Category Archives: Local News

Sunday coronavirus roundup

Sunday coronavirus roundup

A firefighter tested positive for the coronavirus in the town of East Greenwich and eight of the force’s 33 firefighters are quarantined, officials said. MORE

Student sues URI; Bradley cancels biggest annual fundraiser

Student sues URI; Bradley cancels biggest annual fundraiser

A former student at the University of Rhode Island has sued the school’s trustees seeking reimbursement for part of his tuition and fees because the school moved to distance learning in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Defendant sentenced for role in multi-state drug ring

Defendant sentenced for role in multi-state drug ring

A Dominican man who pleaded guilty to his role in a drug ring that distributed fentanyl and cocaine to Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts has been sentenced in federal court to the more than two years he has already served.MORE

Providence police officer charged with assault

Providence police officer charged with assault

A 17-year veteran Providence police officer was charged with simple assault and suspended with pay pending an internal investigation into an incident April 19 on Knight Street on Federal Hill. MORE

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