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13 arrested, 4 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

13 arrested, 4 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Thirteen people were arrested and four were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.There were “at least 13 arrests,” in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina Jones said in a statement. “We are aware of four individuals who have been evaluated by Portland…

Suspected shooter in Philadelphia standoff charged with attempted murder

Suspected shooter in Philadelphia standoff charged with attempted murder

JANIFEST/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — The suspected gunman who unleashed a torrent of bullets at Philadelphia police while barricaded indoors was charged Saturday with attempted murder, court records show. Maurice Hill, 34, was also charged with aggravated assault, assault of law enforcement officers, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person, according to records from Philadelphia County Court. Police…

Thousands attend service for El Paso victim Margie Reckard: ‘We’re all a family’

Thousands attend service for El Paso victim Margie Reckard: ‘We’re all a family’

dragana991/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) — Exactly two weeks ago, Antonio Basco lost his wife, and only family member, in the El Paso massacre.On Saturday morning, he said his final goodbye to his beloved Margie Reckard — but with hundreds of fellow community members standing behind him.More than 3,000 people paid their respects Friday night at a…

Portland braces for right wing rally, counterprotesters

Portland braces for right wing rally, counterprotesters

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Portland, a city so closely associated with liberal hipsters it inspired the parody show “Portlandia,” braced for a rally of far-right groups protesting left-wing organizations Saturday, while President Donald Trump weighed in on the controversy.Enrique Tarrio, national head of the Proud Boys, who describe themselves as an all-male “western chauvinist” group, and…

Plains at risk for severe storms while heat returns to Northeast

Plains at risk for severe storms while heat returns to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Very heavy rainfall was falling across parts of eastern Kansas and western Missouri on Saturday morning, while gusty winds up to 75 mph have been reported in Kansas as well. Some storms are also firing in parts of Illinois and Indiana, too.Flash flooding will remain a concern through the morning hours…

Hiker disappears in Northern California mountains on 5-day hike

Hiker disappears in Northern California mountains on 5-day hike

Trinity County Sheriff’s Office(REDDING, Calif.) — Authorities suspended search-and-rescue operations for a missing hiker in the mountains of Northern California on Friday night, but said they planned to return to the area on Saturday.Daniel Komins had embarked on a solo hiking trip in the Trinity Alps, about 75 miles northwest of Redding, on Aug. 10.…