NEW: Pro-Choice RI Reproductive Privacy Act Passes House Judiciary, Full House to Take Up Thursday

The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee voted legislation out of committee on Tuesday to codify Roe v. Wade in Rhode… Read More


Cheat Sheet 62, FBI Files: Good Eating and Betting at the Chalet Restaurant

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


A Key Player in the Patriarca Era Retires - Vespia Steps Down

Vincent Vespia and Raymond Patriarca are inexplicably linked together. In the early 1980s, Vespia, then a top State Police… Read More


Cheat Sheet 61, FBI Files: Coia Called Patriarca a “Saint,” RI Country Club & Breeding Rottweilers

The tangled web between Ray Patriarca, head of the New England crime family, and Arthur Coia has had many twists over… Read More


Cheat Sheet 60, FBI Files: Is Coia Son Like Father?

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Cheat Sheet 59, FBI Files: Coia’s Relationship with Patriarca, FBI and the Clintons

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Cheat Sheet 58, FBI Files: Patriarca and Coia, the Massive Effort to Prosecute

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Cheat Sheet 57, FBI Files: Did Patriarca Run Laborers’ International

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Cheat Sheet 56, FBI Files: Raymond Patriarca Dies

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 56 (Quonset Robbery)

It wasn't the Brinks robbery or the Bonded Vault, but in 1980 Patriarca's crime family made a big score in a robbery… Read More


PHOTOS: Murders Tied to Patriarca Family (Warning Graphic)

The legacy of Raymond Patriarca has often been romanticized, aka "he kept Federal Hill safe." The reality is that he oversaw… Read More


slides: PHOTOS: Patriarca’s Crime Family

The Patriarca crime family reigned for fifty years and the range of crimes were endless. GoLocal has secured police line-up… Read More


Cheat Sheet 55, FBI Files: FBI Source is Marked for Death, Col. Stone and Maj. Benjamin

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 55 Col. Stone Protecting a Source

Colonel Walter Stone dominated RI law enforcement for more than 50 years. He served as Providence Police Chief and… Read More


Cheat Sheet 54, FBI Files: FBI Track Alleged Bribes to NJ Governor Brendan Byrne

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 54

This week’s FBI Files focus on the Bureaus' investigation into allegations that the Laborers International and… Read More


 

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