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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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Alleged Providence gang member charged with dealing guns, lending them for rap video (Providence, RI): An alleged member of the Lakeside street gang is accused of buying and selling guns on the street — and lending out firearms for a rap video celebrating the gang.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 13, 2017

Gang member gets 30 years for drive-by shooting (Providence, RI): A Rhode island gang member has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in a drive-by shooting of rival gang members that left one man seriously injured.
Source: The Republic    Date: September 8, 2017

Pawtucket gang member admits role in midday shooting, sentenced to serve 30 years (Providence, RI): A Pawtucket East gang member was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison Thursday after admitting to his role in the brazen drive-by shooting of rival gang members in January near the Licht Judicial Complex in downtown Providence.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 7, 2017

Police: Pawtucket gang member made death threats against ‘rats’ in courthouse shooting case (Providence, RI): A member of a Pawtucket street gang is charged with making death threats against four fellow gang members, whom he accused of snitching to police about a shooting in January outside the Licht Judicial Complex.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: August 18, 2017

Murder suspect arrested outside Providence recording studio (Providence, RI): A Providence rapper has been arrested leaving a recording studio. Twenty-three-year-old John Minaya, also known as “G-Money” was arrested last night and is charged with the murder of 22-year-old Devin Burney.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: August 17, 2017

Police: 2 gang members arrested after police chase (Cranston, RI): Police in Rhode Island say two alleged gang members are in custody following a police chase that began in Providence and ended with a crash in Cranston.
Source: The Eagle    Date: August 12, 2017

Providence police arrest suspected gang member after a violent struggle (Providence, RI): A gang member who was shot and wounded by a rival in July ended up in a violent struggle with police Wednesday night as they fought to wrest a stolen handgun from him.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: August 11, 2017

‘Person of interest’ in Providence homicide on the run after jumping bail (Providence, RI): A Pawtucket man who’s a “person of interest” in the city’s latest homicide is on the run after being charged with speeding from the scene with a stolen gun. A. Minaya, 23, who police say is part of the C-Block street gang, was arrested minutes after 22-year-old Devin Burney was gunned down early July 1.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 11, 2017

In Providence, murders add up, and a feud lives on (Providence, RI): His family and friends stood by the grave of 23-year-old Dimitri LaQuan Perry in North Burial Ground on Saturday and released balloons to mark the second anniversary of his death. Meanwhile, miles away at a church in Cranston, the loved ones of 22-year-old Devin Burney gathered for his funeral.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 8, 2017

Police investigate possible gang link in Providence shooting (Providence, RI): Police are searching for a gunman who shot and critically wounded a man with gang ties in South Providence early Sunday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: June 27, 2017

Alleged Bucket East gang member arraigned in shooting outside courthouse (Providence, RI): An alleged member of the Bucket East street gang in Pawtucket is being held after his arraignment Monday on charges that he participated in the brazen noontime shooting of rivals in downtown Providence.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: May 22, 2017

Gangs of Providence? Johnston Man Indicted For January Drive-By Shooting (Johnston, RI): Joseph Segrain, 33, of Johnston, is among six people indicted by the Interim Grand Jury for a drive-by shooting last January. Segrain is also known as "Black," the Attorney General's office said Friday.
Source: Johnston Patch    Date: May 18, 2017

23-year-old Providence man given two life sentences for fatal 2014 shooting + video (Providence, RI): A Superior Court judge sentenced purported Chad Brown street gang associate Justice “JD” Andrade to serve consecutive life sentences plus three years in prison for the shooting death of a young father outside a house party in July 2014.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 10, 2017

Gang member already convicted of murder indicted in 2007 Providence slaying (Providence, RI): A 27-year-old gang member doing double life sentences in prison for gunning down rivals outside the Chad Brown housing complex in 2014 is now facing a charge that he fatally stabbed another rival seven years before that in a bloody gang feud.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 29, 2017

Former gang member sentenced to serve 22 years in prison as driver in deadly shooting (Providence, RI): A Superior Court judge on Friday sentenced a former gang member to serve 22 years in prison for acting as the driver in a deadly shooting outside Chad Brown housing complex in 2014.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 24, 2017

On his 23rd birthday, Providence gang member sentenced to life in prison for deadly shooting (Providence, RI): A gang member spent his 23rd birthday Thursday being sentenced to serve life in prison plus 60 years for his role in gunning down rivals at the Chad Brown housing complex in October 2014.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 16, 2017

Providence man, 18, accused of pistol-whipping rival gang member (Providence, RI): An 18-year-old Providence man was charged Tuesday night with beating up a 17-year-old boy, who is a member of a rival gang, according to Commander Thomas A. Verdi.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: February 1, 2017

Providence shootings, homicides continue to decline (Providence, RI): There were fewer shootings and fewer homicides in Providence last year, continuing years of a steady decline in violent crime in the city.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 31, 2017

2 life sentences for gang member in fatal shooting (Providence, RI): A Superior Court judge on Monday sentenced a gang member to two consecutive life terms in prison, plus another 70 years, for his role in the deadly shooting of rivals outside the Chad Brown housing complex in 2014.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 30, 2017

Former gang member now serves as positive role model for community (Providence, RI): Ray Duggan was shot five times by rival gang members in 2004. Now, he works to lower the number of gang-related homicides in Providence – a statistic he was almost counted toward.
Source: WPRI 12 News    Date: January 30, 2017

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