All posts tagged "crime"

  • Effigy dressed in black found fastened to tree branch on campus

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L employees found an effigy dressed in all black fastened to a tree branch in Stansbury Park, across the street from the Kent School of Social Work, Thursday. University spokesperson John...

    • Posted July 21, 2017
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  • uofl campus crime
    U of L staffer assaulted near health sciences campus

    By Kyeland Jackson — A university staff member was assaulted Tuesday morning, pushed to the ground on her way to work at U of L’s Health Sciences Campus. A Rave alert detailed the assault, saying the female...

    • Posted June 27, 2017
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  • Laundry Tan Connection
    Laundry & Tan Connection employee threatened with knife, suspect escapes

    By Shelby  Brown– A man brandished a knife at a Laundry & Tan Connection employee near campus Sunday afternoon, then escaped on a bicycle with yellow handlebars. The Louisville Metro Police Department reports no one was harmed and the...

    • Posted June 25, 2017
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  • uofl campus crime
    Three U of L students held up in robbery near Cardinal Towne

    By Shelby Brown– Three female U of L students were held up in a home invasion March 30 near Third and Bloom Streets. “They claim an African American male broke into their home and brandished a handgun,” U of...

    • Posted March 30, 2017
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  • uofl campus crime
    Emergency blue lights system’s effectiveness questioned

    By Eric Matthews– The familiar blue lights that students trust to protect them from trouble are having troubles of their own. Some blue lights are out of order, sporting notices instructing those in need to call U...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Updated: White supremacist stickers spotted on campus

    By Shelby Brown– Stickers promoting white supremacist group the Traditionalist Workers’ Party began appearing around campus on Feb. 6, including one outside the Cultural Center. Students found additional stickers between the Stevenson and Humanities buildings and in...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • uofl campus crime
    Student cut, hospitalized by attempted robbery

    By Kyeland Jackson — Updated Feb. 1, 9:51 a.m. An attempted robbery hospitalized a university student Tuesday night. There are no suspects. University spokesperson John Drees said the student suffered minor injuries after someone tried robbing them...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • U of L Crime
    Crime and security: semester in review

    By Kyeland Jackson —   Crimes on and around campus were highly publicized this year, casting a poor light on U of L’s ranking as the 20th safest university on Collegechoice.net. Drinking further battered campus security’s high...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • ULPD Crime
    U of L’s twilight zone – crime endangers off-campus students

    By Kyeland Jackson– “My first instinct was, ‘I just need to get out of here.'” One night in Old Louisville, blocks from campus, Jessica almost became a victim. A U of L alumni, Jessica had never been the...

    • Posted October 22, 2016
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  • uofl campus crime
    Attempted robbery reported near campus

    By Kyeland Jackson — A non-student was the victim of an attempted robbery Tuesday night. U of L police were told of the incident by around midnight. Four hours earlier, the victim claims to be approached by a...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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