PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The police chief in Portsmouth, Virginia, is on paid leave nearly three weeks after her department charged a state senator and several others from the city’s Black community with conspiring to a damage a Confederate monument.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (08/30)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police will return to Portland to help local authorities after the fatal shooting of a man following clashes between President Donald Trump supporters and counter-protesters that led to an argument between the president and the city’s mayor over who was to blame for the violence.
By JIM SALTER Associated Press (08/24)
O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A white St. Louis couple criminally charged for waving guns during a Black Lives Matter protest outside their home made the case in their opening night speech of the Republican National Convention that they had a “God-given right” to defend themselves and their property.
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press (08/24)
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When protesters gathered at one of Virginia’s Confederate monuments in June, police say a state senator approached them with a warning: “(T)hey are going to put some paint on this thing,
By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press (08/21)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee protesters will face harsher penalties, including losing the right to vote,
Associated Press (08/20)
SEATTLE (AP) — Less than 24 hours before a court order would have required five Seattle media companies to turn over unpublished protest photos and videos to police,
Associated Press (08/16)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A riot was declared in Oregon’s biggest city as protesters demonstrated outside a law enforcement building early Sunday,
Associated Press (07/28)
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say 303 department vehicles have been vandalized since George Floyd’s May 25 death,
Associated Press (07/26)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A protest in Oakland, California, in support of racial justice and police reform turned violent when a small group of demonstrators wearing helmets and goggles and carrying large signs that doubled as shields set fire to a courthouse,
By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press (07/26)
ATLANTA (AP) — Protests took a violent turn in several U.S. cities over the weekend with demonstrators squaring off against federal agents outside a courthouse in Portland,
Associated Press (07/25)
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge late Friday blocked Seattle’s new law prohibiting police from using pepper spray, blast balls and similar weapons that was passed following confrontations with protesters.
By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press (07/23)
CHICAGO (AP) — A collection of Chicago activist groups want a judge to block federal agents sent to the city to combat violent crime from interfering in or policing protests,
By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (07/24)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge specifically blocked U.S. agents from arresting or using physical force against journalists and legal observers at protests in Oregon’s largest city where President Donald Trump is testing the limits of federal power.
Associated Press (07/23)
SEATTLE (AP) — Five Seattle news outlets will have to comply with a subpoena and give the Seattle Police Department unpublished video and photos from a May 30 racial justice protest,
By ANDREW SELSKY and GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (07/19)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters broke into a building, set it on fire and started dumpster fires late Saturday night in Oregon’s largest city,
Associated Press (07/18)
CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters trying to topple a Christopher Columbus statue in downtown Chicago’s Grant Park clashed with police who used batons to beat people and made at least a dozen arrests after they say protesters targeted them with fireworks,
Associated Press (07/16)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has charged a 20-year-old Philadelphia man with helping guide a bank vault containing $104,000 in cash onto a stolen forklift in the mayhem that followed protests over racial injustice on May 31.
Associated Press (07/06)
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Rochester were trying to determine Monday who ripped a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass from its base on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/04 — Chicago authorities say seven people face charges after graffiti was spray-painted on two city landmarks, including the popular metallic sculpture known as “The Bean.”Read more »
By THOMAS ADAMSON and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/17 — Paris cleaned up one of the world’s most glamorous avenues Sunday after rioting by an ultraviolent core in the dwindling yellow vest protest movement angry at President Emmanuel Macron.