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Newport police detective won’t be charged in violent Thames Street arrests captured in viral videos

Bystander videos from the June incident show Detective Patrick Walsh knocking a passerby to the ground and punching him in the head as he lies near the curb. A statewide grand jury has declined to indict Walsh.

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Rhode Island political news: September 2022

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders.


Brigham researchers probe how late eating could lead to weight gain

In another blow to the midnight snack, a new study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital adds to the evidence that late eating leads to increased risk of obesity, researchers said.


R.I. Board of Elections adopts protocol to proof and test ballots on voting machines that assist voters with disabilities

Before the September primary, the new ExpressVote machines had erroneously displayed some 2018 candidates on 2022 ballots in four cities, and misspelled Providence mayoral candidate Gonzalo Cuervo’s name.


In Narragansett, short-term rental debate weighs owners’ rights, community concerns

Councilwomen who drafted a restrictive ordinance say something needs to be done: “We’re losing community and it’s driving up the prices.” Critics say the plan is an encroachment on property rights.


BankRI to build new headquarters in Providence

Construction begins in summer 2023 on a six-story building on former I-195 land at the corner of South Main and Pike streets.


Generational change is coming to Rhode Island - across every sector

Over the next year, key leaders in the nonprofit, government, and business world are set to leave their jobs. Can Rhode Island handle the change?


RICAS results won’t be released until after the election

The Ed Department says test results will be delayed because it's planning a comprehensive rollout that will give students easier access to their scores.