Kyle Rittenhouse Murder Trial Set To Go Into Jury's HandsProsecutors have sought to portray Rittenhouse as the instigator of the bloodshed, which took place during a tumultuous night of protests against racial injustice. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted of the most serious charge against him.
Defense Rests In Kyle Rittenhouse's Murder TrialRittenhouse's lawyers completed their side of the case on Day 9 of the trial Thursday, a day after the 18-year-old Rittenhouse told the jury he was defending himself from attack and had no choice when he used his rifle to kill two men and wound a third on the streets of Kenosha.
Trial Of Kyle Rittenhouse Begins Monday, Judge Hopes To Have Jury Picked Within A DayThe trial of Kyle Rittenhouse opened Monday with the challenging task of seating jurors who haven't already made up their minds about the young aspiring police officer who shot two people to death and wounded a third during a violent night of anti-racism protests last year.
Judge Sets Final Ground Rules For Kyle Rittenhouse Trial EvidenceKyle Rittenhouse, 18, of Antioch, Illinois, was among a number of people who responded to calls on social media to take up arms and come to Kenosha to respond to the protests.
Federal Prosecutors Not Filing Charges Against Officer In Jacob Blake ShootingFederal prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t file charges against a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last year.
Kyle Rittenhouse To Make First In-Person Court AppearanceKyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois man accused of killing two people during the chaotic protests that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, was due Friday to make his first in-person court appearance.
'The Only Lawful Decision Was Made': Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Won't Face ChargesBlake was shot by Kenosha Officer Rusten Sheskey in August while Blake was about to get into an SUV during a domestic dispute. Blake was shot seven times.
Jacob Blake Files Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Kenosha Officer Who Shot HimA Black man who was paralyzed after he was shot in the back by a white police officer in southeastern Wisconsin filed a civil lawsuit Thursday accusing the officer of excessive force.
Kyle Rittenhouse Fires Attorney Who Helped Raise His $2 Million BailAn 18-year-old from Illinois who's accused of killing two people and wounding a third during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last summer fired a California attorney who had been soliciting money for his case.
Prosecutors Seek Arrest Of Kyle Rittenhouse For Bail ViolationProsecutors asked a judge Wednesday for a new arrest warrant for an Illinois teen charged with shooting three people, killing two of them, during a protest over police brutality in Wisconsin after he apparently violated his bail conditions.
'My Babies Are Right Here': Jacob Blake Describes Being Shot By OfficerBlake has spoken with the media for the first time since the county attorney's office said no charges would be pursued in the incident.