The Gangster's Daughter
Nicole Ouimette always knew her father was different. He was in and out of prison for most of her childhood. He had a lot of money but no job. And then, one night, the FBI showed up.
LISTEN TO THE GANGSTER'S DAUGHTER
DAD'S IN THE MOB
BACK BEHIND BARS
Ouimette became the first person in New England, and the fourth in the nation, to be sentenced to life without parole under the "three-strikes-and-you're-out" provision of the 1994 federal crime bill. Courtesy of the Providence Public Library/The Providence Journal.
What Price Providence?
DEATH on the inside
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Crimetown is Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier. It is produced by Drew Nelles, Austin Mitchell, Kaitlin Roberts, and Mike Plunkett. The associate producer is Laura Sim. The show is edited by Alex Blumberg and Caitlin Kenney. Fact-checking by Mick Rouse. This episode of Crimetown was mixed, sound designed, and scored by Matthew Boll and Kenny Kusiak. The title track is “Run To Your Mama” by Goat.
Original music by John Kusiak, Jon Ivans, Edwin, and Bienart. The ad music is by Matthew Boll. The show's digital editor is Rob Szypko. The design director is Ale Lariu. Archival research by Brennan Rees.This season of Crimetown is dedicated to the memory of Zachary Malinowski. Thanks to everybody who shared their stories with us. Providence is a special place, and we're honored to tell a part of its story.