State Government Press Releases

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06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Ryan Beeley (age 40), of Warwick, pleaded nolo contendere today to one count of involuntary manslaughter before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini. The charge stems from a 2017 incident that resulted in the unintentional death of Beeley's 7-...
06/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that King Arthur Flour, Inc. is recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was...
06/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Today, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) recognized 25 state government agencies, quasi-public agencies, municipalities, and state colleges and universities for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its Third Annual Lead By Example Clean...
06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Juan Velasquez (age 22) pleaded guilty on June 12, 2019, to two counts of first degree robbery and one count of burglary before Providence Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. The Court sentenced him to a 35-year full sentence with 17 years to...
06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Allen Hanson (age 33), of East Providence, pleaded guilty on June 11, 2019 to one count of involuntary manslaughter. Providence County Superior Court Justice Luis M. Matos sentenced Hanson to a 30-year full sentence with 26 years to serve at the ACI...
06/13/2019
Continued deterioration leads Department to accelerate bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced the closure of the Blanchard Sawmill Bridge which carries Winsor Avenue over the Moswansicut Brook at the Scituate/Johnston line. RIDOT...
06/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea today announced the latest step in building a new Central Voter Registration System (CVRS) for Rhode Island. The CVRS is a computer database that houses the state's list of registered voters and acts as Rhode Island's election management system....
06/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a two-night, temporary closure for a portion of Route 6 in Providence near the Hartford Avenue exit. The closures are needed for the demolition phase of the $10.8 million Woonasquatucket River Bridge project. On Thursday,...
06/13/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 No arrests to report.
06/12/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Andrew McLean (age 26), of Woonsocket, pleaded guilty on June 10, 2019, before Providence County Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to one count of first-degree robbery, one count of conspiracy, one count of discharging a firearm during the...