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Family blames gang violence in man's killing (Las Vegas, NV): The family of a young man shot and killed at a house party is blaming gang violence for the crime. The victim is a 20-year-old man from North Las Vegas and police are still looking for the suspects.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: July 28, 2014
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Felon with gang ties gets 12 years for guns, drugs (Las Vegas, NV): A man affiliated with a Las Vegas street gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 months in prison, as well as five years of supervised release, for possessing firearms and dealing cocaine, according to the Department of Justice.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: July 23, 2014
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Police: 20,000 known gang members in Las Vegas Valley (Las Vegas, NV): A recent string of gang-related violence is raising concerns with law enforcement and the community, especially because the suspects and the victims were so young.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: July 21, 2014
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18-year-old arrested in gang-related drive-by slaying that killed teen in North Vegas (North Las Vegas, NV): Authorities say an 18-year-old has been arrested on murder, attempted murder and weapon charges in a gang-related drive-by shooting that left another 18-year-old dead and a 14-year-old girl injured.
Source: The Republic    Date: July 17, 2014
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Victim of shooting at Fashion Show Mall not cooperating, police say (Las Vegas, NV): A man who was shot at a Las Vegas Strip shopping mall Tuesday is in critical condition and isn't cooperating with investigators, refusing to identify himself or even say how he made his way to the hospital, according to Metro Police.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: July 15, 2014
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Two men sentenced in 2010 gang-related slaying (Las Vegas, NV): A Las Vegas judge sentenced two men to 4 to 10 years in prison Monday for their roles in a 2010 gang-related homicide.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: July 14, 2014
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Violins for Kids program has roots as anti-gang activity (Las Vegas, NV): The Foundation to Assist Young Musicians' Violins for Kids program began years ago when an elementary school principal was looking for ways to keep his students out of a local gang.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: July 8, 2014
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Honduran boy escapes gang life and flees to Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Thousands of children are fleeing violence in Central America. Often the journey north is just as perilous as the violence at home.
Source: KSNV MyNews3    Date: June 27, 2014
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'Kids are dying, and mothers are crying' (Sparks, NV): Teglia's Paradise Park in Sparks was full of excitement, passion and determination on Saturday during a peace walk conducted by local nonprofit organization Guiding A New Generation (G.A.N.G.). The organization seeks to address the issue of kids on the streets, joining gangs, getting into drugs and participating in gang violence.
Source: Daily Sparks Tribune    Date: June 24, 2014
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Ex-felon, gang member jailed after witnesses said he brandished gun at park (Carson City, NV): A 25-year-old ex-felon with ties to gangs was arrested Saturday in Carson City after he was seen Friday in Douglas County with a gun, attempting to provoke a fight among rival gang members and juveniles, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.
Source: Carson City News    Date: June 16, 2014
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Gang member sentenced to prison for Reno murder (Reno, NV): An 18-year-old Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison for a gang-motivated killing and robbery southeast of downtown.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: June 14, 2014
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Vegas police plan house calls to gang suspects (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police say gang crime investigators are going to begin making house calls to identify and confirm suspected juvenile gang members.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: June 3, 2014
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Police change rules for identifying gang members (Las Vegas, NV): Metro Police says approximately 20,000 identified gang members now roam Las Vegas streets, with the number jumping dramatically in the past decade. The way police identify potential gang members is about to change.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: June 3, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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'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
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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
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