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Target 12: City Spies


The city of Providence paying to spy on its own employees. Is it work or just wasting your tax dollars? Tim White investigates Monday at 11 on Eyewitness News.

Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo speaks during a taping of WPRI 12's Newsmakers in November 2014.

Newsmakers 11/20/2014: Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island’s governor-elect discusses her election victory, what she plans to do in her first year, and how she’ll tackle the budget deficit.

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Target 12: The Cost of Discipline


Target 12 Investigator Tim White examines a controversial law designed to protect police that, in extreme cases, could cost taxpayers big.

Jorge Elorza, mayor-elect of Providence, speaks during an interview on WPRI 12's Newsmakers in November 2014.

Newsmakers 11/14/2014: Jorge Elorza

Elorza, a Democrat and the mayor-elect of Providence, discusses his victory over Buddy Cianci and his plans for his first year in office.

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Exclusive: Sex Trafficking Survival

It’s a frightening reality – children caught up in the violent sex trade. A local survivor shares her story exclusively with Eyewitness News, hoping to help others.

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Cutting through ‘Rhode Island’s Red Tape’

In Rhode Island, a barber requires 350 days of education, a bus driver 730 days. With thousands of people desperate to find work, are the state’s rules and regulations keeping people from the jobs they need?


Newsmakers 11/6/2014: Election 2014 Roundtable

It was the first time since 1960 that the Democratic Party won a clean sweep of the Rhode Island ballot including Mayor of Providence. This week on Newsmakers, a political roundtable analyzes Nov. 4 and the days leading up to it.

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Target 12: Illegal Salvage Yards

Target 12 Investigator Tim White uncovers illegal salvage yards operating in plain sight. Some say they are an environmental hazard. So, how are they getting away with it?

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Target 12: Finding Closure

A local mausoleum abandoned. Destroyed by time and vandals. The remains of 500 Rhode Islanders inside and loved ones unable to pay respects. Only Target 12 Consumer Investigator Susan Hogan gets access inside – cutting through red tape and fighting bureaucracy – to help local families.

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Special Report: War Gear

Massive amounts of military gear deployed to local police departments. It’s supposed to protect you – but there’s a controversy over this war gear.

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Target 12: Where’s the Chief?


This week, another must-see Target 12 government waste investigation. At local fire chief under fire. Watch “Where’s the Chief?” tonight on Eyewitness News at 11 on WPRI 12.

A kit with naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. An overdose of opiates essentially makes the body forget to breathe. Naloxone works by blocking the brain receptors that opiates latch onto and helping the body "remember" to take in air. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Overdose Epidemic: The Push to Save Lives


It’s a problem we’ve been tracking for months – the drug overdose epidemic. Now, we’re talking to those on the front lines of the fight.

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Watch in full: RI Gubernatorial Debate

Candidates Gina Raimondo, Allan Fung, and Robert Healey debated the issues live on the PPAC stage two weeks before the general election.