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Breonna Taylor protesters march anew: “No justice, No peace”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A diverse crowd of hundreds marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Black Lives Matter” on Saturday night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

Police: 3 arrests at right-wing rally in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND – Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without serious violence Saturday, though they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face.

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment.

Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Friday she's sending state troopers and sheriffs deputies to Portland through the weekend to help police in the state's largest city monitor a weekend rally in the city by the right-wing group Proud Boys and counter protests by liberal groups.

Violence at Portland protest escalates to firebombs, police say

Protesters in Portland hurled several firebombs at officers in Oregon’s largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said, escalating tensions in a city that's already seen nearly four months of nightly protests over racial injustice and police brutality.

Trump supporters rally near Portland and at Oregon Capitol

SALEM – Hundreds of people gathered Monday afternoon in a small town south of Portland for a pro-President Donald Trump vehicle rally – just over a week after a member of a far-right group was fatally shot after a Trump caravan went through Oregon’s largest city.

Dozens arrested as violent Portland protests continue

Hundreds of people gathered for rallies and marches against police violence and racial injustice Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, as often violent nightly demonstrations that have happened for 100 days since George Floyd was killed showed no signs of ceasing.

Slain shooting suspect was a regular at Portland protests

The man believed to have fatally shot a supporter of President Donald Trump following skirmishes between Black Lives Matter protesters and a pro-Trump caravan in Portland, Oregon, was a regular at the demonstrations that have roiled the Northwest city for months.

Portland’s grim reality: 100 days of protests, many violent

Once hailed as one of the most livable U.S. cities, Portland, Oregon, is grappling with an uncertain future as it reaches a stunning benchmark: 100 consecutive nights of racial injustice protests marred by vandalism, chaos — and the killing of a supporter of President Donald Trump.

Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police

The beam of a police officer’s flashlight swept across a group of 15 people standing on the sidewalk in downtown Portland, Oregon, recording and taking photos of the nightly protests that have roiled the city for three months.

Los Angeles Times: Portland killing underscores complexity of protests and leadership

There is still much to be learned about the brutal killing Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, of Aaron "Jay" Danielson. But there can be little doubt that with his violent death and many others in U.S. cities over the last three months, we are witnessing multiple failures of leadership and a fearsome unraveling of the fabric of civility that binds our nation together.

Portland protesters target city’s mayor amid rising tensions

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.

President Donald Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin, calls violence ‘domestic terrorism’

KENOSHA, Wis. – President Donald Trump stood at the epicenter of the latest eruption over racial injustice Tuesday and came down squarely on the side of law enforcement, blaming “domestic terror” for the violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and making no nod to the underlying cause of anger and protests – the shooting of another Black man by police.

Trump, friends mourn right-wing activist killed in Portland

A supporter of a right-wing group who was shot dead on a Portland, Oregon, street was mourned by both friends and President Donald Trump as a victim of mob violence while an online fundraising effort raised tens of thousands of dollars in his memory.

Scores detained as students march against Belarus president

Authorities in Belarus detained scores of university students who took to the streets Tuesday to demand that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko resign after an election the opposition has denounced as rigged.