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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

Courthouse gang clash preceded deadly 2014 shooting in Providence (Providence, RI): Hours before a deadly shooting in October 2014, associates of the YNIC and Chad Brown street gangs clashed at the Garrahy courthouse in downtown Providence. "They was talking about how they got surrounded by those Chad kids," said Henry Lopez, 27, in Superior Court before Judge Robert D. Krause.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 11, 2016

Witness in murder trial describes beginning of Providence gang feud (Providence, RI): The conflict between the Chad Brown and YNIC street gangs grew from a shooting incident at a Broad Street car wash in the summer of 2013, a witness testified Friday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 7, 2016

Video shows gang suspects headed to 2014 murder scene, detective says (Providence, RI): Video surveillance footage shows three gang members suspected in the 2014 shooting death of a rival heading into the Garrahy Judicial Complex around 10 a.m. the day of the murder, a Providence detective told jurors Thursday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 6, 2016

Trial starts for 2 men charged in 2014 Providence gang slaying (Providence RI): Charlene Rainey heard gunshots as she left Dunkin' Donuts on Admiral Street just before noon on Oct. 24, 2014. Seconds later, two men in black hooded sweatshirts ran by, one almost hitting her car.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 5, 2016

Authorities: Gang member gets prison for gun charges (Providence, RI): A Rhode Island man who told police he was part of a street gang has been sentenced to prison for possessing a firearm after he was convicted of a violent crime.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: September 17, 2016

Violent crime down 2% in Providence this summer compared to last (Providence, RI): Back in May, Providence saw its first homicide of the year – the latest date for a first homicide the city has had in the past 16 years.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: August 11, 2016

Gang members admit to roles in 2013 Providence fatal brawl (Providence, RI): Three gang members on Monday admitted their roles in a melee that left a 19-year-old father dead in May 2013. Joseph Shepard, 24; Gerrod Crowell, 24; and Juan Oliver, 22 — all members of the Manton street gang — pleaded guilty in Superior Court to charges related to a May 24, 2013, brawl with Hartford Soldiers rivals.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 11, 2016

Providence police: 1 teen arrested, another sought in incident related to gang feud (Providence, RI): A man affiliated with the East Side gang is arrested and a second gang member is still sought Thursday after their car crashed into a house on Smith Hill while trying to flee the police. The incident is believed to be connected to a violent feud between gangs affiliated with the East Side and Chad Brown Housing Development that's flared up again in the last several months with gunfire and threats.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: June 16, 2016

Gang member sentenced for shooting outside Providence club (Providence, RI): A Providence man was sentenced to prison Friday for a shooting a rival gang member outside a city nightclub in December.
Source: WPRI 12 News    Date: June 3, 2016

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