Nation Jul 27

Mayors want limits on federal agents, but more may go to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayors of six U.S. cities appealed Monday to Congress to make illegal for the federal government to deploy militarized federal agents to cities that don’t want them, even as the Trump administration is considering sending…

Nation Jul 22

Federal law enforcement officers, deployed under the Trump administration's new executive order to protect federal monuments and buildings, face off with protesters against racial inequality and police violence in Portland, Oregon, U.S., July 21, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Judge hears Oregon request to restrain federal agents

The lawsuit, filed by Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, alleges that federal agents sent by President Donald Trump have arrested people with no probable cause, whisked protesters away in unmarked cars and used excessive force to quell the unrest.

Jul 13

U.S. Marshals investigate shooting at Portland protest

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the U.S. Marshals Service is investigating after a protester was hospitalized in critical condition over the weekend after being hit in the head by a non-lethal round fired by a federal law enforcement officer.

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