Michael Hames-Garcia in OPB interview: Friends, Experts Say Lack Of Mental Health Care Made Portland 2017 MAX Stabbings More Likely

Jeremy Christian, drunk and angrier than usual from more than a month of increasingly violent and racist exchanges, boarded a Portland MAX train on May 26, 2017.

Prosecutors say video from that train ride clearly shows Christian unleash a racist rant near two women of color before stabbing three other people, killing two. 

Jury selection in Christian’s murder trial began Tuesday.  Read more: