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Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted on All Counts

In a case that fueled debate over gun rights and vigilantism, the jury appeared to accept Mr. Rittenhouse’s explanation that he had acted reasonably to defend himself during demonstrations.

Tucker Carlson gets Rittenhouse interview for Monday night

Fox News host Tucker Carlson will interview Kyle Rittenhouse on Monday night following the 18-year-old’s Friday afternoon acquittal. 

Here's what legal experts say helped acquit Kyle Rittenhouse

After more than 25 hours of deliberations, a 12-person jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all five charges he faced after fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer.

Rittenhouse Attorney Threw Tucker Carlson's Film Crew Out Of Room Several Times

“I did not approve of that,” Mark Richards told CNN's Chris Cuomo about the presence of the Fox News personality's "documentary" makers.

Trump congratulates Rittenhouse on acquittal

Former President Trump congratulated Kyle Rittenhouse after a jury found him not guilty of all charges at the conclusion of his homicide trial in Kenosha, Wis., Friday afternoon. 

Opinion | Why Kyle Rittenhouse’s not guilty verdict actually makes perfect sense

Some have painted Rittenhouse as a vigilante hero, others as a trigger happy racist.

Kyle Rittenhouse trial was designed to protect white conservatives who kill

Kyle Rittenhouse has been found not guilty on all counts, including first-degree intentional homicide and recklessly endangering safety. His acquittal is outrageous but unsurprising.

Protesters Take to Streets Following Rittenhouse's Not Guilty Verdict

Protesters took to the streets of Brooklyn, Chicago, Oakland, and other cities after the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.

‘Burn The Precinct To The Ground!’: Protests Erupt In New York City After Tense Rittenhouse Trial

Protests have erupted in New York City after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of murder charges Friday afternoon.

Republican celebrations and Democratic anger reveal a widening political divide.

Nov. 19, 2021, 1:15 p.m. ETNov. 19, 2021, 1:15 p.m. ETBy Julie BosmanKyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of intentional homicide and four other charges.VideotranscriptBackbars0:00/1:12-0:00transc...

When it comes to self-defense, the prosecution has a heavier burden.

The acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse points to the wide berth given to defendants who say they acted out of fear.

The decision to put Rittenhouse on the stand ‘wasn’t a close call,’ his lawyer says.

Mock juries used by his defense team to test their case reacted much more favorably when he testified, his lead lawyer said.

'Self-defense is not illegal': Kyle Rittenhouse tells Fox News after not-guilty verdict

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who killed two people and shot another during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was acquitted Friday of first-degree intentional homicide and four other felony charges.

Rittenhouse attorney: "I did not approve" of Tucker Carlson crew embed with defense team

Mark Richards, an attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, said Friday that he did not approve the Fox film crew that was embedded with the defense team during the trial.

Opinion: After Rittenhouse verdict, it's time to question the law

If Rittenhouse had exercised better judgment and decided not to go to Kenosha that night, Rosenbaum and Huber would almost certainly still be alive. But in Wisconsin, that initial decision, as poor a decision as it was, does not constitute a crime, and the jury found his later actions justified.

Things we learned from Kyle Rittenhouse's trial that challenge assumptions about the case

Kyle Rittenhouse's homicide trial in Wisconsin was highlighted by the emotional testimony of the 18-year-old man whose actions as a minor have become emblematic of a divided America.

Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha fatal shootings

Rittenhouse, who was 17 at the time, argued he was acting in self-defense.

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