Lawyer: Kenosha Officer Thought Jacob Blake Was Trying To Kidnap ChildThe Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer's lawyer contends.
Lawsuit Asks Court To Force Facebook To Ban Militias Following Wis. UnrestFour people filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday demanding that Facebook prevent militias and hate groups from using the site, after a militia group used the platform to draw armed people to protests in Wisconsin last month that left two people dead.
Joe Biden To Test Promise To Unify The Nation In WisconsinJoe Biden faces the most intense test yet of his pledge to be a calming, unifying leader for a divided nation when he travels Thursday to Kenosha, Wisconsin, a city now at the center of America’s election-year reckoning with systemic racism.
Owner Of Burned Kenosha Business Accuses Trump Of Misleading PublicThe owner of a camera shop that was destroyed during unrest in Kenosha and highlighted during President Donald Trump’s visit says the president used his store for political gain by appearing with a former owner of the business while touring the epicenter of the latest eruption over racial injustice.
Joe Biden Heading To Kenosha As Wisconsin Becomes 2020 Flash PointJoe Biden is traveling to Wisconsin on Thursday, as the key swing state becomes the focal point for a political debate over violence at protests there and elsewhere in the nation.
In Kenosha, Trump Calls Violence 'Domestic Terrorism'; Biden Hits Back, Says Trump Is Trying To Scare VotersPresident Donald Trump stood at the epicenter of the latest eruption over racial injustice Tuesday and came down squarely on the side of law enforcement, blaming “domestic terror” for the violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and making no nod to the underlying cause of anger and protests — the shooting of yet another Black man by police.
Damage To City-Owned Property In Kenosha Estimated At Nearly $2 MillionDamage to city-owned property from violence that erupted over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha is estimated at nearly $2 million so far, a city official said.
Most Of The People Arrested In Kenosha Were Not From The City Most of the people arrested in demonstrations against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha were not city residents, according to police.
Hundreds March Through Downtown Minneapolis Protesting Jacob Blake's ShootingOrganizers say what happened in Kenosha is a reminder that nothing's changed since the death of George Floyd.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers Requests Trump Reconsider Planned Visit To KenoshaDemocrats on Sunday accused President Donald Trump of trying to inflame racial tensions and incite violence to benefit his campaign as he praised supporters who clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon.
Kenosha Police Union Gives Detailed Perspective Of Jacob Blake ShootingThe Kenosha police union on Friday offered the most detailed accounting to date on officers' perspective of the moments leading up to police shooting Jacob Blake seven times in the back.
Protesters March For Jacob Blake In KenoshaAbout 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside a Wisconsin courthouse Saturday to denounce police violence and share messages of change a week after an officer shot Jacob Blake in the back and left the 29-year-old Black man paralyzed.
Wisconsin Prosecutors Charged Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, With Homicide For Fatally Shooting Protesters Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters and the wounding of a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a night of unrest following the weekend police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Fox's Tucker Carlson Takes Criticism For Kenosha CommentaryFox News' Tucker Carlson, no stranger to the hot seat for his commentary, is being criticized for suggesting that no one should be surprised by the killing of two demonstrators during social unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Mike Pence's Commencement Speech At Milwaukee College CanceledA private Milwaukee college has canceled plans to have Vice President Mike Pence deliver a commencement address this weekend, citing unrest in nearby Kenosha where police shot a Black man, Jacob Blake, and two people were killed during protests that followed.