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Today in History

Jan. 05, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2022. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed assistance to countries to help them resist Communist...

Key events in the Kenosha shootings case of Kyle Rittenhouse

Nov. 19, 2021 13:58 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A timeline of key events before and after Kyle Rittenhouse shot three people during a night of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year: Aug. 23, 2020 — An officer responding to a reported domestic disturbance shoots Jacob Blake, a Black man, in...

Attorney compares Rittenhouse shootings to Blake shooting

Nov. 15, 2021 19:53 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The man whose shooting by a Wisconsin police officer set off the street protests in Kenosha was rarely mentioned at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial, but Jacob Blake turned up in Monday's closing arguments. But not by name. Rittenhouse defense attorney Mark...

Spike in Kenosha homicides has families looking for answers

Oct. 30, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The edge of the steps leading to Marcus Giddens front porch is lined with tokens of affection — candles, flowers, balloons tied to the railing, a can of his favorite beer. Several feet away, through the front door to the building on the steps...

Key events in Wisconsin surrounding Rittenhouse shootings

Oct. 29, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A timeline of key events before and after Kyle Rittenhouse shot three people during a night of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year: Aug. 23, 2020 — An officer responding to a reported domestic disturbance shoots Jacob Blake, a Black man, in...

Ahead of Rittenhouse trial, race seen as underlying issue

Oct. 29, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

Kyle Rittenhouse, the aspiring police officer who gunned down three people in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a protest against racism and police brutality, is white. So were those he shot. But for many, his trial next week will be watched closely as the latest referendum on race and the American...