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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Kent State student arraigned on rape and burglary charges

Erin Sullivan, Reporter April 8, 2023

Kent State junior architecture student McCoy Watkins was arraigned in Portage County Common Pleas Court Friday and charged with two first-degree felony counts of rape involving two Kent State students. The...

Trump says he expects to be arrested Tuesday as New York law enforcement prepares for possible indictment

Kaitlan Collins, CNN March 18, 2023

Washington CNN — Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he expects to be arrested in connection with the investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney next week and called for protests as...

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...

People hug during a vigil after a shooting at Oxford High School at Lake Pointe Community Church in Lake Orion, Michigan on November 30, 2021. - A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on November 30, killing three teenagers and wounding eight other people before surrendering to police, authorities said, in what was the deadliest US school shooting so far this year. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody

 (CNN) -- School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan's Oxford High School left four students dead.Six other students and a teacher were wounded by gunfire, and...

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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...

Elaine Frantz is a historian and Kent State professor. 

Verdict from George Floyd murder trial may reveal historical problems, new solutions

Ian Jameson Reporter April 22, 2021

After the death of George Floyd last year and protests worldwide in the following months, the verdict of the murder trial and the charges against the man who killed him have been announced. On Tuesday,...

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.

12 Army National Guard members removed from inauguration duty

(CNN) -- Twelve Army National Guard members have been removed from inauguration duty in Washington, DC, as part of the security vetting process initiated, in part, to ensure troops tasked with securing...

OPINION: How hard can it be being an Arab Muslim?

Sara Al Harthi Guest Opinion Writer December 13, 2020

Being a female in this world is hard, but being an Arab Muslim woman working in law enforcement in the U.S. is even harder. No one is immune from racism or discrimination, and women all around the world...

Demonstrators protest the death of George Floyd as they gather Wednesday, June 3, 2020, on the East side of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Democrats offer sweeping police reform bill

 (CNN) -- Democrats put forward sweeping legislation Monday aimed at cracking down on police brutality and recording patterns of misuse of force across the country, the first concrete step toward action...

Navigating science, politics: a rocky relationship

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter December 5, 2019

Science and politics, though they seem very separate subjects, have actually been an interconnected system that has recently seen more tension, causing dissent between the two communities. Gabriella Paar-Jakli,...

Police in Kent encourage open communication with students and citizens

Olivia Boris October 9, 2018

On Wednesday October 3rd, campus police and the City of Kent Police hosted Coffee with a Cop event to encourage open communication and positive interactions between law enforcement and the public. This...

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....

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