November 6, 2020

A deeper look at the case against Jonas Pierre

Despite the so-called Providence Purge not being included in the arrest report or apparently being related to...

September 21, 2020

A domestic violence survivor seeking assistance was instead assaulted by Providence police officers, lawsuit alleges

Simone Phoenix was attempting to access services for survivors of domestic abuse, and ended up assaulted by...

July 11, 2020

Providence’s civilian oversight board blocked by police from accessing body camera footage

A debate over body camera footage at PERA’s monthly meeting shows that relying on the police department...

June 21, 2020

Activists urge civilian oversight board to aid in defunding efforts

“When we’re talking about what it means to change policing in Providence … we need to start...

January 20, 2020

ACLU takes legal action over unlawful arrest of 13-year-old honors student

“When I see officers now, I just try my best to avoid them cause I feel like,...

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’...

November 11, 2019

After a decade as executive director, DARE’s Fred Ordoñez passes the torch

After leading DARE (Direct Action for Rights and Equality) for over a decade, executive director Fred Ordoñez...

March 2, 2020

Invenergy power plant application delayed 90 days by EFSB

The Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has delayed Invenergy‘s application to build a $1 billion fracked gas...

March 2, 2020

Narragansett Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas says Invenergy will not be taking water from Charlestown in a letter to tribe

In a letter from Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas to the Narragansett Indian Tribe (NIT), introduced to the...