December 13, 2020

Providence releases police body cam footage from Jhamal Gonsalves incident

“You guys should have respect for him,” said an on scene witness, who then clearly stated that...

December 13, 2020

Providence releases new video in Jhamal Gonsalves investigation, comments on previous night’s protest

“We’ve not had any video that shows the point of contact, the collision… the shot that you’ll...

December 13, 2020

PVD city officials hold press conference about police cruiser-moped impact

Policing these vehicles, said Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements, “is a significant challenge with no magic solution.“...

September 27, 2020

New group, Safer Communities for Justice, seeks resolutions to unsolved murders

“I’m not going to stand back and accept that my child is a number. She’s not a...

January 12, 2020

Providence Police gang database policy ‘Tramples fundamental constitutional rights,’ lawsuit says

The department is targeting communities of color and violating local and federal law by using broad ‘association’...

October 31, 2019

ACLU says Providence cannot selectively enforce residential picketing ordinance, urges repeal

The City of Providence cannot pick and choose when to apply an ordinance against residential picketing says...

October 3, 2018

Elorza calls for swift end to bus strike, responds to ACLU letter

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza stood with School Superintendent Christopher Maher and about a dozen city and state...

January 19, 2020

Governor Raimondo’s Gun Safety Working Group holds first meeting

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo called the first meeting of her Gun Safety Working Group to order...

January 19, 2020

Raimondo announces Gun Safety Working Group

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has had some success with tasking large working groups to tackle difficult...