A protester struck in the head by a stun grenade filed a federal lawsuit this week—even as “Tiny” Toese made his court appearance.
The normally colorful North End of Providence Park featured no flags and no goal smoke.
“I smacked one of them with a hammer a couple of times,” said one man aboard a bus leaving Portland.
The Aug. 17 rally on the Portland waterfront worked out better for Ted Wheeler than for right-wing organizers.
Ted Wheeler chastised Joe Biggs and other right-wing marchers for frightening Portlanders with the prospect of violence in the streets.
Patriot Prayer targeted the city with loosely-defined rallies, ostensibly protesting Portland’s liberal politics.
Recent arrests and stern warnings from city officials may be deflating right-wing enthusiasm for the Aug. 17 rally.
Four men now face criminal charges related to a riot outside a Portland cidery.