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Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

At NKU, there were 36 recorded incidents involving marijuana on campus from August to January, up from 16 incidents during the same timeframe in 2016.

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.

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.

Police Beat week of Feb. 7

Police Beat week of Feb. 7

The Northerner Staff

February 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

Marijuana found, a snowplow hits a gate arm, a wallet stolen, and a fake license busted. Here are the highlights from UPD's weekly crime report.

Police Beat week of Jan. 30

Police Beat week of Jan. 30

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

A burglary in Regents Hall, a stolen wallet at the CRC, and marijuana citations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

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...

Police Beat week of Jan. 24

Police Beat week of Jan. 24

The Northerner Staff

January 24, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

A vehicle broken into, a marijuana arrest and runaway clothes. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

The Northerner Staff

January 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

A burglary in Regents Hall and alcohol violations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

The Northerner Staff

January 10, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

Threats from a check fraudster, a blanket thief and a small fire. Here are the highlights from this week's crime report.

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.

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...

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