Violent clashes this week between protesters and police in Portland, Oregon, have ratcheted up tensions in the city days after an agreement between state and federal officials appeared to bring calm.
The Trump administration and Oregon leaders declared victory after it was announced that U.S. agents guarding a federal courthouse during violent demonstrations in Portland will pull back.
Federal militarized officers will remain in Portland until attacks on the U.S. courthouse cease, a top official said Monday after a night of violence.
Protests took a violent turn in several U.S. cities over the weekend with demonstrators squaring off against federal agents outside a courthouse in Portland, Oregon, forcing police in Seattle to retreat into a station house and setting fire to vehicles in California and Virginia.
Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city's federal courthouse building where U.S. agents have been stationed.
President Donald Trump says federal agents could be deployed elsewhere as he makes law and order a central element in his re-election campaign.
Portland police early Monday detailed another night of conflict between protesters and federal forces outside the U.S. courthouse in Oregon's largest city.
Portland police are mobilizing to prevent clashes between out-of-state far-right groups and the homegrown anti-fascists who oppose them.
Federal authorities early Thursday dismantled and cleared a portion of the tent city where protesters have been blocking the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building here, arresting at least eight people who had taken part in a lengthy effort to prevent federal workers from entering their offices.
Portland, Oregon: A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third allegedly said "that's what liberalism gets you," according to court documents.