Kyle Rittenhouse: No money exchanged for Tucker Carlson interview, documentary series

Kyle Rittenhouse: No money exchanged for Tucker Carlson interview, documentary series

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was acquitted of murder last week after shooting and killing two people in Kenosha, Wis., during civil unrest there last year, said no money was exchanged between himself or his attorneys and Fox News for a high-profile interview and documentary series with prime-time host Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonRittenhouse says Biden defamed his … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse accuses Biden of ‘malice, defamation’

Kyle Rittenhouse accuses Biden of 'malice, defamation'

Kyle Rittenhouse slammed Joe Biden for “defaming” his character when the president tweeted out a video suggesting the teen is a white supremacist. “It’s actual malice, defaming my character for him to say something like that,” Rittenhouse told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson during an hour-long interview that aired Monday night. Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse says he supports BLM, case was about self defense

Kyle Rittenhouse says he supports BLM, case was about self defense

Kyle Rittenhouse says said that his case was not about the contentious issue of race — and that, in fact, he supports Black Lives Matter. “This case . . . had nothing to do with race, had to do with the right to self-defense,” Rittenhouse (inset), 18, told Fox News host Tucker Carlson in an … Read more

‘SNL’ has Judge Jeanine go over the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and a chat with Donald Trump

'SNL' has Judge Jeanine go over the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and a chat with Donald Trump

The Fox News personality, who was played by Cecily Strong, opened Saturday night’s episode of the NBC variety show. “Good evening, I’m Judge Jeanine Pirro, and if anyone watching is wearing a hearing aid, sorry, you’re dead now,” she said. Strong’s Pirro then opened the segment with this week’s top story: Kyle Rittenhouse being acquitted … Read more

Could Kyle Rittenhouse face civil penalties despite acquittals in Kenosha deaths?

Could Kyle Rittenhouse face civil penalties despite acquittals in Kenosha deaths?

As an 18-year-old online college student, Kyle Rittenhouse wouldn’t appear to have deep pockets to pay for any award should he face —and lose — a civil trial in the shooting deaths of the two men he was acquitted of killing on Friday. But Rittenhouse has proven to be a prodigious fundraiser when it comes … Read more

Here’s what legal experts say helped acquit Kyle Rittenhouse

Here's what legal experts say helped acquit Kyle Rittenhouse

Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, were killed, and Gaige Grosskreutz, now 27, was wounded. Rittenhouse was charged with five felonies: first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, attempted first-degree intentional homicide and two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety.These were the factors experts said helped lead to Rittenhouse’s acquittal. Rittenhouse’s testimony was keyAmong the … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty of all charges in Wisconsin murder trial

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty of all charges in Wisconsin murder trial

KENOSHA, Wis., Nov 19 (Reuters) – A jury acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse on Friday of murder in the fatal shooting of two men during racial justice protests in a decision that re-ignited fierce debate about gun rights and the boundaries of self defense in the United States.Jurors found Rittenhouse, 18, not guilty on all charges: … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: Acquitted of intentional homicide and four other felonies in Kenosha shootings

Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: Acquitted of intentional homicide and four other felonies in Kenosha shootings

Rittenhouse, wearing a dark jacket with a burgundy tie and shirt, stood behind the defense table as each not guilty verdict was read. He tried to hold back tears, then sobbed and appeared to collapse forward on the table, where his lawyer embraced him. Rittenhouse’s mother gasped after the final verdict was read, her head … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse trial live updates: Jury to deliberate for 4th day in attempt to reach verdict in Kenosha shooting case

Kyle Rittenhouse trial live updates: Jury to deliberate for 4th day in attempt to reach verdict in Kenosha shooting case

KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial will enter a fourth day of deliberations as it attempts to reach a verdict on five charges against the Antioch, Illinois teen.At the end of the day Thursday, jurors were sent home with the only piece of the case they’ve been approved to review … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Judge dismisses weapons charge ahead of closing arguments

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Judge dismisses weapons charge ahead of closing arguments

Judge Schroeder also told jurors they will be allowed to consider lesser included offenses for two of the five counts. Jurors were instructed to first consider the original offense, and only if they find Rittenhouse is not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, then they would move on to consider corresponding lesser offenses. Many of the … Read more