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Law Enforcement

‘Lawless city?’ Worry after Portland police don’t stop chaos

A crowd of 100 people wreaked havoc in downtown Portland, Oregon, this week – smashing storefront windows, lighting dumpsters on fire and causing at least $500,000 in damage – but police officers didn’t stop them. Portland Police Bureau officials say that’s because of legislation passed by Oregon lawmakers this year, which restricts the tools they

Crime

YCSO Seeking Suspect(s) who Vandalized Church Sanctuary in Dewey

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public help catching the person responsible for vandalizing the Seventh Day Adventist Church Sanctuary. The incident happened sometime between 12:00 p.m. on April 17, 2021 and 9:30 a.m. on April 24, 2021, at the church located at 11850 Henderson Drive in Dewey, Arizona. When deputies arrived

National

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of violence at U.S. Capitol shock world

A mob invading the U.S. Capitol. Police officers with guns drawn inside the House of Representatives. Lawmakers hiding from intruders seeking to overturn a national election. These and other scenes from Capitol Hill shocked the world Wednesday as violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the nation’s halls of power in a brazen attempt

Legal Beat

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Vandals lashed out at the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate over the holiday weekend, blighting their homes with graffiti and in one case a pig’s head as Congress failed to approve an increase in the amount of money being sent to individuals to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Spray paint on Senate

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