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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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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

Portland Hits New Gang-Related Crime Milestone (Portland, OR): Portland’s Gang Enforcement Team worked Wednesday night to put together the pieces of another shooting in North Portland. It’s too early to rule it a gang shooting. But if it is, it will be violent gang-related crime 122 of 2015. There were 89 violent gang-related crimes at this time in 2014.
Source: FM News 101 KXL    Date: September 3, 2015

Portland gang violence reaches record level (Portland, OR): A shooting outside a local park not only injured a 20-year-old woman, it also brought the city to its highest level of gang violence in more than two decades, police said on Friday.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 28, 2015

Gang violence in Portland closes in on dubious record (Portland, OR): Gang violence in Portland is inching up to the most recent record set in 2012. The Gang Enforcement Team formally adopted 111 cases for investigation as of Aug. 8, according to the most recent statistics released by the Portland Police Bureau. That’s just seven cases short of the 118 cases adopted three years ago, which was the highest number in more than a decade.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 25, 2015

Man, 18, indicted for March gang shooting (Portland, OR): A grand jury has issued a nine-count indictment against an 18-year-old who is linked to a gang related shooting that happened earlier this year.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 17, 2015

Three wounded in gang related Rocky Butte shooting (Portland, OR): Three men in their 20s suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot early Saturday morning at Rocky Butte Park, according to police.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 15, 2015

Portland police gang enforcement officers seize loaded handgun from Gresham man, police say (Portland, OR): A 26-year-old Gresham man is being arraigned Tuesday afternoon on weapons allegations after Portland police gang enforcement officers found a handgun in his waistband Monday night in East Portland, according to police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 11, 2015

16-year-old boy shot in North Portland (POrtland, OR): A 16-year-old boy was wounded late Friday night in North Portland, in what police suspect was a gang gunfight. The teen was treated at an area hospital. His injury was not life-threatening, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson with the Portland Police Bureau.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 8, 2015

‘Enough is Enough’ Calls For Alternatives to Gang Violence (Portland, OR): More than 120 people packed Bethel A.M.E. Church last Thursday despite sweltering heat. Clothes were damp with sweat, people fanned themselves intensely with little relief and everyone sipped ice water to stay cool.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: August 6, 2015

Gang incidents top 100 so far this year (Portland, OR): Portland appears to have broken the 100 mark for gang-related incidents this year. The most recent record was 118 incidents for all of 2012.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 6, 2015

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