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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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Defense rests case in Kyle Rittenhouse trial, closing arguments to start on Monday

The defense rested their case in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial on Thursday and the judge said closing arguments will begin on Monday. The trial continued Thursday with Dr. John Black, a use-of-force expert, being called to the stand. In October, Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder allowed Black to testify at the trial. Black was […]

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Judge condemns prosecutor, Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense asks for mistrial

The judge in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial condemned the prosecution multiple times Wednesday and Rittenhouse’s defense asked for a mistrial, alleging prosecutorial misconduct. Jacob Marshall, Gaige Grosskreutz’s former roommate and friend, was called to the stand. A Facebook comment made by Marshall said that Grosskreutz’s “only regret was not killing the kid (Rittenhouse) and hesitating to […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down while testifying, says that first man he shot threatened to kill him, ‘rip his heart out’

A judge ordered a recess in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial Wednesday morning after Rittenhouse began crying and choking up while testifying about the moments leading up to when he shot the three men. Rittenhouse, 18, formerly of Antioch, said he now lives in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and is studying nursing at Arizona State University. Rittenhouse, […]

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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 […]

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Prosecutors, defense give opening statements to jury during day 2 of Kyle Rittenhouse trial

As the Kyle Rittenhouse trial entered its second day, prosecutors and the defense gave opening statements to the jury and Dominick Black, Rittenhouse’s friend, was called to testify. The jury of 20 people chosen Monday, which includes eight alternates, were seated in the courtroom and sworn in just before 10 a.m. Tuesday. Kenosha County Circuit […]