Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller

Janelle Bynum, an Oregon state representative, was going door-to-door talking to constituents when a suspicious neighbor called the police on her. USA TODAY SALEM, Ore. – Oregon moved to crack down on racially motivated 911 calls on Monday, responding to a series of publicized incidents across the country where predominantly white civilians called the police…

Oregon Police Kill Mentally Ill, Blind Black Man

The 36-year-old man shot and killed by a Portland police officer in a Southeast Portland home was identified Tuesday as Andre Catrel Gladen, a California native who had family in Portland, suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and was legally blind, according to relatives.