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Judge dismisses gun charge against Kyle Rittenhouse as closing statements begin in teen’s trial

The judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial dismissed the possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor charge Monday morning as closing arguments are expected to begin. Rittenhouse, 18, who formerly resided in Antioch, is facing charges of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless homicide, attempted first-degree intentional homicide […]

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Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse trial will allow jury to consider some lesser charges against the teen

The judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial said on Friday he would allow some lesser charges to be considered by the jury in addition to Rittenhouse’s original charges. Prosecutors and Rittenhouse’s defense team met in court with Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder. The jury was not present for Friday’s proceedings where jury instructions were discussed. […]

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Witness testifies during day 4 of trial that first man Kyle Rittenhouse shot had lunged for Rittenhouse’s rifle

A news video director testified during day four of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial that the first man Rittenhouse shot had lunged towards Rittenhouse’s rifle. On Wednesday, prosecutors asked Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce E. Schroeder to remove a juror after he reportedly made a joke to a deputy. Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger […]

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Judge dismisses juror in Kyle Rittenhouse trial who made joke about officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake

A judge dismissed a juror Thursday morning in the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial who made a joke to a deputy about the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake. On Wednesday, prosecutors asked Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce E. Schroeder to remove a juror after he reportedly made a joke to a deputy. Kenosha County Assistant District […]

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Police detective, social media content creator both testify during day 3 of Kyle Rittenhouse’s homicide trial

A social media content creator and a police detective were both called to testify Wednesday during day three of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Prosecutors also asked the judge to remove a juror in the case. The third day of the trial, presided by Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder, began just before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday with […]