Tag Archives: Kyle Rittenhouse

Prosecutors Want Jury To See Video Of Rittenhouse Wishing He Could “Shoot Rounds” At Local Black Man

Law & Crime reports: Prosecutors in Wisconsin want jurors to know what admitted Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse said about his gun in the weeks before he shot and killed two people and injured a third in August 2020. “Bro, I wish I had my fucking AR,” the 17-year-old allegedly says on a video some 15 days before the fatal incidents …

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Cultists Have Raised $464,000 For Rittenhouse Defense

ABC News reports: The defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager who is accused of fatally shooting two people and injuring a third at a protest sparked by the police shooting of Jacob Blake last August, has raised nearly half a million dollars as Rittenhouse gears up for his trial in November. Rittenhouse’s defense fund said it has raised …

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Christian Crowdfunding Site Launches Drive For VA Cop Fired For Donation To Wisconsin Shooter Rittenhouse

Yahoo News reports: The crowdfunding site GiveSendGo has set up a fundraiser for a Virginia officer after he was fired for donating to Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense fund. Lieutenant William Kelly was fired from the Norfolk, Va., Police Department after it was revealed that he used GiveSendGo to donate $25 to Rittenhouse. “Regardless of how you feel regarding Kyle Rittenhouse, the …

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Virginia Cop Fired For Donation To Kyle Rittenhouse

Norfolk’s NBC News affiliate reports: A high-ranking Norfolk Police officer who was found donating to the defense fund of Kyle Rittenhouse has been fired from the police department. Kyle Rittenhouse is the man charged with the murder of two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last August. According to the Guardian newspaper on Friday, Sgt. William Kelly, who served …

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Data Breach Reveals Police Donations To Rittenhouse

The Guardian reports: A data breach at a Christian crowdfunding website has revealed that serving police officers and public officials have donated money to fundraisers for accused vigilante murderers, far-right activists, and fellow officers accused of shooting black Americans. In many of these cases, the donations were attached to their official email addresses, raising questions about the use of public …

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Judge Refuses New Arrest Warrant For Kenosha Killer

The Associated Press reports: 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. Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger alleged that Kyle Rittenhouse failed to update his address when he moved out of his Antioch apartment …

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New Arrest Warrant For WI Killer Over Bond Violation

NBC News reports: Wisconsin prosecutors filed a motion on Wednesday requesting an arrest warrant and bond increase against Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was charged with killing two people during protests in Kenosha last summer. Rittenhouse, 18, allegedly violated the conditions of his bond by failing to notify the court of his changed address, which inhibits the ability to monitor …

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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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Website Selling Rittenhouse Promo Items Raises Alarm

The Washington Post reports: A website designed to raise $2 million in defense funds for Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager charged with killing two men and injuring a third during street protests in Kenosha, Wis., in August, has prompted concerns among experts who call it a dangerous step toward injecting brand marketing into criminal defense. The website, which went live …

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Rittenhouse Lawyer Withdraws Amid Ethical Questions

ABC News reports: John M. Pierce, a California lawyer who has employed war-like rhetoric in his advocacy and fundraising for Kyle Rittenhouse filed a motion to withdraw from Rittenhouse’s criminal case, just hours after prosecutors alleged in a court filing Thursday that Pierce’s reported financial problems raised ethical concerns and a potential conflict of interest. Kenosha County prosecutor Thomas Binger …

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MyPillow CEO Helped Pay $2M Bail For Kenosha Killer

NBC News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was released from the Kenosha County Jail Monday after posting $2 million bond, according to authorities. Rittenhouse’s bond was posted at 2 p.m. Friday, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s office. In a tweet Friday, Rittenhouse’s attorney Lin Wood said “God bless ALL …

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Kenosha Killer Posts $2M Bail, No Longer In Custody

NBC News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager charged with killing two men during the Jacob Blake protests in Wisconsin this summer, made bail on Friday and walked out of jail, officials said. “Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond was posted this afternoon at about 2:00 pm which was set up through his attorney,” Kenosha County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Wright said in a …

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Kenosha Killer Bought His Gun With Stimulus Money

The New York Daily News reports: The teenage gunman charged with killing two Wisconsin protesters this summer paid for the assault-style rifle used in the shooting with money he got from a taxpayer-funded stimulus program, he said in a jailhouse interview published Thursday. Kyle Rittenhouse, who is too young to legally carry a firearm in the state unless he’s hunting, …

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WI Killer’s Mother Blames Protesters For Being There

The Daily Beast reports: Kyle Rittenhouse’s mother, Wendy, has blamed protesters and law enforcement for a deadly night in Kenosha, Wisconsin that ended with her 17-year-old son fatally shooting two protesters. Speaking to the Chicago Tribune, the 45-year-old said that the protesters shouldn’t have been there the night they were shot by her son, she blamed Kenosha police and state …

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Felony Charges For Man Who Gave Gun To Rittenhouse

ABC News reports: Charges have been filed against the person who illegally gave a gun to the teenager who used the weapon in three shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin in August. Kenosha County states 19-year-old Dominick David Black, from Kenosha, faces two counts of intentionally giving a dangerous weapon to a person under age 18, causing death. According to the criminal …

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$2 Million Cash Bail Set For “Flight Risk” Kenosha Killer

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: A Kenosha County court commissioner set bail at $2 million for Kyle Rittenhouse at his first Wisconsin court appearance Monday, after being extradited from Lake County, Illinois, on Friday afternoon. Rittenhouse, 17, faces homicide charges from the Aug. 25 shootings during the civil unrest that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed, …

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Kenosha Killer Cried, Vomited, And Worried About Social Media Comments After Surrendering To Wisconsin Police

The Chicago Tribune reports: Kyle Rittenhouse cried, vomited and worried about negative social media comments after turning himself into a far north suburban police department following the fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer, according to newly released documents. Rittenhouse, 17, and his mother appeared in the lobby of the Antioch police station around 1:20 a.m. Aug. …

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Kenosha Killer Kyle Rittenhouse Extradited To Wisconsin

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: An Illinois judge on Friday denied Kyle Rittenhouse’s request for release and ordered him extradited to Wisconsin, where he faces homicide charges in Kenosha County. He was transported to Kenosha County Jail on Friday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said. During a hearing Friday morning, Rittenhouse’s attorney argued that what he called a technical error in Wisconsin’s …

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Kenosha Killer Won’t Face Gun Charges In Home State

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: The Lake County state’s attorney’s office says it will not file additional charges against Kyle Rittenhouse in connection to the gun he allegedly used to fatally shoot two people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Antioch police determined that his rifle was purchased, stored and used in Wisconsin — not in violation of Illinois law, the state’s …

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Lawyers Claim It’s Too Dangerous To Extradite Kenosha Killer: Court Would Be “Turning Him Over To The Mob”

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports: Lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse say extraditing the teenager to face homicide charges in Wisconsin would be akin to “turning him over to the mob” and violate his constitutional rights. Rittenhouse, 17, has been held at an Illinois juvenile detention center since Aug. 26 after he fatally shot two people and wounded a third during violent …

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