The Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

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    Tracking the Suspect in the Fatal Kenosha Shootings

    Footage appears to show a teenager shooting three people during protests in Wisconsin. We tracked his movements that night.

    By Haley WillisMuyi XiaoChristiaan TriebertChristoph KoettlStella CooperDavid BottiJohn Ismay and

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    Justin Blake, uncle of Jacob Blake a black man left paralyzed after being shot by a Kenosha Police officer on August 23, 2020, leads a march after it was announced no charges will be filed in the case in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S. January 5, 2021.
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    What We Know About the Shooting of Jacob Blake

    The police shooting ignited protests in Kenosha, Wis. After separate investigations, the district attorney and the Justice Department decided not to charge the officer who shot Mr. Blake.


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    Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people during a protest in Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, he was among volunteers cleaning graffiti off a school.
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    Suspect in Kenosha Killings Lionized the Police

    Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of killing two people during protests of a police shooting, faces six criminal counts. His social media accounts showed strong support for officers.


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    Aftermath following unrest in Kenosha, Wis., after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black resident.

    Justice Dept. to Open Investigation Into Kenosha Shooting

    Protesters have poured into the Wisconsin city’s streets after the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black father who was partially paralyzed after a white officer fired at him in front of his children.

    By Julie Bosman and