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Feb 22, 2021

Activist charged with felony stemming from Kenosha protests

An activist who participated in protests following the August police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha was charged Friday with a felony for allegedly kicking in a door at the Kenosha Public Safety Building and saying he wanted to break an officer's fingers.

Feb 12, 2021

Judge declines new arrest warrant for Kyle Rittenhouse

A judge on Thursday refused prosecutors' request to issue a new arrest warrant for an 18-year-old from Illinois accused of killing two people during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last summer.

Feb 11, 2021

Rittenhouse, accused of violating bond, going before judge

An Illinois 18-year-old charged with killing two people during street protests in Kenosha last summer faces a judge Thursday with prosecutors asking that he be re-arrested.

Feb 5, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse fires attorney who helped raise his bail

The 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.

Jan 28, 2021

2 of 3 officers at Blake shooting in Wisconsin back on duty

Two police officers who were on the scene when a white officer shot and partially paralyzed a Black man in Wisconsin, triggering several nights of violent protests, have returned to duty, according to police officials.

Jan 14, 2021

Jacob Blake says he was ready to surrender before being shot

A Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin, triggering several nights of violent protests over the summer and leaving him partially paralyzed, said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire.

Jan 6, 2021

Federal civil-rights investigation into shooting of Jacob Blake ongoing

A federal civil-rights investigation into the shooting of Jacob Blake is ongoing, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Jan 6, 2021

Two people fatally stabbed in Kenosha, one arrested

Two people were fatally stabbed in Kenosha early Wednesday and one person is in custody, according to police.

Jan 5, 2021

No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake (UPDATE)

An Illinois teenager charged in the slayings of two people during street protests in Wisconsin following the police shooting of a Black man is expected to enter a plea in the case Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2020

Wisconsin prosecutors add curfew charge against Rittenhouse

Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old Illinois teen accused of shooting three people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin this summer with violating curfew that night.

Dec 28, 2020

Evers: Criminal justice reforms likely in next state budget

Gov. Tony Evers' executive budget could include criminal-justice reforms as Wisconsin emerges from a tumultuous year of protests over police brutality and racism, setting up another possible conflict with Republicans who have been reluctant to take any action to reform police procedures.

Dec 3, 2020

California attorney withdraws from Rittenhouse criminal case (UPDATE)

A California attorney for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin is extracting himself from his criminal defense after prosecutors raised ethical concerns about the lawyer.


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