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Local law enforcement arrived to the 1500 block of Chestnut Street on March 16 after reports of shots fired. (Photo courtesy of Gage Johnson/TheNews)

Apparent murder-suicide nearby rattles campus

March 17, 2021

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] At first glance, it appears the home in the 1500 block of Chestnut Street that was the...

Former Louisville Metro Police Detective Brett Hankinson was charged on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for his involvement in the shooting of Breonna Taylor. (Photo courtesy of the Louisville Metro Police Department)

One of three officers charged in Taylor shooting

September 23, 2020

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Six months after Breonna Taylor was shot to death during a police raid, one of the three...

(Photo courtesy of Murray Police)

One injured in shooting on Lowes Drive

June 3, 2019

Story by Bri Hunter Contributing writer [email protected] One person was injured during a shooting in the parking lot of 1700 Lowes Drive...

Suspect identified in February shooting of Murray State football player

Suspect identified in February shooting of Murray State football player

April 21, 2017

Staff report   The Murray Police Department identified 20-year-old Army soldier Monyea Williams as the shooter in the assault of former football...

Photo courtesy of Ashley Traylor

Ex-Racer recovers from shooting

February 23, 2017

No arrests have been made in the attempted murder of former wide receiver Kendarian Jennings Story by Sarah Combs, Sports Editor, and Ashley Traylor,...

BREAKING NEWS: Victim identified in late night shooting

BREAKING NEWS: Victim identified in late night shooting

February 21, 2017

Story by Sarah Combs, Sports Editor and Ashley Traylor, Staff writer Former Murray State wide receiver and Memphis, Tennessee, native Kendarian Jennings...

Shooting on Welch Court

Shooting on Welch Court

February 21, 2017

Media Release At approximately 11:24pm on Monday, February 20th , 2017 the Murray Police Department received a call regarding a person having been shot...

Shooting off campus results in one death

Shooting off campus results in one death

September 11, 2015

Story by Alicia Steele, Staff writer An 18-year-old former high school class president with goals of transferring to Murray State died Wednesday night...

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Missy Jenkins Smith speaks to students at Murray State about her experience.

Jenkins Smith speaks on shooting

January 30, 2015

(WITH VIDEO) - Paralyzed from the chest down after a bullet hit right above her heart, Missy Jenkins Smith still manages to pick herself up and will...

Carly Besser
Opinion Editor

No remorse, no honor

December 5, 2014

I don’t know how exactly the altercation between Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown actually went down. To assume is dangerous, so I don’t. However,...

Photos by Kory Savage/The News
Students joined outside of Waterfield Library Thursday to protest the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

Students share opinions on Ferguson violence, protests

August 29, 2014

  The shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson has dominated news circuits across the country over the...

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