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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


From top left, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills Jr., Demetrius Haley. From bottom left, Justin Smith and Tadarrius Bean.

5 former police officers involved in deadly beating of Tyre Nichols indicted on federal charges

CNN– Five former Memphis police officers involved in the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols have been indicted by a federal grand jury, according to court filings. The five former officers – Tadarrius...

1 dead, 10 injured in two Memphis shootings believed to be connected, police say. No suspect has been arrested

Paradise Afshar, CNN February 19, 2023

CNN -- One person is dead and 10 more are injured after two shootings in Tennessee that police believe are connected, the Memphis Police Department said. No suspect has been arrested. Officers...

Memphis city attorney says seven more police officers facing discipline for Tyre Nichols beating

CNN -- Seven additional Memphis police officers are facing discipline in the wake of Tyre Nichols’ death, City Attorney Jessica Sink told CNN’s Nick Valencia on Tuesday. The...

Pictured are top, from left, former officers Justin Smith, Emmitt Martin III and Desmond Mills, Jr. and, bottom, from left, Demetrius Haley and Tadarrius Bean. Memphis Police Department

What we know – and still don’t know – about what led to Tyre Nichols’ death

Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN January 28, 2023

CNN--It’s been almost three weeks since a traffic stop in Memphis led to a violent arrest and, three days later, the death of the 29-year-old Black driver. Tyre Nichols was hospitalized after he was pulled...

Five former Memphis police officers indicted on charges of murder and kidnapping in Tyre Nichols’ death

CNN -- Five former Memphis police officers who were fired for their actions during the arrest of Tyre Nichols earlier this month were indicted on charges including murder and kidnapping, Shelby County...


“Solidarity Today For a Better Tomorrow:” Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks to young activists on how to grow into their power

Brianna Camp Reporter May 7, 2021

Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum visited Kent State and spoke to how the pandemic has affected poverty and human rights and provided guidance on how young activists can take control of their situations...

American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) delivers his I have a dream speech to participants in the March on Washington, DC on August 28, 1963.

MLK Day encourages service

Toby Lyles and Will Mullery, CNN January 18, 2021

(CNN) -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, although Dr. King was actually born on the 15th of January 1929, 92 years ago.Mrs. Coretta Scott King and musician Stevie...

Kent State junior guard Alexa Golden shoots a layup during the game against Florida Gulf Coast in Akron, Ohio, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. [FILE]

Kent State women’s basketball splits final two games in Play4Kay Showcase

Scott Lendak November 26, 2017

After the Kent State women’s basketball team fell to No. 14 Stanford in its first game of this weekend's Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas, they knew it was vital to win at least one of the next two games. “Going...

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