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Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

BREAKING: Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges

KENOSHA – A jury found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts. Rittenhouse, 18, was accused of shooting and killing two men and injuring a third during a riot in downtown Kenosha last year. The officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake, a man who had a knife and a felony warrant out for his arrest, sparked the […]

Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Jury to continue deliberation Wednesday

KENOSHA – The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial started deliberation Tuesday in Kenosha County. Rittenhouse, 18, stands accused of shooting and killing two men and injuring a third during a riot in downtown Kenosha last year. The officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake, a man who had a knife and a felony warrant out for […]

Posted inBreaking, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Rittenhouse seen in bar, police say

MOUNT PLEASANT – Mount Pleasant Police on Friday confirmed that Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with shooting three people during unrest in Kenosha last summer, was seen in a local tavern earlier this week. However, his presence there did not violate his bond agreement or Wisconsin law. According to a news release, a caller […]

Posted inCommunity

Aggressive policing escalates violence at protests, research shows. A former Madison police chief touts a better way.

By Clara Neupert Wisconsin Watch At least 1,500 young people gathered on Madison, Wisconsin’s Mifflin Street in April 1973 for a block party featuring street dancing, potato salad and sunshine. People drank beer, smoked weed and tossed Frisbees in the neighborhood near the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus known informally as Miffland. Police officers observed the […]

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