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Kent State University groundskeepers clear debris from multiple cars after a tree fell in the Korb Hall parking lot Oct. 13, 2017. 

Fallen tree damages cars, hospitalizing one student

Carter Adams October 13, 2017

A Kent State student was hospitalized and three vehicles were damaged after a tree fell into the Korb Hall parking lot Friday Oct. 13, 2017.Sgt. Michquel Penn of the Kent State police department said officers...

Police and investigators on the scene at Ryan Place Apartment complex on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. The police were called around 4:15 p.m. when shots were reported.

2nd suspect arrested in connection with Ryan Place homicide

Karl Schneider February 11, 2016

The Kent Police Department arrested a second suspect around 8 p.m. on Wednesday in connection with Sunday night’s homicide at Ryan Place apartments.A 17-year-old Massillon teen, Marquis Grier, was taken...

Our View: Too much speculation, not enough known

Stater Editorial Board January 20, 2016

The Kent Stater broke news Tuesday that the FBI is investigating Kent State associate professor of history Julio Pino for potential links to the radical terrorist group ISIS. It’s since made national...

A black, four-door Toyota Camry hit Century 21 Wilbur Realty, located at 548 S. Water St., at approximately 1:35 p.m. 

Car strikes realty office on South Water Street

Neville Hardman and Emily Mills November 23, 2015

A car struck a realty office on South Water Street Monday afternoon, causing minimal damage to the building. A black, four-door Toyota Camry hit Century 21 Wilbur Realty, located at 548 S. Water St.,...

Police identify downtown shooting victim

Skye McEowen October 22, 2015

The Kent Police Department identified the victim of Saturday morning’s downtown shooting as Reco Clinkscales Jr., 24, of Cleve- land, who sustained a gunshot wound and is still being treated for his...

Lockdown at Regional Academic Center at Twinsburg lifted

Emily Mills September 1, 2015

The Regional Academic Center at Twinsburg was under lockdown Tuesday evening after a shooting that killed two people and injured a third after a domestic violence incident, according to Fox 8 News.The...

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Kent State professor arrested in Akron with 15-year-old in car

Matthew Merchant August 27, 2015

Updated: Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 4:21 p.m.Akron Police arrested Kent State professor Willie J. Harrell, Jr. Wednesday night after he met a 15-year-old boy with what police said was the intent to pursue a...

Two bystanders look at the aftermath of a two-car accident on the corner of N. Mantua and Carthage on S.R. 43 on Aug. 21, 2015.

Two people sustain minor injuries in two-car accident

Jimmy Miller August 21, 2015

A two-car accident on S.R. 43 resulted in minor injuries to the drivers despite a flipped car and deployed airbags, city police said.Officer Drake Oldham said the accident, which happened on the corner...

Workers continue to work on transplanting a tree outside Cunningham Hall on Friday, June 19, 2015. During the transplanting process, workers struck a shallow natural gas line, causing a gas leak that led to the evacuation of the Student Center, Cunningham Hall, Smith Hall and the University Library.

Natural gas leak caused by construction workers striking shallow gas line

Emily Mills June 19, 2015

A natural gas leak between Cunningham Hall and the University Library was caused by construction workers accidentally striking a gas line while attempting to transplant a tree."The gas line was unexpectedly...

A law enforcement officer searches for evidence outside of Bowman Hall after a shot was fired at Kent State University, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Police nab suspect after shot fired near Bowman Hall

Carrie Blazina April 2, 2014

Police apprehended a suspect who fired a single shot into the ground Wednesday shortly after 8:30 p.m. outside of Bowman Hall, university officials said.The suspect was taken into custody off-campus in...

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