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Former Governor Chafee Questions “Mistakes” in Providence Police Shooting

Lincoln Chafee

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee appeared on GoLocal LIVE, where he spoke to the recent police shooting in Providence that resulted in the death...

RI ACLU Re-Staffs Hotline for Food Stamp Complaints Related to UHIP

ACLU Director Steve Brown

The ACLU of Rhode Island announced that it is re-staffing a telephone hotline for people to call if they are having trouble with...

Dominican National Indicted on Multiple Drug & Gun Charges

Mario Alexandro Martinez-Lara, a Dominican national previously convicted and incarcerated in federal and state prisons on drug trafficking charges was named in a 15-count federal...

Top Union Leader Warns Time Is Running Out for a PawSox Deal

Michael Sabitoni

One of Rhode Island’s most influential labor leaders is warning that time is running out to get a PawSox deal competed and RI...

VIDEO: Dog Poop Shaming on Providence’s East Side

A still from the video of the East resident, looking to find out who left the dog poop.

While the City of Providence is dealing with a fatal police shooting, stabbings, and murders, one East Sider is concerned with a crime of personal...

Providence Shooting: ACLU Raises New Questions About Chase

RI ACLU's Steve Brown

The controversial police shooting on I-95 last Thursday of Joseph Santos came under greater scrutiny when ACLU Executive Director Steve Brown raised significant questions about...

GoLocal Interview: Stacey Lee Tessier — Mother of Shooting Victim Joseph Santos’ Daughter

Tessier and Santos - parents of a 9-year-old girl

Stacey Lee Tessier, the mother of Joseph Santos' daughter, told GoLocal that Santos -- who was killed by police on Thursday, November 9 -- was one...

Guest MINDSETTER™ DiPersio: Domestic Violence Demands Gun Control Legislation

Last month, Governor Raimondo signed legislation to keep guns away from domestic abusers.  As Rep. Teresa Tanzi stated, “At last, victims of domestic...

RI State Police Release Names of Troopers Involved in Shooting

Rhode Island State Police Colonel Ann Assumpico has released the name of the Rhode Island State Police Trooper whose cruiser was stolen, as well as...

NEW: Providence Police Releases Radio Recordings From Providence Shooting

The Providence Police Department has released the radio traffic from the officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of Joseph Santos and critical injuries...


SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by the Department of CITY CLERK, CITY HALL, PROVIDENCE, RI until 2:15 o'clock P.M. on MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017, at which...

Official Obituary: Joseph Santos

Joseph Santos

Read the official obituary of Joseph Santos, the man killed in the Providence Police shooting on I-95: 

CCRI Faculty Union Head Raises Nepotism Concerns

The head of the CCRI faculty union is raising nepotism concerns with the administration.

The head of the Community College of Rhode Island Faculty Association (CCRIFA) is questioning the college hiring the sister of a CCRI Dean -- and...

ACLU Says Many Questions Remain Unanswered Following Police Shooting

The Rhode Island ACLU has issued its analysis of the November 9 police shooting in Providence that resulted in the death of Joseph Santos...

Did Providence Police Follow Pursuit Policy in Santos Chase and Death?

RI State Police and Providence Police in chase of Santos and Demers

In 2014, the Providence Police issued a 15-page policy outlining pursuits and it specifically delineates under what conditions a pursuit is allowed. According to the Department...

UNAP Calls Care New England’s Effort to Close Memorial Hospital Intensive Care “Irreponsible”

Memorial Hospital

The United Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (UNAP) General Counsel Chris Callaci has released a statement regarding Care New England notified Memorial Hospital medical staff...

Former Brown President Simmons Named To Head Texas University

Ruth Simmons

Former Brown University President Ruth Simmons has been named President of Prairie View A&M University, the school announced.  Simmons had...

Whitcomb: All Bow to Amazon; Mainers Want More Medicaid; Money Underwater; Perfectly Awful Penthouse

Robert Whitcomb

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights of the global and local issues that...

Speaker Mattiello Targeted By City of Pawtucket with Ads in Cranston Newspaper

Speaker of the House Nick Mattiello on GoLocal LIVE on Monday

Sometimes desperate people take desperate actions. The City of Pawtucket is using ads in the Cranston Herald to target Speaker Nick Mattiello.

Morgan Who Took RISP Cruiser Charged with 6 Counts and 2 Others Charged for Harboring

Mederios and Read have been charged with harboring Morgan

Donald Morgan, 35, who allegedly stole a State Police cruiser was charged with six counts. And, two others have been charged with harboring a fugitive.

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