Mike Kernell

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Palin 'Hacker' Dodges Charges —for Now

Grand jury to resume hearing testimony on Tenn. student

(Newser) - A federal grand jury ended its session yesterday without handing down an indictment against a University of Tennessee student accused of breaking into Sarah Palin’s email account, reports the Chattanooga Times Free Press. The panel heard testimony from schoolmates of David Kernell, the 20-year-old son of state Democratic Rep.... More »

FBI Raids Suspected Palin Hacker

Tennessee student's home raided

(Newser) - A 20-year-old student suspected of hacking into Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account found himself on the wrong end of an FBI search warrant while throwing a party Saturday night, reports NBC affiliate WBIR-TV in Knoxville. David Kernell, a student at the University of Tennessee, is the son of a prominent... More »

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