DETROIT (FOX 2) – Google’s top searches in the United States in 2021 show a mix of interest in heavily publicized defendants on trial, sports players, and entertainers.
Searches about Kyle Rittenhouse spiked in November after the 18-year-old was found not guilty on all charges connected to a fatal shooting at a protest in Kenosha, Wis. in 2020.
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Rittenhouse, 18, was facing charges after he shot several people at the protest. Two men were killed. Protesters convened on the city after a police officer shot and killed Jacob Black.
Rittenhouse argued that he feared for his life, causing him to shoot three men.
Golfer Tiger Woods ended up in the news after he was in a horrific car crash in February.
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Woods required several surgeries after the crash, but was able to recover.
He again picked up a bit of search in December when he played in the 2021 PNC Championship.
FILE – Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during a practice round prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Nov. 11, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia.
Actor Alec Baldwin garnered plenty of attention on the internet after crew member was killed on the set of “Rust” by a prop gun Baldwin was handling.
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