Hearing over homeless encampment postponed; National Guard activated to set up warming station

Updated at 3:34 p.m. on Dec. 14

R.I. SUPERIOR COURT Judge David Cruise has left in place a temporary restraining order that blocks evictions from homeless camp outside the Statehouse in Providence, and he scheduled a new hearing in the case for Dec. 16. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CASSIUS SHUMAN
PROVIDENCE – The legal fight over a homeless encampment outside the R.I. Statehouse has been extended. R.I. Superior Court Judge David Cruise on Wednesday postponed a scheduled hearing and left in place a temporary restraining order that blocks the state’s attempt to evict homeless people camped on the Statehouse grounds. A new hearing has been…

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