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Local immigration protests continue

Grants Pass, Ore. – President Trump’s administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy has sparked numerous protests across the U.S. The Josephine Social Justice Alliance organized another rally outside of the Josephine County Courthouse Thursday. Their message — this practice is unacceptable. “We know there …

Scott family calls for calm in Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C. (NBC News) — Attorneys representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte man whose death in a police shooting sparked two nights of violent protests, is calling for calm. A state of emergency has been declared in Charlotte, and …

One shooting, two stories after Charlotte shooting

Charlotte, N.C. (NBC News) — Police and witnesses are giving conflicting accounts of the deadly shooting that sparked a night of violent protests in Charlotte Tuesday. It began when Brantley Vinson, a black officer, shot 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott. Officers had encountered …

Fiery protests follow N. Carolina police shooting

Charlotte, N.C. (NBC News) — Protests erupted late Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina after a black man was killed by police. Angry residents confronted officers in tactical gear, stormed onto I-85, started fires on the roadway, and eventually ransacked a nearby …

Oregon occupation enters 19th day

Burns, ore.– (KTVZ) Leaders of the armed occupation of Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge paid a surprise visit to a Burns, Oregon community meeting Tuesday, the 19th day of their protest at the refuge headquarters. The unannounced trip came a few hours …