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RIPTA Blocks Requests for Information from Family of Dead 9-Year-Old and Media

Ani Emdjian was killed in an accident with a RIPTA bus

Two years ago a nine-year-old girl named Ani Emdjian was killed by a RIPTA bus on Smith Street. The incident was just one of many...

READ Key Court Documents in RIPTA Case Involving Death of 9-Year-Old RI Girl in ‘15

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has refused to provide information about accidents involving RIPTA vehicles despite requests by GoLocal and, now, lawyers for...

10 Babies Dead in RI in 26 Months, 2 New Near Deaths & Little Outrage

In Rhode Island, ten babies all under 18-months old, have died in the past 26 months, and at a recent State House hearing, it was disclosed...

Cardi Corp Pays Feds $500K for Improper Work on I-Way Bridge

Providence River Bridge PHOTO: Cardi

Cardi Corporation will pay $500,000 to resolve the federal government’s claims that in 2007 Cardi Corporation improperly installed a crash railing on the I-195...

Wired: 1999 to 2000, A Book by Paul 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...

Prospect of Arming Campus Police at CCRI Draws Opposition

CCRI will seek community input on arming campus police, and the RI ACLU has already weighed in.

The Community College of Rhode Island is poised to hold campus conversations in the fall on whether to arm campus police - or not -...

Robert Whitcomb: New Main Streets; Lifespan’s Threat; & University Bloat

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...

RI Uber Drivers Warn That “Criminal Drivers” From MA Are Invading

GoLocal has been told by Rhode Island-based Uber drivers that Massachusetts' stringent background check requirements for Uber and Lyft drivers are sending hundreds if not...

video: ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Judge Caprio More Interested in Baby’s Name

A woman is in court after making an illegal right hand turn, but Judge Caprio is more interested in what she's naming her baby.

Picture of the Week: Umberto Crenca

The amazing Umberto Crenca's self portrait titled, "Flower Power." He is the founder of AS220 and is one of the most respected artists.

Twin River Spending Millions with Out-of-State Firms to Build Hotel

TV campaign to promote Twin River's expansion in 2012.

Twin River Casino is using an out-of-state architectural firm for its new hotel in Lincoln, as well as out-of-state consultants to do structural and electrical...

NEW: Former Patriots Star Hernandez Cleared of Double Murder Charges

Aaron Hernandez cleared of double murder charges

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was cleared of committing a double murder in 2012 by a jury on Friday. 

video: New England Pride TV Starring Dale LePage, Season 2 Episode 2

New England Pride TV Season 2, Episode 2

Dale LePage has launched season 2 episode 2 of his show "New England Pride TV."

3 Providence Brothers, Previously Deported, Arrested for Leading Major Drug Cartel

FBI Arrests 15 for running heroin and cocaine supply chain in New England

The three brothers, who allegedly reentered the county after having been previously convicted of felony drug crimes and deported, arranged for several shipments of multi-kilograms...

Former RI Director of Health Supports Marijuana Legalization, But Opposes Proposed Bill

Dr. Michael Fine

In an interview with GoLocal, Former Rhode Island Director of Health Michael Fine said that while he supports the concept of legalizing marijuana, he strongly...

GOP, RI Commerce, and Speaker Say Any Stadium Funding Will Have To Be Approved By RI Legislature

Commerce's Stefan Pryor

The RI GOP House caucus sparked the move and Speaker Nick Mattiello and RI Commerce are in support of legislative approval of any stadium deal....

International Epidemiologist Stoneburner to Speak at Committee on Foreign Relations Meeting

Rand Stoneburner PHOTO: Linkedin

Leading international epidemiologist Rand Stoneburner, M.D. will speak at the next Providence Committee on Foreign Relations meeting. 

Lucchino in San Diego: “Are the Padres Married to the Mob?”

Larry Lucchino, now the leader of the PawSox ownership group was equally as controversial when he led the effort to build a new park in...

Cranston Firefighter Response to GoLocal Editorial

I would like to respond to the GoLocal editorial on April 10 concerning fire/police residency. The Editorial was titled, "EDITORIAL: The House Passed the...

RI DEM Warns of Black Bears Coming Out of Hibernation

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is reminding residents to remove potential food sources from their properties due to black bears coming out of...

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