Murray State

Regional
8:09 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Murray State Changing Policy Regarding Guns on Campus

Murray State University has changed its policy for guns on campus to require everyone but uniformed personnel to leave weapons inside their cars. The move made last week came in the wake of a Kentucky Supreme Court decision in April saying the University of Kentucky improperly fired student from an on-campus job for having a gun in his car.

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Regional
7:45 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Man Who Beat Charges on Murray Dorm Fire Back in Court

A man acquitted in a fatal Murray State University dormitory fire is due back in court Monday on evidence tampering charges. According to The Paducah Sun, Jerry Walker Jr. was indicted in relation to six letters.

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Regional
5:26 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Walker Found Not Guilty In Murray State Arson Case

A jury acquitted Jerry Walker, Jr. who was being tried for the second time in connection with a deadly 1998 fire at a Murray State University dorm. Walker, a former Murray State student, declined comment after the trial, saying only "praise God."

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8:13 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Witness in Murray State Dorm Fire Trial Testifies about Amount of Gasoline Used

The defense is presenting evidence in the trial of a former Murray State University student in connection with a fatal dorm fire in 1998. The Paducah Sun reports combustion engineer Richard Roby was the first witness in defense of Jerry Walker Jr. Roby told the jury it would have taken at least three gallons of gasoline to create the results of the blaze that killed Michael Minger and seriously injured Minger's roommate, Michael Priddy.

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