Law and order

Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The group includes organizer Joe Biggs, in green hat, and Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio, holding megaphone. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
August 17, 2019 - 6:10 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups...
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Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The group includes organizer Joe Biggs, in green hat, and Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio, holding megaphone. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
August 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, as police set up concrete barriers and closed streets and bridges in an effort to contain and separate...
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Portland police riot gear watch counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered on Saturday. Authorities also set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. (AP Photo/APTN)
August 17, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, in a situation the mayor termed "potentially dangerous and volatile." Authorities also set up concrete...
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Portland police riot gear watch counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered on Saturday. Authorities also set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. (AP Photo/APTN)
August 17, 2019 - 3:43 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, in a situation the mayor termed "potentially dangerous and volatile." Authorities also set up concrete...
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Black-clad protesters, gathered to oppose conservative groups staging an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally, hold signs in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police have mobilized to prevent clashes between conservative groups and counter-protesters who plan to converge in the city. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
August 17, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Authorities also set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. Flag-waving members of the Proud...
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Black-clad protesters, gathered to oppose conservative groups staging an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally, hold signs in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police have mobilized to prevent clashes between conservative groups and counter-protesters who plan to converge in the city. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
August 17, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday and authorities set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. Flag-waving members of the Proud Boys and Three Percenters militia group began gathering...
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A member of the Proud Boys, who declined to give his name, carries a flag before the start of a protest in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police have mobilized to prevent clashes between conservative groups and counter-protesters who plan to converge in the city. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
August 17, 2019 - 2:07 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday and authorities set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. Flag-waving members of the Proud Boys and Three Percenters militia group began gathering...
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Police take shooting suspect, Maurice Hill, into custody after an hourslong standoff with police, that wounded several police officers, in Philadelphia early Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. The standoff started Wednesday afternoon, as officers went to a home to serve a narcotics warrant in an operation "that went awry almost immediately," Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 17, 2019 - 12:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man suspected of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff that ended when tear gas caused the man to surrender was charged with attempted murder. Authorities have said that the criminal background of suspect Maurice Hill should have prevented him from legally...
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A road closure sign is seen in downtown Portland, Ore., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in advance of a rally as the city prepares for crowds. In the past week, authorities in Portland have arrested a half-dozen members of right-wing groups on charges related to violence at previous politically motivated rallies as the liberal city braces for potential clashes between far-right groups and self-described anti-fascists who violently oppose them. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
August 17, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, were in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday to help police there monitor a right-wing rally that's expected to draw demonstrators from around the U.S. Self-described anti-fascists — known as...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo Dravon Ames, holding microphone, speaks to Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as his fiancee, Iesha Harper, right, holds 1-year-old daughter London, at a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage sparked this summer by a videotaped encounter of officers pointing guns and cursing at the family, community members are holding low-key meetings aimed at helping Phoenix officials figure out how citizens could help oversee the city's officers. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 17, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and...
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