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13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a car that collided with a police cruiser on campus Tuesday afternoon.

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Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

Two suspects are at large after a robbery in Lot U near University Suites in the Boothe Residential Village.

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Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

Campus police are currently investigating two burglaries alleged to have taken place in Regents Hall this month, according to a timely warning sent to students and faculty today. The pair of burglaries were reported Jan. 8 and Jan. 30, respectively. The suspect(s) allegedly forced entry into an o...

3 thefts reported in Rec locker rooms

3 thefts reported in Rec locker rooms

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

Two property thefts in the Campus Recreation Center were reported in the same week. Three thefts were reported to University Police in November, bringing total thefts in the building this semester to 10.

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UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News

A sexual assault classified as first-degree rape was reported to campus police on Wednesday. According to an email sent by the Northern Kentucky University Police Department to the student body, the incident reportedly took place in Woodcrest Apartments between the evening of Oct. 14 and the early mor...

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, News

After a year and a half long sexual assault lawsuit, Northern Kentucky University reached a settlement with a female student Wednesday. The woman, Jane Doe, sued the university in 2016 for mishandling her case in 2013. NKU was confident in their legal position, according to a statement released by the university on Thursday, but believed, "proceeding with a lengt...

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

Danielle Moore has heard NKU students swear to her they would never fall for a scam. “They say, ‘I’m too smart for that,’” Moore said. “The students say, ‘I would never fall for that.’ “Guess what? Twenty of your fellow classmates fell for it in the last year.” The assistant mana...

Northern Terrace burglar steals from four women, hides in plain sight

Northern Terrace burglar steals from four women, hides in plain sight

Leonard Ivey, Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

After an unknown woman successfully executed three weeks of thievery, the group of roommates she was victimizing realized that she had been hiding in plain sight. According to an e-mail from NKU’s Interim Chief of Police, Lieutenant John Gaffin, four women staying together at The Northern Terrace repo...

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

  Northern Kentucky University Police Department will be one of the first university law enforcement agencies in the region to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug that reverses heroin overdose.Officers will be equipped with naloxone by the end of summer, which will enable them to preven...

Chasing the truth: externship helps the innocent

Chasing the truth: externship helps the innocent

Molly B. True, Reporter

November 17, 2015


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

When Michael VonAllmen walked into a neighborhood bar for a cold beer on a Sunday night in Louisville in 1981, he had no idea he would be fighting for his freedom for the next three decades. VonAllmen didn’t know that just two nights prior, while he was at a party, a young lady was abducted at gunpoint...

Police Beats 8/25

November 11, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

August 20, 2016 4:21 a.m.: An intoxicated man was found laying in parking lot F. The man was evaluated by EMS and taken into custody.  August 22, 2016 3:25 p.m.: A report was received that a man was allegedly masturbating in public at Griffin Hall.  August 23, 10:49 a.m.: A two-vehicle accident...

Police Beats 10/21

October 21, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

October 8, 4:11 p.m.: A report was received that a female experienced unwanted communication from her ex-boyfriend in Founder’s Hall.October 10, 1:11 a.m.: A report was received that there was an intoxicated female in Commonwealth Hall. Officers responded and determined that she was underage. Hous...

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