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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying to build a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate his political rival in exchange for military aide and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies

(CNN) -- Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible...

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....

Attorney Warner Mendenhall speaks to reporters about his client, Julio Pino, outside the Carl B. Stoaks U.S. Courthouse Sept. 26, 2018. 

Former Kent State Professor sentenced to prison

David Williams September 26, 2018

Former Kent State history professor Julio Pino, 58, was sentenced to five months in prison, five months of house arrest, three years of probation and given a $2,500 fine Wednesday for lying to the FBI.Pino...

157 Lounge on S. Water Street in downtown Kent on Oct. 18, 2017.

Update: Pino, 157 Lounge and other local court cases

Brandon Bounds and Laina Yost August 29, 2018

The following is an update on the status of four court cases relevant to Kent or Kent State. Pino to be sentenced in SeptemberFormer Kent State professor Julio Pino is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept....

Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi 

Coroner identifies body as missing Kent State student

Valerie Royzman July 26, 2018

The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday afternoon that the body found near North Bend Road in Ashtabula belongs to missing Kent State student Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi.Sheriff Bill Johnson...

Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi 

Ashtabula police find body during search for missing Kent State student

Valerie Royzman July 24, 2018

Ashtabula County Sheriff Bill Johnson confirmed Tuesday evening that a body has been discovered in the search for Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi, an Ashtabula woman and Kent State student who has been missing for...

Stephen DAbreau

Opinion: The Federal Bureau of Inconvenience

Stephen D'Abreau November 2, 2016

It seems as though no one is happy with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Back in July, it was the Democrats who praised the FBI and their director, James Comey, while the Republicans cried foul. Now,...

Protesters, from left, Sandra Bell, Victoria Best, and Charles Fredricks, hold signs in support of Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Rallies were planned at Apple stores across the country to support the companys refusal to help the FBI access the cell phone of a gunman who took part in the killings of 14 people at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.

Apple remains in dark how FBI hacked iPhone without its help

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press March 29, 2016

The FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple Inc., as consumers suddenly discover they can't keep their most personal information safe. Meanwhile, Apple remains...

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Julio Pino addresses alleged ISIS ties

Alyssa Schmitt January 21, 2016

After reports arose of an FBI investigation occurring earlier this week, associate history professor Julio Pino is continuing his lectures at Kent State University.Pino gave a statement during a press...

Warren assures no threat to university

Emily Mills, Jimmy Miller, Ian Flickinger and Ben Kindel January 20, 2016

Kent State President Beverly Warren said there is no threat to student safety on Kent State’s campus after it came out the FBI is investigating Julio Pino, a Kent State associate professor of history,...

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...

ISIS uses social media to recruit

As the FBI and Department of Homeland Security continue their investigation into Kent State associate history professor Julio Pino, questions about terrorism in the United States continue to emerge.While...

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