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In this image from video provided by the Kenosha County District Attorney, Kyle Rittenhouse poses for a photo at Pudgy's Pub in Mount Pleasant, Wis., on Jan. 5, 2021, the day he was arraigned on charges related to the killing of two people at an August protest in Kenosha. Prosecutors presented this photo and others as evidence of Rittenhouse consorting with white supremacists, citing the use of the “OK” sign, which has been co-opted as a sign of “white power.” Rittenhouse's attorney said he is not and has never been a member of a white supremacist group. Rittenhouse's shirt and the face of the man posing with him were redacted by the source. (Courtesy of Kenosha County District Attorney via AP)

Judge: Kenosha shooter can't associate with supremacists

Jan. 23, 2021 5:08 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin last year is prohibited from associating with known white supremacists under a judge's recently modified bail conditions. Kyle Rittenhouse was 17 during the Aug. 25...

Wisconsin lawmakers introduce police reform package

Jan. 20, 2021 5:14 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday designed to reform police use-of-force policies and investigations, including proposals that would ban training on chokeholds, punish municipalities that defund police departments and create a board to investigate...

In this image taken from video provided by ABC, Jacob Blake speaks during an interview broadcast on ABC News' Good Morning America on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Blake, who was shot in the back Aug. 23, 2020,  by a white police officer in Wisconsin, triggering several nights of violent protests, said he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire. (ABC News/Good Morning America via AP)

Jacob Blake says he was ready to surrender before being shot

Jan. 14, 2021 7:42 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin, leaving him partially paralyzed and triggering several nights of violent protests, said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire. Jacob Blake,...

National Guard members stand outside a museum, late Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis. Earlier it was announced that no charges will be filed against the white police officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, in August. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Guard withdraws from Wisconsin city after charging decision

Jan. 11, 2021 6:42 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin National Guard has pulled troops out of a southeastern Wisconsin city after protests over a decision not to charge a white police officer with shooting a Black man in the back didn't materialize. Guard spokesman Joe Trovato said Monday that about 500 troops have...

Several arrested after armed standoff with Kenosha police

Jan. 10, 2021 11:52 AM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha police said several people were arrested early Sunday and several weapons were seized after a standoff that occured when police responded to reports of gunfire. Kenosha Lt. Joseph Nosalik said in a release that one of the officers responding to the call shortly after midnight...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots during the second quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

James on this week's unrest: "We live in two Americas"

Jan. 8, 2021 2:51 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates were already upset after a Wisconsin prosecutor on Tuesday decided not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year. Then came Wednesday when a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol to delay...

Windows are boarded up in Kenosha, Wis., Thursday, Jan. 7. 2021.  The chaotic protests that everyone feared would ensue after a prosecutor decided this week not to charge a Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, in the back haven't materialized as activists bide their time after right-wing extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)

Activists in Kenosha move carefully after US Capitol chaos

Jan. 7, 2021 5:34 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Chaotic protests haven't returned to Kenosha after a prosecutor declined charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake, and some who backed demonstrations following the August shooting say they're concerned about safety in a week extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol. There was...

The Boston Celtics team kneels during the playing of the National Anthem before the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

'A sad day': NBA reacts to Capitol protest, Blake decision

Jan. 7, 2021 2:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — With words and actions, several NBA teams showed dismay Wednesday hours after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump was able to storm the U.S. Capitol and in response to a decision by a Wisconsin prosecutor not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year. In Miami, the...

Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Wisconsin Republicans decry rioters as 'social misfits'

Jan. 7, 2021 12:23 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation decried supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during the hearing to certify the Electoral College votes, with one Republican referring to them as “a bunch of social misfits" and...

Fast start helps Bucks breeze past Pistons 130-115

Jan. 6, 2021 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled past the Detroit Pistons 130-115 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. The Bucks and Pistons faced off in Milwaukee for the second time in three nights. The Bucks (5-3) beat the...