A Kenosha police officer shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, in the back Aug. 23, setting off days of protests that spread to other cities, including Madison. The shooting, captured on cellphone video, became another flashpoint in the nation's reckoning on race. Here's a look at ongoing news coverage in Kenosha.
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Two Missouri men affiliated with a militia group that celebrates Kyle Rittenhouse as a hero on social media are facing federal charges after a witness told law enforcement the men came to Kenosha to loot and “pick people off.”
Jacob Blake’s father said Friday his “happy-go-lucky” son is optimistic for his future, although he remains paralyzed from the waist down afte…
Joe Biden's trip came just two days after President Donald Trump visited the community to tour damaged businesses and meet with law enforcement to push for "law and order" to quell at-times violent protests.
Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Kenosha on Sept. 3, 2020, and met with the family of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was…
Eric Kreuser of Kenosha turned his truck and trailer into a mobile billboard in support of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and parked it adjacent to Civic Park Thursday.
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Trump are starting to gather in downtown Kenosha, as the former vice pre…
Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, will hold a community meeting on Thursday in Kenosha "to bring together Americans to heal and address the challenges we face," according to a statement from Biden's campaign.
From the morning and into the afternoon, demonstrations in Kenosha were tense but non-violent, although one of our reporters witnessed a Proud…
Trump said his visit aimed to highlight the work of the National Guard members who have responded to protests.
Gov. Tony Evers sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to reconsider his plan to visit Kenosha on Tuesday.
On the eve of President Donald Trump’s visit to Kenosha, where a police shooting and related protests have spurred calls for reform, Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Legislature took a pass on swift action.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice has spent more than 600 hours working on the Jacob Blake shooting investigation, according to the agency.
When we first wrote about the destruction of Rode’s Camera Shop — which was burned down Aug. 24 during rioting that also claimed other Uptown businesses and the Danish Brotherhood Lodge — the reaction from the community was of shock, loss and lots of love.
Investigators released photos and video of several people sought in arson fires in the city last week.
Tensions in Kenosha are high, but this diverse community of about 100,000 has been through tough times before and despite the problems, hope is pervasive.
President Trump visited Kenosha on Tuesday, in the wake of a police shooting that spurred days of rioting. A police officer shot Jacob Blake, …
On the day that President Donald Trump visited Kenosha with a focus on “law and order,” the family of Jacob Blake and supporters in the community gathered together at the scene of the Aug. 23 police shooting that set off more than a week of unrest.
A tense situation between two Proud Boys and Black Lives Matters protesters ended with police intervention Tuesday afternoon
Civic Park in downtown Kenosha again Tuesday became an epicenter of two clashing narratives.
KENOSHA — Hours before President Trump’s Air Force One even touched down, arguments were already breaking out between those who support him and those who don’t.
Civic Park in downtown Kenosha again Tuesday became an epicenter of two clashing narratives.
Business owners trying to recover from damage that occurred during riots last week will get help from the state through interest-free loans for making repairs and rebuilding inventory.
The family of Jacob Blake will be joined by civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sen. Lena Taylor, and other elected officials at an 11 a.m. community gathering at the site of Blake’s shooting.
Damage to city-owned property — including garbage trucks, street lights and traffic signals, among others — from rioting over the last week in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake has climbed to nearly $2 million, city officials said Monday night.
The civil unrest sparked by the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer has caused Kenosha gas stations east of I-94 thousands of dollars daily because of the curfew that has forced station owners to shut down their pumps and close early.
Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian announced this afternoon that there is sufficient law enforcement support in advance of President Trump’s visit, which is anticipated for Tuesday.
As Kenosha authorities were preparing for a not completely welcome visit from President Donald Trump, the president took credit for the continued existence of the city.
Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser Monday affirmed his commitment to funding body camera equipment for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.
Both businesses east of Interstate 94 in Kenosha County, where the nightly curfew has been in place, and west of the highway continued to close early Saturday following a week of curfews in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Several people were detained after a brief skirmish between protesters and police Saturday night near the Kenosha County Courthouse.
A peaceful rally to back law enforcement authorities and public safety officers drew about 100 people Sunday at Civic Center Park, the site of week-long protests against the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Owners of a downtown business destroyed as unrest swept through the city following the shooting of Jacob Blake are desperately seeking help to recoup what they lost.
President Donald Trump plans to visit Kenosha on Tuesday to meet with law enforcement and survey damage from recent demonstrations that turned…
Several impassioned speakers — including Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes — took to the stage, and the crowd estimated between 1,000 and 2,000 joined i…
Sunday will mark one week since Jacob Blake was shot at seven times by a Kenosha Police Officer. Blake remains hospitalized and is now paralyzed from his waist down. His family gathered today for a march to support Justice for Jacob and the Black Lives Matter movement. Following a march his family is holding a press conference. Watch here:
Looking to bring the light of the Gospel message in the midst of dark times, local and southeastern Wisconsin regional Seventh-Day Adventists gathered at Library Park in downtown Kenosha on Saturday to pray for the violence-wounded community and later spread out into Kenosha to volunteer in support of local clean-up efforts.
The only building left undamaged on the west side of the 6100 block of 22nd Avenue in Uptown is Kingdom Word Global Impact Ministries, a storefront church in what used to be a Salvation Army store.
KENOSHA — About a 10-minute drive from Downtown Kenosha, two men stood this week with AR-15 firearms protecting their subdivision.
For the third straight night, the protests in downtown Kenosha on Friday following Sunday's shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer took on a theme of unity and purpose.
An attorney representing the Kenosha police union issued a statement saying Jacob Blake “forcefully fought” before he was shot.
The father of a Black man shot and severely injured by police in Kenosha told a crowd at Friday's March on Washington that every Black person in America needs to stand up to oppose systemic racism.
Kyle Rittenhouse won’t be returning to Kenosha County anytime soon as an Illinois judge granted a 30-day delay in his extradition hearing.
A reporter asked Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth, "Do you see a problem with what that officer did?" to which the sheriff replied "I did not see that video." The reporter followed up by asking "Do you see a problem with that, that you haven't seen that video?" Beth did not reply to that question.
Kenosha, Wis., has become the latest focal point over racial injustice debates that has gripped the country for weeks. Here's a look at the police shooting of Black resident Jacob Blake, ensuing protests and violence, and more.
Federal agents from the ATF have been working with Kenosha Police and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department since Tuesday investigating the …
Jacob Blake is no longer being restrained in his hospital bed after cuffs were taken off, and deputies guarding him removed from his room at Froedtert Hospital Friday afternoon.
The American Civil Liberties Union, via both the national organization and its Wisconsin branch, has called for the immediate resignations of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis and Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth for what the ACLU considers to be a "Failed Response to Attempted Murder of Jacob Blake."
It took three days, an outpouring of anger in the streets and an NBA boycott before authorities investigating the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha started answering some of the most basic questions about what happened.
Here are scenes from Thursday, as Gov. Tony Evers visited Kenosha for the first time this week.
The fifth night of protests Thursday in Kenosha was the calmest yet following the shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday by a Kenosha police officer.
Wisconsin police and sheriffs’ associations have sent a letter, dated Wednesday, concerning the Kenosha police involved shooting to Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old Antioch teen who came to Kenosha as a member of a militia group, was charged Thursday afternoon with multiple counts of homicide and attempted homicide.
Jim Mallardo and Billy Morrisey are part of a group of residents who have mobilized to help put out fires lit by rioters following protests that have increasingly transformed into violence in downtown Kenosha at night.
President Donald Trump said Evers has agreed to accept additional National Guard assistance after previously turning down Department of Homeland Security help.
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., and Bishop Tavis Grant of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition raised questions Thursday about why Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, was allowed to walk freely past police with a semi-automatic weapon after curfew.
KENOSHA — Gov. Tony Evers was in Kenosha on Thursday, for the first time since the shooting of Jacob Blake at the hands of a Kenosha police officer.
Making their strongest statement yet in the fight against racial injustice, players from six NBA teams decided not to play postseason games on Wednesday in a boycott that quickly reverberated across other professional leagues.
The Brewers were scheduled to play the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park on Wednesday, but followed the lead of the Bucks and other NBA teams in declining to play.
Tonight is the fourth night of ongoing protests in Kenosha, following the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha Police Officer. Violence has occurred throughout the last three nights, with buildings set on fire and two people killed late Tuesday night. Throughout the night, The Kenosha News and Journal Times will be providing updates.
A 17-year-old Antioch teen is in custody in Lake County, expected to be charged for the shooting that left two men dead and a third injured.
A drive around Kenosha in the evening is stunning this week, as businesses have been boarded up throughout the city. Nothing is open after 7, …
The Wisconsin Department of Justice on Wednesday afternoon identified the Kenosha Police officer who shot Jacob Blake, also stating that Blake had a knife during the confrontation.
Two people were killed and at least one other wounded after gunfire broke out during a third night of protests in Kenosha over the police shoo…
Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, James Hall, interim president and CEO of the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha, along with Dr. Eve Hall, president and CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League, and Dr. Ruben Anthony, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Madison, issued the following joint statement in response to the overnight murder of two Kenosha protesters and the shooting of a third:
KENOSHA — The two people who were shot and killed overnight in Kenosha have been described as a 26-year-old Silver lake resident and a 36-year-old Kenosha resident.
Kenosha County Board Chairman John O’Day and Vice Chairwoman Monica Yuhas have sent this letter to Gov. Evers on behalf of the whole County Board, requesting that additional National Guard members with police powers be sent to Kenosha County immediately.
Heavily armed groups scuffled and argued at several points with Black Lives Matter demonstrators throughout Tuesday night. But the third consecutive day of protesting in Kenosha ended with two people dead and several others hurt.
Unrest continued in Kenosha on Tuesday night into early Wednesday, turning deadly right around midnight with two people killed and one injured…
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-District 1, issued this statement this morning following the third night of violence in Kenosha:
Additional Wisconsin National Guard members will be deployed in the state to respond to protests — sparked by the police shooting of a Black Kenosha man on Sunday — that have turned violent over the last two nights.
Jacob Blake’s family made an impassioned plea for justice outside the Kenosha County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon as Blake was undergoing another surgery in Milwaukee.
Below are scenes from the aftermath of the destruction that took place in Uptown Monday night/early Tuesday morning, as well as community memb…
Volunteers fanned out throughout downtown Kenosha on Tuesday, boarding up windows on businesses as far north as Washington Road. Here are scen…
Gary Stephens walked away from the ruins of the buildings still burning on 22nd Avenue in Uptown early Tuesday toward his house less than a block away.
Pat Oertle sobbed Tuesday as she stood behind the broken glass of her storefront in Uptown Kenosha, her head in her hands, her body shaking.
Our journalists spent time in Uptown Kenosha this morning talking to business owners and residents. Here are scenes from the morning after rio…
Rioters and looters took to the streets of Kenosha on Monday night, setting fires while vandalizing and stealing from multiple businesses throughout the area.
Cell phone video appears to show Kenosha police shooting a Black man on Sunday -- the latest racial flashpoint over police actions.
Unrest continued in Kenosha on Tuesday night, turning deadly right around midnight. Here is a look at the story as it unfolded. It includes some graphic videos from Twitter and Facebook feeds.
Rioters setting fires in Kenosha Monday night, to trucks, businesses and to the Danish Brotherhood Lodge, 2206 63rd St.
There is a disconnect between Mayor John Antaramian and the Black community seeking justice for the shooting on Sunday of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer.
A class-action discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court by four people who were arrested for breaking Kenosha's curfew alleges that their rights were inappropriately infringed upon while pro-police demonstrators were allowed to "roam."