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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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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    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

Manchester police turn spotlight on reducing violence (Manchester, NH): Police say an initiative aimed at stopping gang violence in Manchester helped lead to the sentencing of Hector Velez Jr. last week for a baseball bat assault during a “gang riot” on Laurel Street.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: December 7, 2014

Laurel Street riot lands teen 2 to 5 years for bat attack (Manchester, NH): Saying “a clear message has to be sent,” Judge Diane Nicolosi sentenced Hector Velez Jr. to 2 to 5 years in jail for a baseball bat assault during what police described as a “gang riot” on Laurel Street.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: December 4, 2014

Gang ties: Prosecutor alleges Gay belonged to White Warriors (Dover, NH): As Christopher Gay faces trial on murder charges, prosecutors revealed Tuesday that Gay is believed to be affiliated with the prison gang Brotherhood of White Warriors (BOWW). Gay’s reported affiliation with the gang was hidden from the jury at trial to prevent prejudice by jury members.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: October 15, 2014

Manchester chief turns to community to help fight gangs (Manchester, NH): Police Chief David Mara acknowledges police are dealing with at least two youth gangs in the city. So far, no one has been killed and Mara is working to keep it that way.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: July 20, 2014

Gang rivalry at center or three recent Manchester shooting incidents (Manchester, NH): A Laurel Street baseball bat brawl last March between two rival gangs is at the root of three recent shootings in the city, including one Thursday night in which a 17-year-old was shot in the leg, according to Manchester police Chief David Mara.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: June 20, 2014

Gang threat prompts testimony in fatal prison attack (Concord, NH): The man called in to clean up the blood after a prison inmate was brutally beaten in 2010 is now cooperating with investigators because the gang that carried out the attack has put a kill order on his head, according to an affidavit.
Source: Concord Monitor    Date: June 15, 2013

Three arrested in Concord, NH robbery, police say ‘victim’ was in on hold-up (Concord, NH): Police in Concord, N.H., have arrested three people in connection with a robbery, saying two of them are believed to have ties to a street gang that’s trying to expand its operations in New Hampshire.
Source: CBS Boston    Date: June 7, 2013

High-ranking Latin King pleads guilty in three killings (White Plains, NY): On the eve of trial, a Newburgh gangster admitted his role in three murders. Jose "King Gordo" Lagos, 23, sold crack cocaine on Newburgh streets and was among the Latin Kings' leaders who ordered low-ranking members to carry out violent attacks throughout the city.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: January 23, 2013

Alleged gang member to plead guilty (Hampton, NH): An alleged Latin Kings gang leader and mastermind of a local drug ring at Hampton beach and Seabrook agreed to plead guilty to federal charges that he sold cocaine and other drugs.
Source:    Date: November 14, 2012

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