Reporters sue city of Portland, others after arrests while covering protest

Police face off against protesters in downtwon Portland on June 7., Portland Tribune - News A lawsuit filed in federal court accusing Portland police of intemntionally targetting and attacking those covering the ongoing protests ACLU seeks temporary restraining order protecting reporters, legal observers

This story has been updated to include statements from the reporters involved in the suit.

Independent journalists Cory Elia and Leslie McLam are suing the city of Portland and state of Oregon, among several defendants, in federal court for violating their constitutional rights.