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Commission rejects claim that grants to cities were illegal

Dec. 09, 2021 08:56 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bipartisan Wisconsin elections officials have rejected a claim that private grants which helped cities run their elections during the coronavirus pandemic were illegal. The state Elections Commission's rejection Wednesday follows similar rulings by three...

Police: Missouri man cited Rittenhouse in school threat

Dec. 08, 2021 19:02 PM EST

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man has been charged after he allegedly threatened on social media to shoot high school students in the name of Kyle Rittenhouse. Mitchell Lovelace, 27, of Festus, was charged with making a terrorist threat after police were notified Saturday...

Man suspected in Illinois homicides arrested in Wisconsin

Dec. 02, 2021 16:13 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday arrested a man in southeastern Wisconsin who is wanted in connection with a double homicide in Illinois. The 36-year-old Algonquin, Illinois, resident, who was taken into custody at a Salem Lakes, Wisconsin, residence, is...

ASU students protest Rittenhouse as possible student

Dec. 01, 2021 20:33 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University student groups protesting Kyle Rittenhouse's ties to the school marched Wednesday, nearly coming to blows with his conservative-leaning supporters. Around 100 people rallied on the suburban Phoenix campus to urge the...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Dec. 01, 2021 07:22 AM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. November 23, 2021. Editorial: Efforts to address homelessness are welcome The Chippewa Valley isn’t the kind of place that usually comes to mind when people think about homelessness. But the issue is hardly confined to...

Acquitted and in demand, Rittenhouse ponders what's next

Nov. 29, 2021 13:42 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — When he was acquitted of murder in shootings during unrest in Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse went from staring at possible life behind bars to red-hot star of the right: an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson and a visit with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago capped by a...

Illinois man charged in head-on collision in Wisconsin

Nov. 26, 2021 18:35 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man accused driving drunk and causing a head-on collision last month. The Kenosha News reported Friday that 32-year-old Jose Medina Dominguez of Waukegan...

2 trials, 1 theme: White men taking law into their own hands

Nov. 24, 2021 20:44 PM EST

The trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery had vastly different outcomes. But coming just days apart, they laid bare a dangerous and long-running current in the fight for racial equality: The move by some white Americans to grab guns and take their own stand...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 24, 2021 13:03 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. November 18, 2021. Editorial: Good luck, hunters Wisconsin deer have been on edge for a while. Archery and crossbow seasons for them opened up in September. Gun hunts for youth and disabled hunters have already run their...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 24, 2021 11:55 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 21 The Chicago Tribune on the aftershocks of the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: What a seismic difference a trial has made to public and media perceptions of Kyle...