Illinois Teen Charged in Protest Slayings Posts $2M Bail
A 17-year-old from Illinois who is charged with killing two people during a protest in Wisconsin posted $2 million bail and was released from custody.
- Published 20 November 2020
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KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old from Illinois who is charged with killing two people during a protest in Wisconsin and whose case has become a rallying cry for some conservatives posted $2 million bail Friday and was released from custody. Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during a demonstration Aug. 25 that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. He posted bond…