US Marshals deputized 56 Portland police officers earlier this year and won’t release them despite official requests. Now Portlanders are wondering if the police will answer to the city or the Trump administration if there are protests on Election Day.
“Regardless of who wins, they’re concerned about rioting, attacks on their CEOs or their facilities.”
“What is happening to the world and to Oregon?”
Trump claimed the Kenosha shooting suspect “probably would’ve been killed” if he had acted differently.
Portland's Mayor Slammed Trump After A Person Was Killed Following Clashes Between His Supporters And Protesters
"Do you seriously wonder, Mr. President, why this is the first time in decades that America has seen this level of violence?" Mayor Ted Wheeler said.
“What happened in Kenosha was entirely predictable. Unfortunately, I think we’ll see more of it.”
The civil liberties group says protesters were brutalized by federal agents.
Now I’m suing.
A viral video showed people screaming for help as their boat sank after being swamped by waves during a Trump boat parade in Oregon. No injuries were reported.
Anyone else want to eat their way across America?
“These women who worked in the factories in Juarez, many of whom had migrated from elsewhere in Mexico for the promise of work, were being murdered and dumped in the desert with absolute impunity, within sight of the US.”
The Justice Department announced Wednesday it would send officers to Milwaukee, Detroit, and Cleveland to fight violent crime. Detractors say the federal crackdown is political.
Videos Appear To Show Federal Officers Shooting And Macing Reporters And Legal Observers, Despite A Judge's Order
Reporters and legal observers provided videos of federal agents targeting them. Their lawyers are asking a judge to hold the federal government in contempt of court.
“They’re not happy with what he’s saying, and they’re starting to vote with their feet. Some are leaving.”
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
The judge found the Oregon attorney general’s office could not bring a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the federal presence in Portland.
Multiple Government Watchdogs Are Investigating The Use Of Force By Federal Officers In Portland And DC
More than 100 federal law enforcement officers have been deployed to respond to protests in Portland, according to the Justice Department.
Oregon is trying to put a restraining order on the federal government against its use of force after a week of protests where Portland moms and the mayor were teargassed.
“People who I would never have expected to see at a protest or an action are showing up, and showing up specifically being like, ‘I am going to get tear-gassed tonight, and I'm going to participate in a federal crime.’”
"Last night was the most horrifying thing I have ever experienced in my life."
“They are brutally attacking peaceful protesters, including a U.S. Navy veteran,” Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, said in a statement to BuzzFeed News.
The right-wing media portrays a city under siege — but the city's real siege is from the federal government.
“Former employees told me that they want to see Ellen held accountable for having that public brand that does not match their behind-the-scenes experiences — and, according to what they said, quite the opposite, actually.”
“Women are finding their courage now in a way and in numbers that perhaps I didn't see at the beginning of my career. And they are understanding that they have more strength and courage to win justice than they ever realized."
Home to the other Vancouver and the other Portland.
Ricky John Best and Taliesin Namkai-Meche were stabbed to death after they stood up for two teen girls who were being harassed by the white supremacist.
Are you about the hustle and bustle or the laid-back life?
Sipping away the Sunday scaries.
“A single man standing there with a camera who never got hit and never hit back before in his life.”
Hit the road in style.
A Hotel Has Fired Two Employees After They Called The Police On A Black Guest Who Was On The Phone With His Mom
"DoubleTree by Hilton has zero tolerance for racism," the hotel chain said on Twitter.
Voters around the country wanted more action from the government on housing affordability.
The protests in Oregon followed a similar clash in New York, where members of “Proud Boys” violently beat apparent protesters.
West coast, best coast.
Nancy Crampton-Brophy was arrested in Oregon on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon.
One counterprotester was seriously wounded after a projectile allegedly shot by the police pierced his helmet.
Police used flashbangs and other devices on protesters allegedly throwing bottles and rocks. Some demonstrators said authorities used excessive force.
TBH I google Airbnbs in Oregon and Washington every night.
Over the last decade, Nashville has become one of the nation’s leading non-Vegas bachelorette party destinations. The bachelorettes are a vivid symbol of the city’s rapid gentrification — and the pitfalls of a new, “experience”-driven brand of tourism.
When young artist Andrea Morales runs into her ex-girlfriend at a music show, she witnesses the unthinkable. (An excerpt from Chelsey Johnson's novel Stray City.)
Oregon Is Recalling More Than 22,000 Pounds Of Donated Chia Seeds After Rodent Poop Was Found In Them
First question: Who donated over 22,000 pounds of chia seeds to a food bank?
Raindrops keep falling on my head.
The teen is suspected of starting a massive fire with friends who were playing with fireworks, police said.
Taking a trip along Pacific Coast Highway? "Bring Me" found the best spots for your road trip, from San Diego all the way to Vancouver!
"Not guilty of anything but defending myself against violent aggression by Micah Fletcher."
Multiple demonstrations took place in Portland Sunday in the wake of a white supremacist killing two men while yelling hate speech on a light-rail train. BuzzFeed News reporter Blake Montgomery was live at the scene.
Micah Fletcher met Destinee Mangum yesterday for the first time since the attack.
"You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism," said Jeremy Christian, who is accused of killing two men who tried to stop him from shouting abuse at a Muslim teenager and her friend.
Taliesin Namkai-Meche's mother has called on President Trump to "take action" in condemning acts of violence "which result directly from hate speech & hate groups."
Ted Wheeler is also asking the federal government to revoke permits for alt-right protests already issued.
A Teenager At The Center Of The Portland Stabbing Attack Thanked The Men Who Died Trying To Defend Her
"They lost their lives because of me and my friend, and the way we looked. I just want to say thank you."
"I wish we would hear you say these names, or even just tweet them"
Ricky Best, 53, and Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, were killed when they tried to stop a man hurling abuse at two women of Muslim appearance, police said. Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, was injured but expected to survive.
Jeremy Joseph Christian is a known white supremacist who attended a right wing "March for Free Speech" in April.
Two men died and another was injured Friday on a light-rail train when they tried to intervene as a man yelled "hate speech or biased language" toward two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said.
Heather Snow tweeted about her experience at a Salvation Army homeless shelter — and then tons of people started tweeting back.
Prepare for the coolest Thanksgiving ever.
The suspects are believed to be associated with a gang.
Ammon Bundy took the stand this week during his trial in Portland, telling a court that he initially didn't plan on taking over a federal wildlife refuge but had an "overwhelming feeling that it was my duty to get involved."
The case of the "Bad Apple Culprit" in Washington state, however, will never be forgotten.
Some of the attendees at Thursday's event said they previously supported former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and are now undecided.
Chief Larry O'Dea accidentally shot his friend in April, but local authorities said O'Dea — who had been drinking — initially claimed the victim had shot himself.
Think you know what a feminist looks like? Think again.
The 16 defendants, including militia leader Ammon Bundy, face up to six years in prison if convicted.
The Oregon community college wants "to challenge the master narrative of race and racism through an exploration of the social construction of whiteness."
"Yeah...this isn't going to work out."
The assault at Lewis & Clark College came three days after campus protests in response to threatening messages aimed at black students that surfaced on Yik Yak.
How the case of conflicted teenager Mohamed Mohamud — convinced by the FBI he was bombing a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon — could determine whether the American government is allowed to spy wholesale on its citizens.
The two men and a woman, suspected of fatally shooting a popular tantric yoga teacher and massage therapist, have also been arrested for the robbery and death of a 23-year-old Canadian backpacker.
Talk about a shitty situation.
WARNING: This post contains some pretty graphic language.
The party leadership contender is being funded by the head of Portland Communications, among others.
An unidentified dildo enthusiast has decorated the city with these phallic toys, but no one seems to know why.
It wasn't until I mentioned to my mother that I'd been feeling depressed that she finally told me about her own struggles.
Avoid Portland, Orange County, Miami, and New York; go for Dallas and St. Louis instead. Roommates required.
The airline said in a statement that it made an emergency landing and removed the autistic girl and her family from the plane to keep the other passengers comfortable and safe.
The taxi-hailing app hopes the new feature will give it a leg up on Uber and Lyft.
The ride-hailing services win the right to operate in Oregon's largest city — temporarily.
Locally-sourced, artisan-crafted emoji, just for you.
He addressed it "Attention Barf Cleaners" and even threw in a Ben & Jerry's gift card.
Meet the Jevo. It uses pods of flavored gelatin to make 120 shots an hour.
Actress Evan Rachel Wood sings karaoke with Beth Ditto, rolls a blunt with some grannies, and says "yes" to everything in this campaign video for Wildfang clothing. Why? Because #EvanRachelWould.
They see me rollin', they hatin'.
Uber and Lyft are fighting for the ability to operate in cities across the country. Here are some of the regulatory battles, the resulting citations, and in some cases, law suits the companies are embroiled in.
The cuddle business appears to be booming.
Herbert Grey argues that if LGBT people can enjoy legal defenses against discrimination, so too should Christians who face retaliation for expressing their views.
Last week, Maynard released a video explaining that she no longer wished to end her life on a set date, but would wait until it "seemed like the right time."
You want a couch in New York? Fuhgetaboutit!
"Your mom would be so disappointed!" she wrote on her homemade sign.
"You could land a f*cking jumbo jet in there!"
Fire crews were surprised when they arrived to find the governor, a former doctor, working tirelessly at the scene.
Portland water officials say they were forced to discard the water after a security camera caught the 19-year-old urinating in the reservoir.
After a coach at Oregon's Corbett Middle School refused to change the location of a party at Hooters, he lost his job. "It's unfortunate because he did a good job as a coach," the school's athletic director told BuzzFeed. "It didn't need to happen if he just changed the party's location."
The arrest of Jim Bisenius, founder of $3 billion hedge fund Common Sense Investment Management, rocked Portland's close-knit finance community.
The IFC show "Portlandia" is now even influencing the political conversation in Portland, Oregon. Mayoral candidate Eileen Brady has based a campaign ad off the show, complete with Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen look-alikes.
It may not be an entirely accurate celebration (this Bill Murray smirk is from "Stripes"), but it's definitely righteous. Spotted Thursday afternoon on the corner of E. Burnside and 14th Ave.
I still can't get over the fact that photos like this have been coming out so consistently from protests in our own country. It's becoming harder not to become desensitized by it.