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Protesters knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland overturned statues of former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln and vandalized the Oregon Historical Society in a declaration of “rage” toward Columbus Day. Protest organizers dubbed the event “Indigenous Peoples Day of…

Seventy-four face federal charges from Portland protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Seventy-four people are now facing federal charges related to protests that have rocked Portland, Oregon, for three months since George Floyd was killed. The misdemeanor and felony charges include assaults on federal officers, arson and damaging…

ACLU sues over federal action in Portland, Oregon, protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the actions taken by agents sent by President Donald Trump to subdue protests in Portland, Oregon. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday on…

Woman marks Mother's Day with butterflies at infant graves

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - In honor of Mother's Day, a woman in Portland placed about 1,000 decorative butterflies on the graves of infants and children at a local cemetery.KGW-TV reports Jessica Dorrington began placing the figures Friday near the grave of her own young daughter, who died seven years ago. She placed the final butterfly on Saturday.Dorrington says she hopes the gesture will give strength to mothers who also have lost children.