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September 16, 2020, 10:45 PM

Fire chief: Damage from Kenosha unrest tops $11 million

Kenosha’s fire chief says damage from the unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake has now topped $11 million
September 16, 2020, 10:45 PM
Fire chief: Damage from Kenosha unrest tops $11 million
September 8, 2020, 11:37 AM

Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, Blake joins by phone

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is on the ground in the battleground state Wisconsin Monday for her first campaign trip since accepting her nomination.
September 8, 2020, 11:37 AM
Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake
September 7, 2020, 11:06 AM

Jacob Blake speaks out from hospital bed in emotional video: 'It's nothing but pain'

He was shot seven times in the back by a Wisconsin police officer.
September 7, 2020, 11:06 AM
Jacob Blake calls for people to change in video from hospital bed
September 5, 2020, 8:44 PM

Lawyer of accused Kenosha shooter resigns from defense fund

Fund raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes.
September 5, 2020, 8:44 PM
September 4, 2020, 10:33 PM

Blake's father says paralyzed son optimistic after shooting

The father of Jacob Blake says his “happy-go-lucky” son is optimistic for his future, although he remains paralyzed from the waist down after being shot seven times by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer
September 4, 2020, 10:33 PM
Jacob Blake's father says paralyzed son optimistic after shooting
September 4, 2020, 9:01 PM

Jacob Blake appears in court from hospital bed for domestic abuse charges

Jacob Blake, the Wisconsin man who was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer, appeared in court Friday for domestic abuse charges.
September 4, 2020, 9:01 PM
Jacob Blake appears in court from hospital bed for domestic abuse charges
September 4, 2020, 7:32 PM

Kamala Harris, Mike Pence to both be in Wisconsin on Monday

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris is scheduled to make her first campaign appearance in battleground Wisconsin on Labor Day in Milwaukee, while Vice President Mike Pence was headed to western Wisconsin
September 4, 2020, 7:32 PM
September 4, 2020, 4:32 PM

Biden meets with Jacob Blake's family in Wisconsin on trip to 'bring people together'

The former vice president and his wife spoke to Jacob Blake by phone.
September 4, 2020, 4:32 PM
Biden meets with Jacob Blake's family in Wisconsin on trip to 'bring people together'
September 4, 2020, 2:26 PM

Wisconsin city where Jacob Blake was shot becomes political battleground

Blake’s family speaks to “Nightline” after a visit to Kenosha by Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Days ago, President Donald Trump visited to tour a building destroyed by rioters during the protests.
September 4, 2020, 2:26 PM
Wisconsin city where Jacob Blake was shot becomes political battleground
September 4, 2020, 12:16 PM

Kenosha journalist quits after coverage of Jacob Blake rally

Daniel Thompson has resigned as digital editor for a Kenosha newspaper after disputing a headline for a story about a rally for the family of Jacob Blake
September 4, 2020, 12:16 PM
September 4, 2020, 12:04 AM

The Latest: Trump mocks the way Biden wears his mask

President Donald Trump is mocking his Democratic rival for letting his mask hang off his ear when he delivers speeches
September 4, 2020, 12:04 AM
Biden trip can help Kenosha heal, official says
September 3, 2020, 6:19 PM

More than 250 arrested since Blake shooting in Wisconsin

More than 250 people have been arrested since the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha
September 3, 2020, 6:19 PM
September 3, 2020, 2:42 PM

Trump threatens to restrict funds for cities with ‘lawless’ protests

The president threatened to start the process of defunding Democratic-run cities like New York City, Washington D.C., Seattle and Portland as campaign rival Joe Biden heads to Kenosha, Wisconsin.
September 3, 2020, 2:42 PM
Trump threatens to restrict funds for cities with ‘lawless’ protests
September 3, 2020, 2:23 AM

Owner of burned business accuses Trump of misleading public

The shop owner says Trump used his store for political gain.
September 3, 2020, 2:23 AM
September 2, 2020, 7:39 PM

The Latest: Biden says Kenosha officer should face charges

Joe Biden says the police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, who shot Jacob Blake in the back on Aug_ 23, leaving the 29—year-old Black man paralyzed, “needs to be charged.”
September 2, 2020, 7:39 PM
Biden says Kenosha officer should face charges
September 2, 2020, 3:16 PM

Fallout from Trump’s visit to Kenosha

President Donald Trump did not meet with Jacob Blake's family, but defended police and avoided answering a question about systemic racism. ABC's Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
September 2, 2020, 3:16 PM
Fallout from Trump’s visit to Kenosha
September 1, 2020, 11:15 PM

Family, investigators and police offer starkly different views of Jacob Blake in wake of police shooting

Jacob Blake captured the attention of civil rights advocates around the world last week as cellphone video circulated of the 29-year-old man being shot seven times.
September 1, 2020, 11:15 PM
Family, police offer starkly different views of Jacob Blake in wake of shooting
September 1, 2020, 8:51 PM

Trump tours damaged businesses in Kenosha

President Donald Trump toured damaged businesses and met with law enforcement in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday.
September 1, 2020, 8:51 PM
Trump tours damaged businesses in Kenosha
September 1, 2020, 3:57 PM

Timeline of alleged Wisconsin protest shooter's path

A timeline of the path of Kyle Rittenhouse, the alleged Wisconsin protest shooter, at Kenosha, reconstructed in video.
September 1, 2020, 3:57 PM
Alleged Kenosha shooter's deadly night reconstructed with video
September 1, 2020, 5:30 AM

2 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of US strife

The police shooting of a Black man was followed by the deaths of two protesters.
September 1, 2020, 5:30 AM
2 shootings, 2 days, 2 miles apart: In Kenosha, a microcosm of US strife
August 31, 2020, 11:56 PM

Ailing Kenosha on edge as Trump visit looms amid tensions

Of the 175 people arrested during Kenosha protests, 102 are not from the city.
August 31, 2020, 11:56 PM
Most arrested during Kenosha protests not from city, police say
August 31, 2020, 10:37 PM

Candidate draws criticism over meme about Wisconsin shooting

A Republican congressional nominee is facing criticism for a social media post, which he later deleted, of a meme that appeared to support a teenager charged with  killing two people during protests in Wisconsin
August 31, 2020, 10:37 PM
GOP candidate draws criticism over meme about Wisconsin shooting
August 31, 2020, 10:14 PM

Acting homeland security secretary faults state officials for Oregon, Wisconsin protest violence

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf appeared on ABC's "This Week" and talked about Oregon, Wisconsin protest violence and his appearance at the RNC.
August 31, 2020, 10:14 PM
Acting Secretary Chad Wolf faults state officials for Ore., Wis. protest violence
August 31, 2020, 6:01 PM

Wisconsin Republicans take no action on policing bills

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature took no action in a special session called by the state’s Democratic governor to pass a package of bills on policing policies
August 31, 2020, 6:01 PM
August 31, 2020, 4:10 PM

Wisconsin governor asks Trump to call off trip to Kenosha

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers asked that President Donald Trump reconsider visiting Kenosha this week amid civil unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
August 31, 2020, 4:10 PM
Wisconsin governor asks Trump to call off trip to Kenosha
August 31, 2020, 11:08 AM

Trump White House officials criticize NBA players amid Jacob Blake protests

Trump White House officials Jared Kushner and Marc Short have criticized NBA players for their refusal to play in the wake of Jacob Blake's shooting and Kenosha protests.
August 31, 2020, 11:08 AM
White House aides, including Kushner, react to NBA players amid Jacob Blake protests
August 31, 2020, 9:16 AM

Activists: Militias tolerated, Kenosha protesters arrested

Police in Kenosha have arrested dozens of people since a white officer shot Jacob Blake in the back
August 31, 2020, 9:16 AM
Activists see disparate police tactics amid Kenosha protests
August 30, 2020, 3:53 PM

'Across the ideological spectrum ... the violence needs to end': Wolf

Jonathan Karl interviews acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on "This Week."
August 30, 2020, 3:53 PM
'Across the ideological spectrum ... the violence needs to end': Wolf
August 30, 2020, 3:18 PM

Protests continue over Jacob Blake shooting

President Trump is scheduled to visit Kenosha on Tuesday, where demonstrators are protesting the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
August 30, 2020, 3:18 PM
Protests continue over Jacob Blake shooting
August 29, 2020, 2:44 PM

Wisconsin gunman charged, allegedly shot protester 5 times: Criminal complaint

Authorities investigating social media associated with the name of the alleged gunman in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have found references of support for President Donald Trump.
August 29, 2020, 2:44 PM
'I just killed somebody': Wisconsin gunman allegedly shot protester 5 times
August 29, 2020, 11:54 AM

Ill. teen charged in Kenosha shooting that killed 2, hurt 1

Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the wounding of a third
August 29, 2020, 11:54 AM
August 29, 2020, 10:23 AM

Jacob Blake’s name joins rallying cry against police brutality

Blake was shot seven times in the back by a police officer in front of his family. A teen from out of state allegedly killed two people at a demonstration for Blake, and injured a third person.
August 29, 2020, 10:23 AM
Jacob Blake’s name joins rallying cry against police brutality
August 29, 2020, 7:20 AM

NBA, WNBA postpone all Wednesday games after players refused to play over Jacob Blake shooting

Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, this week.
August 29, 2020, 7:20 AM
NBA postpones games after players refuse to play in protest of Jacob Blake shooting
August 29, 2020, 4:08 AM

Jacob Blake handcuffed to hospital bed, family says

Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times in the back by Kenosha police on Sunday, reportedly was handcuffed to his hospital bed even though he's paralyzed and heavily medicated, according to his father.
August 29, 2020, 4:08 AM
Jacob Blake handcuffed to hospital bed, family says
August 29, 2020, 1:03 AM

Wisconsin attorney general won't say whether Kenosha police knew Jacob Blake had a knife before shooting him

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is refusing to answer questions on whether Kenosha police knew that Jacob Blake had a knife before shooting him.
August 29, 2020, 1:03 AM
Wisconsin AG won't say whether police knew Jacob Blake had a knife
August 28, 2020, 4:58 PM

Extradition hearing for alleged Kenosha gunman, Kyle Rittenhouse, set for Sept. 25

Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people during protests in Kenosha.
August 28, 2020, 4:58 PM
Extradition hearing for alleged Kenosha gunman, Kyle Rittenhouse, set for Sept. 25
August 28, 2020, 2:24 PM

Fallout after NBA players walk off courts in protest

The teams voted to play on, according to ESPN, but are still negotiating when to reschedule games ending the boycott that started with the Milwaukee Bucks.
August 28, 2020, 2:24 PM
Fallout after NBA players walk off courts in protest
August 28, 2020, 12:04 PM

Wisconsin attorney general speaks to shootings, protests

Josh Kaul shares an update with “Good Morning America” about the investigation into the shooting of Jacob Blake and the separate incident of a 17-year-old who protested with an assault rifle.
August 28, 2020, 12:04 PM
Wisconsin attorney general speaks to shootings, protests
August 28, 2020, 10:42 AM

Lawyer says Blake paralyzed, protests erupt for 3rd night

Police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse protesters during a third night of unrest in Wisconsin following the shooting of a Black man whose attorney said he was paralyzed when he was shot multiple times by police
August 28, 2020, 10:42 AM
August 28, 2020, 4:22 AM

New details on 17-year-old arrested after allegedly killing 2 in Kenosha

Kyle Rittenhouse was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide in the Tuesday shooting, some of which was captured on cellphone video.
August 28, 2020, 4:22 AM
New details on 17-year-old arrested after allegedly killing 2 in Kenosha
August 28, 2020, 1:22 AM

9 NFL teams cancel practice in response to Blake shooting

Nine NFL teams canceled practice in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin
August 28, 2020, 1:22 AM
August 28, 2020, 12:44 AM

Aldridge: Players wanted to ‘recenter’ focus on important issues

David Aldridge, editor-in-chief of the Athletic D.C., discusses what NBA players are planning after postponing games and how players in the playoff bubble are processing recent events.
August 28, 2020, 12:44 AM
Aldridge: Players wanted to ‘recenter’ focus on important issues
August 28, 2020, 12:21 AM

Professional sports leagues refuse to play after Jacob Blake shooting

The NBA, MLB, NHL and MLS have postponed games and practices in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday.
August 28, 2020, 12:21 AM
Professional sports leagues refuse to play after Jacob Blake shooting
August 27, 2020, 11:29 PM

WNBA players wear shirts with 'bullet holes' to protest Jacob Blake shooting, racial injustice

WNBA players on the Washington Mystics team wore shirts with "bullet holes" in protest over the Jacob Blake shooting and racial injustice.
August 27, 2020, 11:29 PM
WNBA players wear shirts with 'bullet holes' in protest of Jacob Blake shooting
August 27, 2020, 9:15 PM

Naomi Osaka will not play in tennis match in support of protest for Jacob Blake

"As a black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention, rather than watching me play tennis."
August 27, 2020, 9:15 PM
Naomi Osaka will not play in tennis match in support of protest for Jacob Blake
August 27, 2020, 8:20 PM

Pro sports cancelling games

The NBA, WNBA, MLB and other leagues postpone activity after players refuse to play over the developments in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
August 27, 2020, 8:20 PM
Pro sports cancelling games
August 27, 2020, 4:37 PM

Authorities identify officer who opened fire in Jacob Blake shooting

Authorities identified the officer who was seen in a video shooting Jacob Blake in the back as Rusten Sheskey, a 7-year veteran of the force.
August 27, 2020, 4:37 PM
Authorities identify officer who opened fire in Jacob Blake shooting
August 27, 2020, 3:50 PM

Authorities identify Kenosha cop who shot Jacob Blake, say Blake had knife

Cellphone video showed 29-year-old Jacob Blake Jr. being shot multiple times by police.
August 27, 2020, 3:50 PM
Authorities identify Kenosha cop who shot Jacob Blake, say Blake had knife
August 27, 2020, 12:40 PM

NBA players boycott games over Jacob Blake shooting

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith weighs in on the player's reaction as they demand justice over the shooting of Jacob Blake.
August 27, 2020, 12:40 PM
NBA players boycott games over Jacob Blake shooting
August 27, 2020, 1:36 AM

17-year-old suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 at protests

Alleged gunman Kyle Rittenhouse has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide after at least three people were shot and two killed during the Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
August 27, 2020, 1:36 AM
17-year-old suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 at protests