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RI ACLU Says Ticketing of Cranston Protesters is Violation of 1st Amendment

ACLU Director Steven Brown

The ACLU of RI has responded to the actions of the Cranston police who ticketed 15 peaceful protesters on Monday. 

ACLU of RI Calls AG Sessions’ Sanctuary City Threats “Unseemly Saber-Rattling”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The ACLU of RI has responded to threats made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding sanctuary cities calling them "unseemly saber-rattling."

Muksian Resigns from City of Providence, Amidst Allegations of Ties to Unqualified Job Candidate

Robin Muksian

Robin Muksian, the Director of Administration for the City of Providence, is resigning amidst allegations that she pushed forth an unqualified candidate to be the...

CCRI Considers Arming Campus Police, Concerns About “White Supremacy Arising”

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) is considering arming its campus police -- and is concerned with the issue of "increased white...

Homeless Advocates to Protest Cranston Panhandling Ordinance

Homeless Advocates will protest Cranston’s ordinance that bans panhandling by showing a public display of panhandling at the corner of Sockanosset Cross Rd....

Wired: 1980 to 1982, a Book by Paul F. Caranci

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked...

Robert Whitcomb: Raimondo’s No-Bid Contract, Gov. Baker’s MBTA, and Spring

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...

Seven Reasons Why This Was Raimondo’s Most Complicated Week

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo had as complex a week as any elected official could have. Raimondo faced highs and lows and now seems to be well...

ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Too Tall to See Traffic Light

A man is in court after running a traffic light. He tells Judge Caprio that he is too tall to see the light.  See...

Is Raimondo’s College Plan Dead? Paiva Weed’s Departure, Trump and CPAs’ Opposition

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo’s biggest legislative initiative is on the ropes. On Tuesday, Governor Gina Raimondo was scrambling to delay Senator Teresa Paiva...

Former Newport Police Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty to Wire Fraud Charges

Former Newport Police Department Sergeant and President of the Fraternal Order of Police Newport Lodge No. 8 Christopher Hayes entered a not guilty plea on wire...

Postsecondary Commissioner Purcell to Leave for Position in Alabama

Jim Purcell PHOTO: Louisiana Tech

Postsecondary Commissioner Jim Purcell is leaving the office to take a similar role as Executive Director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, his office...

Elorza’s Stance on Immigration Called “Lip Service” by Progressive Labor Leader

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced on Tuesday that he is joining a group of Mayors nationwide in "supporting immigrant communities,"  but one local community...

Paiva Weed Made it Official - She Resigns to Go to Hospital Association

Paiva Weed

Teresa Paiva Weed, the state’s first woman to serve as President of the Senate in Rhode Island, officially announced that she is...

Former ProvPlan Director Denno Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $740,000

Former Providence Plan finance director Charles Denno pleaded guilty to embezzling over $740,000 on Wednesday in federal court. Denno admitted to the court that he devised...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Morse: Dying to Help

Yadira Arroyo

Yadira Arroyo, a FDNY EMT with fourteen years experience was killed last week, run down by a person who stole the vehicle she considered her...

Neighbors Up Pressure on East Side Suboxone Clinic

The original sign, which was removed and replaced with a smaller one, after neighbors cited statute for size.

A group of East Side residents is increasing their opposition to the Suboxone clinic on the corner of Lloyd and Thayer, despite the City of...

NEW: Roger Williams Students Studying in London are Safe Following Attack

All 21 Roger Williams students studying at the University of Westminster in London are safe following the attack that left four people dead on Wednesday. 

slides: Which New England State is Most Dependent on Federal Funds

Which New England state is the most federally dependent?  According to a recent study done by WalletHub, Rhode Island is the third most...

Former State Police Col. O’Donnell Ran a FBI/Bulger Like Deal with Informant, Says “The Ghost”


In a nearly thirty minute live interview on GoLocal LIVE, Charles “The Ghost” Kennedy alleges that former RI State Police Superintendent Steven O...

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