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NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby released from prison after Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns sex assault conviction

(CNN) -- Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction, saying the disgraced actor's due process rights were violated.The stunning...

Pedestrians walk past 157 Lounge on South Water Street in downtown Kent on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2018.

Police: 157 Lounge owner charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault

Rachel Gross Reporter May 19, 2021

Matthew Guska, the co-owner of 157 Lounge in Kent, was arraigned on a charge of first-degree misdemeanor assault Tuesday following a May 14 incident in his bar where police said he hit a patron in the...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Kent State’s Annual Security Report shows a decrease in typically highly committed crimes

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 25, 2021

Kent State’s main campus had fewer arrests and reports for several types of crimes in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the newest Kent State University Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report.The...

Sexual assault reported in Centennial E dormitory

Lauren Sasala and Gina Butkovich August 29, 2020

Kent State University Police are investigating a sexual assault in Centennial Court E. According to a campus advisory sent out via email and over Flash ALERTS, the university’s emergency notification...

FSL aims to change stigma in Greek life

Kent State Fraternity and Sorority Life has made attempts in recent years to distance themselves from the stigma often related to Greek life.Kent State recently made the decision to no longer call FSL...

Sexual assault “red zone” poses threat to college students

At many college campuses, thousands of new students are starting their freshman year. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), more than 50 percent of campus sexual assaults happen...

Former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver (far right) listens to his former subordinates, Crystal Casterline, testimony against him. Oliver was found guilty of all charges against him. He was sentenced to 600 days in jail as well as $2,304 in fines and restitution. 

Facebook famous former Brimfield police chief sentenced

Payton Moore January 26, 2016

Former Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver was sentenced to two years of probation and restitution yesterday in the Portage County Common Pleas Court. Oliver was found guilty on four misdemeanor...

Former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver (far right) listens to his former subordinates, Crystal Casterline, testimony against him. Oliver was found guilty of all charges against him. He was sentenced to 600 days in jail as well as $2,304 in fines and restitution. 

Former Brimfield police chief found guilty of four misdemeanors

Payton Moore January 25, 2016

Brimfield's former police chief, David Oliver, was found guilty Monday afternoon in a Portage County Common Pleas Court. The Facebook famous Oliver pleaded no contest to four misdemeanors, including: attempted...

Our View: Focus on the true issue

KS Editors April 6, 2015

 Summary: In the midst of Rolling Stone magazine being discredited for not fully reporting the story of an alleged sexual assault, we must focus our attention more on the very real issue of sexual assaults...

Police investigate assault of transgender teen

Garance Burke March 4, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Police on Tuesday were investigating the physical and sexual assault of a transgender teen who said he was attacked in a bathroom at a suburban San Francisco public school where another...

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