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Judge approves agreement to have Kyle Rittenhouse’s rifle destroyed

A judge approved an agreement during a motion hearing Friday morning to have Kyle Rittenhouse’s rifle destroyed. On January 19, Rittenhouse’s attorney Mark Richards filed a motion in Kenosha County Circuit Court seeking the return of Rittenhouse’s belongings, including his rifle. “Mr. Rittenhouse further wishes to ensure that the firearm in question is properly destroyed,” […]

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Attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse files request to get Rittenhouse’s AR-15 back from police possession

The attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, who was found not guilty in the Kenosha shootings, has filed a request to get Rittenhouse’s AR-15 style rifle back, saying that the teen wants it destroyed. Attorney Mark Richards filed a motion on Wednesday in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Kenosha News reported that Richards said in the motion that […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse alleges prosecutorial misconduct in his case, says he supports BLM movement in first interview since acquittal

Kyle Rittenhouse alleged prosecutorial misconduct in his case and said he supports the Black Lives Matter movement during his first interview since he was acquitted. Rittenhouse, 18, who previously lived in Antioch, was found not guilty on Friday on charges of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless homicide and […]

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Former Antioch teen Kyle Rittenhouse speaks out for first time after verdict, says ‘self-defense is not illegal’

Former Antioch resident Kyle Rittenhouse spoke out for the first time after the verdict in his homicide trial, saying “self-defense is not illegal.” In a clip published to Twitter Friday evening, Rittenhouse was asked how he felt following the jury’s verdict. “The jury reached the correct verdict. Self-defense is not illegal. I believe they came […]

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Jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges for shootings of three men in Kenosha

A jury on Friday found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges in connection with the Kenosha shootings that left two men dead and one injured last year. Rittenhouse, 18, who previously lived in Antioch, was found not guilty on charges of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless homicide […]

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Jury released without reaching verdict following third day of deliberations in Kyle Rittenhouse trial

The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial was released Thursday afternoon after a third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. The 12-person jury began deliberations Tuesday morning following two weeks of trial proceedings. The jury reconvened at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and again on Thursday as deliberations continued. The jury was released around 4 […]

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Jury resumes third day of deliberations in Kyle Rittenhouse trial as mistrial request looms

The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial has resumed their third day of deliberations Thursday morning as a ruling on a mistrial has not been made yet by the judge in the case. Rittenhouse, 18, is facing charges of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree reckless homicide and attempted first-degree […]