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UPDATED: NKU officers respond to gun incident

UPDATED: NKU officers respond to gun incident

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

It was a seemingly normal Thursday when social media began a frenzy of news that someone was in possession of a gun on NKU’s campus. It was around 11 a.m. on Aug. 27 when NKU lit up Twitter with news of an event that had occurred nearly an hour before on the third floor of Steely Library.&nbs...

Police Beats 9/2

September 1, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

August 21, 2:55 a.m.: A female reported that she had been threatened by another female student over the phone on NKU’s main campus.August 21, 3:55 p.m.: A report was received that someone took a bank bag from a counting table in the Student Union.August 21, 11:39 p.m.: A male subject found to be in ...

Police Beats 8/24

August 24, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

August 17, 11:25 a.m.: A male was taken to the hospital from Campbell Hall by ambulance for treatment.August 17, 4:03 p.m.: An unknown vehicle backed into a parked vehicle in Kenton Garage and left the scene; no injuries were reported.August 17, 10:32 p.m.: A report was received that unknown person t...

Documentary takes a look at sexual assault

Karen Plunkett, Reporter

May 4, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

Unlike several other universities across the country, NKU is tackling the problem of sexual assault head on.The 2015 documentary “The Hunting Ground,” which takes takes a look at sexual assault on college campuses and the toll it takes on the people involved and the lengths institutions take to c...

Police Beats 4/29

April 29, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

April 15, 11:54 a.m.: A two-vehicle accident occurred on Martha Layne Collins Blvd. There were no injuries. April 16, 3:47 a.m.: A basketball was reportedly removed from the bleachers in the Albright Health Center by an unknown person. April 16, 10:28 a.m.: The smell of marijuana was reported...

Police Beats 4/22

April 22, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

April 7, 6:48 p.m.: A two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Campbell and University Drives. There were no injuries.   April 10, 11:45 a.m.: A bicycle was reportedly taken from the bike rack at Norse Commons.   April 13, 7:56 a.m.: Money was turned into police after being ...

Police Beats 4/14

April 14, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

April 2, 4:06 p.m.: A credit card was turned into police after being found in Steely Library.   April 3, 4:32 p.m.: Two subjects were transported to the hospital by ambulance for injuries sustained on Kenton Drive.   April 4, 11:11 a.m.: A vehicle’s brake light lids were reportedly remove...

4/8 Police Beats

April 8, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

March 23, 6:14 p.m.: An unknown subject reportedly took a unattended bookbag from a table in the MEP Building. The bookbag was later returned to the owner. March 23, 8:09 p.m.: Female subject was transported from Kentucky Hall to the hospital by ambulance for evaluation and treatment. March 24, 5:57 p.m.: A two vehicle acci...

Police Beats 4/1

April 1, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

March 20, 4:21 p.m.: A male subject was transported to the hospital by ambulance after injuring his knee at the intramural field.   March 22, 9:56 a.m.: A two vehicle accident occurred on Lot Q. There were no injuries. \   March 22, 9:58 p.m.: A female subject was transported to the hospita...

3/25 Police Beats

March 24, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

March 13, 9:11 p.m.: The curbing and concrete base of a flagpole by Campbell Hall was damaged by unknown means. March 16, 4:12 p.m.: An unknown person reportedly slashed the tires of a parked car by Woodcrest. March 17, 11:49 a.m.: A two vehicle accident occurred in Kenton Garage. There were no injur...

3/18 Police Beats

March 17, 2015


Filed under News, Police Beat

March 2, 4:50 p.m.: Subject reported that he had money taken out of his wallet in the Albright Health Center. March 3, 7:34 a.m.: An unknown person reportedly used a victim’s identity to create a social media account in the Student Union. March 4, 1:19 p.m.: Money was reported missing from a student...

March 7, 2015


Filed under Police Beat

Feb. 17, 11:52 a.m.: An unknown person reportedly drew graffiti on a wall in the Fine Arts Building. Feb. 20, 8:24 a.m.: A vehicle was reported to be in a handicap parking spot in Woodcrest without a placard displayed. Feb. 21, 2:15 p.m.: A two vehicle accident occurred at Northern Terrace. There...

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