PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani, an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island hotel is removing portraits of late Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) in response to a complaint about his criminal history.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new play about Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see), the infamous mayor of Providence who was forced out of office twice due to felonies, will debut in September.
Cianci’s ex-wife gets a break in traffic court TV show
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ex-wife of infamous Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci had her parking tickets forgiven during an appearance on a court television show.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Cianci is again running for office in Providence.
Steven Cianci, a second cousin of the late Mayor Buddy Cianci, is running for a seat on the City Council.
The Democrat launched his campaign Tuesday at a pizza restaurant with about 75 supporters, according to campaign manager Hamlet Lopez.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The story of the notorious late Mayor Buddy Cianci, who was forced out of office twice, is coming to the stage.
Trinity Repertory Company in Providence announced on Thursday that it has commissioned playwright George Brant to write a play or musical adaptation of "The Prince of Providence," the 2004 book detailing Cianci's tumultuous two decades at the city's helm.
RI high court rules ex-Cianci aide may keep partial pension
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A key figure in the corrupt administration of late Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is allowed to keep part of his pension.
The Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Cianci's former director of administration, Frank Corrente, may collect $1,852.61 per month.
Corrente was caught on undercover FBI video taking a $1,000 bribe. He was convicted in 2002 on six charges, including racketeering.
Buddy Cianci’s family says TV pilot in the works
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The nephew of late Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) says the family has struck a deal to make his uncle's life into a TV show.
Brad Turchetta (tur-KET'-ah) tells WLNE-TV (http://bit.ly/2rj30NY ) that interest in Cianci is high due to the recently concluded podcast "Crimetown." The podcast tells the story of Cianci's rise as a mob-busting prosecutor who became mayor, then was forced from office twice due to felonies.
Buddy Cianci’s charities overhauled a year after his death
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The charitable endeavors started by former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci have been overhauled, a year after Cianci died at age 74.
Rhode Island’s top 2016 stories include Cianci, wind, ethics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's year began with the death of one of the most infamous mayors in American history: Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see).
It ended with the opening of the nation's first offshore wind farm.
Those are among the top stories in the state for 2016.
‘Crimetown’ podcast tells of mob and political corruption
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The podcast "Crimetown" opens with the mayor of Providence attacking a man with a lit cigarette and a fireplace log.
It's one of the many stranger-than-fiction tales about the late Mayor Buddy Cianci, the mafia and the city they both once ruled in this serial podcast from two of the people behind HBO's documentary miniseries "The Jinx."
Cianci family challenges fiancée’s claim to mayor’s estate
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Lawyers for the family of former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci are challenging his fiancée's claim to a portion of his estate.
WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2dg3vD6) that Cianci estate's recently submitted an objection to Tara Marie Haywood's petition as well as her claim the two going to wed before the 74-year-old died in January from cancer.
Providence Journal investigative reporter Malinowski dies
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — W. Zachary Malinowski, an award-winning investigative reporter for The Providence Journal, has died following a battle with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
The newspaper reported that Malinowski, known as Bill, died at home Thursday. He was 57.
During his 30-year career at the Journal, Malinowski covered a range of stories, from organized crime to public corruption in the administrations of former Rhode Island Gov. Edward DiPrete and former...