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Woman arrested for stabbing boyfriend during fight, Shelton police say

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — An Ansonia woman is accused of stabbing her partner on Saturday. Shelton police responded to Griffin Hospital to speak with a man who was stabbed in the abdomen. He told police he was fighting with 28-year-old Princess Shabazz when she punched his window, breaking the glass. Shabazz then picked up a […]

Man charged after allegedly spitting at woman at Walmart who asked him to wear mask

TEXAS TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A Pennsylvania man is charged after police say he spit on a 69-year-old woman in a Texas Township Walmart. According to Pennsylvania State Police in Honesdale, Evan V. Spangenberg and another woman were not wearing masks when the woman approached them and asked them to please wear their masks. […]

Portland protesters set fires, use mortar; 2 officers hurt

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters outside a Portland police union building set fires and used a mortar to launch commercial grade fireworks at police and officials said Monday that two officers were injured and 16 demonstrators were arrested. A day after demonstrators managed to get inside the union building and set a fire, the protesters […]

Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago. Three officers were hurt, including two who […]

Police: Men yelled racial slurs at Black family in Oregon

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Seven men were arrested after police say they taunted a Black family by yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes during a Fourth of July incident in an Oregon beach town. The men challenged police to a fight when officers arrived to the beach in Lincoln City and set off […]

Felony charge against Breonna Taylor protesters dropped

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A prosecutor announced Friday that he is dropping a felony charge against dozens of protesters who gathered at the Kentucky Attorney General’s home to demand justice in Breonna Taylor’s death. Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office is heading an investigation into the death of Taylor, who was fatally shot by police conducting […]

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland, Oregon, defied police orders to disperse and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and commercial-grade fireworks at officers as unrest in the Northwest city continued early Saturday. An Oregon State Police Trooper was struck in the head by a large rock and suffered a head injury, police said […]

Activist’s arrest in Portland galvanizes Black Lives Matter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The arrest during a Portland, Oregon protest of a Black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago has galvanized local and national Black Lives Matter groups. Demonstrators took to the streets again Monday night and police […]

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