State Government Press Releases

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09/19/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, said an investigation by the State Police and North Providence Police Department has led to the identification of a body found in an apartment building at 1245 Smith Street in...
09/18/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, said Troopers are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Providence earlier tonight. The crash occurred at...
09/18/2017
Calling the so-called package of "justice reinvestment" bills a result of a sham commission controlled by the Governor with a pre-determined outcome and whose members were never given an opportunity to vote on final package, Attorney General Kilmartin is warning legislators and the Governor that...
09/18/2017
CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Jose. Rhode Island coastal communities are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning. Jose slowly continues to track closer to New England with the effects of the...
09/18/2017
Actions against two companies that misclassified employees as independent contractors help secure nearly $1 million in back pay for 200 workers plus civil penalties of $1.3 million. CRANSTON, RI The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the...
09/18/2017
Monday, September 18 Position: Customer Service Associate Job Number: 759793 Employer: Cumberland Farms Location: Westerly, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Manufacturing Recruitment Job...
09/17/2017
On September 17, 2017 at 1:06 AM, Troopers arrested Joseph Palma, age 30, of 30 Hobson Avenue, North Providence RI on a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for arraignment on the original charge of Driving on a Suspended License originating out of Smithfield Police Department.
09/17/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan District "A" Commander, State Police Headquarters, 401-444-1008 At 10:00 AM, Troopers arrested Luis Rodriguez, age 46, of 558 East 181st Street Apt. 9H Bronx, New York, for Fugitive from Justice out of Lancaster Pennsylvania for the original charge of...
09/15/2017
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has been notified of a recall of Maine mussels. The affected product was harvested on September 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 from Frenchman's Bay in Maine. This recall is being initiated because levels of the toxin that cause Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP)...
09/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined with attorneys general around the country in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach impacting 143 million people. ...