10 arrested during Ferguson protest in Portland, Jesse Jackson speaks at rally

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Police arrested 10 people during a Ferguson protest in Portland, Oregon, late Saturday night, as demonstrations continued across the United States following last week’s grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Those arrested in Portland included nine adults and one “juvenile,” the Portland Police Bureau said in a release published early Sunday. They will face charges of disorderly conduct in the second degree and interfering with a peace officer, police said.

The arrests took place downtown near police headquarters at around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, local time, “after a large group of protesters laid down in the street and refused lawful orders to clear the roadway.” Police said a larger group was briefly detained, but later released and told to disperse. Demonstrators also tried to interfere with traffic and block bridges, police added Read more…

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