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‘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

Jury convicts alleged gang associate in 2014 shooting death of young father (Providence, RI): A Superior Court jury on Wednesday convicted a 23-year-old city man of murdering a young father attending a River Avenue party in July 2104.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 25, 2017

4 teens accused in kidnapping, robbing another of $1,500 in Providence (Providence, RI): Teenage boys aligned with a local street gang are accused of briefly kidnapping and robbing another teenage boy of $1,500 in cash Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 23, 2017

Murder trial begins in death of father caught in possible gang crossfire (Providence, RI): Justice Andrade and Ty-Shon Perry both graduated from city high schools. Both held jobs. And both had friends and family members in gangs, lawyers said.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 10, 2017

2 arrested, 2 guns seized in possible gang dispute in Providence (Providence, RI): City police officers seized two guns late Saturday night while working on information that a dispute between rival Massachusetts gangs could occur in the Providence nightclub area.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: November 27, 2016

Jury convicts one gang member, acquits another in rival's 2014 slaying (Providence, RI): Minutes after a jury convicted one gang member of the 2014 slaying of a rival and cleared another, the victim's father pleaded for peace on the streets.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 18, 2016

Jury deliberations begin in 2014 Providence gang murder trial (Providence, RI): It will now be up to a jury to decide whether two gang members plotted to kill their rivals in a deadly October 2014 shooting at the Chad Brown housing complex. A jury of six men and six women began deliberating around 3 p.m. Monday in the murder trial of Young Niggas In Charge street gang members Bruce Moten and Antonio "Tone" Fortes.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 17, 2016

Suspect's girlfriend testifies about deadly gang shooting at Chad Brown (Providence, RI): Yahaira Montanez had been dating gang member and murder suspect Henry Lopez about a month before a deadly shooting in October 2014. That day, Lopez and two other Young Niggas In Charge, or YNIC, street gang members —Bruce Moten and Tevin Briggs — came to her Tappan Street apartment and asked her to park Lopez's black Infinti behind a house on Alaska Street, Montanez said.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 14, 2016

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