All posts tagged "crime"

  • 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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  • crime1
    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
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  • campus crime
    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
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  • campus crime
    Poll: Do students feel safer?

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • campus crime
    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
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