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When a 19-year-old woman reported being raped at knifepoint in her Pawtucket apartment in August 1985, police quickly focused on Norberto Andrade. Norberto Andrade she was convicted in 1987 and sentenced to life in prison. Professing his innocence, new DNA evidence on him shows that he could not have committed the crime. Find out how the tenacity of his legal team led to the collapse of this decades-long lawsuit.
How much home in Rhode Island can $400,000 buy? This is the median new selling price for single-family homes in Ocean State, according to data from the Rhode Island Real Estate Association. But it shows that the manic and panicked pace of sales during the pandemic is finally slowing as buyers repel the very high prices.
And new questions are swirling around the TV court show “Caught in Providence,” with District Court Chief Judge Frank Caprio announcing his retirement on Friday after 40 years on the bench. There have been conflicting reports from the judge’s two brothers, and Judge Caprio is still negotiating an unpaid “honor” role on the court.
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A Brown University student who was reported missing late last week died after a bicycle crash inside a construction area near the Henderson Bridge, according to East Providence police.
Medical inspectors determined that Jeffrey Schreier, an undergraduate studying applied mathematics, died of a fractured spine and his death was ruled an accident, Capt. James Nelson said Wednesday. .
“We are aware of the impact this loss will have on Brown and our community members beyond, and will continue to work to support Jeff’s family and friends in the coming days,” said the university’s president. A joint letter from the universities of Rashid Zia and Brown said: Vice President for Campus Life, Eric Estes.
University: Brown University mourns student killed in weekend bike accident
Don’t wait until dinner for Providence’s Winter Restaurant Week, which runs through January 21st.
Lunch specials are served at 23 restaurants across the state. how fun is that?
With approximately 60 participating restaurants from inside and outside Providence, Providence Restaurant Weeks has entries for all levels. You’ll find easy deals, like a free dessert with any entree purchase, or a five-course dinner.
dining:Restaurant Week Near Providence: Here Are The Deals You Can’t Miss
Some power plants that were supposed to feed the region’s grid during peak demand on Christmas Eve have failed to deliver power, grid operator ISO New England said this week.
These generators are now facing $39 million in fines for not performing when needed, per an agreement with ISO New England, which declared them short on capacity on Christmas Eve. request.
According to ISO New England spokesman Matt Cockley, the capacity shortfall occurred when the New England swath experienced widespread power outages as a result of power distribution system problems caused by the storm.
energy: Power plant faces millions in fines after plant fails in Christmas Eve storm
The program is gaining national attention as Providence College leaps to the top of the Big East men’s basketball rankings.
The monks checked in at number 19 in the latest Associated Press poll released Monday. This is his debut in the Top 25 for Providence in 2022-23. The Ed Cooley-led team spent his 13 weeks in the elite in his 2021-22 campaign of a dream.
Wednesday’s 73-61 home victory over No. 4 Connecticut and Saturday’s 83-80 home grind past St. John’s strengthened the Monks’ status update. They robbed him of a 24-3 start overall before he peaked in eighth place last February and eventually won his first conference title in program history.
college hoop: Providence Basketball is the 19th-ranked team in the nation. Here’s how we got there.
Development in Rhode Island is at stake between the housing crisis, skyrocketing rents, sports stadiums and the constant conversion of commercial space to housing.
There are details like the proposed ‘affordable’ apartment complex in Providence and the fate of the possible Fannet Tower. There are features like home building programs based on “sweat equity” that require homeowners to literally build their own homes.
We’ve got market updates and guides for everything you need to know about selling a home or buying a home now. And so on, according to government reports.
The Providence Journal covers all forms of development, especially as the pandemic has brought new twists and turns to everyday people’s lives.
Land use:New Developments in Oceania: Apartments, Subsidies, Stadiums
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