Tag Archives: Kenosha

Rittenhouse To Carlson: I Support Black Lives Matter

The New York Daily News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, who walked free on Friday after killing two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisc., last year, said he supports Black Lives Matter and that he’s not racist. “This case has nothing to do with race,” Rittenhouse told Fox’s Tucker Carlson in an interview that will air Monday night. …

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Biden Urges Calm In Wake Of Rittenhouse Verdict

Via press release from the White House: While the verdict in Kenosha will leave many Americans feeling angry and concerned, myself included, we must acknowledge that the jury has spoken. I ran on a promise to bring Americans together, because I believe that what unites us is far greater than what divides us. I know that we’re not going to …

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Jury Finds Kyle Rittenhouse Not Guilty On All Counts

The New York Post reports: Jurors in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial have reached a verdict. It’s not immediately clear when the verdict will be announced. Deliberations began on Tuesday. Emotions have been running high in anticipation of the verdict, with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers deploying National Guard troops to Kenosha. Rittenhouse faces five charges, including intentional homicide, for shootings that …

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Rittenhouse Lawyers Seek Mistrial Over Video Quality

The Associated Press reports: Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys asked the judge on Wednesday to declare a mistrial, saying they received an inferior copy of a key video from prosecutors and would have approached things differently if they had received the higher quality video earlier. Judge Bruce Schroeder did not immediately rule on the request, which came after jurors deliberating for a …

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Man “Patrols” Kenosha Courthouse With AR-15 [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Tensions are high outside the Kenosha Courthouse where a jury deliberates the fate of Kyle Rittenhouse, currently on trial after killing two men and wounding a third in August 2020 during riots that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Reporting on the scene, Fox News reporter Alexis McAdams reported that a man was spotted outside the courthouse …

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Kyle Rittenhouse Jury To Deliberate For Second Day

Reuters reports: The jury in the Wisconsin murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse will deliberate for a second day on Wednesday, attempting to reach a consensus on whether to convict or acquit the teenager for killing two men and wounding a third during racial justice protests last year. The jury of 7 women and 5 men from Kenosha, Wisconsin, deliberated for …

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Kyle Rittenhouse’s Mother Issues Plea For Donations

CNN reports: Wendy Rittenhouse issued a message on behalf of the Kyle Rittenhouse Defense Fund Tuesday as the jury in her son’s case continued deliberations. “Both the prosecution and my son Kyle’s defense team have finished their closing arguments and I am beyond nervous,” she wrote in the email. In the email, she asked for donations to pay for legal …

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Rittenhouse Trial Concludes, Jury To Start Deliberations

CNN reports: The jury in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse will begin deliberations on Tuesday, Judge Bruce Schroeder told the court Monday evening, following a full day of instructions and closing arguments in the case. The panel of 18 jurors — 8 men and 10 women — will be narrowed down to the 12 who will deliberate the case by …

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Judge Dismisses Weapon Charge Against Rittenhouse

CBS News reports: The judge at Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial has dismissed a count of possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18. The charge is only a misdemeanor, but it had appeared to be among the likeliest to net a conviction for prosecutors. There’s no dispute that Rittenhouse was 17 when he carried an AR-style semi-automatic rifle …

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LIVE VIDEO: Closing Arguments In Rittenhouse Trial

NBC News reports: Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Monday in Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial, with the case expected to go to the jury soon after. The jury that will decide Kyle Rittenhouse’s fate could be allowed to consider some lesser charges in addition to those prosecutors originally brought against him, after fierce debate by both sides on Friday. Closing …

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Defense Rests Its Case In Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: The defense rested its case Thursday at the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, setting the stage for closing arguments in the shootings that left Americans divided over whether he was a patriot taking a stand against lawlessness or a vigilante. The defense and prosecution asked the judge to hold closing arguments on Monday, and he said …

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Rittenhouse Defense Calls For Mistrial “With Prejudice”

The Associated Press reports: The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse was thrown into jeopardy Wednesday when his lawyers asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor. The judge did not immediately rule on the request. Rittenhouse lawyer Corey Chirafasi all but suggested prosecutors might be deliberately trying to cause a …

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LIVE VIDEO: Rittenhouse Testifies In His Own Defense

The New York Times reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, who fatally shot two people and wounded a third during last year’s unrest in Kenosha, Wis., took the witness stand Wednesday morning, a decision that could prove pivotal to the outcome of the closely watched homicide trial. The move is a risky legal calculation for the defense, which has centered its case on …

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No Charges For Kenosha Cops In Jacob Blake Shooting

NBC News reports: The police officers involved in the shooting of Jacob Blake, which touched off days of civil unrest this past summer in Wisconsin, will not face any criminal charges, Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley [photo] announced Tuesday. Blake, who is Black, was struck by seven bullets at close range on Aug. 23 as he walked away from …

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Junior On Kenosha Killer: We All Do Stupid Things At 17

Forbes reports: When asked in an interview with the TV show Extra about the deadly shootings in Kenosha in which 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse has been accused of killing two protesters and wounding a third, Donald Trump Jr. said, “we’re waiting for due process,” and he lamented the tragedy of a “young kid” putting himself in a volatile situation while armed …

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FBI Busts Two Armed Pro-Trump Militia Extremists In Kenosha, Pair Allegedly Planned To “Pick People Off”

ABC News reports: Two Missouri men were arrested on firearm charges after a tipster warned law enforcement the pair were traveling to Kenosha, Wisconsin, with assault-style weapons, according to court documents. Michael M. Karmo, 40, and Cody E. Smith, 33, were arrested at a hotel near Kenosha on Tuesday and charged with illegal possession of firearms, the Department of Justice …

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Republican House Rep. Thomas Massie Praises Kenosha Killer: “He Didn’t Empty That Magazine Into The Crowd”

“He exhibited incredible restraint and presence and situational awareness. He didn’t empty a magazine into a crowd.  I think the strongest thing he has for him is the actual video evidence. And if I were on a jury and all I had was the evidence that I have been able to acquire through social media and the videos that are …

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Bidens Meet Privately With Blake Family In Kenosha

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden met on Thursday with the family of Jacob Blake during a trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin, which was roiled by unrest after Blake, who is Black, was shot in the back seven times by a police officer. The Bidens met privately with members of the Blake family in a Milwaukee …

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Lawyer For Kenosha Killer Vows To “Take Jack Dorsey’s Ass Down” After Being Locked Out Of Twitter Account

Fox News reports: The high-profile attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with fatally shooting two people in Kenosha, said he was locked out of his Twitter account Tuesday after posting about raising money for Rittenhouse’s legal defense. L. Lin Wood argued the action against his account is the latest example of Twitter censorship of conservative voices and he intends …

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Trump Campaign Spox Defends Kenosha Killer: If You Don’t Let The Cops Do Their Job, This Is What Happens

Talking Points Memo reports: When CNN anchor John Berman asked if President Donald Trump supported out-of-state vigilantes coming in to act as law enforcement, Gidley said Trump “doesn’t” support them, but also Democratic state leaders have “let these looters continue to criminalize our communities” and Trump “doesn’t want that.” “It does make sense just logically, if you don’t allow police …

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