Oregon FBI launches command post for possible weekend unrest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI is standing up a command post in Portland, Oregon, to prepare for any potential violent activity related to the violent insurrection in Washington, D.C. and at statehouses on Jan. 6. The FBI said Thursday that will gather intelligence and work with other law enforcement agencies in the run-up to potential protests this weekend. Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell said Thursday there are no known specific threats to Portland at this time. Unrest at statehouses is possible in all 50 states on Sunday and leading up to President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.