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Jury acquits US teen shooter Kyle Rittenhouse of murder after polarising trial

November 20, 2021 9:53 am

A 12-member jury found Rittenhouse, 18, not guilty on two counts of homicide, one count of attempted homicide and two counts of recklessly endangering safety during street protests last year in Kenosha.

No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

January 06, 2021 10:35 am

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley found officer Rusten Sheskey acted in self-defense while responding to a domestic dispute last Aug. 23 and shooting Jacob Blake seven times at close range, saying Blake was armed with a knife and had resisted arrest, withstanding multiple Taser shots.

US anti-racism protests: Unrest in Los Angeles after black man shot by police

September 01, 2020 10:55 pm

According to the Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, the man was riding a bicycle when they tried to stop him for allegedly violating a vehicle code.

Explained: Why tensions are on the rise in Portland in the US

September 01, 2020 8:15 am

Portland protests: President Donald Trump has repeatedly branded the protesters "anarchists", and lashed out at Portland’s mayor, Ted Wheeler, calling him “weak and pathetic”.

Trump to visit Kenosha next week, potentially stoking tensions

August 30, 2020 10:27 am

The visit is certain to exacerbate tensions in the city, where a crowd of about 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside a courthouse Saturday to denounce police violence.

Attorney for accused Kenosha protest gunman says teen acted in self-defense

August 29, 2020 8:52 am

The shooting of Jacob Blake, 29, in front of three of his children has turned Kenosha, a predominantly white city of about 100,000 people on Lake Michigan, into the latest flashpoint in ongoing nationwide protests over police brutality and racism.

Kenosha: 2 killed, 1 injured in Wisconsin protests after black man shot by police; Guv declares state of emergency

August 26, 2020 9:13 pm

Kenosha: Local media reports claim that the shooting occurred during a violent standoff between protesters and armed gunmen, who were guarding a gas station, BBC reported.