Gillian’s Recent Stories
Nation Sep 09‘Unprecedented’ Pacific Northwest fires burn hundreds of homes
Firefighters in the Pacific Northwest are scrambling to keep up with multiple catastrophic fires in the region that have forced people to flee their homes and trapped firefighters and civilians.
Nation Sep 01Sheriffs criticize governor’s plan to curb Portland violence
A plan by the governor of Oregon to use sheriff's deputies from surrounding counties to help patrol Portland following a deadly shooting was sharply criticized by law enforcement officials.
Nation Aug 301 dead in Portland after Trump supporters, protesters clash
One person was shot and killed in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of President Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets of the city that has become a flashpoint in the national unrest since…
Nation Aug 11Activist’s arrest in Portland galvanizes Black Lives Matter
The arrest during a protest in Portland, Oregon, of a Black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago has galvanized local and national Black Lives…
Nation Aug 06Portland police, protesters clash for 2nd consecutive night
Turmoil on the streets has continued miles away from the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse, as demonstrators rallying to defund the local police force get into confrontations with officers late at night.
Nation Jul 31Portland protests relatively calm after U.S. drawdown
The first nightly protest in Portland, Oregon, since a deal was struck for federal agents to withdraw from the city was largely peaceful after state troopers took over protecting a federal courthouse.
Nation Jul 29U.S. agents to pull back in Portland but will stay on standby
It was not clear if the complex agreement announced Wednesday would reduce tensions on the streets of Portland, where protests have been staged nightly for more than two months.
Nation Jul 25Federal agents use tear gas to clear Portland protest
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours Saturday, shooting fireworks at the building as plumes of tear gas dispensed by U.S. agents, lingered above.
Nation Jul 24Judge denies Oregon’s request to stop arrests by federal agents
A U.S. judge denied an order sought by Oregon's top law enforcement officer to stop federal agents from arresting people during nightly protests in Portland that have roiled the city.
Nation Jul 24Judge blocks US agents from arresting observers in Portland
Federal agents appeared to deploy tear gas early Friday to force thousands of demonstrators from crowding around the federal courthouse.