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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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Manchester woman pleads guilty to federal firearms charges (Concord, NH): A Manchester woman who law enforcement officials believe was supplying guns to gang members in Massachusetts pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to firearms charges.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: February 15, 2018

Council approves crimefighting grant after change in strategy (Concord, NH): The Executive Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a $200,000 federal Safe Neighborhoods grant to help police fight violent gun and gang crime in Manchester and other cities.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: February 7, 2018

Gun rights concerns tie up grant to fight gang violence (Manchester, NH): Concern over language that includes spreading an “anti-gun message to the community” has some local gun rights advocates asking whether the state should accept a $200,000 federal grant targeting violent gun and gang crimes in Manchester and other cities.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: February 5, 2018

New police unit hopes to reduce gang influence in Manchester (Manchester, NH): A new initiative in Manchester is aimed at preventing the presence of gangs from escalating to a crisis. Manchester police said they have identified have members of the Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and Gangster Disciples in the city.
Source: WMUR 9 News    Date: January 31, 2018

Judge allows drug-dealing testimony in 'Squad' trial (Manchester, NH): A Hillsborough County judge has ruled to allow testimony about drug-dealing by the Manchester street gang “the Squad” when purported leader Brandon Griffin goes to trial on drug charges.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: January 23, 2018

Plea deal for 'the Squad' gang member falls apart (Manchester, NH): A plea bargain that would have put a suspected member of the Manchester street gang “the Squad” in state prison for at least nine years collapsed on Wednesday.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: January 10, 2018

6 gang members charged with narcotics and firearm offenses, 1 for murder (New York, NY): Six known gang members of the “Rollin’ 30s” Crips street gang are being charged with racketeering, murder, narcotics and firearms offenses. The superseding indictment announced Wednesday stems from a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
Source:     Date: September 14, 2017

Manchester police say they're cracking down on gangs (Manchester, NH): Manchester police said Friday they are cracking down on gang activity after a fight at the Mall of New Hampshire. Several young men were involved in the fight outside the mall in June, and police have made some arrests, officials said. The fight was caught on surveillance video.
Source: WMUR 9 News    Date: August 18, 2017

Taming taggers: Manchester police initiative targets graffiti (Manchester, NH): Police launched a new initiative this week to identify — and prosecute — “taggers,” people who leave their graffiti markings around the city.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: August 4, 2017

Authorities: 105 incidents requiring police response to Manchester club in six months (Manchester, NH): Police responded to 105 incidents at the now-closed Sixide Vape Lounge in the six months it was in operation, including one involving rival gang members associated with the Bloods. Police announced Tuesday that the 123 Hanover St. club had been declared a “site of violence” and the state Liquor Commission had revoked its alcohol and tobacco license.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: April 18, 2017

More details unveiled in alleged Folk Nation gang melee in Nashua (Nashua, NH): Charges against a Nashua man accused of threatening alleged gang members with a 20-gauge shotgun during a house party earlier this year have moved forward to Superior Court.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: October 11, 2016

Escaped gang member with history of violence rearrested in Manchester (Manchester, NH): An escaped gang member with a long and violent criminal history was recaptured in Manchester Friday.
Source: WCVB 5 News    Date: May 13, 2016

Haverhill Police Receive $111,788 to Fight Gangs (Haverhill, NH): Haverhill has received an $111,788 grant from the state Executive Office of Public Safety to combat gang activity within the city.
Source: WHAV 97.9 News    Date: February 4, 2016

Nashua police search for suspect wanted in connection with shooting (Nashua, NH): Nashua Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting that is the latest in a string of gang-related incidents in the city.
Source: WFXT FOX25 News    Date: August 11, 2015

Hooksett man faces felony in gang-related Manchester gunshot incident (Manchester, NH): An 18-year-old Hooksett man entered no plea Friday morning to a felony charge alleging he fired a gun in what police described as gang-related incident on Lowell Street Wednesday night.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: July 10, 2015

Manchester police consider gang involvement in wake of two gunshot incidents on South Street (Manchester, NH): A second incident of shots fired on South Street in as many days has city police investigating whether the incidents are gang related. Wednesday night, while responding to a report of shots fired, at aboyt 9:30 p.m., officers found a 9mm shell casing between the driveway of 245 Lowell St. and 13 South St.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: July 9, 2015

3 face drug-related charges after Manchester raid (Manchester, NH): Three men were arrested and are facing drug-related charges after a SWAT raid in Manchester early Wednesday morning.
Source: WMUR 9 News    Date: June 10, 2015

13 Arrested in Connection to Gang-Affiliated Shooting (Nashua, NH): The Nashua, New Hampshire, Police Department in conjunction with the FBI, arrested 13 individuals on felony level warrants Monday. The arrests were the result of a month-long investigation into a gang-related shooting that took place in April.
Source: NECN News    Date: June 1, 2015

Two men arrested in Nashua drive-by shooting; police eye gang connection (Nashua, NH): Two city men were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting downtown Monday night. Authorities are trying to determine whether it may be gang-related. According to police, a person in a car was shot in the back as it was followed by another vehicle.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: April 14, 2015

Manchester chief: Initiative to curb gang violence is working (Manchester, NH): Police Chief David Mara Monday said a multi-agency initiative to reduce urban violence, that began in July, has had a dramatic effect on gang-related gun violence in the city.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: December 8, 2014

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