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  • 1 killed, 1 injured in shooting outside housing complex

    Saturday Sep 22 | via WLNE-TV Providence 

    The Providence Journal reports that a gunman ran to a parking lot at 60 Prairie Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday and opened fire. Providence police say a 19-year-old man from Newport was hit by the gunfire and taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where he died.

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  • Newport teen killed, Providence man injured in overn...

    Saturday Sep 22 | via WLNE-TV Providence 

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Police are investigating after a Newport teenager was killed and a Providence man was injured in a double shooting early Saturday Morning in Providence. Providence Police Major David Lapatin said Police are searching for a suspect who opened fire in the parking lot outside a housing complex on Prairie Avenue around 1:00 a.m. Saturday before fleeing the scene.

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  • Robert DeLuca says he's put mob life behind him and ...

    Aug 23, 2018 | via Boston Herald 

    Thomas Leonard Hillary, left, now in the federal witness protection program, thanks his best man Robert DeLuca at Hillarys 1976 wedding at Rosecliff in Newport, R.I. A made man in the New England Mafia facing 20 years in prison for lying to the FBI about the 1993 murder of Boston businessman Steven DiSarro claims he turned his back on the mob seven years ago and was "saved" by God. Robert "Bobby" DeLuca, 73, is asking U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper to punish him with no more than four years behind bars when she sentences him Tuesday .

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