New York City will join Seattle and Portland, Oregon, in filing a lawsuit over President Donald’s Trump’s threatened withdrawal of federal funds from cities that permit “anarchy,” city officials said Thursday.
Night after night in Portland, tear gas and other crowd control devices have enveloped protesters and bystanders in airborne chemicals that settle on the ground, later to be washed into storm drains.
The 29-year-old man accidentally pulled the trigger of the Glock 9mm while putting the gun back into his pants, the report said. The bullet entered through his groin and just missed hitting his femoral artery.
The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against local city officials as violence erupted night after night on the streets of Portland, Oregon.
Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, shifted their focus to the city’s mayor, and police declared a riot as people broke windows, vandalized a business and set a fire inside the upscale apartment building where Mayor Ted Wheeler lives.
Oregon state police will patrol Portland’s nightly protests with help from officers from neighboring communities.
People who have been arrested since late May on non-violent misdemeanor charges during protests that have racked Oregon’s largest city for more than 70 days won’t be prosecuted.
The first nightly protest in Portland after a deal was struck for federal agents to withdraw from the city was largely peaceful after state troopers took over patrolling duties outside a federal courthouse.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two teenagers from an Oregon lagoon after they became stranded on rocks amid rising tides.
Oregon’s governor says federal agents who have clashed with protesters in the state's largest city will begin what she called a “phased withdrawal."
The mayors of six U.S. cities are appealing to Congress make it illegal for the federal government to deploy militarized federal agents to cities that don’t want them.
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman said the state lacked standing to sue on behalf of protesters.
The Justice Department inspector general said Thursday that it will conduct a review of the conduct of federal agents who responded to unrest in Portland, Oregon and Washington, D.C., following concerns from members of Congress and the public.
The Trump administration is facing growing pushback — in the courts and on the streets — to sending federal agents to Portland, Oregon, and potentially other Democratic-led cities.
A look at some of the issues behind this unconventional, if not unprecedented, use of federal forces:
A potential constitutional crisis is looming over the actions of federal officers at protests in Oregon’s largest city that have been hailed by President Donald Trump but were done without local consent.
Christopher David is uncomfortable with his newfound fame as the subject of an online video and news coverage. David, whose bones were broken, says the focus should be on Black Lives Matter.
The actions of federal law enforcement officers at protests in Oregon’s largest city are raising the prospect of a constitutional crisis.
Federal agents in military gear deployed by President Trump are firing tear gas at protesters in Portland as the mayor demands they leave and the Oregon state attorney general tries to get a restraining order to kick them out.
A car crash Sunday resulted in both drivers being arrested after police in Oregon discovered they were both driving stolen vehicles.