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Raimondo Appoints Melissa A. Long to Superior Court

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her appointment of Melissa A. Long to the Rhode Island Superior Court. Her name will be submitted to the state senate this week for confirmation. "Melissa brings decades of experience in public service and public interest law to the bench," Raimondo said. "As a court of record, the Superior Court must protect the public interest by making decisions on a wide variety of legal topics. I am confident that Melissa's varied background will serve her well in this new role." Melissa A. Long, Esq. has been the Deputy Secretary of State and…
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Trump recibe al presidente panameño en la Casa Blanca

VOA - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Turmp, recibió este lunes en la Casa Blanca a su homólogo de Panamá, Juan Carlos Varela. Los líderes de gobierno reafirmaron la “fuerte alianza” entre y Panamá, al igual que el compromiso de los dos países para enfrentarse a temas claves de seguridad, como el crimen organizado transnacional y el tráfico de drogas, de acuerdo con un comunicado de prensa de la Casa Blanca. En su cuenta de Twitter, el presidente Varela agradeció al presidente Trump por “un dialogo productivo” enfocado en fortalecer los lazos bilaterales de ambas naciones de cara a…
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RI State Police earlier today arrested a wrong-way on I-95 driver for DUI; seize gun from another motorist stopped for driving 100+ MPH

SCITUATE, RI -- Rhode Island State Police early today arrested two people for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including one motorist stopped for driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Hopkinton. Also today, in an unrelated incident, troopers seized a gun from a motorist who was allegedly travelling at speeds over 100 miles an hour on Interstate 95 in Warwick. Captain Matthew Moynihan said the wrong-way driver was arrested about 2:15 after several people called 911 to report a car driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Exit 1 in Hopkinton. Troopers…
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What do baseball and diesel have in common?

DISCOVERY EN ESPAÑOL’S DIESEL BROTHERS TAKE THE MOUND FOR ALL STAR TWO-PART MLB-THEMED SPECIAL The new episodes feature Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera and former players Pedro Martínez and Carlos Peña. Miami, Florida, June 13, 2017 - What do baseball and diesel have in common? The answer is a DIESEL BROTHERS special, coming to the Discovery en Español screen featuring Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera and MLB Network analysts Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and former All-Star Carlos Peña. The two-night special will air as part of the 'Lunes de Motores' programming block on Monday, June 19 and Monday, June 26 at…
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Raimondo Marks Memorial Day by Ordering Flags Lowered

PROVIDENCE, - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until 12pm on Monday, May 29th in observation of Memorial Day. Flags should return to full-staff at 12pm. "Memorial Day is a time to come together to honor the fallen," Raimondo said. "We endure as a nation because of the men and women who laid down their lives to protect this land that we love." Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff during this time…
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