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White Supremacist Charged With Killing 2 In Portland, Ore., Knife Attack - NPR

Two people are dead and one was injured after a stabbing on a train in Portland, Ore., on Friday afternoon. Police say the disturbance began when a man on a light-rail train "began yelling various remarks that would best be characterized as hate speech ...and more »

Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing - Reuters

PORTLAND, Oregon - (Reuters) - The suspect in a fatal stabbing spree on a Portland, Oregon, commuter train yelled remarks about “free speech” as he entered the courtroom where he was being arraigned on Tuesday on charges of attacking bystanders who ...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 »

Portland MAX hero's last words: 'Tell everyone on this train I love them' -

Even with headphones on, Rachel Macy said, she heard a man shouting and spewing foul language as soon as he boarded the eastbound MAX Green Line train Friday night at Lloyd Center. "He was just being really belligerent and loud,'' she said. The man ...and more »

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

Warning: Story contains graphic language. 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, ...and more »

Portland Stabbings Are Reminder of Oregon's Long History of White Supremacy - Newsweek

A vicious double murder of two men who came to the aid of a Muslim passenger on a commuter train has shaken the city of Portland, Oregon, to its core. Famed as a haven for liberals and hipsters, Portland has always seen itself as a stronghold of ...and more »

'Brave and selfless' Oregon stabbing victims hailed as heroes for standing up to racist rants - Washington Post

Even before their names were released, one word repeatedly came up to describe the men who were killed in a stabbing Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore.: heroes. They had tried to intervene, police said, after another passenger began ...and more »

Portland train stabbings: FBI looking into possible hate crime charges - CNN

(CNN) Authorities investigating the deadly stabbings on a Portland commuter train Friday are looking into the suspect's background and trying to determine whether the man will be charged with federal hate crimes. As of Saturday, Jeremy Joseph Christian ...and more »

Portland, often seen as a progressive playground, now deals with murderous hate - Washington Post

PORTLAND, Ore. — This Pacific Northwest city is often touted as a progressive playground and haven for liberal politics, its history of activism and civil protest a long-held badge of honor. But the past few months have seen Portland turn into a ...and more »

Portland train stabbing: Witness recalls victim's last words - CBS News

Last Updated May 29, 2017 3:33 PM EDT. PORTLAND, Ore. -- A woman who tried to help one of the Portland train stabbing victims in his final moments is speaking out about his last words. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is accused of stabbing three men who ...and more »