Category: Portland

left-wing-split-grows-as-protests-and-riots-continue-despite-biden’s-win
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Jan
2021

Left-Wing Split Grows As Protests And Riots Continue Despite Biden’s WinLeft-Wing Split Grows As Protests And Riots Continue Despite Biden’s Win

Left-leaning protesters and anarchists are continuing to use demonstration tactics like property damage and flag burning, showing an internal split among groups, The Washington Post reported. Demonstrators who are unhappy with President Joe Biden are rejecting centrist ideologies they think will not do enough to address climate change, economic inequality, racism and war, according to the Post’s […]

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Jan
2021

It Took Six Months Of Rioting, Millions In Property Damage For Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler To Escalate Law Enforcement Efforts Against AntifaIt Took Six Months Of Rioting, Millions In Property Damage For Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler To Escalate Law Enforcement Efforts Against Antifa

Portland’s Mayor recently recognized “Antifa” and “anarchists” are a problem in the city months after consecutive protests and rioting. At least $4 million in physical damage was done to businesses downtown during the first month of protests, according to the Portland Business Alliance. The riots cost downtown Portland another $18 million in revenue, according to […]

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portland-mayor-says-law-enforcement-against-‘antifa-and-anarchists’-will-ramp-up
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Jan
2021

Portland Mayor Says Law Enforcement Against ‘Antifa And Anarchists’ Will Ramp UpPortland Mayor Says Law Enforcement Against ‘Antifa And Anarchists’ Will Ramp Up

January 02, 2021 3:08 PM ET The mayor of Portland, Oregon said that it’s time to ramp up official responses to “lawlessness” after rioters targeted the federal courthouse on New Year’s Eve in a press conference Friday. Democratic Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said that his efforts to oversee and keep the peace at demonstrations haven’t […]

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Dec
2020

Cheetah Terrorizing Local Neighborhood Was Actually A Stuffed AnimalCheetah Terrorizing Local Neighborhood Was Actually A Stuffed Animal

December 21, 2020 5:42 PM ET A deputy sheriff investigating a report of a cheetah on the loose in a Portland neighborhood discovered it was a stuffed animal, The Miami Herald reported. “I used my ninja-like skills to sneak up on the beast,” Deputy Sheriff Raymond Sullivan said, according to Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook […]

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portland-election-celebrations-include-illegal-street-racing-and-targeted-demonstrations-at-ice
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Nov
2020

Portland Election Celebrations Include Illegal Street Racing And Targeted Demonstrations At ICEPortland Election Celebrations Include Illegal Street Racing And Targeted Demonstrations At ICE

People engaged in illegal street racing, gun shooting, and challenged Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to a fight while celebrating the projected win of Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday night, Fox News reported. A few dozen protesters marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building and challenged anyone in the […]

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Nov
2020

National Guard Activated In Portland To Respond To Riots And ‘Widespread Violence,’ Officials SayNational Guard Activated In Portland To Respond To Riots And ‘Widespread Violence,’ Officials Say

The Oregon National Guard was activated in Portland, Oregon, Wednesday night as protests turned to riots accompanied by violence, according to law enforcement officials. Law enforcement officials declared the demonstration a riot in response to “widespread violence” and destruction of property, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. Democratic Oregon Governor Kate Brown called in […]

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Oct
2020

Police Departments In Major Cities Refuse To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Protests Surrounding Election DayPolice Departments In Major Cities Refuse To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Protests Surrounding Election Day

Police departments in major cities have not responded to requests about how they are preparing for potential protests and violence surrounding election day. Multiple cities have experienced extended periods of civil unrest including protests, riots, and extensive looting resulting in property damage and injury reports.  Around 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard are gearing […]

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Sep
2020

Omaha Bar Owner Charged For Shooting A Protester Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Police SayOmaha Bar Owner Charged For Shooting A Protester Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Police Say

September 21, 2020 1:13 PM ET The Nebraska bar owner charged for fatally shooting a protester shot himself in Portland, Oregon, law enforcement officials said Sunday. Jake Gardner, 38, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound near a medical clinic, law enforcement officials said, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Hillsboro police found Gardner around noon. Gardner’s attorneys, […]

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‘permitting-anarchy,-violence’:-doj-finds-new-york,-portland,-and-seattle-in-violation-of-trump’s-memorandum
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Sep
2020

‘Permitting Anarchy, Violence’: DOJ Finds New York, Portland, And Seattle In Violation Of Trump’s Memorandum‘Permitting Anarchy, Violence’: DOJ Finds New York, Portland, And Seattle In Violation Of Trump’s Memorandum

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Oregon have allowed ongoing violence and destruction of property and refused to institute measures to prevent criminal activity, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday. These cities met the criteria President Donald Trump issued on Sept. 2 to identify cities that have not sufficiently dealt with rioters and would be subject to […]

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