Protesters block streets in Portland, but no vandalism or violence reported

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters blocked downtown streets in the latest demonstration in Portland in response to the presidential election.

Police were making arrests during the Monday night protest against President-elect Donald Trump, The Oregonian reported (

The newspaper reported that protest leader Gregory McKelvey and another person appeared to be taken into custody near the Multnomah County Courthouse shortly after police tweeted that protesters were blocking Southwest Fifth Avenue.

The protest, which started with about 100 students and others gathered at Holladay Park, later moved across the Burnside Bridge to downtown Portland.