Portland

Portland protesters topple downtown statues

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW/NBC) – Police declared a riot in downtown Portland Sunday night after a group of demonstrators marched and toppled statues of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. The protest began as a march calling for an end of colonialism and the …

Portlanders rally to save giant sequoia

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW/NBC News) Standing an estimated 100 feet tall, and more than 120 inches in diameter, a sequoia tree is a staple in Portland’s Sabin neighborhood. “It’s a neighbor to me,” says Shelby Wright. “It’s a living thing I’ve had by …

Portland mural honors late SCOTUS Justice RBG

PORTLAND, Ore. — A special tribute in Portland honors the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The mural of RBG was painted on a street in the city’s Alamada neighborhood. It’s the work of a local artist and neighbors who wanted …

Portland police declare ‘riot’ Wednesday night

PORTLAND, Ore. (NBC) – Police said riots broke out in Portland last night as hundreds gathered demanding justice for Breonna Taylor. Officials declared a riot as demonstrators gathered outside the Multnomah County Justice Center. Protesters threw rocks and even Molotov cocktails at …