Democrat LaFortune will succeed longtime Councilman Kevin Jackson, who was recalled from office in May.
According to court documents, the suspect bragged to federal agents that he sold some of the goods he bought to drug dealers.
The former House speaker returned to Rhode Island for the first time in more than two years.
Top tickets to the Aug. 28 cocktail reception are $2,500 to attend a VIP roundtable with the governor.
“President Trump should pick his words more carefully,” argued House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan, a possible candidate for governor.
The city is removing its foreign language requirement in favor of more elective courses.
The state’s largest health insurer showed signs of recovery after losing $35 million in 2016.
Voters in Newport and Jamestown will go to the polls next week to choose former Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed’s successor.
A second defendant is scheduled to stand trial in the fall in connection with the alleged drug lab that was blamed for starting the 2015 Pro…
Democrat Nirva LaFortune will take on Republican David Lallier Jr. and independent Chris Reynolds.
Monday is a holiday in Rhode Island – and only in Rhode Island. Since 1975, no other state has kept observing the end of World War II.
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The suspect allegedly involved at least one child in sexually explicit images.
The disgraced former House speaker is expected to be transferred to a halfway house in Pawtucket as early as next week.
The former lawmaker and state Democratic Party chairman, now a top official at RIC, spoke to Target 12 about his role.
Despite Abdullah’s claim that he had permission to move to Rhode Island, he was arrested as a probation violator.
The hospital system’s operations have lost $46 million in the first nine months of its current fiscal year.
The firms credited Providence with improving its financial picture, but raised concerns about the pension system.
Courtney Hawkins, who took over after her predecessor was forced to resign, said the goal is to have the system stable by October.
The R.I. Supreme Court Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline announced its decision Wednesday.
Mayor Elorza has said the city should generate revenue from the water supply, but he doesn’t want to privatize the system.
The ID cards will allow residents to do business with city, interact with law enforcement and use the public library.
CCRI maintains the vast majority of its students already stay in Rhode Island after college.
The school department is accused of failing to investigate criminal misconduct.
A federal judge expressed concern that patients would not be able to distinguish between walk-in clinics and emergency rooms.