Protesters Hit the Streets of Downtown Portland

Posted by Steve Herman on November 25, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters took to the streets of downtown Portland, beginning the night on the steps of the U.S. Justice Center. It was there the group took a pledge to be peaceful.

After a prayer honoring the life of Michael Brown and hope of change, the group began a march through downtown. Dozens marched from the U.S. Justice Center, passing …

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Portland Police Horses Let Out of Stable

Posted by Associated Press on November 25, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say five horses from their mounted patrol unit were turned loose Monday night during a burglary at the patrol’s stable. A spokesman says all five were found across a highway along the train tracks.

Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers arrested a 24-year-old man in the burglary.

Simpson says several neighbors helped contain the loose horses and …

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Grand Jury Won’t Indict Ferguson Cop in Shooting

Posted by Associated Press on November 25, 2014

Grand Jury Documents

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

Moments after the announcement by St. Louis County’s top prosecutor, crowds began pouring into Ferguson streets to …

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No Guns On Campus

Posted by Mike Turner on November 24, 2014

Some Portland State University students don’t want campus police to be armed.

The Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss the issue while about a hundred protesters protested the proposal.

The university cites its urban environment as a reason for an armed police force. A decision is expected sometime next month.

Cavett Accepts Life

Posted by Mike Turner on November 24, 2014

Joshua Cavett admitted killing his estranged wife in front of their two young daughters during an emotional court hearing in Multnomah County Monday. He admitted shooting Jessie Doyle Cavett in her Gresham apartment.

The killer’s confession was part of a plea deal. He got a life sentence that came with the chance of getting out of prison in 25 years. But …

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