State Government Press Releases

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12/20/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Anthony Harris (age 27), of Dorchester, MA, pleaded guilty in Providence County Superior Court on December 12, 2019 to one count of first-degree robbery. Superior Court Justice Luis M. Matos sentenced Harris to 12 years with six years to serve at...
12/19/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising home and commercial bakers to avoid using luster dust products to decorate cakes and other food items unless the products are specifically manufactured to be edible. A "non-toxic" label does not indicate that a product is edible. The...
12/19/2019
Dedicated State Police unit aims to save lives and prevent serious injuries from impaired driving crashes The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Rhode Island State Police (RISP) and the Rhode Island Attorney General Office (RIAG) today announced the creation of...
12/19/2019
December 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Providence, RI: On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 the Board of Elections held its 2nd Post-Election Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) Pilot in its warehouse in Providence. The Board was assisted in this state-of-the-art audit by the Boards of Canvassers in...
12/17/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that there will be a special election for Representative in General Assembly District 56 to fill the seat of Representative Shelby Maldonado. The special election will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Representative District 56...
12/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced lane closures on sections of Route 6 and I-295 to improve the visibility of temporary lane striping in bridge construction zones. The closures are scheduled to take place Friday, December 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lane...
12/17/2019
On December 12, 2019, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging three defendants with 30 felony counts stemming from an investigation into bribery, obtaining...
12/16/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Carlton Vose (age 50), of Pawtucket, was found guilty on December 12, 2019 by a Providence County Superior Court jury on six counts of criminal neglect of an adult with severe impairments. The jury returned the verdict after four and a half hours of...
12/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has announced the successful launch of Rhode Island's new Central Voter Registration System (CVRS). The CVRS is a computer database that houses the state's list of registered voters and acts as Rhode Island's candidate management system. The new...
12/14/2019
Media Contact: Lieutenant Kenneth D. Jones, Statewide Officer-in-Charge, 401-585-4150 At 8:31 AM, Troopers arrested Jeffrey Then, age 28, of 203 River Avenue Apartment 1 Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear, on the original charge of Domestic Simple...