• Wisconsin Juvenile Arrested, Charged with First-Degree Murder for Kenosha Riot Shooting

    Wisconsin Juvenile Arrested, Charged with First-Degree Murder for Kenosha Riot Shooting

    A juvenile was arrested after allegedly shooting three individuals amid riots in Kenosha, Wisc., which began after police shot a black man while attempting to take him into custody. Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, was charged with first-degree homicide stemming from the Tuesday night incident. Rittenhouse allegedly shot and killed two demonstrators and injured a third, and was …
  • Kenosha County Board Members Urge Wisconsin Gov. to Deploy Additional National Guardsmen

    Kenosha County Board Members Urge Wisconsin Gov. to Deploy Additional National Guardsmen

    Local politicians from Kenosha, Wisc., pleaded with Governor Tony Evers to send additional National Guard service members to the city, following three consecutive nights of rioting over the death of Jacob Blake. Rioters have burned local businesses to the ground and committed other acts of vandalism, while apparent clashes between rioters and citizens protecting businesses …
  • Wisconsin Gov. Declined Additional National Guard Assistance before Night of Shootings, White House Staffer Claims

    Wisconsin Gov. Declined Additional National Guard Assistance before Night of Shootings, White House Staffer Claims

    Wisconsin governor Tony Evers declined the federal government’s offer on Tuesday to send additional National Guard members to Kenosha, the lakefront city that has faced widespread rioting and unrest after police shot Jacob Blake, a White House staffer said Wednesday. “Local law enforcement in Wisconsin have told the White House they need at least 750 …
  • Lindsey Graham Asks Why Jacob Blake ‘Didn’t Yield’ Before Wisconsin Police Shot Him

    Lindsey Graham Asks Why Jacob Blake ‘Didn’t Yield’ Before Wisconsin Police Shot Him

    Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Tuesday questioned the circumstances that led up to the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old black man who a Kenosha, Wis. who was shot seven times in the back at close range. “I don’t know what happened there. Let’s find out. It’s dangerous being a cop,” Graham said …
  • At Least Two Killed, One Injured in Shooting on Third Night of Rioting in Kenosha

    At Least Two Killed, One Injured in Shooting on Third Night of Rioting in Kenosha

    Two people are dead and a third is injured after a shooting Tuesday in Kenosha, Wis. where unrest and rioting continued to plague the city for a third night after police shot Jacob Blake, a black man, on Sunday in front of his children. One person was shot in the head and another in the …
  • Wisconsin Gov. Declares State of Emergency after Kenosha Riots, Doubles National Guard Presence

    Wisconsin Gov. Declares State of Emergency after Kenosha Riots, Doubles National Guard Presence

    Wisconsin governor Tony Evers declared a state of emergency on Tuesday afternoon in response to riots in the city of Kenosha, which began after police shot an African American man while responding to a domestic violence call. The number of National Guard troops in Kenosha will be doubled from 125 to 250 by Tuesday evening. …
  • ‘Why Do We Deserve It?:’ Locals in Kenosha Attempt to Clean Wreckage after Night of Riots

    ‘Why Do We Deserve It?:’ Locals in Kenosha Attempt to Clean Wreckage after Night of Riots

    Local business owners and residents in Kenosha, Wisc., came downtown Tuesday to survey wreckage and repair some of the damage from the previous night’s riots, which were sparked by the shooting of a local black man by police officers. Scott Carpenter and his mother, Linda, arrived at their furniture store to find it burned to …
  • Mob Burns Businesses, Launches Projectiles at Cops in Second Night of Wisconsin Rioting

    Mob Burns Businesses, Launches Projectiles at Cops in Second Night of Wisconsin Rioting

    Monday night marked the second night of unrest in Kenosha, Wisc. after a black man was shot in the back by police on Sunday and critically wounded. The protests in Kenosha began peacefully but devolved into violence near the Kenosha courthouse as night fell and rioters clashed with police, throwing water bottles and launching fireworks …
  • Man Shot by Kenosha Police Remains in Serious Condition

    Man Shot by Kenosha Police Remains in Serious Condition

    Jacob Blake remains hospitalized and in serious condition after he was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisc. on Sunday in an incident that has sparked outrage against police and ignited riots in the area. A social media video of the incident shows Blake, a 29-year-old black man, walking away from police officers, who have their …
  • Wisconsin Governor Calls in National Guard following Rioting Sparked by Police Shooting of Black Man

    Wisconsin Governor Calls in National Guard following Rioting Sparked by Police Shooting of Black Man

    Wisconsin governor Tony Evers ordered 125 National Guard members to the city of Kenosha on Monday, following riots that erupted after police shot a black man while responding to a domestic violence call on Sunday. The guard members will be charged with “guarding infrastructure and making sure our firefighters and others involved are protected,” Evers …