State Government Press Releases

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03/30/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 17 Attorneys General, filed a new amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) opposing President Trump's third travel ban. The brief was filed in Trump v. Hawaii (No. 17-965), ahead of arguments before the SCOTUS...
03/30/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has retained the national law firm Motley Rice to work with the Office in its investigation involving prescription opiate manufacturers and distributors in anticipation of potential civil action on behalf of...
03/30/2018
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Antonio Whitfield (age 29) 235 Rathbun Street Woonsocket, RI P1-2018-0663A<
03/29/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the Coventry National Guard water system has been lifted. This system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because the water system lost pressure. Before consuming water from this system again, people should...
03/29/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joseph "Black" Segrain (age 34), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today to a total of 90 years with 80 years to serve, of which 35 years is non-parolable, for his role in the January 9, 2017 daytime drive-by shooting in downtown Providence that left...
03/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI In a letter sent to the Division of Public Utilities &amp; Carriers last week, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced his plan to propose legislation that will further protect Rhode Island consumers who are doing business with alternate electric suppliers while protecting potential...
03/29/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 10:00 AM, Troopers arrested Luis Martinez Garcia, age 30, of 336 Rathbun Street, Woonsocket, RI, for: Affidavit and Arrest Warrant out of the Woonsocket Police Department on the charges of Domestic Breaking and...
03/28/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisories that had been in place for Clark Memorial Library in Carolina and The Village on Chopmist Hill in Glocester have been lifted. These systems were required to issue Precautionary Boil Water Advisories because they lost pressure. Before consuming water from...
03/28/2018
Following a 15-month period of growth, global stock markets posted a 4.07 percent loss in the month of February. During this volatility, the Back to Basics investment strategy brought stability to Rhode Island's pension fund, resulting in a -2.64 percent return on the month, outperforming the...
03/28/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Lynda Proietti (age 42), of Danielson, CT, was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of one count of felony patient abuse in a healthcare facility and two counts of misdemeanor patient abuse in a healthcare facility. ...