Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Juror dismissed for telling joke about police shooting of Jacob Blake

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Juror dismissed for telling joke about police shooting of Jacob Blake

The incident occurred when a male juror made a joke about the shooting while being escorted to his car, Judge Bruce Schroeder said.”I’m going to summarize what I remember, what I was told,” Schroeder said. “He was telling a joke … he told the officer … he made a reference about telling a joke about … Read more

A jury has been selected in the trial for the men accused of murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s death. Only 1 juror is Black

A jury has been selected in the trial for the men accused of murder in Ahmaud Arbery's death. Only 1 juror is Black

The jury, consisting of 11 White members and one Black member, was selected Wednesday evening after a two-and-a-half-week selection process that ended with prosecutors for the state accusing defense attorneys of disproportionately striking qualified Black jurors and basing some of their strikes on race. The court heard arguments for more than two hours on the … Read more