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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Portland

Last year
# US Courts
'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.
All time
# Wrap
McCollum lifts Trail Blazers to OT win over Rockets, Cavs edge Pistons
Center Christian Wood added 31 points for his side, who had just nine players in uniform — one above the NBA minimum of eight.
# oregon
Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.
# oregon
City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests
The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
# Portland
Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police
Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.
# Portland
Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland
The city has been the site of daily protests for months.
# Protests
One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash
The death follows another night of unrest in the city.
# oregon
Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed
Demonstrators were heard chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘Feds go home’.
# king james
LeBron James scores 21 as Lakers snap losing streak
James was a late addition to the lineup because of a groin injury that has hampered his play of late.
# Irish Abroad
'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title
Denise O’Sullivan was an integral member of the NC Courage side which were crowned National Women’s Soccer League champions.
# kinahan hutch feud
Freddie Thompson moved to protective custody after row with another killer
He is serving life for the feud murder of Daithí Douglas.
# Portland
'Death to the enemies of America' - Portland accused appears in court shouting slogans
“Get out if you don’t like free speech,” Jeremy Christian shouted during his arraignment on two counts of murder.
# Portland
Two people stabbed to death after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant, say US police
Police don’t know if the man has mental health issues or if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time.
# in the can
Protesters hurl cans of Pepsi at police during US May Day riots
There were violent scenes in many US states.
# travel ban
Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery
The family’s tourist visa had been cancelled after Trump’s executive order.
# Civil Unrest
Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action
A man was injured after he was shot in the leg.
# game oregon
Lillard's fab 40 gives Trail Blazers hope against Warriors
Steph Curry sat out again, but will be given a chance to prove his fitness before game four.
# California
Mystery surrounds murder of tantric sex guru found dead on hiking trail
Steve Carter ran the Ecstatic Living Institute with his wife, but was shot dead earlier this week.
# Snapped
A diner owner yelled at a screaming child in her restaurant and people are divided about it
The child’s mother said she was stunned and upset after the incident.
# developing
Three shot in attack at US high school
The shooting happened at a school in Portland, Oregon shortly after noon local time.
# man with a plan
This politician wants a Portland-style bike route through south Dublin
Introducing: your friendly “neighbourhood greenway.”
# cuddle up to me
This woman opened a 'cuddle shop', and she has thousands of customers
Samantha Hess is a self-proclaimed ‘professional cuddler’. No, really.
# Right to die
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who planned her own death, has died
Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year.
# America
Teenager sentenced to 11 years in jail for carving swastika on boy's forehead
The 16-year-old told the victim that he was “very sincerely sorry”.
# like nobody's watching
This man dancing joyously at a festival is the happiest person in the world
He’s the male version of Longitude girl. And we love him.
# Portland
Gunman kills student during school shooting
Students were told there was a lockdown and to go to their classrooms. They were later evacuated from the school.
# Where Is Marvin Clark
How modern DNA could solve a 90-year-old missing person case
Marvin Clark disappeared in 1926, but investigators may be about to crack the mystery.
# a wee problem
Teenage eejit pees in reservoir... so city flushes 38million gallons of water
It wasn’t a good day for Portland, Oregon.
# cat melodeon
Family call 911 after angry fat cat holds them hostage
The cat was feline a bit crazy. Ahem.
# snow no no
US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus
The thing weighed over 57 stone. Can you IMAGINE?
# noooooo
Runner suffers utterly mortifying fate on live TV report
*digs hole in ground, jumps in*
# police camera action
High-speed police chase interrupted... by rogue ducks
# Homeward Bound
Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close
The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.
# Close Call
Annalise Murphy: I'll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016
The Laser Radial competitor fought back the tears after she finished just outside of the Olympic medals.
# London 2012
Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory
The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.
# Colorado
Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes
Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.
# The Simpsons
Matt Groening reveals true location of Simpsons' Springfield
To mark the 25th anniversary of their first TV appearance, Matt Groening finally reveals the TV family’s true homeplace…
# Attic Fail
Man arrested after falling through attic while hiding from police
Police in Oregon say officers were about to leave the premises when the suspect fell through the ceiling – and into their hands.
# TV break-in
Man breaks into home to watch TV
Jason Leon Bastrom faces charges of criminal trespass after he entered a house through an unlocked door, sat down, and watched TV.
Check out time-lapse photos of JaVale McGee's amazing block
Watch: Video and images of an amazing block in the NBA.