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Derek Chauvin sentenced by Minnesota judge to 22.5 years

Nicole Lew Reporter June 25, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years Friday for the murder of George Floyd. In April, Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree...

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,...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. 

House Democrats surprise Senate with request to hear from witnesses at impeachment trial

(CNN) -- In a surprise twist, House impeachment managers asked the Senate on Saturday morning to call witnesses in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial rather than moving to a final...

Senator Rand Paul, seen here on Capitol Hill January 30, 2020, in Washington, DC, will force a test vote to gauge the Republican support for Trump impeachment trial.

Rand Paul calls impeachment ‘dead on arrival’ after most Republicans signal that trial is unconstitutional

Clare Foran and Manu Raju, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican...

Behind another big game from Pippen, Kent tops CMU

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter January 12, 2021

 Through a combination of solid offense and defense late in the second half, Kent State men’s basketball beat Central Michigan 94-85. With this win the Flashes improve to .500 in Mid-American Conference...

Defendant and former Kent State football player Nate Holley gives his testimony during day two of the Ohio v. Nathan Holley trial at the Portage County Municipal Courthouse in Ravenna, Ohio, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.

Holley takes stand in second day of trial

Henry Palattella February 8, 2017

Day two of former Kent State football player Nate Holley’s trial took place Tuesday in the Portage County Municipal Courthouse. Holley took the stand, along with the alleged victim, Ceara Tackett during...

Image courtesy of Portage County Sheriffs Office.

Search warrant questioned in Fox hearing

Hilary Crisan September 17, 2014

The Portage County Court of Common Pleas will allow more time for a judge to consider suppressing a search warrant for the Ravenna apartment where a 22-year-old’s body was found in January.Judge Laurie...

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