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Coronavirus outbreak hits Portland homeless shelter

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW/NBC News) — At least 20 people have tested positive for COVID-19 as part of an outbreak at one of Portland, Oregon’s longest-running homeless shelters. Union Gospel Mission spokesperon Courtney Dodds says 18 residents and two employees have tested positive …

Numerous arrests made in latest Portland protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNN) – Police in Portland arrested at least eleven people Wednesday during violent protests that authorities declared a riot. The Unified Command of the Portland Police and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said they believe one suspect threw a Molotov cocktail …

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 …