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Tri-county sweep nets weapons, drugs (Klamath Falls, OR): Twenty-six individuals have been arrested in a tri-county sting operation involving federal drug and gun trafficking charges as of Wednesday. The investigation included a suspect from Klamath Falls.
Source: Herald and News    Date: July 10, 2014

Portland police: Boy, 5, hit by gunfire (Portland, OR): Police believe a shooting that wounded a 5-year-old boy Tuesday night in southeast Portland is gang-related.
Source: KXLY News    Date: July 9, 2014

Mayor: Gang violence a 'public health crisis' (Portland, OR): Gang violence is on the rise in Portland this year, with the latest shooting injuring an innocent 5-year-old boy visiting his grandparents. Portland police have responded to 72 gang-related violence calls so far in 2014, up from 52 at this time last year.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 9, 2014

5-year-old boy recovering after being hit by gang-related gunfire in SE Portland, police say (Portland, OR): A 5-year-old boy is recovering after being hit in the leg by gunfire Tuesday night in Southeast Portland in what police say is a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 8, 2014

Poverty, school expulsions help trigger gang involvement, Multnomah County study finds (Multnomah County, OR): Of 80 people involved in gangs and interviewed in Multnomah County in the last year, 83 percent were either suspended or expelled from school at some point. Most were kicked out of school because of fights, according to a new county gang study.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 8, 2014

Gang shooting outside strip club kills one, wounds four (Portland, OR): A 26-year-old man is dead and four others were seriously wounded in an early morning shooting outside a Southeast Portland strip club.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: July 5, 2014

Fatal drive-by shooting in North Portland is gang-related, police say (North Portland, OR): A 24-year-old man was gunned down in a busy North Portland neighborhood on a sunny, hot Monday afternoon as children played on nearby streets and in McCoy Park less than a block away.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 30, 2014

'Every one of those kids are my kids' (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro Police Detective Emory Souza is a familiar face around town. He is one of seven school resource officers (SROs) who spend their days at Hillsboro schools. Souza is assigned to Poynter Middle School and Liberty High School. In the wake of the shooting and killing of a student at Reynolds High School in Troutdale June 10, Souza offered his thoughts on his job and the recent tragedy at Reynolds.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 27, 2014

Gang shootings up in Portland in 2014 (Portland, OR): To date, there have been more shootings this year in Portland than previous years, and officials expect that number to climb. The latest shooting, investigators said, is gang-related.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 24, 2014

16-year-old faces attempted murder charges in May gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police said Thursday they arrested a 16-year-old boy last Friday, accusing him of being involved in a gang-related shooting in May.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 19, 2014

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

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