Sunday, May 16, 2021



Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his...

Report recommends new department to shift responsibilities from Providence police

PROVIDENCE – The city could cut costs, improve services and make its police and fire departments more efficient by creating a new department to...

PLDO names former U.S. Attorney Weisman partner

PROVIDENCE – Aaron L. Weisman, former U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island, has joined Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC as a...

Proposed taxes on high-income earners draw pushback from business community

PROVIDENCE – Two pieces of legislation pending in Rhode Island’s General Assembly are aimed at raising taxes on high-income earners, something the state's business...
HOWLAND EVANGELISTA KOHLENBERG LLP is merging with Day Pitney LLP in July.

Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg to merge with Day Pitney

PROVIDENCE – Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg LLP is merging with Day Pitney LLP, the law practice announced Tuesday. The merger is effective July 1 and will...

CRMC leader says agency focus has not changed, despite controversy over...

PROVIDENCE – A change in the leadership of the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has not diminished the state agency’s focus on education, analysis...

R.I. Supreme Court’s first Black justice sworn in

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The state Supreme Court has its first Black justice. Superior Court Judge Melissa A. Long was sworn in on Monday during a...

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