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2 hours ago

Tear gas at Portland protests raises concern about pollution

Officials in Portland, Oregon, are cleaning up tear gas residue from the streets, dirt and possibly the storm drains after the chemical was used repeatedly by both police and federal officers during protests over racial injustice
2 hours ago
August 11, 2020, 5:45 PM

Shots fired at law enforcement officers in Minneapolis, none injured

Protests have erupted across the nation following the death of George Floyd, who was seen pinned down by police.
August 11, 2020, 5:45 PM
Shots fired at law enforcement officers in Minneapolis, none injured
August 11, 2020, 5:45 PM

March on Washington reconfigured to comply with virus rules

A national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington is being reconfigured to comply with coronavirus protocols in the District of Columbia
August 11, 2020, 5:45 PM
August 11, 2020, 4:15 AM

Body camera footage of George Floyd’s death released

ABC News’ Marcus Moore reports on the newly-released footage from two officers' body cameras.
August 11, 2020, 4:15 AM
Body camera footage of George Floyd’s death released
August 7, 2020, 7:23 PM

Portland protesters cause mayhem again, police officer hurt

Tear gas was used on protesters Wednesday for the first time since agents left.
August 7, 2020, 7:23 PM
August 7, 2020, 7:20 PM

Judge: Prosecutor will stay on ex-cop's case in Floyd death

The judge overseeing the case of a fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has denied an attorney’s request to have the local prosecutor removed
August 7, 2020, 7:20 PM
August 4, 2020, 8:46 PM

Minneapolis mayor: City seeks right mentors for new officers

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said the city is working to pair new police officers with “the right individuals” for field training in the wake of George Floyd’s death
August 4, 2020, 8:46 PM
Minneapolis mayor: City seeks right mentors for new officers
July 30, 2020, 6:58 PM

Confusion mounts over announced federal withdrawal from Portland

After Oregon's governor announced that federal officers would begin departing Portland, President Trump tweeted "we will not be leaving" until safety was restored.
July 30, 2020, 6:58 PM
'We will not be leaving' Portland until 'safety' is restored: Trump
July 30, 2020, 11:12 AM

Man who helped ignite George Floyd riots identified as white supremacist: Police

A masked umbrella-wielding man helped incite riots and looting in the immediate aftermath of George Floyd's death, police said.
July 30, 2020, 11:12 AM
Man who helped ignite George Floyd riots identified as white supremacist: Police
July 30, 2020, 10:58 AM

Oregon governor announces 'phased withdrawal' of federal officers from Portland

The Oregon governor announced there will be a "phased withdrawal" of federal officers from Portland.
July 30, 2020, 10:58 AM
Governor announces 'phased withdrawal' of federal officers from Portland
July 30, 2020, 12:02 AM

Minneapolis police identify man from violent George Floyd protests

The person dubbed the "Umbrella Man" on social media, who was captured breaking windows at an AutoZone, was identified by Minneapolis police as a white supremacist.
July 30, 2020, 12:02 AM
Minneapolis police identify man from violent George Floyd protests
July 29, 2020, 10:14 PM

Faith in protest as young people find fervor on the street

In demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism that have raged following the police killing of George Floyd, protesters often take a solemn knee
July 29, 2020, 10:14 PM
July 29, 2020, 7:21 PM

White supremacists helped ignite Floyd riots: Cops

The 32- year-old, dubbed “Umbrella Man,” was captured in a viral video back in May wearing a black hooded outfit and a black gas mask as he broke windows at a local AutoZone.
July 29, 2020, 7:21 PM
White supremacists helped ignite Floyd riots: Cops
July 29, 2020, 4:42 AM

George Floyd's family gathers in Virginia to unveil hologram

The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, where flickering lights came together to create an image of Floyd’s head and shoulders transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E
July 29, 2020, 4:42 AM
July 28, 2020, 11:38 PM

Police: Hell's Angel sparked Minneapolis riots over Floyd

Hell’s Angels member bent on stirring up social unrest caught on video.
July 28, 2020, 11:38 PM
July 28, 2020, 8:02 PM

Second night of protests in Richmond ends with 16 arrests

Fires were set, windows were smashed and 16 people were arrested as demonstrations continued for a second night in Virginia’s capital city
July 28, 2020, 8:02 PM
July 28, 2020, 1:33 AM

US Attorney: Feds will stay in Portland until attacks end

A top official says federal militarized officers will remain in Portland, Oregon, until attacks on the U.S. courthouse cease
July 28, 2020, 1:33 AM
US agents use gas, flash bangs to clear Portland protesters
July 28, 2020, 12:33 AM

Protesters sue Trump administration over Portland tactics

Claim federal agents' response to demonstrations in Portland was out of control.
July 28, 2020, 12:33 AM
July 27, 2020, 11:58 PM

Police and protesters clash in violent weekend across the US

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, Oregon, and forcing police in Seattle to retreat into a station house
July 27, 2020, 11:58 PM
July 27, 2020, 9:42 PM

Oakland protesters set fire to courthouse and vandalize

A protest through the streets of downtown Oakland, California, in support of racial justice and police reform turned violent when “agitators” among the demonstrators set fire to a courthouse, vandalized a police station and shot fireworks at officers
July 27, 2020, 9:42 PM
July 27, 2020, 8:38 PM

For racial justice protests, US taps tactical border squads

The squads are the most highly trained members of the Border Patrol.
July 27, 2020, 8:38 PM
July 27, 2020, 11:33 AM

Police declare riots as protests turn violent in cities nationwide; 1 demonstrator dead in Austin

Police declared 'riots' in Oregon, Washington, California and Virginia.
July 27, 2020, 11:33 AM
Police declare riots in several cities; 1 protester killed in Austin
July 27, 2020, 1:23 AM

Portland struggles with liberal identity under nation's gaze

Before federal agents arrived, local police often used tear gas on protesters.
July 27, 2020, 1:23 AM
July 27, 2020, 1:04 AM

Portland protesters breach fence around federal courthouse

Authorities have declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city's federal courthouse where U.S. agents have been stationed
July 27, 2020, 1:04 AM
July 26, 2020, 12:58 AM

Tear gas fired again; Portland protest standoff continues

Federal agents again repeatedly fired tear gas to break up rowdy protests.
July 26, 2020, 12:58 AM
July 23, 2020, 7:43 PM

Minnesota lawmakers pass police accountability package

The Minnesota Legislature has passed a broad police accountability package that includes a ban on neck restraints like the one that was used on George Floyd before his death in Minneapolis
July 23, 2020, 7:43 PM
July 23, 2020, 7:11 PM

Derek Chauvin, ex-officer accused of killing George Floyd, charged with tax evasion

The former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd by digging his knee into Floyd's neck is also facing multiple felony charges of tax evasion.
July 23, 2020, 7:11 PM
Derek Chauvin, ex-officer in George Floyd case, charged with tax evasion
July 23, 2020, 1:24 PM

Portland isn't under siege, but part of the city feels foreign: Reporter's Notebook

What it's like to be on the ground amid the protests.
July 23, 2020, 1:24 PM
Portland isn't under siege, but part of the city feels foreign: Reporter's Notebook
July 22, 2020, 11:52 AM

Ken Cuccinelli defends deployment of federal agents in Portland

The Acting Deputy Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security discussed whether agents will come to other U.S. cities and said that, contrary to protester claims, the agents are clearly identifiable.
July 22, 2020, 11:52 AM
Ken Cuccinelli defends deployment of federal agents in Portland
July 22, 2020, 11:52 AM

Federal clashes with Portland protesters raises legal questions about use of force

A Navy vet says he was attacked by U.S. marshals when he tried to speak to them. Lawmakers and civil rights lawyers have expressed concern about the agents’ violent clashes with protesters.
July 22, 2020, 11:52 AM
Federal clashes with Portland protesters raises legal questions about use of force
July 21, 2020, 10:54 PM

Judge lifts gag order on former Minneapolis officers charged in George Floyd's death

A judge has lifted the gag order in the high-profile cases of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.
July 21, 2020, 10:54 PM
Judge lifts gag order on former Minneapolis officers charged in George Floyd's death
July 21, 2020, 10:10 PM

Heavily armed US agents on city streets: Can Trump do that?

The Trump administration has deployed agents with tactical gear to confront protesters in downtown Portland, Oregon
July 21, 2020, 10:10 PM
July 21, 2020, 5:45 PM

AG, governor want case against gun-wielding couple dropped

Video of Mark and Patricia McCloskey in front of their mansion went viral.
July 21, 2020, 5:45 PM
AG, governor want case against gun-wielding couple dropped
July 21, 2020, 12:26 AM

Portland on edge after protesters clash with federal agents

President Trump deployed federal agents to protect federal property. City and state officials are demanding their removal.
July 21, 2020, 12:26 AM
Portland on edge after protesters clash with federal agents
July 20, 2020, 4:05 AM

Parts of Portland spiraling into chaos

The city is now locked in a battle with federal authorities.
July 20, 2020, 4:05 AM
Parts of Portland spiraling into chaos
July 20, 2020, 1:55 AM

Oregon attorney general announces lawsuit against federal agents for their tactics on protesters

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says federal agents made an unlawful arrest of one protester and injured another.
July 20, 2020, 1:55 AM
Attorney general announces investigation into federal agents' tactics during protests
July 20, 2020, 12:49 AM

House leaders 'alarmed' federal officers policing protests

Democrats ask for IG to probe federal involvement in trying to quell protests.
July 20, 2020, 12:49 AM
July 19, 2020, 12:19 AM

Portland mayor announces plan to handle protests

The mayor said the violence would have ended this weekend if federal officers had not intervened.
July 19, 2020, 12:19 AM
Portland mayor announces plan to handle protests
July 19, 2020, 12:18 AM

Showdown builds between protesters, federal authorities in Oregon

The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other federal agencies have been sent into Portland, angering the governor.
July 19, 2020, 12:18 AM
Showdown builds between protesters, federal authorities in Oregon
1 month ago

'I'm not a bad guy': Police video captures distraught Floyd

Newly public body-camera video from two Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest shows a panicked and fearful Floyd pleading with the officers in the minutes before his death
1 month ago
Footage of Floyd arrest could show more of story
1 month ago

Judge allows public viewing of George Floyd bodycam video by appointment only

The judge ruled the video cannot be used for broadcast.
1 month ago
Judge allows public viewing of George Floyd bodycam video by appointment only
1 month ago

George Floyd's family files civil suit against authorities as new video emerges of his arrest

The family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in Floyd's death.
1 month ago
George Floyd's family files civil suit as new video emerges of his arrest
1 month ago

George Floyd's family files civil suit over his death

The lawsuit was announced at a news conference outside the Diana Murphy U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis that was attended by members of Floyd's family.
1 month ago
George Floyd's family files civil suit over his death
1 month ago

Attorneys ask Floyd judge to hold AG Ellison in contempt

Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order
1 month ago
1 month ago

'Apartheid and Jim Crow are really no different': Why George Floyd's death reverberated in Africa

Black Africans and African Americans share their views on structural racism in the United States and how it compares to the system of apartheid in South Africa.
1 month ago
Why George Floyd's death reverberated in Africa
1 month ago

South Carolina man charged with pointing gun at protesters

Police in South Carolina have identified the man accused of pointing a gun at “Black Lives Matter” protesters as he drove past the State House
1 month ago
Man charged with pointing gun at protesters
1 month ago

Warrant executed on home of couple who waived guns at protesters

A viral video showed the couple waiving firearms at protesters from their lawn.
1 month ago
Warrant executed on home of couple who waived guns at protesters
1 month ago

Chilling pleas in transcripts from George Floyd’s final moments

The transcripts from the body camera recordings revealed that Floyd said the word “please” nearly five dozen times to the officers charged with aiding and abetting his murder.
1 month ago
Chilling pleas in transcripts from George Floyd’s final moments
1 month ago

Newly released body camera transcripts show last moments of George Floyd's life

George Floyd pleaded with officers during his final moments, newly released body camera transcripts show.
1 month ago
Newly released body camera transcripts show last moments of George Floyd's life
1 month ago

Body camera transcripts of George Floyd death released

Audio transcripts of the body cameras worn by the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd were released after one of the officers requested his charges be dropped.
1 month ago
Body camera transcripts of George Floyd death released