23, Jul 2014 - Judge declines to add defendants to pension case
A Superior Court judge has turned down the state's request add municipal governments, school districts scores of other defendants to a lawsuit that challenges the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's pension system.
23, Jul 2014 - RI trooper pleads no contest to assaulting suspect - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New
Rhode Island State Police headquarters in North Scituate. Trooper James Donnelly-Taylor is arraigned on an assault charge in Providence Superior Court on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
21, Jul 2014 - Former officials sue lawyers in 38 Studios case
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two former Economic Development Corp. officials involved in Rhode Island's backing of the now-defunct 38 Studios have sued the lawyers who represented the agency in its failed $75 million state loan guarantee. The lawsuit is the latest in the ongoing legal battle involving the video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and declared bankrupt in 2012.
21, Jul 2014 - Chafee nominates new director of administration - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New En
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is nominating his policy director as director of administration. The Democrat's office said Thursday he's nominating Steven Hartford to replace Richard Licht. Licht is being sworn in as a Superior Court judge next month.
21, Jul 2014 - Fire board found in violation of open meetings law
Rhode Island's attorney general says a local fire board in Coventry violated the state's Open Meetings Law on numerous occasions last year.
21, Jul 2014 - Sex offender faces child pornography charge - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New Englan
Rhode Island State Police said Monday that a registered sex offender was charged with possession of child pornography. Martin Micheo, 70, of Providence, was arraigned in Providence District Court. His bail was set at $25,000 with surety.
19, Jul 2014 - Providence, RI Settlement Stalled; Another Lawsuit Filed over "38 Studios" in Rhode Island
Twitter: markcurtisABC6 Email" email@example.comThe legal battle over “38 Studios” is getting as intense as the games themselves.Lawyers gathered in Providence Superior Court arguing various sides of the case.The bond counsel which helped the state make the ill fated $75 million dollar loan to Curt Schilling, now wants to settle by paying Rhode Island $4–and–a–half million dollars."My clients ...
19, Jul 2014 - Providence, RI RI, law firm strike $4.4M agreement on 38 Studios
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) A law firm sued by Rhode Island's economic development agency over the failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company has agreed to settle for $4.4 million, the sides said in a court filing Friday.
19, Jul 2014 - Foster man arrested for Child Pornography
Olivia Cianci firstname.lastname@example.org Members of the Rhode Island State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force have arrested a Foster man for Possession of Child Pornography and Transfer of Child Pornography. Derek J. Holland, 31, of Thomas Parker Road in Foster was arrested this morning after members of the ICAC task force searched his home on a court-authorized warrant. Holland will ...
04, Apr 2014 - Warwick, RI McDonald sentencing continued until April 2
By MARIA SHANAHAN SRI Logo.jpg WARWICK – The sentencing of Patrick Timothy McDonald, former state senator and Narragansett town councilor, has been continued until April 2. McDonald will remain on home confinement until his new sentencing date. His sentencing was originally scheduled for today in Kent County Superior Court. Source Southern Rhode Island Newspapers var OutbrainPermaLink = 'http ...
04, Apr 2014 - Ex-chess master charged with sexual assault in RI
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former national chess master from Providence has been arrested on allegations he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl after meeting her online. Rhode Island State Police say 60-year-old David Harris was arraigned in District Court and posted $10,000 bail Tuesday. He's charged with indecent ...
04, Apr 2014 - Providence, RI $500,000 Jury Verdict Awarded To Nurse Injured At R.I. Veterans Home
PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a week-long trial, a six-person jury sitting in the Providence Superior Court yesterday rendered a $500,000 verdict against the State of Rhode Island in favor of Victoria Roach of Newport, who was injured in 2008 at the R.I. Veterans Home in Bristol. The State of Rhode Island owns and operates the 260-bed, nursing care facility. Roach was ...
04, Apr 2014 - Rhode Island workers, retirees mull pension deal
The fate of Rhode Island's landmark pension overhaul — a model cited in other states wrestling with escalating retirements — now hinges on the votes of the same government workers and retirees who sued ...
02, Apr 2014 - Judge won't release records of Chafee party probe
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island judge has rejected a newspaper's request for records of a police investigation into a party hosted by Gov. Lincoln Chafee's son, saying disclosing the documents would be an "unwarranted invasion" of privacy.
01, Apr 2014 - 2 Mass. men arrested in RI for racing on a bridge - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say two young Massachusetts men have spent the night in jail in Rhode Island on charges stemming from racing on the Newport Bridge.
01, Apr 2014 - Suspended RI official steps down as judge
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An official with the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation who recently was placed on paid leave has agreed to step down from his part-time job as a municipal court judge in North Providence.
01, Apr 2014 - 2 Mass. men arrested in RI for racing on a bridge
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say two young Massachusetts men have spent the night in jail in Rhode Island on charges stemming from racing on the Newport Bridge.