Federal civil rights lawsuit filed towards Kenosha Officer Rusten Sheskey


Jacob Blake filed a civil rights lawsuit against Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey on Thursday March 25th.

Blake was shot and killed seven times by Sheskey in August 2020. After the shooting, Blake was paralyzed. No criminal charges have been filed against Sheskey.

The civil rights lawsuit cites “excessive violence without justification” – and that the “misconduct described … was committed with malice, willpower and ruthlessness
Indifference to Plaintiff Blake’s rights. “It also shows that Blake” has suffered and will continue to suffer physical and emotional damage as a result. “

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The lawsuit seeks both damages and punitive damages.

Waukesha County indoor capacity guidelines eliminated

Waukesha County no longer has guidelines for indoor capacity. District leaders said the decision was based on an overall decline in COVID-19 cases, but some outside the district were not happy with the change.

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