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Man wounded in suspected gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man was wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland Saturday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 14, 2014

Portland police, probation officers will be out in force this weekend to stem gang tensions (Portland, OR): Portland police, probation officers and gang outreach workers will be out in force this weekend, concerned about a potential uptick in gang-related violence, particularly on Sunday.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 6, 2014

Portland police plan to ramp up patrols this weekend to stem gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland police are stepping up patrols this weekend to try to stem further gang violence. Officers have responded to 52 gang-related violent crimes this year, up from 35 at the same time last year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 5, 2014

George MS 6th graders paint over graffiti (Portland, OR): With a police escort, and wearing bright orange vests that read "Graffiti removal volunteer," sixth graders from George Middle School walked about 5 minutes from their school to a building that had been plagued by graffiti.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 29, 2014

Portland police responded to nine shootings in last two weeks (Portland, OR): Portland police gang enforcement officers have responded to nine shootings in the city in the last two weeks. Two of the shootings resulted in critical injuries.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 23, 2014

Majority of gang members under 25 (Medford, OR): According to a recent report on gang activity in Southern Oregon, victims of gang-related violence are often members of rival gangs. Some of them are as young as 13 years old. Three young men who were arrested earlier this week, accused of a gang related drive by shooting in White City, appeared in court Thursday.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: May 22, 2014

Four arrested after gang-related drive-by shooting (White City, OR): A two-week investigation into a May 7 gang-related drive-by shooting in White City culminated in the arrest of three suspects early this morning, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: May 21, 2014

City of Gresham to address gang activity at its roots (Gresham, OR): It may take a village to raise a child, but it’s going to take an entire city to keep gang activity in Gresham from getting worse. The idea, presented at a gang summit last week, is to not only use law enforcement but try to keep kids from getting gang-involved in the first place.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: May 12, 2014

Jackson County responds to gang activity (Jackson County, OR): Over the past two years, a group of citizens in Jackson County surveyed business owners, students, and community members about gang activity in their community. They published their findings in April in a comprehensive report.
Source: OPB News    Date: May 7, 2014

Bar raises drinking age to 26 to fight gang violence (Portland, OR): A bullet-riddled Northeast Portland bar is raising the drinking age on the premises in an attempt to combat an increase in gang violence.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 2, 2014

Youth outreach key to gang violence prevention (Gresham, OR): The chief of police for the City of Gresham said youth outreach is a top priority when it comes to slowing gang violence in East Multnomah County.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 1, 2014

Gresham prepares to deal with gang violence this summer (Gresham, OR): Cities as different as Los Angeles and Yakima, Washington, have spent years trying to reduce youth and gang violence. Joe Walsh, the City of Gresham’s gang policy advisor says that those efforts mean we now have evidence of what works –and what doesn’t work.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: May 1, 2014

White City shooting spurs neighborhood patrol (White City, OR): A White City man whose home was hit with a bullet during a drive-by shooting Saturday says the best way to fight fire is with fire.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: May 1, 2014

Public invited to summit on gangs in Gresham (Gresham, OR): Gang activity is nothing new for Gresham, but it's been getting worse, and a new approach is needed that includes more than law enforcement, said Joe Walsh, the city's gang prevention policy adviser.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 29, 2014

Police detain one in possible gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Preliminary information gathered at the scene of a shooting in North Portland on Monday indicated it was gang-related, police said.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: April 28, 2014

Two injured in NE Portland gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Two men were injured early Saturday morning after a possible gang-related shooting outside a Northeast Portland bar.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: April 26, 2014

Perceptions vary on local gang activity (Jackson County, OR): A survey by the Jackson County Gang Task Force shows adults believe there is a gang problem locally, but most students couldn't point to even one suspected gang member who attended their school.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: April 23, 2014

Rogue gang numbers in (Medford, OR): Jackson County's Gang Task Force has spent the past couple years surveying students, staff, and parents, about gang activity. On Tuesday night they handed that information back to the community so people can use it.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: April 22, 2014

Gang shootings prompt extra police patrols (Portland, OR): After five gang-related shootings in less than a week, the Portland Police Bureau is stepping up patrols in North Portland. More officers will be on the street starting Friday in the city's gang hot spots.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: April 18, 2014

Three people shot in NE Portland; believed to be gang-related (Portland, OR): Police believe a triple shooting in Northeast Portland on Wednesday night is gang-related.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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