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Alarming number of gangs in Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV): From run-down, crime-ridden neighborhoods to the fanciest casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, gangs are an ongoing problem in southern Nevada.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: March 6, 2014

FBI arrests man in Las Vegas tied to Portland gang-related homicide, police say (Las Vegas, NV): FBI agents Wednesday arrested a 23-year-old man in Las Vegas who was wanted on a warrant accusing him of murder in the 2013 fatal shooting of an 18-year-old at a Northeast Portland gas station.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 27, 2014

Young father's violent killing prompts investigation of gang leader's plea deal (Las Vegas, NV): Eric Paul Montoya shouldn't be dead. The suspect in his slaying, Raul "Sparks" Gonzalez, should have been in jail when the father of four was killed in his Las Vegas home on Jan. 14.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: February 12, 2014

Juvenile found guilty in Reno gang shooting (Reno, NV): The juvenile gang member arrested in October for a retaliatory shooting in southeast Reno was found guilty this week in Washoe District Court.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: February 6, 2014

Former Blood on path to redemption (Las Vegas, NV): Shootings, stabbings, murder are the calling cards of gang violence and all are on the rise in Las Vegas as police continue to fight back.
Source: KSNV MyNews3    Date: January 31, 2014

'Influential gang member' indicted on murder charge in Clark County shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A 33-year-old "influential gang member" who claimed to be an informant for authorities was indicted on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a man Jan. 14, Clark County prosecutors said Friday.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: January 31, 2014

Pastor, activist season the GANG scene with SALT (Sparks, NV): A week ago today, Pastor Les Williams of Christ Bethlehem and local anti-gang activist Roberto Nerey didn't know each other. On Monday, they met in a lunch meeting and quickly realized their interests in helping the teens of the community were aligned, though Nerey’s program had not yet fully materialized.
Source: Daily Sparks Tribune    Date: January 29, 2014

Gang-related shooting in Fernley (Fernley, NV): The Lyon County Sheriff's Office reports that one person has been hospitalized after a gang related shooting outside of a Fernley home early Sunday, January 26th.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: January 26, 2014

Reno gang leader to prison in rival teen's death (Reno, NV): A Reno gang leader heard on jailhouse telephone recordings describing himself as a "shot caller" has been sentenced to up to life in prison after he was convicted of ordering the shooting death of a 16-year-old rival gang member.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: January 15, 2014

Alleged Texas Mexican Mafia members headed to trial next month on charges they beat a Las Vegas limo driver (Las Vegas, NV): Two purported members of the Texas Mexican Mafia originally accused of beating and robbing a Las Vegas limousine driver are free while awaiting trial next month, but they no longer face charges the alleged crimes were gang-related.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: January 9, 2014

Reno gang killing highlights challenges in prosecution (Reno, NV): The February gang shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Reno shows how challenging gang cases are to prosecute, a Washoe County deputy district attorney said.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: December 21, 2013

Police make arrest in gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): Metro police on Friday made an arrest in a gang-related shooting which took place in June.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News    Date: November 12, 2013

Man charged in alleged retaliatory gang shooting (Las Vegas, NV): An alleged drug dealer and member of the West Coast Bloods gang has been charged in the retaliatory shooting of a rival gang member, Metro Police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: November 12, 2013

Recent tagging related to gang activity (Sparks, NV): Tag, you're it, but it's not fun and games when it happens to your property. It's been a growing problem in our area--graffiti--and now it's happening on cars.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: November 6, 2013

Gang member sentenced for November 2004 slaying (Las Vegas, NV): A member of the Playboy Bloods street gang was sentenced today to life in prison for the retaliation murder of a man in November 2004 and the armed robbery of a Henderson casino in 2002.
Source: KSNV MyNews3    Date: October 22, 2013

Police asking for cooperation, information in recent gang shooting (Las Vegas, NV): Police are once again facing an uphill battle trying to solve a gang shooting. Metro gang detectives are asking for information that will lead to the arrest of a shooter that sent two people to the hospital Monday evening.
Source: 8 News NOW    Date: October 9, 2013

Gang unit makes graffiti arrests (Reno, NV): The Regional Gang Unit has made several arrests in the last two weeks after an operation targeting graffiti and gang crimes.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: September 25, 2013

Man returned to Las Vegas in 2010 gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A man wanted in connection with a gang-related shooting that left one person dead three years ago was extradited Sunday to the Clark County Detention Center from Monterey, Calif., Metro Police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: September 23, 2013

GREAT games finish strong with 100 kids (Pahrump, NV): The GREAT Games finished the season in Pahrump. GREAT stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training. Nye County Sheriff's Deputies Rick Dugan and Don Boulden just completed a six-week tour through six Nye County towns — Round Mountain, Gabbs, Tonopah, Beatty, Amargosa Valley and Pahrump.
Source: Pahrump Valley Times    Date: August 16, 2013

Two suspected gang members indicted in Henderson mall shooting (Henderson, NV): Two men suspected in a gang shooting at Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson were indicted Friday by the Clark County Grand Jury on 15 total charges including attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: August 10, 2013

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