State Government Press Releases

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02/08/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his office has petitioned the Rhode Island Supreme Court to intervene in Champlin's Realty Associates v. the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), a case that affects the State's coastal resources and the regulatory...
02/04/2021
State's lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers and distributors remains ongoing PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has joined a coalition of attorneys general from 47 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories in a $573 million settlement with one of...
02/03/2021
Sentencing hearing on hate crime enhancement scheduled for February 9, 2021 PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that a Barrington man was found guilty in 6th Division District Court on misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges, stemming from a...
02/02/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that two Providence men were sentenced last week in Providence County Superior Court to serve a combined 16 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to their roles in a scheme to sell firearms to...
01/28/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cranston man was sentenced on January 26, 2020 in Providence Superior Court to serve five and a half years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) stemming from his involvement in receiving kilos of cocaine shipped to his...
01/28/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that an Exeter man was sentenced in Washington County Superior Court to serve 40 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to sexually assaulting six young men; five in the 1980's during his time as a...
01/26/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott announced today that they are extending the time for completion of their review of the application of Chamber/Ivy (Prospect CharterCARE) under the Hospital Conversions Act....
01/25/2021
Affiliated Monitors, Inc., the independent consultant retained by the Office of Attorney General in 2014 to monitor Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., Prospect CharterCARE, and the other transacting parties' compliance with certain conditions set forth in the Attorney General's May 16, 2014 Hospital...
01/25/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that on January 13, 2020, a Providence man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve five years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to stabbing a man at a residence in Providence last April. ...
01/19/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Johnston man was sentenced on January 5, 2020 in Newport County Superior Court to serve eight years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after being found guilty earlier this year of breaking and entering a Jamestown...