Stories tagged: "Kenosha"


Rep. Jim Steineke speaking
Has Qualified Police Immunity Become Absolute Immunity? Task Force Is Divided.

Police defend the controversial doctrine while activists and a former Republican Assembly candidate criticize it.

A police officer draws a gun
Could Wisconsin Be the Next State to Overhaul Qualified Immunity Protection for Police?

Task Force on Racial Disparities begins discussion on the controversial legal doctrine during a Kenosha meeting.

Kyle Rittenhouse holding up a "white power" hand signal.
Kyle Rittenhouse Made White-Power Signs as He Took Photos with Proud Boys, Prosecutors Say

“The defendant’s continued association with members of a group that prides itself on violence, and the use of their symbols, raises the significant possibility of future harm."

President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport on Saturday in Janesville. Recent polls have former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leading Trump by more than 10 points in the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Trump Campaigns Maskless in Janesville as COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket in Wisconsin

Trump campaigns in Wisconsin one day after record-setting day of roughly 4,000 new cases.

Kenosha inequality Jacob Blake
Blake Shooting Amplifies What Kenosha’s Black Residents Have Long Known: Inequality Is Alive and Well

How decades of divestment, deindustrialization, and segregation have made Kenosha one of the worst places in the country for Black people to live.