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Kent Wired

Travis McMichael listens to testimony in the Ahmaud Arbery killing trial.

3 men involved in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing found guilty of murder and other charges

(CNN) -- A jury Wednesday found three White men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, guilty on multiple murder counts, as well as other charges.The verdict, delivered...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

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,...

There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, according to Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa.

1 dead, at least 10 wounded in shootings in Odessa, Texas, police say

Originally Published: 31 AUG 19 17:51 ET Updated: 31 AUG 19 18:06 ET By Ed Lavandera and Ralph Ellis, CNN August 31, 2019

     (CNN) -- There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, according to Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa.There are 10...

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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...

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Ex-husband pleads not guilty to murder of KSU Ashtabula student

Ella Abbott February 17, 2019

The ex-husband of Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi, a Kent State Ashtabula student who was found dead in July, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Feb. 8 in Ashtabula County Common Pleas court.Jeffrey Stanley...

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Ex-husband indicted in death of KSU Ashtabula student

Valerie Royzman January 10, 2019

The ex-husband of a Kent State Ashtabula student, who was found dead in July, was indicted on murder and other charges.The Ashtabula County Grand Jury indicted Jeffrey Stanley for murder, felonious assault,...

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OPINION: How I became consumed by true crime

Adriona Murphy October 20, 2018

In 1978, 15-year-old Mary Vincent was attempting to hitchhike from Las Vegas to California when 50-year-old Lawrence Singleton picked her up.She drifted in and out of sleep during the drive and sensed...

Letter to the Editor

Dovid Asher January 20, 2016

It has come to my attention that associate professor Julio Pino penned a eulogy on behalf of a Palestinian teen a number of years ago. As I grapple with the trauma of the recent violence in Israel, allow...

Portage County Headlines: March 16th, 2015

Mitchell Felan March 16, 2015

Learn about the verdict of a Kent man's murder trial to why some Ravenna roads will be closed in your TV2 Portage County news update. Portage County Headlines-March 16th, 2015 from KentWired.com on Vimeo.

Our View: Change the stereotype, change the discussion

KS Editors February 19, 2015

We believe Kent State students can learn from the terrible event that took place in North Carolina last week. It’s time to talk about changing the way we talk about labels.Three people died last week....

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