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Residents dig in as Portland gang violence rises (Portland, OR): Thirteen shootings and 4 homicides in recent weeks pushed gang-related crimes to an unprecedented 146 incidents this year. The union representing the Portland Police Bureau said the department is understaffed and wants to add more officers.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 11, 2015

3 men indicted in Portland gang shootings (Portland, OR): Three men are charged with attempted murder among other charges after being linked to separate gang-related shootings, according to court documents.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 9, 2015

Portland gang violence: Twenty-one bullets hit N. Portland house, 20 others strike city hotel (Portland, OR): Twenty-one bullets riddled a North Portland house, just after midnight nearly two weeks ago. Police found 35 shell casings at the scene. Last Friday night, a 21-year-old out of custody on weapons charges fatally shot two men outside a Montavilla neighborhood pub.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 9, 2015

800 rounds fired in 145 Portland-area gang incidents this year (Portland, OR): Portland police are dealing with an epidemic of gang-related gun violence in the city. This has been the most violent year since the department started keeping records.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: October 7, 2015

Veteran gang outreach worker's grandson accused in double homicide (Portland, OR): Robert Richardson usually comforts people who have lost loved ones to gang violence, but Monday he showed up in court to support his own grandson – charged in a double murder outside a Northeast Portland pub.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 5, 2015

Gunfire erupts, injures 2 at gang-related hotel party, Portland police say (Portland, OR): Gunfire erupted at a gang-related party at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion Hotel early Sunday morning leaving two injured, according to Portland police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 4, 2015

Hales asks Portlanders to volunteer to stop growing gang violence (Portland, OR): Mayor Charlie Hales is lamenting the growing gang violence that claimed three lives this weekend, and is urging Portlanders to join community efforts to prevent it.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 4, 2015

3 dead, 1 wounded in shootings at Portland clubs (Portland, OR): Three men were killed in two separate shootings about 5 miles apart from each other in Portland, according to police.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 3, 2015

Paroled Umatilla gang member who killed man returns to jail (Umatilla County, OR): A Umatilla gang member who beat a man to death in 2011 was back on the streets this summer after Circuit Court Judge Eva Temple determined he had turned his life around.
Source: The East Oregonian    Date: October 2, 2015

Teens charged with attempted murder (Salem, OR): Two teens, who were taken into custody in connection with a suspected gang-related shooting Sunday, have been charged with attempted murder.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: September 29, 2015

Two teens in custody after Salem gang shooting (Salem, OR): Two Salem boys were taken into custody after a gang-related shooting in Northeast Salem on Sunday afternoon.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: September 27, 2015

Homicide among newest gang violence figures (Portland, OR): Gang violence continued on its record-breaking pace through late September, including the first suspected homicide in more than two months. The Gang Enforcement Team has recorded 133 incidents of gang violence through Sept. 25. That's 15 more than the official record of 118 for all of 2012, and 43 more than the 90 for all of last year.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: September 25, 2015

Two Wanted Medford Teenagers Are Considered Armed and Dangerous (Medford, OR): Two wanted teenagers are connected to at least one of the shootings in west Medford. They are now considered armed, dangerous and a threat to the public.
Source: KAJO 1270AM News    Date: September 24, 2015

Juvenile Detention Center Emphasizes Decision-Making Skills (Medford, OR): Of the 125 teenagers in the Juvenile Justice System Jackson County, eight are connected to gangs. Police are still searching for a 17 year old believed to have pulled the trigger in a west Medford gang-related shooting last week.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 24, 2015

White City shooter struck wrong house, sentenced to 3 years (White City, OR): A White City man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for a gang-related shooting in which he fired at the wrong house, narrowly missing a sleeping person.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: September 22, 2015

Shootings Raising Concerns for Gang Activity (Medford, OR): The past two shootings are raising concerns with teen involvement in potential gang activity. However, The Jackson County Juvenile Services Center is saying the number of minors currently housed at their facility is holding average for the year. Compared to year's past, numbers are actually low.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 21, 2015

Police Say Gang Violence is Up (Portland, OR): According to the Portland Police Bureau, the number of violent crimes tied to gang activity is at an all-time high since the bureau started keeping records in 1999—and the year’s not even over.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: September 17, 2015

Juror sentenced for leaking details of gang case (Portland, OR): A former grand juror who leaked secret information that she learned while on a federal grand jury was sentenced to serve community service and one year probation.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: September 17, 2015

Gang violence continues record-breaking increase (Portland, OR): Gang violence is continuing to soar in Portland after breaking the official record last month. According to the most recent statistics, the Gang Enforcement Team accepted 125 incidents for investigation as of Sept. 10 -- seven more than the previous record of 118 incidents set in 2012.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: September 11, 2015

Police investigating gang-related shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a suspected gang-related shooting on Northeast Sandy Boulevard late Saturday. No victims were immediately located although a building a two parked cars were hit by bullets.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: September 6, 2015

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