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Kyle Rittenhouse's attorney Mark Richards spoke after the jury acquitted Rittenhouse of all charges on Friday.
By Associated Press
Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation's debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.
The jury deliberated for a third day without reaching a verdict Thursday, while the judge banned MSNBC from the courthouse after a freelancer for the network was accused of following the jurors in their bus.
The case went to the anonymous jury after the judge, in an unusual move, allowed Rittenhouse himself to play a minor role in the selection of the final panel of 12 people whose job was to decide his fate.
By Michael Tarm, Amy Forliti, Tammy Webber, Associated Press
A prosecutor told jurors that Kyle Rittenhouse provoked the bloodshed on the streets of Kenosha by bringing a semi-automatic rifle and menacing others.
By Scott Bauer, Michael Tarm, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The jury that will decide Kyle Rittenhouse’s fate will be allowed to consider some lesser charges in addition to those prosecutors originally brought against him, after fierce debate by both sides on Friday.
It was a fiery day in the courtroom in Kenosha, Wisconsin, at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial for the murder of two men and the shooting of a third. Rittenhouse took the stand in his own defense, breaking down as he described…
By Michael Tarm, Scott Bauer, Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse has been thrown into jeopardy. His lawyers have asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor.
By Scott Bauer, Tammy Webber, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
Kyle Rittenhouse testified Wednesday he was under attack when he killed two men and wounded a third with his rifle during a chaotic night of protests in Kenosha, saying: “I didn’t do anything wrong. I defended myself.”…
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