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Police arrest suspects in alleged gang shooting (McMinnville, OR): McMinnville police announced Friday evening that they have arrested four people involved in an Aug. 6 alleged gang-related shooting. No one other than the alleged shooter was injured.
Source: News-Register    Date: August 19, 2016

Gang team may be trimmed as violence drops (Portland, OR): Gang violence has fallen sharply in Portland since April, when police contacted 105 known or suspected gang members on supervision, arresting 51 on a variety of charges and seizing 17 firearms, a quantity of drugs, and suspected drug money.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 18, 2016

Drive-by shooter gets 8 years (Medford, OR): A man captured last fall in Ohio for a west Medford gang drive-by shooting that struck a woman will serve eight years in prison after admitting to attempted murder with a firearm.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: August 5, 2016

Krude Rude Brood ‘torture chamber’ trial to begin (Portland, OR): A “Krude Rude Brood” gang member, who is accused of repeatedly stabbing an inmate in the eye with a shank, ultimately killing him; and using his gang’s torture chamber to attempt to kill two men will go on trial this week.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: July 25, 2016

Man gets prison for Medford drive-by shooting (Medford, OR): A Medford man with a history of gang violence was sentenced to 4½ years in prison Thursday after admitting to felony charges stemming from an October drive-by shooting near Union Park.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: July 14, 2016

Grants to Reduce Gang Violence (Portland, OR): The Portland City Council voted to authorize $700,000 in grants to community organizations providing activities for at-risk youth to reduce gang violence. If approved, the grants will be offered to the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, the Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization - Africa House, Latino Network, Native American Youth and Family Center, the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area, Self Enhancement, Inc., and REAP, Inc.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: July 7, 2016

Pair of shootings part of spike in gang violence, police say (Portland, OR): Howard Bowen thought he was hearing fireworks. “I was standing on my balcony when it happened, so I misread what was going on,” he said. It wasn’t until Bowen walked back into the living room of his fourth-floor apartment in the Glisan Court complex, that he saw the holes and the bullet, which had landed in his easy chair.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: June 30, 2016

Gang-related freeway shooting leaves 1 wounded in Portland (Portland, OR): One person was wounded in what police believe was a gang-related shooting Monday night on Interstate 5.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 27, 2016

Police: Gang-related shooting in Portland leads to crash in Gresham, 2 injured (Portland, OR): Police say a gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland led to a single car crash in Gresham Saturday morning.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 25, 2016

Suspected gang-related shooting at Eugene library (Eugene, OR): A dispute between what is believed to be two sets of gang members resulted in a shot fired last night in front of the Eugene library around 7 p.m.
Source: Oregon Daily Emerald    Date: June 24, 2016

Police: 3 dozen rounds fired at NE Portland hotel, likely gang related (Portland, OR): Gang-Enforcement Team officers are investigating multiple shots fired at the Residence Inn Marriott Hotel, located at 1710 Northeast Multnomah Street.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 17, 2016

Man allegedly involved in gang shooting pleads guilty (Medford, OR): A man who police say was involved in a gang related shooting last September in west Medford is headed to prison. Monday afternoon, Santiago Flores-Loveland pleaded guilty to riot. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, the conspiracy charge against him was dropped.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: June 13, 2016

Gang-related assault in federal prison sends four men back to serve more time (Portland, OR): The last of four men who attacked an inmate in federal prison with punches to the back of his head, kicks to his back and strikes with a chair was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in custody.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 1, 2016

Working to end gang violence in Portland: 'Rescue kids before they need to be rescued' (Portland, OR): Officers have responded to dozens of gang-related shootings in Portland so far this year and police, community leaders, and former gang members are calling the increase in gun violence a citywide crisis. Twice a month, the concerned citizens pack the Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct conference room to support and understand the problems that the city faces.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: May 20, 2016

Two Portland brothers tied to a cocaine-trafficking ring sent to federal prison (Portland, OR): Two Portland brothers with gang ties and violent pasts are headed to federal prison for their roles in a large cocaine-trafficking ring – the younger one sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in custody after his older brother was sent away for nearly six years.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 18, 2016

Portland Police say crime is down, but gang-related incidents continue to increase (Portland, OR): Portland Police say they're seeing an overall decrease in crime so far this year compared to the previous 5-year average. Overall crime is down 2 percent from January 2016 to April 2016 compared to years past, and homicides are down a "remarkable" 74 percent. The average is 8 homicides during that time period -- this year, we've only seen 2.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: May 16, 2016

2 men severely injured in SE Portland drive-by shooting, police say (Portland, OR): Two men standing outside a Southeast Portland apartment complex were seriously injured in a drive-by shooting Thursday afternoon, police said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 12, 2016

Portland police arrest 51 in gang crackdown (Portland, OR): In a two-week span, the Portland Police Bureau arrested 51 people, seized 17 firearms as part of a city-wide effort to reduce gang and gun violence. “Operation Safe Spring” ran nearly around the clock from April 7 to April 20. Portland Police officers served search warrants on 12 people, 4 residences and 5 vehicles.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 6, 2016

Gang enforcement effort credited with slowing record rate of shootings (Portland, OR): A focused police effort to curtail gang violence helped cut the rate of shootings over the past two weeks, but they are still running ahead of last year's record level.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: May 6, 2016

3 indicted for killing pregnant Ervaeua Herring (Portland, OR): Indictments alleging murder – among other charges – have been filed against three men linked to the 2014 slaying of a 21-year-old pregnant mother.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 3, 2016

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