Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Cover Page of the Spring 2015 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center

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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

Oregon map graphic 728 articles from Oregon
3 Marion County gang members sentenced for gang-related string of shootings (Marion County, OR): Marion County officials say three known gang members were sentenced to prison last week for their involvement in a string of gang-related shootings in November 2014.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 3, 2015

Portland police chief not convinced there's adequate resources, community partnerships to address gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea said Friday he's not convinced the city has provided adequate resources, done sufficient outreach or established the necessary community partnerships to quell ongoing gang violence.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 27, 2015

'We're not at war with the Hoover gangs,' Portland police say after strip club shooting-suicide (Portland, OR): Portland police supervisors Friday said this week's shooting at two officers outside a Southeast Portland strip club came frighteningly close.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 27, 2015

Ex-gang member shares story at gang violence meeting (Portland, OR): At a gathering of police leaders, gang outreach workers and community volunteers on Friday morning, Raymond Grant's words were impossible to ignore. "I got involved in gangs when I was 12. That's when I committed my first crime," Grant, 31, told the crowd a several dozen at the Portland Police Bureau North Precinct.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 27, 2015

Police: Gang patrols added after threats follow gang member's suicide (Portland, OR): A suspect who fired at Portland police officers while running from them later shot and killed himself in a Southeast Portland yard, police said. Police on Wednesday identified the suspect as 26-year-old Quintrell Shaimon Holiman, who they said was a wanted federal fugitive and known gang member.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 26, 2015

Medford Police make efforts to stop gang graffiti (Medford, OR): Medford Police are taking steps to fight graffiti. They’ve made an arrest in a recent tagging case and with the on-going investigation, they hope to make more arrests.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: February 26, 2015

Police: Man who shot at officer, committed suicide in SE Portland was gang member, escapee (Portland, OR): The man who shot at a police officer before killing himself in a Southeast Portland home's backyard late Tuesday night was a former gang member who had escaped from a halfway house in January.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 25, 2015

Court documents: Gang members used auto body shop as torture chamber (Portland, OR): A suspected gang member was arraigned Monday after police say he kidnapped and tortured two men with a shocking variety of weapons. David Bartol, 44, is facing multiple charges of kidnapping, assault and attempted aggravated murder, among others.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: February 23, 2015

Gang torture chamber discovered, court documents allege (Portland, OR): A 44-year-old man was arraigned Monday on allegations he intentionally tried to kill a man by maiming and torture, court records show.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: February 23, 2015

Medford neighbors take up arms against a sea of graffiti (Medford, OR): On a sunny February day, Randi Brock steps to the edge of a Medford alley off Jackson Street and surveys the damage: angry scrawls of spray paint that don fences, siding and doors like scars.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: February 22, 2015

Two 14-year-olds arrested for gang violence (Southeast Portland, OR): Two armed 14-year-olds were arrested Wednesday in connection with a gang violence investigation, police said. The teenage boys were arrested without incident at Southeast 127th Avenue and East Burnside Street. Both were armed with semi-automatic handguns at the time of their arrests.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: February 19, 2015

Portland gang officers involved in Gresham shooting during traffic stop; no one hurt in the incident (Portland, OR): Portland police gang officers were involved in a shooting during a traffic stop of what police said was a known gang associate at a Gresham gas station Tuesday night. No one was injured during the incident.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 18, 2015

Gangs flock to county's west end (Forest Grove, OR): Forest Grove and Cornelius hold only 6 percent of Washington County’s population. But they hold 22 percent of the county’s 1,500 gang members, according to Forest Grove Police Officer Matt Jacobsen, a member of the county’s Interagency Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: February 16, 2015

NE Portland gang-related shooting injures 1, police say (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland that injured one person Friday afternoon.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 13, 2015

Man injured in gang-related shooting outside North Portland's Billy Webb Elks Lodge (Portland, OR): Early Saturday morning, a man was shot outside the Billy Webb Elks Lodge, Portland police say. Around 2 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to a reported shooting at the lodge on North Tillamook Street, where they found a man in his 30s with a gunshot wound.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 7, 2015

Man hurt in gang shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): A man was injured after gunfire broke out near a KFC in Northeast Portland on Wednesday afternoon. Police believe the shooting was gang-related.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 5, 2015

Two men wounded in gang-related shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting that left two men wounded early Monday morning outside a Northeast Portland restaurant.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 2, 2015

Mother’s message to gang shooter: ‘It’s not okay’ (Portland, OR): As her son recovers after being shot four times, a mother wants the shooter to know she’s determined to bring him to justice.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: January 30, 2015

Gang violence declines in 2014 (Gresham, OR): Gang violence in Gresham decreased last year following targeted efforts by the police department and city staff. Police Chief Craig Junginger reported this week that only one homicide was gang related in 2014, a sharp decrease from 2013 when five of the seven homicides were linked to gangs.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: January 22, 2015

One-year-old escapes injury in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A gunshot fired in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood apparently went through the window of a one-year-old girl's bedroom more than a mile away Saturday evening. The child was not in the room or hurt, her parents say. No one else was apparently hurt in the shooting, which is being investigated by the Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 18, 2015

Previous 15 6 7 8 937 Next

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.