State Government Press Releases

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Recognizing that more people use the Internet for information and to contact elected officials with questions or complaints, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has updated the Office of Attorney General website, www.riag.ri.gov, to enable constituents to contact the Office directly with two new...
"Txtng & Drivng… It Can Wait" Awareness Campaign will Include Visits to R.I. Schools Declare September 19th as "Don't Text and Drive Day" in Rhode Island Providence, RI (Wednesday, August 15, 2012) - The statistics are startling: While nearly all teenagers know that...
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Associate Justice Judith C. Savage today sentenced Jason Nickerson (DOB: 01/05/81), with a last known address of 24 Roberts Street, Woonsocket, to 60 years, with 50 to serve, on each count of the four counts of first degree sexual...
Kilmartin Also to Serve on Executive Working Group on Prosecutorial Relations and as NAAG Representative to the International Association of Prosecutors Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin was recently named co-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Criminal Law...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Associate Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Travis Garcia (DOB: 3-23-91), with a last known address of 81 Boston Street, Coventry, to 50 years at the ACI for the murder of 32-year-old Jeannine Garcia (no relation) of Providence.
Citing the decision as one that sends a strong message about covering up child abuse, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today applauded the NCAA sanctions against Penn State. "No one individual or institution is immune from the responsibility to report the physical or sexual abuse of a child,"
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced that Curtis Rogers (DOB: 3/15/74), with a last known address of 96 Franklin Street, Meridan,CT, pled guilty on Tuesday before Superior Court Associate Justice Netti C. Vogel to multiple counts of child molestation and sexual assault. His wife, Crystal...
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin will host the 14th annual Open Government Summit, to educate and inform public officials and the public about the state's Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the recently amended Access to Public Records Act (APRA). The Summit, which is free and open to...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the guilty verdict in the case of North Providence Police Chief John Whiting: "This office takes seriously its responsibility of bringing all those who break the law to justice. "That responsibility is made more...
Rhode Island to Receive Over $4 Million from Settlement Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island and various other states and the federal government have reached an agreement in principle for the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history. Under the terms...