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Portland Rioters Throw Firebombs at Police and Wreck Businesses, Mayor Promises to "Push Back"

“Why would a group of largely white, young and some middle age men destroy the livelihood of others who are struggling to get by?” Mayor Ted Wheeler asked.

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Protesters Angered Over COVID Lockdown Clash with Police at OR State Capitol

Oregon State Police said protesters entered the Capitol, and at least one used "chemical agents" on officers.

Portland Police and Activists Reach Agreement on Clearing Autonomous Zone

Portland police had agreed not to force the family to leave the “Red House on Mississippi” while negotiations were ongoing — as long as the street was cleared by Monday night.

Portland Activists Set Up Barricaded "Autonomous Zone," Attack Officers Over Eviction Order

Occupiers appear determined to hold the police at bay, stockpiling homemade shields and other defensive gear. They have piled up rocks and bricks, and they’ve laid down homemade spike strips to puncture the tires of any vehicles that breach the barricades.

Oregon Officer's Home May Have Been Targeted by Arsonist

The fire was arson and burned a vehicle, according to a spokesman for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Portland Commissioner who Wants to Defund Police Because of Unnecessary Calls Dialed 911 Over a Lyft Ride

“I paid for a ride. He says he canceled it,” City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty told the dispatcher, who told her it was the driver’s right to do so. “So I’m going to sit here until he sends me another ride,” she said, with the dispatcher patiently telling her that only she could order one.

Portland City Commission Rejects Additional $18 Million Cut in Police Funding

At the home of Commissioner Dan Ryan, a mob broke a window, threw burning flares and paint-filled balloons at the home and broke potted plants. Police dispersed the crowd, authorities said.

Election Riots in Portland: Officers Attacked, Guns Seized, National Guard Activated

Law enforcement said they had also seized commercial-grade fireworks and hammers throughout the night.

Portland Approves New Police Oversight Body with Power to Fire Officers

Measure 26-217 gets rid of the current Independent Police Review Board and replaces it with a new oversight committee that can discipline and even fire police officers. It would also have a budget of its own that is up to five percent of the total police budget.

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Oregon Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

An officer with the Salem (OR) Police Department was wounded and a gunman was killed in an armed confrontation early Thursday morning.