6 Arrested in Immigration Protests

(CNN) — The busloads of detained immigrants never arrived. For that, six protesters and counterprotesters got themselves arrested, Murrieta police said. Almost all day Friday, two factions of demonstrators endured a hot July 4th holiday verbally sparring over an anticipated convoy of buses carrying detained immigrants who are a part of a surge in illegal … Continue reading »

UO Instructor Pleads Not Guilty

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon adjunct instructor cited for getting in a physical altercation with students in March entered his plea Thursday. James Olmsted was scheduled to be arraigned at 1 p.m. at the Eugene Municipal Court, but he didn’t show up. Instead, his attorney entered a not guilty plea by written statement. … Continue reading »

UO Teacher Cited for Harassment, Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon campus police cited a adjunct law instructor after he pushed students during a demonstration. The instructor was cited in lieu of being taken into custody, but the altercation was all caught on camera. Students Against Imperialism organized the demonstration, focusing on the Palestinian and Israeli conflict. They admit the … Continue reading »

Greenhill Responds to Protests

EUGENE, Ore. — Wednesday night and Thursday morning, protesters met outside First Avenue Shelter in Eugene, after they say the shelter was going to euthanize two dogs. Greenhill, which manages First Avenue, has since responded. Cary Lieberman, Greenhill’s Executive Director, noted in an email that the shelter has a 98-percent live rate, and they only … Continue reading »