent robbery allegedly took place between Two Keys, Tin Roof on Sunday

Kernel News Staff September 17, 2018

In a campus-wide email, UK Police announced that a robbery reportedly occurred on the sidewalk between Two Keys Tavern and Tin Roof on South Limestone Street.According to the email, two victims told police...

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