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Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse case denies motions filed by prosecutors, allows defense’s use-of-force expert to testify at trial

A judge on Monday denied multiple motions filed by prosecutors, including one asking the judge to block Kyle Rittenhouse’s lawyers from referring to the three men he shot as “looters” or “rioters.” The judge also allowed the defense’s use-of-force expert to testify at trial next week. Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger filed a […]

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2 corrections officers hospitalized after being attacked by Wisconsin man at Lake County Jail, officials say

A Wisconsin man allegedly fought with a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop in Zion and then fought two corrections officers at the Lake County Jail, leaving them injured. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle around 2 a.m. Thursday at 21st Street and Sheridan […]

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Man who was shot by Kyle Rittenhouse files lawsuit against Kenosha police saying they ‘deputized roving militia’

The only surviving victim shot by Kyle Rittenhouse has filed a lawsuit against the City of Kenosha and its police department alleging officers “deputized a roving militia.” Attorneys for Gaige Grosskreutz on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, court records show. The suit names the […]

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Prosecutors ask judge to block lawyers in Kyle Rittenhouse case from referring to 3 men shot as ‘looters’

Prosecutors are looking to block Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense from referring to the three men he shot as “looters” and “rioters.” They are also trying to block evidence at trial where an officer told Rittenhouse “we appreciate you.” Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger filed a motion on Monday asking Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce […]

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Use-of-force expert testifies at hearing that he believes Kyle Rittenhouse was justified in Kenosha shootings

An expert witness testified during a court hearing Tuesday that he believes Kyle Rittenhouse was justified by defending himself during the Kenosha shootings. Rittenhouse’s lawyers filed a request with the court for John R. Black, an expert witness, to testify at Rittenhouse’s trial, which is scheduled for November 1. A Daubert hearing was held Tuesday […]

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Prosecutors want to admit video of Kyle Rittenhouse in separate incident threatening to shoot people

Prosecutors in the Kyle Rittenhouse case are seeking to admit a video from an incident prior to the Kenosha protest shootings where Rittenhouse said he wished he had his AR-15 so he could shoot people he witnessed shoplifting. Rittenhouse, 18, formerly an Antioch resident, was arrested in August 2020 for fatally shooting Anthony Huber and […]