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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

15-year-old shot in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 15-year-old boy is recovering after suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound during a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: September 28, 2013

Investigators seek known gang member (Portland, OR): Portland police are searching for a known gang member.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: September 16, 2013

Portland Police's Gang Enforcement Team looking into shots fired report (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team is investigating an early Saturday morning report of shots fired on Northeast Simpson Street, as well as a gunshot victim who walked into Legacy Emanuel Medical Center an hour later.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 14, 2013

Two arrested in gang-related Gresham stabbing (Gresham, OR): Two suspects were arrested late Thursday in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Gresham that critically injured a 24-year-old man on Wednesday morning.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 13, 2013

Gresham man stabbed during fight authorities say is gang-related (Gresham, OR): A Gresham man is listed in critical condition in a Portland hospital after being stabbed multiple times during a Wednesday morning attack that authorities said is gang related, the Gresham Police Department reported.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 11, 2013

Police: Three injured in gang-related shooting on Portland waterfront (Portland, OR): Three men were injured, one critically, in a gang-related shooting in Portland's Waterfront Park Saturday night, police said. It happened as hundreds of people were waiting for a private party to begin on the Portland Spirit.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: August 25, 2013

Portland police gang enforcement captain: 'We're so close to a tragedy' (Portland, OR): A captain of the Portland police gang enforcement team voiced concern Friday about several officers' interactions with young men and teens this summer that could have turned tragic because the suspects they encountered kept their hands on loaded weapons or pointed a fake gun at police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 16, 2013

Set police team target gang activity (Medford, OR): Gang activity in west Medford is frightening people in their own neighborhoods. The Medford Police Department is taking a different approach to solve gang-related crimes.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: July 22, 2013

Teen arrested, accused of involvement in May drive-by shooting (Medford, OR): Police arrested a 15-yr-old suspect accused in a gang related drive-by shooting in West Medford on July 17.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: July 18, 2013

Portland police want to tap into DNA advances to get guns, gang members off street (Portland, OR): Portland police routinely collect blood or saliva samples from a crime scene to get a suspect's DNA profile.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 9, 2013

Gang violence spikes in Portland (Portland, OR): Portland police are dealing with a spike in gang crime while budget cuts have reduced the number of gang officers on the streets.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 6, 2013

Police aim to curb seasonal gang violence (Portland, OR): Police warn when the weather warms up they typically see an uptick in gang violence. On Friday, officers and community leaders hit the streets with a goal to reduce violence and improve neighborhood safety.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: June 29, 2013

Activists take neighborhoods back from gangs (Portland, OR): Pastors, deacons, police and community activists gathered on a hot night in the East Burnside neighborhood of Portland, an area known for gang activity, to take back the streets and show residents they care.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 29, 2013

Portland police, probation officers seek public's help to solve spate of gang-related shootings (Portland, OR): A spate of gang-related shootings in the last two weeks has prompted Portland police to step up officer presence in area hot spots.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 21, 2013

Gresham, Portland cops step up gang patrols (Gresham, OR): A funeral in a recent unsolved murder, and 11 gang-related shootings in the past 10 days, has officers ready for more violence.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: June 19, 2013

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