Big Game Means More Police & Parking Changes Near UK Campus

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 3/28 8:36 pm
Lexington Police stepped up patrol Friday in anticipation of the big UK- Louisville game in the Sweet 16.

Officers wanted to make sure game celebrations didn't get out of hand.  

Parking restrictions were in place in the State Street area.

Celebrations turned dangerous two years ago when the Cats won the National Championship.

Neighbors recalled seeing State Street covered with broken glass as police worked to control the crowds.        .

The police department stepped up patrol Friday morning and planned to continue its heightened presence into Saturday morning.
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