All posts tagged "crime"

  • LTRAIL
    L-Trail moves forward with new funding

    By Adeline Wilson and Jacob Abrahamson: SGA plans for a well-lit, patrolled walking path are coming to fruition after months of planning. According to Mitchell Payne, the senior associate vice president for business affairs, construction on the...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • crime1
    Students fear new crime wave

    It seems like crimes on campus are rising with the temperatures this spring. Three Rave alerts have been sent since March 15, causing some to consider the possibility of a new crime wave around campus. U of L...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • crime1
    Brief: Fight falsely reported as a home invasion

    By Olivia Krauth and Adeline Wilson– Update at 7:16 p.m.: What was originally reported as a home invasion turns out to be more of a false alarm. According to U of L Police Department’s David James, the teenagers...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • crime1
    Jones moves to grand jury after waiving preliminary hearing

    Former basketball player Chris Jones waived his preliminary hearing this Monday after the rape and sodomy case against him brought him to court. Attorneys for Jones decided to waive the hearing and move onto a Jefferson County...

    • Posted March 9, 2015
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  • newsbrief
    Former football player rushes the bar, sacks owner

    By Raquel Wolter– Lesson one when bar-hopping: never mess with the bar owner. Former U of L defensive back Terrence Ross apparently never learned that one. Ross, a sophomore at U of L, was arrested at 12:50...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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  • Jarrod Rippy was found inside the Bettie Johnson Lobby when police arrived at the scene. Rippy was under the influence of LSD.
    Acid-tripping student burglarizes, attacks Bettie resident

    Alcohol and weed may have just gotten a new best friend in the college student’s risque recreational arsenal. Lysergic acid diethylamide, better known as LSD, has surged in use at U of L. According to David James...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
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  • crime1
    Arrest made after U of L dorm break-in

    University police arrested an 18-year-old Louisville man early Wednesday who broke into Bettie Johnson Hall, damaged the room and assaulted the room’s occupant. Jason Rippy, 18, was arrested at 2:30 a.m. on charges of burglary, criminal mischief and...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • crime1
    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
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  • crime1
    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
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  • crime1
    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
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