Personnel File

Kyle Rittenhouse

Photos

Content referencing Kyle Rittenhouse

Data Wonk: Kyle Rittenhouse and Lax Gun Laws
Data Wonk

Kyle Rittenhouse and Lax Gun Laws

What is the impact of differing state laws on gun violence?

Op Ed: State Republicans Want More Guns
Op Ed

State Republicans Want More Guns

Party convention document opposes background checks, red flag laws, supports open and concealed carry without permits.

Court Rules Cedarburg Schools Must Address Racial Harassment

Court Rules Cedarburg Schools Must Address Racial Harassment

Ozaukee County judge finds district did not properly investigate complaints.

Back in the News: The Return of Kyle Rittenhouse
Back in the News

The Return of Kyle Rittenhouse

Accused Portland killer wears t-shirt declaring Kyle a patriot, as Rittenhouse launches new group to sue the media.

Rifle Rittenhouse Used in Killings Will Be Destroyed

Rifle Rittenhouse Used in Killings Will Be Destroyed

Kenosha Police Department and state crime lab will destroy the AR-15 style rifle.

Legislature Passes Raft of Law Enforcement Bills

Legislature Passes Raft of Law Enforcement Bills

14 bills increase funding, restrict local control; some directly target Milwaukee.

Op Ed: Rittenhouse Verdict Gives New Defense For Killing
Op Ed

Rittenhouse Verdict Gives New Defense For Killing

Shooters can claim self-defense because un-armed people might try and take their gun.

Rittenhouse No Longer Enrolled at College

Rittenhouse No Longer Enrolled at College

Found not guilty of homicide, he testified he was studying nursing at Arizona State University.

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Longtime activist and reverend joins local pastors to insist churches must stay tax exempt.

Data Wonk: Rittenhouse Feared His Rifle Endangered Him
Data Wonk

Rittenhouse Feared His Rifle Endangered Him

His case adds to data showing proliferation of guns makes us less safe.

Rittenhouse Says ‘Self-Defense Was On Trial’

Rittenhouse Says ‘Self-Defense Was On Trial’

First interview since acquittal is with Fox host Tucker Carlson.

Murphy’s Law: After Rittenhouse, Expect More Vigilantes
Murphy’s Law

After Rittenhouse, Expect More Vigilantes

Self defense laws and lack of gun control at issue. Is reform possible?

Supervisor Taylor Statement on the Rittenhouse Verdict
Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty on All Counts

Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty on All Counts

He faced five charges, including first degree homicide, for shootings during 2020 protests in Kenosha.

‘We Have Two Different Justice Systems’
Press Release

‘We Have Two Different Justice Systems’

Chairwoman Nicholson Statement on the Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Justice Was Never an Option
Press Release

Justice Was Never an Option

Supervisor Ryan Clancy statement on Kyle Rittenhouse verdict

Report Backs New State Law On Police Shootings

Report Backs New State Law On Police Shootings

Prosecute them under civil rights law, argues former Republican US Attorney.

Rittenhouse Trial Goes To The Jury

Rittenhouse Trial Goes To The Jury

Closing arguments completed, judge dismisses weapons charge.

Rittenhouse Could Face Lesser Homicide Charges

Rittenhouse Could Face Lesser Homicide Charges

Judge might allow jury to consider second-degree homicide charges.

Rittenhouse Sobs on Witness Stand

Rittenhouse Sobs on Witness Stand

Accused of homicide in Kenosha killings, he pleads self-defense.

Medical Examiner Gives Graphic Testimony in Rittenhouse Trial

Medical Examiner Gives Graphic Testimony in Rittenhouse Trial

Detailing fatal injuries to victims of shootings.

‘Thought I Was Going to Die,’ Grosskreutz Testifies

‘Thought I Was Going to Die,’ Grosskreutz Testifies

Only survivor of three men shot by Rittenhouse offers dramatic testimony in trial.

Video Footage Stars in Rittenhouse Trial

Video Footage Stars in Rittenhouse Trial

Both sides use it to make their case. Shooting victim Gaige Grosskreutz will testify Monday.

Bill Requires More Access to Police Records

Bill Requires More Access to Police Records

Brostoff wants more access for media and public to investigative records.

Rittenhouse Trial Offers Two Stories

Rittenhouse Trial Offers Two Stories

Opening argument by prosecutor says Rittenhouse sought confrontation; opposing attorney calls it self defense.

Lawsuit Argues Kenosha Police Helped Rittenhouse, Militia

Lawsuit Argues Kenosha Police Helped Rittenhouse, Militia

Suit is filed by the survivor of Rittenhouse shooting.

No Federal Charges For Officer That Shot Jacob Blake

No Federal Charges For Officer That Shot Jacob Blake

The U.S. Department of Justice will not pursue federal civil rights charges.

Rittenhouse Defense Wants Expert Witness To Argue Self Defense

Rittenhouse Defense Wants Expert Witness To Argue Self Defense

Judge hearing the case considers allowing jury to hear testimony from a use of force expert.

Judge Won’t Allow Evidence of Rittenhouse’s Proud Boys Connection

Judge Won’t Allow Evidence of Rittenhouse’s Proud Boys Connection

Kyle Rittenhouse charged with fatally shooting two men during Kenosha protests.

One Year After Jacob Blake Shooting Kenosha Seeks Answers

One Year After Jacob Blake Shooting Kenosha Seeks Answers

Still dealing with fallout from police shooting, protests, killing of protestors.

Private Firm Offered Security Training For Kenosha Businesses

Private Firm Offered Security Training For Kenosha Businesses

A private security company pitched its services to Sheriff David Beth after Rittenhouse shootings.

Kenosha Police ‘Very Friendly’ to Vigilantes?

Kenosha Police ‘Very Friendly’ to Vigilantes?

Officer’s text message during protests adds more evidence police friendly to armed civilians before Rittenhouse shooting.

 
Coins Celebrate Policing of Kenosha Protests

Coins Celebrate Policing of Kenosha Protests

Kenosha Sheriff sends commemorative coins to other police agencies, officials who helped.

Curfew Tickets During Protests Look Biased

Curfew Tickets During Protests Look Biased

Black residents hit by 64% of curfew violations during Milwaukee’s Spring 2020 protests.

How U.S. Marshals Came to Kenosha

How U.S. Marshals Came to Kenosha

Teams were shut down in Portland and sent to Kenosha protests, despite opposition of Evers, Kaul.

Jacob Blake Sues Kenosha Officer Who Shot Him

Jacob Blake Sues Kenosha Officer Who Shot Him

Blake files federal civil lawsuit after the Kenosha District Attorney declined to charge officer Rusten Sheskey.

Murphy’s Law: 8 Ways Police Mishandled Protests
Murphy’s Law

8 Ways Police Mishandled Protests

From Los Angeles to New York, Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, police made similar mistakes.

Rittenhouse Trial Pushed to November

Rittenhouse Trial Pushed to November

Case postponed for 18-year-old charged with killing two people at Kenosha protests.

Bipartisan Support For Teaching The Holocaust

Bipartisan Support For Teaching The Holocaust

As incidents of antisemitism rise in state, bipartisan bill mandates Holocaust education.

How The Republican Party Lost Control

How The Republican Party Lost Control

Wisconsin was a hotbed for the far-right rebellion.

Judge Denies New Arrest Warrant For Rittenhouse

Judge Denies New Arrest Warrant For Rittenhouse

Accused of killing two people and injuring a third, he is scheduled to go to trial in March.

 
Rittenhouse Bond Is Modified

Rittenhouse Bond Is Modified

18-year-old accused of Kenosha killings may not associate with white supremacists.

Prosecutors Want Court to Ban Rittenhouse from Bars

Prosecutors Want Court to Ban Rittenhouse from Bars

They also asked the court to order him not to associate with white supremacists.

Kenosha DA Won’t Charge Cops in Blake Shooting

Kenosha DA Won’t Charge Cops in Blake Shooting

Jacob Blake's family, supporters have called for peaceful protests.

Evers Reflects on Year of Pandemic, Protests

Evers Reflects on Year of Pandemic, Protests

Proud of his administration’s response to COVID-19, “we turned that around a little bit.”

Aggressive Police Escalate Violence at Protests?

Aggressive Police Escalate Violence at Protests?

Research shows this, experts say. Former Madison police chief calls on cops to ditch riot gear and tear gas.

Election Official Joins ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Election Official Joins ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Republican WEC member Robert Spindell speaks at MAGA event, says there may have been fraud.

Rittenhouse Will Stand Trial on All Charges

Rittenhouse Will Stand Trial on All Charges

Court Commissioner finds probable cause for all changes against the teenager.

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Federal suit confuses Detroit and Milwaukee and peddles baseless conspiracy theory.

Rittenhouse Released on $2 Million Bail

Rittenhouse Released on $2 Million Bail

A right-wing organization posted bond for the teenager charged with two murders.

Man Charged With Buying Gun for Rittenhouse

Man Charged With Buying Gun for Rittenhouse

Dominick Black bought rifle used in Kenosha shootings because Rittenhouse was underage.

Sexual Assault Charges Against Jacob Blake Dropped

Sexual Assault Charges Against Jacob Blake Dropped

Blake pleads guilty to disorderly conduct, receives two-years probation.

Rittenhouse Bond Set at $2 Million

Rittenhouse Bond Set at $2 Million

17-year-old accused of shooting three, killing two. He’s a flight risk, Kenosha ADA says.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Provide Answers After Facebook Failed to Promptly Remove Event Calling for Violence in Kenosha
Rittenhouse Extradited to Wisconsin

Rittenhouse Extradited to Wisconsin

Illinois judge grants request. 17-year-old faces homicide charges in Kenosha shooting.

DOJ Finishes Jacob Blake Shooting Investigation

DOJ Finishes Jacob Blake Shooting Investigation

Consultant, former Madison Police Chief Noble Wray will review case next.

Homeland Security Talking Points Sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse

Homeland Security Talking Points Sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse

The federal agency told officials to say he was there defending small business owners.

Murphy’s Law: The Decline of Wisconsin’s Republican Party
Murphy’s Law

The Decline of Wisconsin’s Republican Party

A conservative and Republican writer offers a scathing inside look. Not pretty.

Conservative Campaign Brands Rittenhouse a Hero

Conservative Campaign Brands Rittenhouse a Hero

Foundation raises $2 million to glorify 17-year-old facing homicide charges in Kenosha.

Kyle Rittenhouse Extradition Delayed Again

Kyle Rittenhouse Extradition Delayed Again

Attorney for teenager facing homicide charges plans to challenge extradition.

Lawsuit Targets Rittenhouse, Militia, Facebook

Lawsuit Targets Rittenhouse, Militia, Facebook

Federal civil rights lawsuit filed by partner of man killed in Kenosha and three other protesters.

Facebook, Instagram Axed from Palzewicz Campaign
NLG Condemns Biased and Unprofessional Policing by Kenosha Police and Sheriff’s Departments
Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Police officials and experts say responding to protests is a complicated job.

Protesters Describe Detention In Kenosha

Protesters Describe Detention In Kenosha

Held as long as 20 hours by police, FBI. Reports of Portland-style unmarked cars patrolling city.

Did Kenosha Cops Push Protesters Toward Militia?

Did Kenosha Cops Push Protesters Toward Militia?

So says militia member after two people killed by armed civilian. Pattern seen in other cities.

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

But, no one seems to know how the money will be spent.

Activist Arrested in Kenosha Joins Curfew Lawsuit

Activist Arrested in Kenosha Joins Curfew Lawsuit

Lawsuit argues that curfew was only enforced against those protesting police brutality.

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

'These are not acts of peaceful protest, but really domestic terror,’ president declares.

A City Divided Gets a National Spotlight

A City Divided Gets a National Spotlight

Kenosha was already divided. Then Trump started tweeting about it.

Kenosha Officials on Trump, Protests, Police

Kenosha Officials on Trump, Protests, Police

Updates on everything going on in Kenosha in wake of unrest.

DPW Vice-Chair Felesia Martin Calls out Trump’s Chaos as He Refuses to Condemn Kenosha Shooter
Kenosha Union Representatives Blast Trump Ahead of Tomorrow’s Photo-Op
Op Ed: Kenosha Is Charlottesville
Op Ed

Kenosha Is Charlottesville

And a country divided by its president cannot stand.

Thousands March With Blake Family in Kenosha

Thousands March With Blake Family in Kenosha

Lt. Governor Barnes, Rep. Gwen Moore join march for justice one week after Jacob Blake shot seven times by officer.

Kenosha Shooter Will Claim Self-Defense

Kenosha Shooter Will Claim Self-Defense

Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, charged with intentional homicide, protected himself from ‘mob’, his attorneys argue.

Blake No Longer Handcuffed in Hospital

Blake No Longer Handcuffed in Hospital

Kenosha police chief walks back comments on shootings Tuesday.

Governor and Attorney General Should Investigate Potential Crimes, Civil Rights Violations Committed By Law Enforcement During Protests
Jacob Blake Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Jacob Blake Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Groups call for Kenosha law enforcement leaders resignation or dismissal.

Evers Defends Kenosha Response

Evers Defends Kenosha Response

Governor says guns and protests "a recipe for disaster."

Protests Were Peaceful Wednesday Night

Protests Were Peaceful Wednesday Night

Kenosha and Madison don't see the violence of the previous nights.

AG Kaul Identifies Officer That Shot Blake

AG Kaul Identifies Officer That Shot Blake

Shooting being investigated by state's Department of Criminal Investigation.

Kenosha Shooter Arrested in Illinois

Kenosha Shooter Arrested in Illinois

Trump supporter Kyle Rittenhouse, age 17, is charged with the murders of two people in Kenosha Tuesday night.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Vigilante Murders in Kenosha
Rep. Brostoff Statement on Police-Abetted Terrorism in Kenosha