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Albany police see surge of graffiti (Albany, OR): Buildings, dumpsters, community mailboxes and bridge pillars were tagged with graffiti on Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Albany Police Department.
Source: Albany Democrat-Herald    Date: January 7, 2014

Man wounded during possible gang-related shooting in Hillsboro, police say (Hillsboro, OR): A man was shot in the chest during an argument with two suspects on a Hillsboro street Monday night, police said. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe the shooting is likely gang-related and that the victim and suspects knew each other. The investigation is ongoing.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 6, 2014

Crip gang member shot outside Portland strip club on Friday (Portland, OR): Investigators have linked a traffic stop in Troutdale to a shooting Friday outside a Portland strip club, which left a 21-year-old man seriously injured, said Sgt. Pete Simpson, spokesman at the Portland Police Bureau.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: December 17, 2013

High-level gang members busted on federal charges, Oregon's U.S. Attorney says (Portland, OR): A multi-agency investigation has led to the arrests of high-level gang members accused in federal court of dealing drugs and firearms, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 9, 2013

Portland gang violence calls are down, but more people shot, stabbed (Portland, OR): Portland police have fielded 99 gang violence calls so far this year -- fewer than last year, but more people are getting shot, gang enforcement Sgt. Don Livingston reported Friday.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 6, 2013

Judge increases bail for gang member who started fight that ended in Portland 15-year-old's death (Portland, OR): A Multnomah County judge Thursday increased bail for a 23-year-old documented gang member identified by prosecutors as the aggressor in a fight at a Southeast Portland MAX platform that ended with his 15-year-old friend shot to death.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 5, 2013

Washington County Interagency Gang Enforcement Team presents gang activity in Forest Grove, Cornelius (Forest Grove, OR): Matt Jacobsen has kept an eye on gang activity in Forest Grove for the past few years. The 28-year-old Forest Grove police officer started cultivating relationships with people affiliated with local gang members.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 27, 2013

Declining gang numbers don't show everything (Medford, OR): Recent data show a decrease in gang related crimes, but they don't show everything. A veteran and a woman, labeled a gang member, spoke to News 10 about how gang activity continues to mark the Rogue Valley.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: November 21, 2013

Rockwood's new public safety facility key in Gresham anti-gang and crime prevention efforts (Gresham, OR): Before the flags were raised outside the new Rockwood Public Safety Facility on Thursday, expectations were raised inside the building that will serve as ground zero in Gresham's escalating fight against street gang members and other criminals.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 21, 2013

Stabbing suspect part of violent gang (Eugene, OR): After a loud explosion and a blink of an eye, police were in an out of a shopping center parking lot Thursday with a stabbing suspect in custody. The suspect is supposedly part of one of the most violent gangs in the state.
Source: KEZI 9 News    Date: November 15, 2013

Mayhem in the street leads to deadly shooting in NE (Portland, OR): One man is dead and two others were was taken to the hospital overnight after shots were fired during a riot that took place in front of a nightclub in northeast Portland.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: November 9, 2013

Keizer Police arrest three in fifth gang-related incident this week (Keizer, OR): A stabbing in the parking lot of Walgreens on River Road N in Keizer Wednesday was the fifth gang-related incident that Keizer Police have responded to this week.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: November 8, 2013

Gresham police up patrols after gang killings (Gresham, OR): A new wave of gang violence has moved into Gresham this year. Some neighbors told KGW they now fear for their lives, and Gresham police officers said they have stepped up patrols to keep people safe.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: October 31, 2013

Gangs credited for five shootings in one month (Portland, OR): Shots rang out in the Lents Neighborhood near the intersection of SE 101st Avenue and Pardee Street overnight, with at least one person being taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 27, 2013

Suspect sought in Portland gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot early Sunday morning in Southeast Portland in what authorities are calling a gang-related attack, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: October 27, 2013

Back-to-back killings in Gresham worry police about increased gang violence (Gresham, OR): A 15-year-old Playboys gang member known on the street as "Scrappy" fired six shots from a .357 revolver into Gresham's Red Sunset Park about 9:45 pm. on July 5, police said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 25, 2013

Washington County groups assess youth services, needs after funding changes (Washington County, OR): Members of the Oregon Youth Development Council are traveling across the state and talking to community groups about how to administer a $6 million to $8 million state budget earmarked for youth services next year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 25, 2013

Tables turn on drunk gang members in random attack (Eugene, OR): Three drunk gang members randomly attacked a couple out on an evening stroll Monday, Eugene Police said. One of the victims pulled out a knife and stabbed one of his attackers, sending the gang members running.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 22, 2013

Gang-enforcement officers investigating North Portland shooting (Portland, OR): Portland Police gang-enforcement officers are investigating a North Portland shooting Friday night that injured a juvenile female and a 19-year-old man.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 19, 2013

Suspected gang members arrested for assault (Medford, OR): Three men — two of them identified by police as gang members — were arrested Thursday on suspicion of beating and robbing a woman in a dispute over heroin and money, Medford police said Friday.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: September 28, 2013

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