State Government Press Releases

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07/03/2013
Progress has been made to protect consumers, but concerns remain Last year, after Google implemented a new unified privacy policy without giving consumers a meaningful opportunity to opt out, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined with fellow attorneys general in a letter to CEO...
07/02/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced the approval of the affiliation of Memorial Hospital and Care New England, with conditions, pursuant to the expedited review process of the Hospital Conversions Act. "Memorial Hospital and Care New England share strong ties to Rhode Island...
07/02/2013
After the DUI death resulting plea of Corey Johnston today before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin reminded the public about the tragic consequences of drinking and driving. "The criminal and reckless actions of this defendant, when he chose to get...
06/28/2013
The Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announced today that the Hospital Conversion Initial Application for Prime Healthcare Services and Landmark Medical Center, and affiliated entities, has been deemed complete. Pursuant to the Hospital...
06/28/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Paulo DaCosta (DOB: 6/4/74) with a last known address of 83 Smith Street, Cranston, was sentenced to 30 years, with 18 to serve, for a 2011 sexual assault. DaCosta pled nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Judith Colenback Savage on...
06/27/2013
Kilmartin to Host Meeting of International Association of Prosecutors in August Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin was recently appointed as vice-chair for the Eastern Region for the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). The appointment was announced at the NAAG Annual...
06/25/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Haley McKee, age 34, of 54 Tucker Street, Lincoln, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel for the February 17, 2011 hit and run accident that killed 23 year old George Adams of Pawtucket. McKee was sentenced to a total of...
06/25/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined with 39 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending comments to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging the Commission take action to stop "mobile cramming," the placement of unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills. ...
06/20/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Miguel Davis (DOB: 1/24/89) was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to consecutive life sentences for the March 20, 2009 murder of his romantic rival Dominique Gay. On February 22, 2013, a Providence County Superior Court...
06/19/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Michael Tully, AKA "Bang Bang," age 30, was sentenced to life in prison for the felony murder of 26-year old Ralph Joseph. A Superior Court jury found Tully guilty on April 1, 2013 of felony murder and conspiracy to rob after a trial...