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Five indicted in connection with summer gang-related beating, robbery in Portland (Portland, OR): Five men have been indicted in connection with a gang-related Portland beating of another male they thought had stolen a gun from one of them, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 16, 2014
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Suspect Niaz Khoshnaw wrote gang poems, referenced killing after fatal shooting, prosecutor says (Washington County, OR): Luis Manuel Guzman died with a cigarette lighter in his right hand, a flip phone by his head. The 28-year-old was gunned down in front of his Forest Grove apartment the night of Nov. 14, 2011.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 14, 2014
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3 gang members sought in SE Portland stabbing (Portland, OR): A 21-year-old was stabbed multiple times in Southeast Portland Sunday afternoon after a sidewalk altercation with three suspected gang members.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 12, 2014
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Father stabbed in Southeast Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investing a suspected gang-related stabbing Sunday in Southeast Portland. The name of the victim, identified as a 21-year-old male suffering from non-life threatening wounds, was not immediately released.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 12, 2014
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Portland Church Combats Gang Violence, Drop Out Rates by Transforming a High School in 'Undivided' Trailer (Portland, OR): "Undivided" takes place in Portland, Oregon where racial tensions and gang violence reached an all-time high. In an unlikely team effort, SouthLake Church and Roosevelt High School banded together to tear down walls, build bridges and help kids reach their potential.
Source: Christian Post    Date: October 9, 2014
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Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program (Portland, OR): Portland Police chief Mike Reese announced his retirement on Tuesday. Among the initiatives launched under his tenure was an inter-agency program that aims to break the inter-generational cycle of gang violence. It’s called the Gang Impacted Families Team, or GIFT.
Source: OPB News    Date: October 8, 2014
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Gresham launches job program, midnight basketball for at-risk youth (Gresham, OR): The City of Gresham is launching new early-intervention programs for at-risk youth after receiving a $100,000 state grant, city officials said. The grant, which is from the Oregon Youth Development Council, will fund three new programs: a late-night basketball program, a counseling and mentoring program and an employment program.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 8, 2014
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City gets big DOJ grant to keep kids from joining gangs (Gresham, OR): Thanks to efforts led by Mayor Shane Bemis, the city of Gresham just received the largest grant in the state from the Department of Justice this year — for $250,000 — to fight gang activity in Gresham.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: October 3, 2014
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Gang-related shooting suspect arrested (Portland, OR): Police have arrested a suspect in an April gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 3, 2014
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Portland's Gang Task Force Renamed Community Peace Collaborative (Portland, OR): Portland’s gang task force has changed its name. About 100 people in attendance Sept. 26, voted to rename the task force Community Peace Collaborative, with the tag line A Coalition for Violence Prevention and Achievement.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: September 26, 2014
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Portland police: 'Known gang associate' wounded in Southeast shooting (Portland, OR): Portland Police responded to a reported shooting Saturday evening near Southeast 160th Avenue and East Burnside Street and found a man, nursing a gunshot wound , who refused to share any details of the shooting.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 20, 2014
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Gang member arrested in Medford (Medford, OR): A known gang member is back behind bars after authorities say he took off from a youth correctional facility in Junction City.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: September 19, 2014
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One man injured in gang-related shooting in Southeast Portland, police say (Portland, OR): An 18-year-old male was injured during what appears to be a gang-related shooting Saturday evening, according to Portland police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 13, 2014
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Gang Training Helps Teachers (Eagle Point, OR): For about a decade schools in the area have been working to keep gangs out of the classroom. At one point, the problem became so bad that some schools saw violent confrontations, but not anymore.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 12, 2014
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MADGE Explains Gang and Drug Activity (Medford, OR): The Medford Area Gang and Drug Enforcement Team, or “MADGE” says there are 346 known gang members in Jackson County.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 12, 2014
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Man gets 7 1/2 years of prison in gang-related shooting along Portland waterfront (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man associated with the Rolling 60’s Crips was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison Friday for shooting three people next to the Portland Spirit cruise ship along the Portland waterfront last summer.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 12, 2014
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New tattoo removal program helping people in Rogue Valley (Medford, OR): A new program, in its second month operating in Medford, is helping teens and adults get a new start. It's all about free and low cost laser tattoo removal. Visible tattoos, especially if they're gang related can often be a barrier to employment.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: September 9, 2014
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Oregon prisoner beaten to death in cell sought protection from Crips, Bloods (Malheur County, OR): Terrified by death threats from the Aryan Brotherhood, Oregon prisoner Michael Hagen reached out to the gangs he thought could protect him.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 6, 2014
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18-year-old man arrested, charged in gang-related shooting (Salem, OR): Salem Police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to a gang-related shooting that occurred Monday night on Lancaster Driver NE.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: September 4, 2014
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Gang violence suspect arrested (Portland, OR): A suspect in a recent gang-related shooting was arrested on an outstanding warrant early Thursday.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014
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