Colleen McKernan

Trial in fatal Canton, Ohio New Year’s Eve shooting ends in 2nd hung jury

CANTON, Ohio — The second trial of an Ohio woman suspected of fatally shooting her husband following a New Year’s Eve domestic dispute has again ended in a hung jury. ***Watch our original coverage on this story in the video box, above*** Jurors deadlocked Friday over whether Colleen McKernan committed murder or defended herself. The […]

Family of Massillon shooting victim given gift from good Samaritans

MASSILLON, Ohio – If New Year’s Eve night was the worst night of Kathie McKernan’s life, then Friday started out as perhaps her worst day. Until strangers intervened to make it just a little brighter. A few nights ago, Kathie raced over to her 29-year-old son’s place after learning from one of his friends that […]

Parents of Massillon woman accused of killing husband ask for lower bond

MASSILLON, Ohio –  A $100,000 bond was set for a woman accused of killing her husband. Colleen McKernan, 26, appeared in Massillon Municipal Court Friday morning.  Bond was originally set at $1 million, but was reduced after McKernan’ s parents told the judge she is an Air Force veteran. As a condition of bond, she […]

Police: Massillon woman says husband came toward her before shooting him

MASSILLON, Ohio – A woman is facing murder charges after calling police to tell them she shot her husband, officers say. According to the Massillon Police Department, the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday on Oak Trail Northeast after a domestic incident. Colleen McKernan told police she shot her husband, 29-year-old Robert McKernan, when he […]