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Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia

Oct. 15, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who was shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest last year against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police enabled the violence by allowing an armed militia to have free run of the streets during the demonstration. ...

Feds won't seek charges against cop in Jacob Blake shooting

Oct. 10, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t file charges against a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last year — a shooting that sparked protests that led to the deaths of two men. Officer Rusten Sheskey shot...

Blake, paralyzed in police shooting, hopeful he'll walk soon

Aug. 30, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin expects to be walking soon, an accomplishment he says is tempered by fears of it happening again. Jacob...

Today in History

Aug. 23, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2021. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 23, 2008, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama introduced his choice of...