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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


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Rollin’ 60’s gang member guilty of attempted murder (Portland, OR): An 18-year-old gang murder was convicted of attempted murder and numerous other charges on Tuesday night. Tyrone Lamonte Allen was involved in a shooting on March 7 on the 4500 block of NE 102nd Avenue, police said.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: November 4, 2015

Judge sends Umatilla gang member back to prison for parole violation (Hermiston, OR): A Umatilla gang member who killed a man in 2011 will spend more years in prison after pleading guilty to a gun crime while on a conditional early release.
Source: The Hermiston Herald    Date: November 3, 2015

23-year-old Portland man killed in downtown gunfire had just graduated from alternative high school (Portland, OR): Sunday night's fatal shooting of Dion Anthony Matthews Jr., 23, has hit local educators, outreach workers and parole officers hard, as they'd been working closely with him in the last year to try to get his troubled life back on a good track.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 23, 2015

Hermiston History: School violence of a different sort making news 23 years ago (Hermiston, OR): Concerns about gang violence in Hermiston reached an all-time high in October 1992. A rise in school shootings has put discussions of school safety in the news recently, but years before Columbine High School became a household name Hermiston parents were already concerned about violence in local schools. Their concerns came to a head during an Oct. 26, 1992, meeting that drew 150 parents.
Source: The Hermiston Herald    Date: October 20, 2015

Portland's historic year for gang violence, visualized (Portland, OR): Portland's police gang enforcers rolled out 146 calls through early October, more than in any full year since the city started counting, in 1998. Just the two weeks ended Oct. 9 brought 13 cases of gunfire that police attributed to gang activity.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 15, 2015

Medford Police Help Parents Identify Gang Signs (Medford, OR): With the recent gang activity in Medford, police are shedding light on some of the resources for parents to identify kids in gangs and ways to keep them out of gangs.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: October 15, 2015

Gang member critically injured in NE Portland shooting (Portland, OR): A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a Northeast Portland shooting Tuesday night, according to Portland police.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: October 14, 2015

Man critically wounded in suspected gang shooting (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man was critically wounded Tuesday afternoon in a suspected gang shooting in Northeast Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 14, 2015

Salem teen sentenced to 20 years in prison (Salem, OR): Sintorri Lesane Quinones-Miranda will serve 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to three Measure 11 crimes in connection to a gang-related, drive-by shooting.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: October 13, 2015

Portland struggles with gang violence: 13 shootings in 2 weeks (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.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: October 12, 2015

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: 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

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