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Man accused in MAX attack confessed to stabbing, said, 'I'm happy now. I'm happy now.' -

Jeremy Joseph Christian, the 35-year-old arrested in the killing of two men and wounding of another aboard a TriMet MAX train, continued his rants as he was arraigned Tuesday, yelling "Free speech or die, Portland!'' as he entered the courtroom ...and more »

Two killed on Portland train after 'defending Muslims' -

Two men stabbed to death as they tried to stop suspect bullying Muslim women on light-rail train, Oregon police say. 27 May 2017. Two men have been stabbed to death after they tried to intervene when a man yelled racial slurs at two Muslim women on a ...and more »

Suspected attacker Jeremy Joseph Christian stood out amid rising tensions in Portland - Washington Post

Last month, even as hardcore activists with opposing ideologies clashed on the streets of Portland, Ore., as police officers kept watch, Jeremy Joseph Christian stood out. He was big, standing over 6 feet tall and weighing 235 pounds, according to ...and more »

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant - WFSB

Ricky John Best, 53, (right) and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, (left) were killed while defending two women -- one wearing a hijab -- against a man spewing hate speech on an Oregon train. (Source: CNN / Facebook). A sign of thanks rests against a ...and more »

On a Portland Train, the Battlefield of American Values - New York Times

America may seem leaderless, with nastiness and bullying ascendant, but the best of our nation materialized during a moral crisis on a commuter train in Portland, Ore. A white man riding on that train on Friday began screaming anti-Muslim insults at a ...and more »

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally - KHQ Right Now

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is calling on the federal government and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other events next weekend after the fatal stabbing of two people who confronted a man hurling racial slurs at two young women ...and more »

Portland train murder suspect identified after two Good Samaritans stabbed to death defending Muslim teen girls -

A man suspected of murdering two Good Samaritans who tried to stop him from harassing two Muslim teenage girls has been identified. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, fatally stabbed the two men on a packed commuter train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday ...and more »

Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives. - New York Times

An Army veteran, a recent college graduate and a student who once won a poetry contest by condemning prejudice stirred up by the Sept. 11 attacks intervened as a man screamed anti-Muslim insults at two women in Portland, Ore., on Friday. In the days ...and more »

Too little, too late from President Trump on Portland killings - The Boston Globe

In an April 29 photo, Jeremy Joseph Christian (right) was seen during a Patriot Prayer organized by a pro-Trump group in Portland, Ore. By Renée Graham May 30, 2017. IT TOOK President Donald Trump three days — and a tsunami of social media ire ...and more »

Suspect in Portland double murder posted white supremacist material online - The Guardian

Police in Portland, Oregon, have charged a white supremacist with a double murder and hate crimes, after he allegedly cut the throats of two passengers and stabbed another on a commuter train late on Friday afternoon. 'He will remain a hero': families ...and more »