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Coverage of Kyle Rittenhouse's trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
RITTENHOUSE Murder Trial Courtroom
Mark Hertzberg/POOL
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ZUMA Press Wire
Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, second from right, appears in court with his legal team on Friday at a pre-trial hearing in Kenosha Circuit Court, Monday October 25, 2021, in advance of his trial which began Nov. 1st. Rittenhouse, then 17, during an August 2020 BLM protest in Kenosha, shot two men fatally during the unrest that followed the controversial Kenosha police shooting of J. Blake.

The trial is underway for Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is the 18-year-old from Illinois who took a gun to Kenosha in August 2020, to protect property amid the unrest that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake, Jr. Rittenhouse shot three people, killing two of them.