A riot was declared after some people attacked the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building on Southwest Macadam Avenue.
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.
The lawyer for Thomas Lane, who is charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter, says his client "did nothing wrong" in a new court filing.
Officers used crowd control munitions to disperse the crowd after the windows of the Multnomah County Building were smashed and burning material thrown inside.
A group of protesters allegedly knocked a man unconsciousness after he crashed his vehicle following a confrontation.
Black Lives Matter protesters in Colorado on Saturday held a rally calling for the firing of Colorado Springs police officer after he commented "kill them all" on Facebook.
The latest rallies join a string of anti-mask and anti-lockdown protests reported this month in Europe, including in the U.K. and Germany.
A video shows an unidentified officer reveal to someone who appears to be a Black Lives Matter protester: "I'm leaving, you guys won."
Hundreds of pages of emails and intelligence reports hone in on BLM protesters, with only mentioning far-right groups despite their known presence.
Police in riot gear were seen charging at a line of protesters carrying shields before using batons and crowd control munitions to disperse the crowd.
"These findings highlight the fact that beanbag munitions can cause serious harm and are not appropriate for use in crowd control," the letter stated.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver responded to President Donald Trump referring to the league's players as "nasty" and "dumb" for holding silent protests during the playing of the National Anthem.
According to a statement from Superintendent Gregory Wyman, the district received an "overwhelming response" from staff saying they didn't feel it was safe to return to classrooms with students.
Protesters were blocked by law enforcement as they tried to make their way to the Portland Police Association, the scene of previous unrest.
The president was speaking at a mini-rally with members of the New York City Police Benevolent Association.
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."
In an interview with Newsweek, DHS Acting Seputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli said believes racial injustice is a problem in the U.S., but that federal officers were right to crack down on "violent agitators."
An Oregon State Police spokesperson said the officers were being moved "back to counties where prosecution of criminal conduct is still a priority."
"Public safety is job one, " said Texas Governor Greg Abbott about the budget cuts, "and Austin has abandoned that duty."
Petitioners alleged that Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan "endangered the peace and safety of the community" by allowing police to use tear gas against protesters in June.
"Mr. Morales has failed the men and women of the Milwaukee Police Department, the people of the city of Milwaukee and he has misled me," said Milwaukee Police Commissioner Raymond Robakowski.
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.
Crime statistics show that homicides are up in big cities, including New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, as well as smaller cities like Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
"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."
Police said a group of people smashed windows and defaced property in several neighborhoods in Richmond, Virginia.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot called upon the state's attorney to "put your best people on this" after a night of looting and violence.
Portland police officers on Tuesday said that protesters threw "dangerous objects" at them during a rally Monday night, which marked the 74th consecutive night of protests in the city.
A crowd gathered outside the police station on 18th and South State Street in Chicago for a demonstration organized by Black Lives Matter Chicago.
Arizona was reported to have 22,180 child COVID-19 cases as of August 6, according to a new study.