The protest movements come as Amazon saw an incredible boost in sales throughout the pandemic, raking in as much as $1 billion a day in its third-quarter earnings.
Most members of the Seattle City Council had pledged to reduce the Seattle Police Department's funding by 50 percent over the summer.
A 17 percent Seattle Police Department budget cut was approved by a committee of the Seattle City Council on Thursday, while a proposal to redirect $9 million earmarked for the hiring of new officers in favor of "community-led public safety investments" was rejected.
You'd hope election results wouldn't lead to mass unrest, but in Seattle, Antifa and other agitators have shown a willingness to riot on a moment's notice.
Videos of the incident show the group of teens attempting to steal the anti-Biden sign.
"This dynamic is playing out in every metro in the nation no matter the demographic of residents, the party in charge or the state the city calls home," Indianapolis mayor Joe Hogsett said last week.
The businesses allege that the unlawfully took their private property for public use with no compensation and restricted their ability to conduct business.
In the footage, taken during protests in Seattle early on Thursday, an officer is seen pushing his bicycle over a person lying in the street.
The clip showed an officer being attacked with a police cone and a bat after falling from his bicycle.
Trump ordered the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on "restricting [anarchist jurisdiction] eligibility or otherwise disfavoring, to the maximum extent permitted by law," cities from federal grants.
The incident occurred just five days after George Floyd died while in police custody, according to the Seattle Office of Police Accountability report.
Jenny Durkan said reports of sedition charges potentially being brought against some involved in rioting or linked to violence at protests were the latest abuse of power from the Trump administration.
Hyatt said that they "vehemently condemn unethical, illegal practices like corporate impersonation to encourage government action" after an anonymous activist group in Seattle issued a fake press release claiming the hotel would provide free housing for the homeless on Tuesday.
Portland faces hazardous air quality conditions while visibility is less than a mile in some areas.
The 32-year-old woman who allegedly attacked the security guard was arrested at a gas station, police said..
Dozens of protesters in Seattle and Portland are convinced that law enforcement officers exposing them to tear gas led to them having abnormal menstrual cycles.
Protesters were forcibly dragged from their cars as Washington State Patrol officers arrested nine drivers for blocking traffic on Interstate 5 in Seattle on Friday.
Democrat mayors condemn Trump's order to cut federal funds for cities which have "permitted violence."
Trump said his administration would do "everything in its power to prevent weak mayors and lawless cities from taking Federal dollars while they let anarchists harm people, burn buildings, and ruin lives and businesses."
Voters are smart enough to realize that these are the Democratic Party's riots.
As Desmond David-Pitts set the fire, others used a metal rod and rapidly drying liquid cement to seal the door shut, a criminal complaint said.
The suspected murderer was reportedly renting a room to the two people whose remains were found by teens on a scavenger hunt.
"National leadership, frankly, has been caught napping, and so there are other leaders, other organizations who have risen up and who are speaking out," Roland Martin told Newsweek.
A video shows an unidentified officer reveal to someone who appears to be a Black Lives Matter protester: "I'm leaving, you guys won."
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."
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.
Crime statistics show that homicides are up in big cities, including New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, as well as smaller cities like Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
"This was a difficult decision for me, but when it's time, it's time," Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best wrote to her department Monday night, which was obtained by Newsweek.
The lone "no" vote came from Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, and she only voted no because she wanted more drastic cuts to the SPD. The reduction could affect as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition.