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Dave Allen wants to help create a new, more robust music industry, and he thinks its possible through new streaming service Beats Music.
We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).
Portland police plan to ramp up efforts to prevent gang violence this summer. Gang violence in Portland is already higher than usual this year, and officials are worried that gang activity will increase during the summer months, when kids are out of school. Last year around this time, we covered an uptick in gang-related shootings. The Portland Police Bureau will pull officers from three divisions: Drug and Vice, Training, and Family Services, which responds to domestic violence incidents. The U.S. Attorney has reassigned three more prosecutors to deal with gang-related gun possessions (there is currently only one prosecutor).
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OPB sat down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales on Saturday to discuss his concerns about rising gang violence and homelessness.
The bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team said it has investigated 121 incidents of gang violence so far this year.
Dave Allen wants to help create a new, more robust music industry, and he thinks it is possible through new streaming service Beats Music.
The Portland Police Bureau will have extra officers patrolling the city this weekend. An increase in gang-related crime led the bureau to put more police on the streets.
A program at one Portland hospital is reporting success by bringing gang members together with counsellors at just the right moment -- that is, immediately after they've been shot.
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Top Stories: NBA Star Offers Reward In Gang Shooting; Wash. Retailers Must Clear Drug Paraphernalia From ViewAug. 19, 2014 3:30 p.m.
Headlines for Tuesday, Aug. 19: Houston Rockets' Terrence Jones is offering a $1,000 reward for information about the gunmen who killed a 21-year-old Portland woman in a gang-related shooting, Washington retailers must remove drug paraphernalia from easy view, and more.
The Portland Police Bureau is adding six officers to the Gang Enforcement Team to address an increase in gang and gun violence.
In spite of recent reports of gang-related shootings in Portland, a new study suggests the problem was worse ten years ago.
A new study into gang activity in the Portland area suggests the problem has declined generally in recent years, but has increased in pockets of east Multnomah County.
Community members and local law enforcement officials came together for an outreach event in Portland last night, to talk about gang violence.