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  • Rioters Launch Ball Bearings, Golf Balls, Rocks at Officers in Portland

    08/11/2020 9:20:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 58 replies ^ | By Zachary Stieber August 11, 2020 Updated: August 11, 2020
    Rioters launched projectiles at police officers in Portland late Monday, striking one officer in the face, hours after authorities said they wouldn’t charge a black activist who was detained during rioting over the weekend. Unrest continued in Oregon’s largest city in a nearly unbroken chain since May 28. A group gathered around 8 p.m. and eventually marched to the Portland Police Bureau’s North Precinct, where some shined strobe lights in the eyes of police officers and state troopers, while others launched eggs, water bottles, and other items at law enforcement. Officers told the crowd just after 11 p.m. to leave...
  • Massive Looting Underway in Chicago As Riots Continue Across the Nation

    08/10/2020 4:28:48 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 10, 2020 at 1:15am | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Black Lives Matter engaged in massive widespread looting in Chicago on Sunday evening, once again. A caravan of vehicles was carrying dozens of looters from store to store, according to reports. Facebook pulled down livestreams of the looting after shots were heard being fired near a Louis Vuitton store that was being raided.
  • Looting, Unrest Overnight Across Downtown Chicago; The Loop Shut Down

    08/10/2020 4:51:49 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 45 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | August 10, 2020 at 6:00 am | CBS 2 Chicago Staff
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Dozens of stores, banks and other businesses were broken into across downtown Chicago overnight. The unrest started around 11 p.m. Sunday and cause of the unrest is still unknown at this time, but it does appear to be a coordinated effort. VIdeo shows multiple cars parked on the streets as people ran out and broke into stores. Bridges surrounding The Loop are closed to traffic. Expressway ramps leading into the downtown area are also shut down. The Best Buy at North and Clybourn was destoyed by looters. Boxes and debris from stolen merchandise were strewn across the parking...
  • LIVE COVERAGE: Widespread damage reported in downtown Chicago after night of looting

    08/10/2020 5:00:01 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 193 replies
    WGN Chicago ^ | 8-10-2020
    LIVE COVERAGE: Widespread damage reported in downtown Chicago after night of looting Chicago News / 35 mins ago CHICAGO — Widespread damage is reported in downtown Chicago after looting and rioting began around midnight. Witnesses report hundreds of people smashing their way into stores throughout Michigan Avenue, areas in the South Loop and the near North Side. WGN’s Judy Wang was on the scene early and reported seeing people filling trash bags with merchandise. She also saw crowd trashing the streets outside the stores and turning over garbage cans. 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins told WGN he witnessed people driving...
  • NOW: Looting in Chicago

    08/10/2020 12:06:18 AM PDT · by pax_et_bonum · 181 replies
    Looting in Chicago now.
  • Riot declared after Portland protesters set police union building on fire

    08/09/2020 4:16:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 52 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/09/20 | Anthony Leonardi
    Police in Portland, Oregon, declared another riot after local and state officials requested federal officers withdraw from the state. On Saturday, a mass gathering of protesters devolved into violence, with demonstrators later in the night blocking traffic with dumpsters, setting dumpsters on fire, and vandalizing the Portland Police Association building. A group of people later broke a window into the PPA office and ignited a fire in the building. "Officers from the Oregon State Police and PPB arrived in the area to disperse the crowd. They were met with a hostile crowd who began throwing glass bottles and paint balloons...
  • Portland Police Chief Slams ‘Incomprehensible’ Violence, Says Rioters Target Local Officers with Mortars and Commercial-Grade Fireworks

    08/07/2020 12:45:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies
    National Review via MSN ^ | 8/06/20 | Zachary Evans
    Portland police chief Chuck Lovell slammed “incomprehensible” violence on Thursday after rioters moved to target city police precincts. **SNIP** “Last night’s violence by rioters at our east precinct was incomprehensible,” Lovell said at a virtual press conference on Thursday. “We have people who are intentionally planning to go out and attack precincts, trap people inside, [and] set fires to these buildings.” Lovell continued, “We have nightly violence where officers get mortars thrown at them, rocks, commercial grade fireworks, and these senseless attempts to injure officers and destroy police facilities [are] reprehensible and [they] need to stop.” Lovell said that the...
  • 'He chose his poison': Woman identifies grandson as suspect who threw makeshift bomb at Portland federal courthouse

    08/02/2020 5:51:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/02/20 | Emma Colton
    A President Trump supporter identified her own grandson as the suspect behind throwing a makeshift bomb at a federal courthouse in Portland. Karla Fox, described as “a Trump-loving, 69-year-old woman” by the New York Post, said Saturday that she recognized her grandson in a video of the attack on the courthouse by a vest the suspect was wearing. “I bought the vest for him after he found one online after getting hit with rubber bullets the night before at the protest,” Fox told the New York Post. Fox had also posted a review of the vest online, which helped authorities...
  • Violent protests cost Cleveland businesses $6.3 million

    07/31/2020 5:17:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Biz Journals ^ | 7/21/20 | Ben Miller
    The violent protests in Cleveland on May 30 is estimated to have cost businesses $6.3 million, according to the Downtown Cleveland Alliance. Alliance President and CEO Joe Marinucci gave the estimate during a Cuyahoga County meeting Monday. Marinucci said the costs included an estimated $3.38 million in physical property damages and slightly less than $3 million in lost business due to the violent protests, reported. Dozens of Cleveland businesses were damaged after protests of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer turned into looting and violence on Saturday, May 30. The Downtown Cleveland Alliance created a...
  • Live Portland feed of the protests

    07/30/2020 12:44:13 AM PDT · by GunHoardingCapitalist · 15 replies
    For great coverage and funny comment section, please give this patriot a like and subscribe. Wolf Neve on youtube Come and support our firmist supporter in Portland, Furn! Furn the Fed Fence, watch Furn laugh at their pathetic attempts to tear down Furns mighty opression of the rioters. Enjoy the march of the evil feds after peaceful molotov cocktails and fireworks are launced at them. Revel in the love smoke the feds deploy. Comment section is fun. (Just a little ego trip here, But I donated to the chanel for the naming rights to Furn the Fed Fence, and...
  • No Social Distancing Please, We're Rioting: 100,000 Sharpton Rally Planned for D.C.

    07/27/2020 2:25:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 25 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | July 27, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    There are two Americas and two sets of rules. If you're an American, you have to #CowerSafelyAtHome and #WearaMask. But if you're a leftist going to Black Lives Matter riots, no rules apply. If you're an American and travel to D.C., you must self-quarantine. But if you're attending a Black Lives Matter rally, you're good. Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bower has unveiled a list of 27 states deemed “high-risk areas” -- meaning those traveling from them must self-quarantine for 14 days if arriving in the nation's capital. As part of the District's effort to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the quarantine...
  • Police called after 300 teenagers erupt into chaos at family fun center

    07/27/2020 11:31:54 AM PDT · by familyop · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 27, 2020 | Alexandra Deabler
    According to video shot at the center, teenagers, none of whom appear to be wearing masks, begin knocking items off counters and throwing items behind the counter. One of the girls involved is seen pulling the plastic screen, which is used as part of COVID-19 safety policy updates, from the counter and throwing it at staff. In the same video, she picks up a metal stand and throws it. She also later spit on an employee, witnesses claimed.
  • Live In West LA: Protest At Wilshire Federal Building

    07/26/2020 2:03:24 PM PDT · by granite · 105 replies
    Nomadic Journalism ^ | 7-26-2020 | Josh Friedman
    Soon to be a riot.
  • Seattle councilmember rips 'brutality of American capitalism' for endangering 'peaceful protesters' (socialist Sawant)

    07/26/2020 11:06:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 52 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/26/20 | Valerie Richardson
    Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant decried “the brutality of capitalism” after a judge blocked the city’s ban on police crowd-control tools such as tear gas and pepper spray, declaring that the Friday ruling threatened “peaceful protesters.” “Rather than ensure that peaceful protestors are kept safe from federal agents, this court ruling reveals the brutality of American capitalism readying its full arsenal of weapons to attempt to violently suppress demonstrations,” said Ms. Sawant in a Saturday press release. **SNIP** Seattle has been billed as the first U.S. city to prohibit a wide array of crowd-control methods under the ordinance, which passed...
  • Chaos erupts during #ElijahMcClain protest on Aurora's I-225 after car rushes into protesters, 1 shooting victim reported

    07/25/2020 7:58:57 PM PDT · by rintintin · 11 replies
    Sentinel (Colorado) ^ | July 25 2020 | Sentinel (Colo)
    Chaos erupts during #ElijahMcClain protest on Aurora's I-225 after car rushes into protesters, 1 shooting victim reported - Sentinel Colorado #AuroraCO #AuroraProtest
  • Aurora Police: UPDATE: The protestors are no longer peaceful as they are now throwing objects, shining lasers, and shooting large fireworks at officers.

    07/25/2020 8:13:41 PM PDT · by rintintin · 74 replies
    Aurora Colorado Police ^ | July 25 2020 | Aurora Colo PD
    UPDATE: The protestors are no longer peaceful as they are now throwing objects, shining lasers, and shooting large fireworks at officers. 7:47 PM · Jul 25, 2020·Twitter Web App
  • Aurora (Colo) police: UPDATE: There has been a fire started inside of an office in the courthouse. Protestors need to leave the area immediately.

    07/25/2020 8:01:49 PM PDT · by rintintin · 13 replies
    Aurora Police ^ | July 25 2020 | Aurora Police
    UPDATE: This has been declared an unlawful protest. Everyone needs to leave the area immediately. If you remain, you are subject to arrest.
  • Portland rioters used metal spikes to target federal vehicles: CBP leader

    07/25/2020 7:42:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 7/25/20 | Marisa Schultz
    Criminals used metal spikes to target the vehicles of federal law enforcement agents dispatched to Portland in the latest effort by violent protesters to damage federal property, according to a top Trump administration official. Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), tweeted out a picture Saturday of dark spikes inside what looked like a federal law enforcement clear evidence bag. "Early this morning, metal spikes were used by criminals in Portland to puncture the tires of CBP vehicles," Morgan wrote on Twitter. CBP officials did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for more...
  • As Confederate monuments tumble, die-hards are erecting replacements

    07/25/2020 7:05:18 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    The teardowns get all the attention, Walter “Donnie” Kennedy grumbles. Every time a local government votes to remove a century-old Confederate war monument, every time activists swing ropes around statues and yank them to the ground, “our enemies claim victory again,” said Kennedy, the chief of heritage operations for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. “We know America doesn’t agree with us - heck, they fought a war against us - but we’re going to tell our story.” Their membership might be dwindling, and their popular support seems to shrink by the day, but the guardians of America’s 700-plus Confederate monuments...
  • Seattle Rioters Break Into Businesses, Loot, and Set Fires

    07/25/2020 1:25:21 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 123 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | July 23, 2019 (Updated July 24) | Zachary Stieber
    A group of about 150 rioters in Seattle gathered late July 22 to cause significant damage in the former so-called autonomous zone, setting fires, breaking into businesses, and looting, police said. ... [Business owners] reached out to police officers, they were told nothing could be done. ... Rioters “roamed about the Capital Hill neighborhood, doing massive amounts of property damage, looting, shooting fireworks, and committing arson,” the Seattle Police Department said in a statement. ... Police officials said no arrests were made and no officers were injured. ... “Life safety is our primary focus. When people damage property and the...