All posts tagged "crime"
How to: crime-proof your dorm for winter break
By David Cecil– The end of the semester: time for the finals stress and overall desire to catch up with the sleep we lost during the test-laden, project-heavy semester. While many of us will go straight to...
- Posted December 11, 2014
Social media aids in spread of emergency news
Dec. 1 marked the second time this semester social media has helped spread the news of a shooting threat to campus. A threat earlier this semester was found on 4chan, a posting site, and last week’s incident...
- Posted December 6, 2014
Polk receives conditional discharge
Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton granted former U of L student and football player Cameron Polk the opportunity to avoid jail time on Nov. 14. On Oct. 7, the Fishers, Ind. freshman received a citation...
- Posted December 2, 2014
Brief: ULPD issues potential shooting alert
By Olivia Krauth and Jacob Abrahamson– UPDATE at 3:37 p.m.: U of L posted an official statement on its Facebook page: “UofL received a note on a Twitter account with a threat against the university. While there...
- Posted December 1, 2014
Bike thefts increase this month
By David Cecil: Someone is stealing bikes on campus—a rash of bicycle thefts this month has police wondering why students don’t lock up their valuable transportation. Police say if you’re a bike owner, plan a trip to...
- Posted October 25, 2014
Poll: Do students feel safer?
- Posted October 2, 2014
Are sexual assaults going unreported at U of L?
Three weeks ago, U of L announced increased security after a crime wave on and around campus. Multiple robberies and a non-fatal stabbing were reported, but sexual crimes were not. According to ULPD crime reports, no sexual...
- Posted September 30, 2014
Heroin injects itself in the veins of U of L
–Nick Amon The drug overdose death of cheerleader Danielle Cogswell inside Cardinal Towne shocked the university community on July 24. Jefferson County Coroner Dr. Barbara Weakley-Jones concluded the 22-year-old had heroin, Xanax and amphetamines in her...
- Posted September 22, 2014
Student assaulted near campus
A female student walking near the corner of Fifth and Lee streets was assaulted and transported to Sts. Mary and Elizabeth hospital on Wednesday at 3 p.m., according to a Belknap campus safety bulletin. The student was...
- Posted September 17, 2014
TARC shuttle will go to off-campus housing
As part of a greater push for more security on campus, a new shuttle will begin a route today that stops at off-campus housing. TARC has dedicated one bus to serve as the shuttle. The shuttle will...
- Posted September 15, 2014