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Attorney disputes charge against student for drone crash

An attorney has disputed charges filed last month against a University of Kentucky law student who operated a drone that crashed inside Commonwealth Stadium.

UK researchers to study school’s local food purchases

University of Kentucky researchers are taking a closer look at local food purchases after dining vendor Aramark said half of its local purchases were for soda and ice.

Justice Alito speaks at UK; makes case against televising arguments

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito says oral arguments before the court would turn into a "forum for soundbites" if...

UK’s freshman class exceeds 5,000 for second straight year

The University of Kentucky's freshman class has surpassed 5,000 students for the second straight year.

UK’s VIP Center helping sexual assault victims

University of Kentucky's VIP Center is helping sexual assault victims break the silence.

UK releases student survey on campus safety

A new University of Kentucky survey shows a large number of students are reluctant to report violence or sexual assaults to campus authorities.

U.K. employee accused of stealing $63,000 in lab equipment

The University of Kentucky says an employee is accused of stealing $63,000 in lab equipment. U.K. says it has suspended Steve Ellis, who is described as an academic coordinator and instructional lab specialist in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Gov. Beshear appoints UK board of trustees honorary member

Governor Steve Beshear appointed Carol Marton “Bill” Gatton as a lifetime honorary member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today.

UK Building reopened after Hazmat Response

University officials say a fire alarm was pulled after some employees started to feel burning in their eyes and nausea.

10 hospitalized, Hazmat on the scene at U.K. chemical leak

Emergency responders arrived at UK’s Animal Pathology building on Veterans Drive late Wednesday morning, donning Hazmat

Report: UK president should give State of University speech

A consultant has recommended that University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto give an annual State of the University address.

UPDATE: Man found on U.K. roof identified

The man found on the roof of South Limestone on U.K campus has been identified, says Fayette County coroner’s office.

Wildcard ID to allow free bus rides

Lextran and University of Kentucky announced their new partnership on Tuesday morning, as well as their new U-PASS program.

Ex-University of Kentucky professor sentenced to 1 year

A former University of Kentucky mining engineering professor who prosecutors say defrauded the university out of tens of thousands of dollars in items and services has been sentenced to a year in prison.

University of Kentucky overhauls body bequeathal program

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto is apologizing for problems found in the school's handling of bodies donated to science.

Police issue Golden Alert for missing man in Lexington

University of Kentucky Police issued a Golden Alert for man who walked away from a university clinic Friday afternoon.

Ky.’s high court vacates student’s drug conviction

Nearly five years ago, three police officers entered a University of Kentucky fraternity and arrested a student for possession and trafficking marijuana. On Thursday, Kentucky’s Supreme Court said the officers weren’t allowed in the house in the first place.

Artist renderings of new synthetic surface at UK

Drawings were released of a new synthetic field to be installed at the renovated Commonwealth Stadium at the University of Kentucky.

U.K. trustees looking at campus alcohol policy

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees is talking about revising the campus policy on alcohol. It was discussed Friday.

Police increasing police presence near UK campus

Lexington Police say they are increasing patrols during certain times near the University of Kentucky.

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Three people were hurt and sent to the hospital after a Thursday evening crash in Lexington on Georgetown Road.