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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Dating violence, liquor and drug abuse down in annual campus safety report

Editor’s Note: The following story has been updated to include information about the Clery Act, such as the fire occurrences, and additional information on other crimes. Reports of dating violence and...

Recovering heroin addict Jonny Szczesniak, 20, sits on a bench in his Parma, Ohio, apartment complex on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

Walking away from the dragon: a recovering addict’s tale

Alex Delaney-Gesing October 19, 2016

Jonny Szczesniak was nine when he tried heroin for the first time.He was at a friend’s house after wrestling practice when his friend began breaking down the drug on a table, then snorting it.“I was...

Hannah Armenta

Opinion: Josh’s addiction

Hannah Armenta May 4, 2016

I was sitting in Reagan National Airport, waiting for a flight back home to Cleveland last spring when my phone buzzed. The screen read "Joshie".It takes a certain amount of mental preparation to open...

Courtesy of Detroit Free Press 2007

Heroin use on the rise in Portage County

Staff Report May 4, 2016

Portage County Court of Common Pleas Judge Becky Doherty struggles with the decision of whether to keep heroin abusers in custody for their own protection or to let them out.In one case, she let a male...

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