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A group of demonstrators broke the windows of several Northeast Portland businesses on Friday night. A flyer circulated earlier in the day invited protesters to meet at Frazer Park in Northeast Portland. The park is about a mile from the Sandy Boulevard Whole Foods. It’s not clear if the same group broke the windows. Police …

Gov. Kate Brown activated the Oregon National Guard to help police protests in Portland early Wednesday evening after some demonstrators smashed windows of downtown businesses, officials said. The damage by a small group of protesters also spurred the joint law enforcement command authorized by Brown to declare that gathering a riot. Dozens of state troopers …

Police in Oregon reportedly arrested at least two people after several protesters broke windows at Portland State University’s public safety office and a nearby Starbucks and threw a “flammable liquid” inside. Officers were able to stop the “possible arson,” the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office said in a tweet. Police declared an unlawful assembly and the group …

About 150 people gathered and began marching from Irving Park in north Portland and headed south on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd around 7:15 p.m. PT, the release said. According to police, members of the group threw objects at police and pepper sprayed members of the community. Police say they also shattered windows at …

Top Stories PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents in Portland used tear gas to break up a demonstration honoring those who have died in custody of federal immigration officials. Demonstrators arrived at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building at about 9 p.m. Saturday.  Department of Homeland Security officers first responded as protesters tried to tie …

SEATTLE — Protesters in Portland, Ore., swept through the city on Sunday night, toppling statues of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt and damaging the entrance to the Oregon Historical Society in a demonstration against colonization and the treatment of Native Americans. Protests around the country this year have mainly targeted statues featuring slave owners and …

Organizers said they expected as many as 10,000 people to turn out. Yet the actual crowd was far smaller, and the event in a grassy park near the Columbia River started breaking up after just 90 minutes — significantly less than the hours of rallying that were initially planned. In that time, demonstrators preached their …

A downtown Portland demonstration demanding police stop killing Black people came to an abrupt end Wednesday night after a handful of protesters targeted a police precinct with fire and rocks. Police quickly extinguished the flames as they burned the edge of an awning. But soon after, someone threw a Molotov cocktail toward officers. Police ordered …

“We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted,” Attorney General William P. Barr said in a statement. “It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and become serious about performing the basic function of government and start protecting their own citizens.” The Trump administration was …

As the air quality in Portland finally improved, demonstrators returned to the streets Friday night. PORTLAND, Ore. — Protests in Portland picked up again Friday night after demonstrations paused for more than a week due to the poor air quality in the city from Oregon’s wildfires. Protesters arrived outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement …