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Jacob Blake

Aug 27, 2023

Jacob Blake files Federal lawsuit against Kenosha and police officer

Blake filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Jan 11, 2023

Kenosha man gets 5 years for attacking officer during protests

A Kenosha man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for knocking a police officer unconscious during protests in Kenosha over the shooting of Jacob Blake, prosecutors said.

Aug 24, 2022

Blake’s uncle files lawsuit over Kenosha protest arrest

The uncle of a Black man shot by police in Kenosha in 2020 has filed a federal lawsuit alleging sheriff's deputies unjustly arrested and tortured him during a protest over the incident.

May 19, 2022

Georgia resident pleads guilty to sending death threats during Kenosha protests

A twenty-seven-year-old Georgia resident plead guilty to one count of cyberstalking Wednesday.

May 10, 2022

Blake drops civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin officer

Jacob Blake has dropped his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Wisconsin police officer who shot him during a domestic disturbance and left him paralyzed from the waist down.

Apr 1, 2022

Evers vetoes riot penalty, PFC commission membership bills

Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill Thursday that would have defined a riot and created new penalties for attending or participating such a gathering.

Jan 25, 2022

Wisconsin lawmakers OK penalties for protesters (UPDATE)

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised Tuesday to vote on a pair of GOP-backed bills that would create tougher penalties for protesters who participate in riots and deface public statues.

Kyle Rittenhouse civil lawsuit
Jan 21, 2022

Rittenhouse seeks return of gun used during Kenosha protest

Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois man acquitted of fatally shooting two men and wounding a third during street protests in Kenosha in 2020, is seeking the return of the gun and other property that police seized after his arrest

Nov 19, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse cleared of all charges in Kenosha shootings (UPDATE)

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S.

Nov 18, 2021

Rittenhouse jury to resume after fresh mistrial request

The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse's trial was to move into a third day of deliberations Thursday, even as its request to re-watch video in the case sparked a fresh bid from his attorneys for a mistrial.

Nov 18, 2021

Rittenhouse trial arguments worry mental-health advocates

The first man Kyle Rittenhouse fatally shot on the streets of Kenosha was "irrational and crazy," Rittenhouse's attorney told jurors at his murder trial.

Nov 17, 2021

Rittenhouse jurors return for Day 2 of deliberations

Jurors weighing charges against Kyle Rittenhouse returned Wednesday for a second day of deliberations in his murder trial, after failing to reach a swift verdict on whether he was the instigator of a night of bloodshed in Kenosha or a concerned citizen who came under attack while trying to protect property.


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