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Portland Police Declare Riot, Union Building Set on Fire

Police said someone in the crowd then used an unknown accelerant on the wooden framing around a door of the building, then lit it on fire.

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Daunte Wright Shooting Triggers Violence in Multiple Cities, Riot Declared in Portland

“Burn the precincts to the ground, in every city and every town!” a mob marching through Portland was filmed chanting.

Portland Leaders Announce Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

Portland city commissioners unanimously passed a nearly $6 million plan to address gun violence in the city. None of that money will be going to the Portland Police Bureau.

Man Accused of Throwing Firebombs at Portland Officers Arrested in Indiana

Malik Muhammed, 24, was taken into police custody in Indianapolis on multiple warrants, the Portland Police Bureau said. He is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, attempted aggravated murder, unlawful manufacture of a destructive device, and unlawful use of a weapon.

Use of Less-Lethal Projectiles by Portland Police Restricted by Judge

The case stemmed from a suit filed by Don’t Shoot Portland, a black-led nonprofit that advocates for social and racial justice in the city. The nonprofit’s lawyers had sought more drastic sanctions, including a ban on impact munitions and for the Police Bureau to permanently remove officers from protest duty if they violate the court order, with fines issued for future violations.

Oregon Trooper Crashes Head-On with Wrong-Way Driver

OSP dispatch received a call about a driver in a silver sedan going the wrong way at about 2 p.m. on I-84 near milepost 342, which is between Huntington and Weatherby. The caller said the driver was headed west in one of the eastbound lanes.

Oregon DUI, Hit-and-Run Suspect Had .77 Blood Alcohol Level

A hit-and-run suspect crashed on Highway 26 in Oregon Friday afternoon and was found to have a blood alcohol level of .77%, more than nine times the legal limit, police said.

Portland Has Fewest Officers in 25 Years, Chief Asks for Reductions in Budget Cuts

On Thursday, Portland police reassigned sergeants and officers from three precincts "in an effort to reduce overtime costs."

Some Oregon Legislators Want to Create Police Use-of-Force Database

A bill heard by the Oregon House subcommittee Wednesday would require the state Criminal Justice Commission to create a new public database that captures reports on the use or threatened use of force by each police or corrections officer.

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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.