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Morgan Accused of Using Two Identities to Circumvent Campaign Finance Laws
A Warwick resident has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission alleging Rhode Island State Rep. Patricia Morgan, also the Deputy Minority Leader, used two names to make campaign contributions in violation of campaign finance laws.
RI murder convict seeks DNA testing of evidence
A West Warwick man who is serving a life sentence in the 1995 murder-for-hire of a pregnant teenager is asking for new DNA tests on evidence gathered at the crime scene.
Semi Burns Outside Coventry Home Depot
A tractor trailer burst into flames outside the Home Depot in Centre of New England Boulevard in Coventry Tuesday afternoon, destroying the truck but causing no significant damage to the store thanks to quick actions actions by firefighters.
Police logs - July 22
Herman E. Smith III, 37, of 50 George Ave., Apt. 1, was charged Sunday with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license or registration, misuse of markers, failure to have minimum insurance and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.
Coventry Court Log: DUIs, Stolen Car, Numerous Dismissals
Beth A. Caeica, 42, of 680 Washington St., Coventry, pleaded no contest to shoplifting.
The Coventry Courier
Chafee signs legislation allowing state aid to fund school program
Full-day kindergarten may be a possibility in Coventry as Governor Lincoln Chafee signed legislation earlier this week allowing state aid to be provided to those Rhode Island cities and towns that have not implemented the day-long program starting in 2017.
Firefighter who Helped Saved Man after Boat Crash to be Commended
The Portsmouth Town Council tonight will issue a commendation to the Portsmouth Fire Department's Lt.
New Cumberland Farms stores keep coffee flowing
WE'LL HAVE THEM, TOO: Three new Warwick Cumberland Farms stores will look like this Johnston store and regional headquarters on Route 6. Paul Freeman knows Rhode Islanders are chemists.
Governor Signs Bill to Fully Fund All-Day K
Rhode Island cities and towns that have not implemented all-day kindergarten programs but are working to implement them by the next school year will get a big boost in the form of state aid in the 2016-2017 school year.
Robert Bethea is being held without bail in the death of Shelina Moreino.
A West Warwick man was ordered held without bail after being charged with the murder of his estranged wife on Mother's Day.
DEM: Stolen bows may have been sold online
Twelve bows were stolen during a break-in at a Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management facility and the agency says some of them may have been sold on Craigslist.
Local Man Charged with Impersonating a Cop
A local man was charged with impersonating a police officer and unlawfully possessing a weapon.