Riots

People chant during a protest at the scene of a police shooting on Laurel Street and Union Street in Lancaster city on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.A man was shot by police earlier in the day after a reported domestic dispute, police said. A Lancaster city police officer fired at a 27-year-old man who was armed with a knife. The man, identified as Ricardo Munoz, was killed and pronounced dead at the scene, (Andy Blackburn/LNP/LancasterOnline via AP)
September 15, 2020 - 11:36 am
Thirteen people who are accused of committing crimes while participating in a civil disturbance in Lancaster on Sunday night sat behind bars Tuesday, with bail for seven of them set at $1 million. The eight for whom charging documents have been made public are accused of being instigators during...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at campaign event at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh, Pa., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Associated Press
August 31, 2020 - 7:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The battle over who can keep Americans safe after recent deadly protests has emerged as the sharpest dividing line for the presidential campaign’s final weeks, with Joe Biden on Monday condemning the violence and President Donald Trump defending a supporter accused of fatally...
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Riot police on the scene as smoke billows from burning tires and fireworks, as a few hundred protesters riot in the Rosengard neighbourhood of Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Far-right activists burned a Quran in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday. Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police officers and leading to the detention of about 15 people. (TT News Agency via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 2:14 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Far-right activists burned a Quran in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday. Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police...
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Portland protests continued as a group of several hundred gather outside the Portland Police Bureau: North Precinct on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 10:42 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police have declared a riot after a fire was started amid protests against racial injustice. Police said Monday night that people had to leave the area near the Portland Police Association building. A fire was set next to the building, someone climbed onto the roof to...
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August 24, 2020 - 1:18 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the convictions of two members of a white supremacist group who admitted they punched and kicked counter-demonstrators during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, but found that part of an anti-riot law used to prosecute...
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Far-right demonstrators with the stated goal of "Saying No to Marxism," gather at the Justice Center in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, drawing multiple counter-protests from left-wing, anti-fascist groups and Black Lives Matter groups. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 12:33 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police precinct was set on fire during a protest in Portland, Oregon, prompting authorities to declare a riot and deploy tear gas to disperse the demonstrators. The fire burned an awning at the north precinct late Sunday, news outlets reported. Police ordered demonstrators...
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Opposing rallies battle with mace, paint balls and rocks near Justice Center in downtown Portland Saturday, August 22, 2020. Dueling demonstrations in Portland by right-wing and left-wing protesters have turned violent near a county building that's been the site of numerous recent protests. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 1:04 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police forced protesters away from a law enforcement building in Oregon's biggest city early Sunday, as efforts to stop the demonstrators from gathering at the building seemingly fell apart. The protesters apparently had plans Saturday night to march from a park to the...
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A man holding a placard stands in a one-person picket in front of a building of a hospital intensive care unit where Alexei Navalny was hospitalized in Omsk, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is on a hospital ventilator in a coma, after falling ill from a suspected poisoning, according to his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Sofiychuk)
Associated Press
August 20, 2020 - 6:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — When Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny collapsed in an airplane bathroom Thursday, his supporters immediately suspected poisoning. If true, he wouldn’t be the first prominent, outspoken Russian to be the target of toxic attack. Here are some other people who’ve criticized...
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A small fire was set inside of the Multnomah Building during a protest on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Protesters in Portland broke out the windows of a county government building, sprayed lighter fluid inside and set a fire in a demonstration that started Tuesday night and ended Wednesday morning with clashes with police, officials said. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
August 20, 2020 - 6:01 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland clashed with federal agents for the first time in two months in a demonstration targeting a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building that started Wednesday night and lasted until it was broken up early Thursday, officials said. The demonstrators...
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Portland police declare a riot at the Multnomah County Building, on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Officers made at least two arrests of protesters. Officials say protesters in Portland broke out the windows of a county government building, sprayed lighter fluid inside and set it on fire in a demonstration that ended with clashes with police. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
August 19, 2020 - 4:31 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland broke out the windows of a county government building, sprayed lighter fluid inside and set a fire in a demonstration that started Tuesday night and ended Wednesday morning with clashes with police, officials said. The fire at the Multnomah Building...
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