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Gang shooting victim: 'Being out there on the streets, it's just not worth going through all of this' (Portland, OR): There have been five gang related shootings in just two days, and people in town say something has to change. All of the violence is prompting a local family, who was once at the center of gang violence themselves, to call for it all to end.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 28, 2015
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PPB investigating fifth suspected gang-related shooting in two days (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team is now investigating their fifth case of reported gunfire in just 48 hours after a shooting Tuesday night. No one was hurt in the incident.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 27, 2015
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Two gang-related shootings in Portland Tuesday; 4 in two days (Portland, OR): There were two more gang-related shootings Tuesday in Portland, following two shootings Monday, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 26, 2015
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Two gang-related shootings in Portland Tuesday; 4 in two days (Portland, OR): There were two more gang-related shootings Tuesday in Portland, following two shootings Monday, police said. This week's shootings bring the total number of gang-related incidents citywide to 62 this year. That's up from 48 this time last year.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 26, 2015
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Police must develop personal relationships, trust with community to counter 'snitch' code of silence (Portland, OR): Nine gang-related shootings occurred in Portland in the last two weeks. Police have made one arrest.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 22, 2015
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15-year-old Gresham boy accused of attempted murder in gang assault, police say (Gresham, OR): A 15-year-old is accused of stabbing three other boys in a gang-related assault last week. Jesus P. Vega-Salazar, of Gresham, is accused of three counts of attempted murder and three counts of second-degree assault.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 21, 2015
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Gang Fight Leads to Multiple Stabbings (Fairview, OR): A gang fight led to multiple people being stabbed in Fairview. Friday evening, police responded to a report of a fight at the Fairview Woods Apartment Complex on Northeast Halsey Street. Officer Ben Costigan says, none of the stab wounds are fatal.
Source: KXL News    Date: May 16, 2015
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4 injured in reported gang fight at Fairview apartment complex (Gresham, OR): Four males were injured Friday in what the Gresham Police Department said was apparently a gang-related fight at a Fairview apartment complex.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 15, 2015
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Teen who shot four at Rosemary Anderson High gets 10 years; co-defendants get 7 and 8 years (Multnomah County, OR): A 16-year-old boy who opened fire outside Rosemary Anderson High School last December and wounded four students was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 13, 2015
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Officers chase, arrest 17-year-old suspected gang member armed with handgun, police say (Portland, OR): A 17-year-old Portland boy was arrested on gun charges and probation violation after police say he ran from them armed with a handgun.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 7, 2015
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Portland cold case: Prosecutors indict 2 men in 2001 gang-related homicide (Portland, OR): Two Portland men will be arraigned on murder charges Wednesday morning in the July 2001 gang shooting of a 19-year-old man who police said was attempting to leave behind gang life.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 6, 2015
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Police: 19-year-old arrested in gang-related shooting investigation (Portland, OR): Police say they've got the guy behind a shooting that injured a 23-year-old man on Southeast 125th Place and Division Street. Officers arrested 19-year-old Antonio Ruelas-Ceja on Sat., May 2 and charged him with attempted murder in connection with an early-March gang-related shooting.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 4, 2015
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Man wounded in gang-related shooting in east Portland (Portland, OR): One person was seriously wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday morning in east Portland, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 4, 2015
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Portland police arrest suspect in SE Portland gang shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police have arrested a teenager in connection with a March 9 gang-related shooting that wounded a 23-year-old man in Southeast Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 4, 2015
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East Portland non-fatal shooting believed to be gang-related (Portland, OR): Portland police believe the non-fatal shooting Sunday evening of a 25-year-old man was gang related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 3, 2015
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Portland gang violence is surging, Charlie Hales tells youth mentors (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the Rose City is seeing a "huge resurgence" in gang violence, citing 38 reported incidents and more than 300 shots fired in neighborhoods in the first four months of 2015.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 23, 2015
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Gang-affected youth bond through Maplewood boxing program (Portland, OR): When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a boxing program for gang-affected youth, some residents were skeptical.
Source: The Columbian    Date: April 22, 2015
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Eugene PD educates public on gang activity (Eugene, OR): The Eugene Police Department held a forum on gang activity Wednesday evening, showing that it's on the rise in some local areas. Images of gang-related graffiti on sidewalks, in parks and on people's homes and businesses are some of the reasons why the Eugene Police Department decided to hold the informational forum.
Source: KVAL News    Date: April 9, 2015
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Program takes aim at gangs (Eugene, OR): Lane County school officials hope a new state-funded program will help prevent middle-schoolers in the Eugene-­Springfield area from getting lured into gangs.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: April 5, 2015
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What you told KGW what Portland should do about gangs (Portland, OR): On Friday, we published an investigation into Portland's rising gang violence problem. Hundreds of you weighed in on social media and through our online survey, sharing your thoughts on the best ways to fight gangs.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: March 31, 2015
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