5 Kenosha schools go virtual due to Kyle Rittenhouse trial protests ahead of verdict

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5 Kenosha schools go virtual due to Kyle Rittenhouse trial protests
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Five Kenosha, WI schools went virtual due to protests ahead of Kyle Rittenhouse trial verdicts as the jury viewed a shooting video from drone footage.

KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) -- Five Kenosha schools near the courthouse where the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse is taking place will go virtual Thursday and Friday because of protests surrounding the proceedings.

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There was a scuffle outside the courthouse Wednesday.

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department arrested a man for battery, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. A woman was arrested for disorderly conduct as well.

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Police moved in to try to break up the crowd.

A man carrying a rifle also showed up Wednesday. He was confronted by deputies, who asked him to leave, which he did.

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