Tear gas, pepper spray and impact munitions have been deployed by police for months against protesters in Portland, Oregon, enveloping neighborhoods and even a school yard in clouds of stinging, choking chemical agents.
Night after night in Portland, tear gas and other crowd control devices have enveloped protesters and bystanders in airborne chemicals that settle on the ground, later to be washed into storm drains.
Derek Chauvin has been released from the Oak Park Heights, Minnesota prison after posting a non-cash bond.
The family of George Floyd announced Thursday they will formally launch a nonprofit foundation in honor of him at a homelessness event in Minneapolis this weekend.
Police have arrested or charged nearly 50 people accused of looting in downtown Bellevue on May 31 during riots following the death of George Floyd.
The investigation by the Air Force inspector general found that the planes were used to gather information about crowd size, crowd flows and fires but they did not monitor individuals.
One day after the body camera video from former Minneapolis officer Tou Thao was released, his interrogation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been released as well.
“That is reparations,” a Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer said. “Anything they wanted to take, they can take it because these businesses have insurance"
The Seattle City Council approved proposals Monday that would begin defunding the police department by cutting officers through layoffs and attrition — an action supported by demonstrators who have marched in the city following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis but strongly opposed by the mayor and police chief.
Judge Peter Cahill ruled Friday the that videos from the body cameras of Thomas Lane and J. Kueng taken on the night Floyd died will be made publicly available, though it is unclear how or when the footage will be released.
The mysterious, umbrella-carrying man seen in a viral video smashing the windows of the Auto Zone during the Minneapolis riots is believed to be a member of the Hell’s Angels biker gang whose actions were intended to incite violence and racial tension in what had previously been peaceful protests, according to police.
The hologram will tour the southern U.S., "replacing sites of racist symbols with one of hope and transformation," organizers said.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by federal agents late Wednesday as he stood with protesters at a fence guarding a federal courthouse.
Seattle city leaders say they're concerned that Sunday's riots will be used as a reason for the Trump administration to send federal agents to Seattle and other major cities.
Demonstrations continued overnight in Portland despite a crackdown from federal agents that local authorities say is only making things worse.
A majority of voters reject reducing police funding and moving that money to social services, despite a national push in recent weeks from activist groups and some politicians, according to an ABC/Washington Post poll released Tuesday.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said President Donald Trump, who deployed Department of Homeland Security officers to Portland, “is looking for a confrontation in Oregon in the hopes of winning political points in Ohio or Iowa.”
The claimants say they, or their loved ones, were hit by cars, shot, pepper sprayed, tear-gassed, put in chokeholds or knocked unconscious in protests against systemic racism and police brutality.
The attorney of one of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd is asking the court to dismiss the charges against his client.
A judge on Monday set a $1.2 million bail for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one.