Officers will continue to make arrests on state charges, but the cases are now sent to the U.S. Attorney's Office where federal prosecutors will determine with officers whether any of the cases warrant federal charges.
Around 20 protesters were inside the First Unitarian Church of Louisville's sanctuary, and at least 50 protesters remained outside in its courtyard in an hour-long standoff with the Louisville Metro Police Department.
"He is putting our law enforcement in harm's way purposefully because he thinks it serves his agenda," Vice President Mike Pence's former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism adviser said.
The Twitter footage appearing to show protesters unloading riot shields and signs sparked a fierce debate as to who paid for the van and how organized the protests are.
While much of what the protesters are saying to the officer cannot be clearly understood, they can be heard yelling racial slurs and curse words as they hold up their middle fingers inches away from the officer's face.
"We are prepared to strap up our boots and, in the spirit of John Lewis, get into some good trouble," state Representative Shevrin Jones said in response to DeSantis' new proposal, which introduces new criminal offences for protesters.
Local officials said federal law enforcement, not police, fired the gas at protesters gathered outside a building of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
"They're ripping down our history," President Donald Trump said of U.S. protesters. "That's where these guys begin. They take away your history."
Snider responded to a video of a group of anti-maskers playing Twisted Sister's 1984 hit while marching through a Target store.
The incident took place after a group of people gathered to protest President Donald Trump's visit outside Sacramento McClellan Airport.
A group on the Christian crowdfunding website Give Send Go amassed nearly a half-million dollars for alleged Kenosha, Wisconsin shooter Kyle Rittenhouse's legal defense - but now they say "Big Tech" has stepped in to halt the fundraising.
A shooting in Florida early Saturday morning left six people injured, after chaos broke out at a block party where people gathered to protest "inequitable narratives."
Video footage shows dozens of protesters, chanting "Black lives matter," climbing up the stairs of a restaurant as patrons dining outside look on.
A total of 781 people have been arrested as a result of the Portland demonstrations, according to statistics gathered in a federal analysis.
The wall surrounding Graceland and the Levitt Shell were spray painted with phrases like "BLM", "Abolish ICE", and "Defund MPD."
"We know you've reached the conclusion that images of violence or vandalism are your only ticket to reelection," the mayor wrote Trump.
The man worked at a long-standing mattress store in the city and arrived at the shop that night to witness protesters attempting to set it on fire.
Whitmer said that while Trump's tweets egged on protesters, she was committed to keeping people safe and wouldn't back down in response to the virus.
The protests included family members of people killed by police and demonstrators for a living wage.
Barr made the comments while speaking at a press conference in Kansas City meant to provide an update for Operation Legend, the Department of Justice-led initiative launched in early July.
"These findings highlight the fact that beanbag munitions can cause serious harm and are not appropriate for use in crowd control," the letter stated.
On report said the police's use of less-lethal munitions "served no clear law enforcement purpose: they did not prevent property damage, effectively disperse the crowd, or allow peaceful demonstrators their right to protest."
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the incident, which began Sunday and continued into the early hours of Monday, was not the result of peaceful demonstrators.
"We have to isolate those individuals where we can do so safely," Mayor Ted Wheeler said. "We need to arrest them, and we need to hold them accountable."
"I stood here, talking to you, and look at my f***ing face," the female protester told the officer. "I haven't moved and you f***ing burned my face."
"Stop the nonsense. These are killers, and these are people who hate white people, they are people who hate white men in particular, and they want to do away with a mother-father family," Giuliani said.
"I don't see that as constitutionally defensible, and I find it difficult to believe that any judge would uphold it," a First Amendment scholar said.
Alex Bancroft was arrested on a felony charge of written threat to kill or do bodily injury.
Top Oregon lawmakers warned President Trump that federal troops should leave Portland amid reports that unidentified officers were arresting protesters who were nowhere near federal buildings.