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May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM

Illinois teen, Kyle Rittenhouse makes 1st in-person court appearance

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager accused of killing two people during last summer's protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, made his first in-person court appearance Friday.
May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM
Illinois teen, Kyle Rittenhouse makes 1st in-person court appearance
May 21, 2021, 5:53 PM

Kyle Rittenhouse, Illinois teen who allegedly killed 2 protesters, makes 1st in-person court appearance

Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois man accused of killing two people during protests in Wisconsin last summer, made his first in-person court appearance Friday.
May 21, 2021, 5:53 PM
Kyle Rittenhouse makes 1st in-person court appearance
1 month ago

Wisconsin cop who shot Jacob Blake had service weapon stolen

It was stolen just weeks after the shooting that left Blake partially paralyzed.
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3 arrested during protest in support of Jacob Blake Jr.

Three men have been arrested for taking part in a demonstration in southeast Wisconsin to call for the firing of the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake Jr., leaving him paralyzed from the waist down
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Protesters: Fire Kenosha officer who shot Jacob Blake

Supporters of Jacob Blake Jr. and others staged a rally and march in Kenosha.
2 months ago
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Virginia city fires police officer over Rittenhouse donation

The Virginia city of Norfolk has fired a police lieutenant after news reports that said he donated to and expressed support for Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager accused of killing two people during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last summer
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Kenosha police: 55 more charged for violence during protests

Kenosha police say 55 people are facing charges related to violent demonstrations after the police shooting of Jacob Blake last summer
3 months ago
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50 people sue Wisconsin city over handling of protests

Protests came over decision not to charge cop in fatal shooting of a Black teen.
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Judge: Kenosha shooter can't associate with supremacists

Wisconsin judge modified bail conditions for the 18-year-old Illinois teen.
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Kenosha prepares for charging decision on police shooting

A charging decision expected in next two weeks in the shooting of Jacob Blake.
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Judge gives Milwaukee's ousted police chief job back

A judge has given Milwaukee’s ousted police chief his job back, just a day after the board that demoted him selected a new acting chief
6 months ago
Judge gives Milwaukee's ousted police chief job back
6 months ago

Man whose arrest sparked Wisconsin protest pleads guilty

A man whose arrest last summer ignited a violent protest in downtown Madison has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanors and has been sentenced to time already spent behind bars
6 months ago
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Controversial attorney withdraws from Kyle Rittenhouse criminal case, launches new fundraising appeal

John Pierce will still represent Rittenhouse in any civil defamation lawsuits.
6 months ago
Controversial attorney withdraws from Kyle Rittenhouse criminal case
7 months ago

19-year-old charged with illegally buying weapon for alleged Kenosha shooter

Dominick Black is facing charges for providing a weapon to Kyle Rittenhouse, who's facing murder charges linked to an Aug. 25 protest.
7 months ago
19-year-old charged with illegally buying weapon for alleged Kenosha shooter
7 months ago

Kyle Rittenhouse, teen who allegedly killed 2 protesters and shot another, ordered extradited to Wisconsin

Rittenhouse was ordered extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin.
7 months ago
Teen accused of killing 2 protesters ordered extradited to Wisconsin
8 months ago

Wisconsin police shooting protest ends with chaotic arrest

Police in Wisconsin arrested a bicyclist after a physical struggle during another night of protests over a prosecutor’s decision not to charge an officer who fatally shot a Black teen in February
8 months ago
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Chief: No reason to fire Wisconsin officer who killed teen

The protests came after an officer who fatally shot a Black teen wasn't charged.
8 months ago
5th night of Wisconsin police shooting protest more peaceful
8 months ago

28 arrested, tear gas used in Wisconsin protests

Suburban Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a Black teen wasn't charged.
8 months ago
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Growing outrage and protests in Wisconsin

The unrest was sparked by the decision not to charge an officer who shot a Black teenager. ABC's Kenneth Moton reports.
8 months ago
Growing outrage and protests in Wisconsin
9 months ago

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

He opened fire because Blake turned to the officer holding a knife, lawyer says.
9 months ago
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Kenosha mayor on Jacob Blake shooting investigation, police reform

John Antaramian addresses community concerns related to the Blake case.
9 months ago
Kenosha mayor on Jacob Blake shooting investigation, police reform
9 months ago

Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths

Four activists have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders of online militia group.
9 months ago
Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths
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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
9 months ago
Fire chief: Damage from Kenosha unrest tops $11 million
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Jacob Blake calls for people to change in video from hospital bed
9 months ago

Lawyer of accused Kenosha shooter resigns from defense fund

Fund raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes.
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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
9 months ago
Jacob Blake's father says paralyzed son optimistic after shooting
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Jacob Blake appears in court from hospital bed for domestic abuse charges
9 months ago

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
9 months ago
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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.
9 months ago
Biden meets with Jacob Blake's family in Wisconsin on trip to 'bring people together'
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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.
9 months ago
Wisconsin city where Jacob Blake was shot becomes political battleground
9 months ago

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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
Biden trip can help Kenosha heal, official says
9 months ago

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
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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.
9 months ago
Trump threatens to restrict funds for cities with ‘lawless’ protests
9 months ago

Owner of burned business accuses Trump of misleading public

The shop owner says Trump used his store for political gain.
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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.”
9 months ago
Biden says Kenosha officer should face charges
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Fallout from Trump’s visit to Kenosha
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Family, police offer starkly different views of Jacob Blake in wake of shooting
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Trump tours damaged businesses in Kenosha

President Donald Trump toured damaged businesses and met with law enforcement in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday.
9 months ago
Trump tours damaged businesses in Kenosha
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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.
9 months ago
Alleged Kenosha shooter's deadly night reconstructed with video
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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.
9 months ago
2 shootings, 2 days, 2 miles apart: In Kenosha, a microcosm of US strife
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Ailing Kenosha on edge as Trump visit looms amid tensions

Of the 175 people arrested during Kenosha protests, 102 are not from the city.
9 months ago
Most arrested during Kenosha protests not from city, police say
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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
9 months ago
GOP candidate draws criticism over meme about Wisconsin shooting
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Acting Secretary Chad Wolf faults state officials for Ore., Wis. protest violence
9 months ago

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
9 months ago
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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.
9 months ago
Wisconsin governor asks Trump to call off trip to Kenosha
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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.
9 months ago
White House aides, including Kushner, react to NBA players amid Jacob Blake protests
9 months ago

Activists: Militias tolerated, Kenosha protesters arrested

Police in Kenosha have arrested dozens of people since a white officer shot Jacob Blake in the back
9 months ago
Activists see disparate police tactics amid Kenosha protests
10 months ago

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

Jonathan Karl interviews acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on "This Week."
10 months ago
'Across the ideological spectrum ... the violence needs to end': Wolf