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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent Police Department uses app for tip reporting

Avery Savage, Reporter April 15, 2022

The new Kent PD app is designed to allow individuals to submit tips anonymously to law enforcement, schools and community groups. The Kent Police Department says the goal of the app is to bring awareness...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado , CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert. "I can confirm that a...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert."I can confirm that a campus...

SURFSIDE, FLORIDA - JUNE 28: A person adds flowers to a memorial that has pictures of some of the missing from the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 28, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. The pictures were placed on the fence as loved ones try to find them. Over one hundred people are being reported missing as the search-and-rescue effort continues. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rescue efforts enter sixth day in Florida condo collapse

(CNN) -- As rescuers search through the debris of a deadly South Florida condo collapse for a sixth day Tuesday, families and friends of those still unaccounted for are desperately seeking information...

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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...

KSU President Todd Diacon shared the news of $1 million in support of the Anti-Racism Task Force’s recommendations.

Kent State devotes $1 million to support recommendations from Anti-Racism Task Force

Chris Bright Reporter April 20, 2021

Following the racist vandalism on campus, Kent State’s Anti-Racism Task Force discussed the recommendations its subcommittees have created in response to the needs of diverse groups on the university’s...

Authorities fire gas munitions at demonstrators gathered outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department to protest the shooting death of Daunte Wright, late Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

(CNN) -- A police officer who shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter in the case, authorities said Wednesday.Kim...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Proposed bill introduces penalties for false 911 calls

Ian Jameson Reporter March 17, 2021

Newly proposed legislation would allow victims of false or racially motivated 911 calls to sue for damages. Two Ohio lawmakers have proposed a bill addressing what they say is an increase in false 911...

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....

Catalytic converter thieves strike throughout Kent State

Melissa Meyers TV2 Reporter February 22, 2021

Over the weekend Kent State University sent out an advisory warning students that catalytic converters are being stolen from vehicles on and off campus.“So far on campus within the past few days we’ve...

Protests continued in Minneapolis where George Floyd, a black man, died while in police custody. Anger boiled over in more than 30 cities Friday, May 29, with some protesters smashing windows, setting vehicles ablaze and clashing with police.

Minnesota governor says destruction is no longer about George Floyd and he’ll mobilize full National Guard

 (CNN) -- Minnesota's governor said Saturday he will move to "fully mobilize the National Guard" after destructive Minneapolis-area protests that he says are "no longer in any way about the murder of George...

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Man accused of pulling down women’s pants at Kent State sentenced, pre-trial hearing set for alleged sorority stalker

The man accused of pulling down two different women’s pants on Kent State’s campus last fall was sentenced to one year in the Portage County Jail Thursday. Christopher Eugene Clark pleaded guilty...

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