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Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan, left, and Republican J.D. Vance debated Monday night in Ohio.

Five takeaways from Ohio’s US Senate debate

Dan Merica, CNN October 13, 2022

(CNN) -- The debate between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance in Ohio's closer-than-expected Senate contest began with a testy exchange on the economy and quickly devolved from there into a contentious...

A photo of 22-year-old Paul D. Bukovac following his arrest on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. Police charged Bukovac, a senior computer science major at Kent State, with illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material and pandering obscenity involving a minor or impaired person. Police said the investigation is ongoing, and more charges may result.

Kent State student charged in child pornography investigation

Alton Northup Reporter December 14, 2021

Kent Police arrested a Kent State computer science student Tuesday morning after they executed a search warrant at a Kent residence as part of a child pornography investigation. Paul David Bukovac, 22,...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

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...

Authorities fire gas munitions at demonstrators gathered outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department to protest the shooting death of Daunte Wright, late Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

(CNN) -- A police officer who shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter in the case, authorities said Wednesday.Kim...



Law enforcement personnel are seen outside a massage parlor where a person was shot and killed on March 16, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. - Eight people were killed in shootings at three different spas in...


- March 18, 2021

This handout booking photo released by the Crisp County Sheriff's Office on March 16, 2021 shows 21-year-old shooting suspect Robert Aaron Long. - Eight people were killed in shootings at three different...

OPINION: Entrapment, what it is and what loopholes — intentional or not — go along with it

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 27, 2021

Entrapment is a term I only very recently learned that not a ton of people are familiar with. Kicking the idea for the column around to friends and family, I actually got more questions than I did feedback....

Catalytic converter thieves strike throughout Kent State

Melissa Meyers TV2 Reporter February 22, 2021

Over the weekend Kent State University sent out an advisory warning students that catalytic converters are being stolen from vehicles on and off campus.“So far on campus within the past few days we’ve...

Police in Kent are investigating the theft of catalytic converters on and off-campus.

Police investigating catalytic converter thefts

Kent State University Police and Kent Police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles on and off-campus.A catalytic converter is a component of a vehicle’s exhaust and is often...

Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

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