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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Suspect in Texas massacre had been deported 4 times after entering US illegally, ICE source says

CNN– The man wanted by law enforcement in the fatal shooting Friday of five of his neighbors in Texas – including a 9-year-old boy – had entered the US illegally and been deported by immigration...

2 cheerleaders were shot in a Texas supermarket parking lot after one opened the door to the wrong vehicle. A suspect is under arrest

Alisha Ebrahimji and Tina Burnside, CNN April 20, 2023

CNN -- Two teenage cheerleaders were shot after one said she mistook the suspect’s vehicle for her own in a supermarket parking lot near Texas’ capital – one of at least four incidents this week in...

A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed after her friend turned into the wrong driveway in upstate New York, officials say

Laura Ly, CNN April 18, 2023

CNN -- A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed Saturday after she and three others accidentally turned into the wrong driveway while looking for a friend’s house in rural upstate New York, authorities...

OPINION: “Run, hide, fight.” 

OPINION: “Run, hide, fight.” 

Grace Clarke, Opinion Writer March 6, 2023

I was only 10 years old when I heard about the first school shooting in my lifetime: Sandy Hook. That should’ve been my first – and last time hearing of one. “Never again,” they said. But...

OUR VIEW: We demand an end to school shootings

OUR VIEW: We demand an end to school shootings

How many more? How many more students have to die? How many more school shootings need to happen? When will we see change? As of Thursday, there have been 84 mass shootings in the United States...


Drew Angerer May 4, 2021

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - FEBRUARY 20: An NYPD officer arrives for the funeral service of fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie, February 20, 2019 in Hampton Bays, New York. Thousands...

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...


Troy Pierson August 17, 2020

From the south lobby, one can see down to the second and first floors. Campbell said visibility was a key component of the design process to incorporate natural light into the building. Pictured here is...

Maria Kerkhove, WHOs technical lead for coronavirus response and head of its emerging diseases and zoonoses unit.

WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus: ‘There’s much unknown’

Jacqueline Howard, CNN June 9, 2020

 (CNN) -- The World Health Organization tried on Tuesday to clear up confusing comments about how often people can spread the coronavirus when they do not have symptoms.The organization held a live Q&A...

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OPINION: The media isn’t to blame for gun violence

Madison Patterson November 17, 2019

The room was dark. An audience waited in suspended anticipation for the moment they knew would approach. Through the barrel of a gun, they got their first glimpse of him: sharply dressed, suave in spades,...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

Kent State students walk out in protest outside White Hall

David Williams March 15, 2018

Twenty-five students walked out of White Hall at 10:00 a.m. for 17 minutes to stand in solidarity with the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, yesterday.Elizabeth...

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