Portland descends into street violence between Antifa, Proud Boys

U.S. 08/23/21, 17:48

Violent clashes between hundreds of Marxist Antifa and right-wing Proud Boys supporters caused chaos in Oregon, on Aug. 22. The Proud Boys responded to Antifa's improvised explosive device attacks with paintball gunfire and other weapons in the heavily vandalized city of Portland. EHA News confirmed at least one man was arrested for ...

Portland mayor slams prosecutors for not charging brawlers

U.S. 03/12/19, 12:09

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, criticized local prosecutors and his own Police Bureau for not being more aggressive in arresting and prosecuting right-wing and left-wing protesters who frequently clash on the city's streets."In what city is it legal to engage in a street brawl?" Mayor Ted Wheeler asked at a ...

Update: Portland officer restricted following texts

U.S. 02/15/19, 15:34

The Latest on text messages between the commander of the Portland, Oregon Police Bureau's rapid response team and the leader of the far-right group Patriot Prayer (all times local):12:30 p.m.Portland, Oregon, police say commander will not work with a specialized rapid response team he leads while the city investigates texts ...

Portland mayor calls for investigation into police texts

U.S. 02/15/19, 11:51

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, has asked the police chief to investigate "disturbing" texts between the commander of the department's rapid response team and the leader of a far-right group involved in violent protests in the city.The text messages show Lt. Jeff Niiya communicating with Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson ...

Costs for Portland City Hall security jump dramatically

Business 11/30/18, 14:09

A review of city financial documents by The Oregonian/OregonLive has found that the cost to Portland taxpayers for security guards at City Hall has jumped more than fivefold in less than two years.The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Thursday that in 2016, the annual cost for City Hall guards and the mayor's security ...

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