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R.I. pediatrician accused of molesting 7-year-old girl

Dr. David Healey of Barrington, R.I., is being held without bail on a charge of molesting a girl known to him. He has been listed at offices in North Providence and Worcester, Mass.


US Senate confirms Melissa DuBose as first Black and first openly LGBTQ judge on US District Court in R.I.

“DuBose’s confirmation matters because judicial diversity — both personal and professional — helps to build public trust in courts, improves judicial decision-making, and strengthens our democracy,” activist Maya Wiley said.

Providence woman charged in hit-and-run that killed 85-year-old woman

Caitlin Kelly, 28, was arrested after police identified her as the owner of the vehicle that allegedly fled the scene of the crash and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death, officials said.


Inside the hung jury for Providence police officer charged with beating handcuffed man

A jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the 2020 case earlier this week, resulting in a mistrial for Sergeant Joseph Hanley. The juror who voted to acquit Hanley said they still had “significant doubt” after deliberating.

Rhode Island man sentenced in drunk driving crash that left one teenager dead 2022

Alexander Krajewski, 32, of North Kingstown, was given a 15-year sentence in Washington County Superior Court, with 12 years to be served in prison and three years suspended, with probation, Neronha’s office said in a statement.


Rhode Island man charged with setting off explosives in Hopkinton, R.I.

The police department received more than 100 calls about the explosions from residents in the Ashaway, Westerly, and Richmond areas in Western Rhode Island.

Rhode Island man sentenced to state prison for violent parking lot robbery in 2022

Anthony Richardson, 21, was given a 40-year sentence, with 20 years to be served in the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston and the second half of his sentence suspended, with probation, officials said.


Former North Kingstown coach who conducted ‘naked fat tests’ wants molestation, sexual assault charges dismissed

Laywers for Aaron Thomas, who performed “fat testing” on about 600 teen boys over 28 years, argue there was no sexual arousal.