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“You're going to shut your mouth or I'm going to have some duct tape put on it," Judge John McBain told Camia Gamet during her sentencing Wednesday. (Screenshot: WJBK Video)
Karen Marin April 17, 2014 at 08:36 pm
Dave, maybe we need to see just how perfect you are....can't believe how inappropriate yourRead More statement is. As to the judge, he is absolutely held to a higher standard. The judge must be impartial and uphold the rule of law. If he doesn't like this dreadful person he must keep it to himself. A little maturity and professionalism would be nice. By lowering himself to this level of name calling and personal feelings, he is making a mockery of the judicial system.
lisa April 17, 2014 at 08:41 pm
KUDOS!!!!! ! THAT JUDGE IS AWESOME! Wish ALL of Them were like that. Good for him! Let that fat,Read More lazy Loser killer bitch rot and all others of the like!
David Greenberg April 17, 2014 at 08:48 pm
The convicted defendant murdered her boyfriend. While the family of the murdered boyfriend wasRead More making a victim impact statement - the defendant was rolling her eyes, her aunt was laughing, and I believe she said "Is that it?" - that's why the Judge said what he did. Kudos to the Judge. Show some respect for the Court, or get held in contempt OR get a dressing down by the Judge.
WCSC screen grab shows charges against worker.
Margaret Perry April 17, 2014 at 07:44 pm
This is my favorite part of the whole story "The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center isRead More fortunate to have a highly trained Federal police force to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and employees." Apparently refilling a cup is extremely unsafe and therefore everyone needs to be protected from that violent criminal. Give me a break! I'm sure the hospital is ripping people off left and right. Give free refills and get over it.
John Boy April 17, 2014 at 08:21 pm
"Highly Trained" Really!
Kniqui Hackborn April 17, 2014 at 08:22 pm
If refills are not free, then do not make people pour their own drinks. I have never been in a placeRead More where you pour your own drinks and pay for the privilege each time. I might not have noticed the signs either because when I am hungry and tired, I don't expect to have to read directions at a self serve drink fountain.
Gordon Fox. Credit: Rhode Island General Assembly
Gene Dumas April 17, 2014 at 07:26 pm
OK Bob, now let's spin the LiL' Rhody Pension Wheel.... Tell us what he won!
Patrick Boyd April 17, 2014 at 07:33 pm
Please please please let this also lead to Cicilline and his downfall!
dphs18 April 17, 2014 at 08:27 pm
Doesn't matter if Cicilline gets charged, he destroyed the capital city then lied to us about it andRead More the cattle still voted him in.
Watch Hill Lighthouse in Westerly. Credit: Jeremy D'Entremont via Flickr
Marge April 16, 2014 at 08:34 am
Sure would like to know what flavor kool-aid these folks are drinking!! Makes me wonder how manyRead More houses they have for sale in the area!!
mike westman April 16, 2014 at 05:24 pm
It is a real estate list with real estate names......Melville, E. Newport.....creations of some realRead More estate dufus........and their scientific mode.? Well there is more validity to the 5000 year old earth model than this one!!!!! Made for good reading.
Derek Duchemin April 17, 2014 at 09:33 am
I don't believe this cause providence is one of the worst cities to live in.
Screen grab from video
MillicentBroderick April 17, 2014 at 08:00 am
Horses should not be nose to exhaust pipe on city streets. That is cruelty and the horse had hadRead More enough.
kathleen macmurray April 17, 2014 at 08:46 am
A horse and carriage ride in a park, fine. But not on busy, crowded city streets. It's cruel to theRead More horse and dangerous to everyone else. I'm with the NYC mayor on this one.
Sheila April 17, 2014 at 08:16 pm
Poor horse. I hope someone equine rescue unit will relieve him from his present circumstances andRead More either give him a good home or find him one.
Mark Schieldrop (Editor) April 16, 2014 at 02:52 pm
Tony, if you could somehow remember to send me an e-mail when you post a new blog post. I sometimesRead More miss them and like to bump them up to the top of the page when I see them. It's mark.schieldrop@patch.com - regards
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
Bob B April 17, 2014 at 12:24 am
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
mark April 17, 2014 at 07:39 am
The disease came from China! Aids came from Africa, other diseases come from Mexico but yet we letRead More people flood to this country and they bring those diseases with them!
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 09:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
Tom Badger April 17, 2014 at 01:11 pm
We never forget CB . You do not know me but my family is well known for having had to fight theseRead More murderers dating back well over 1000 years with even my father who worked for the US Gov having to fight these terrorists also in many parts of the global all for their 7th century Jihadist ways . It's very refreshing to see some who refuse to take anymore from these scumbags and I will thank all who read my 2 cents and tossed a quarter back . Cheers from here .
Tom Badger April 17, 2014 at 01:16 pm
oh I forgot to add my dad was fighting these terrorists around the world back in the early 1930's .Read More He came up with a way to make them stop the terrorism . His cure to this was putting the dead terrorists in a wooden box . Put the male sex organ and a pigs foot / hamhock in their mouths with the blood pig entrails all over them and deliver said box to their mothers . This sent a message and actually stopped terrorism but in this world of PC / Political Correctness my dad's old methods are not allowed now sorry to say . Take care cause we care .
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:22 pm
CB11..I owe you an internet coffee.
Screen grab from KETV report
noah arribas April 17, 2014 at 01:35 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVWyT5RWHtA How its done
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 08:41 am
Hey," No News in Natick" ( D Penta} Good idea, don't click if it's not local news. TheyRead More are almost out of business now, let's put them over the top. What little local news you get now on Patch, will be non-existent.
Heather Osrien April 17, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Just another copy cat. They crawl in thu the exit where the toy is dropped into when youRead More "win". Where were the oh so stupid parents while this was going on?
Dark star April 17, 2014 at 07:44 pm
§ 3-8-11.1 Furnishing or procurement of alcoholic beverages for underage persons. –Read More (a) As used in this section: (1) "furnish" means to provide with, supply, give or purchase; (2) "procure" means to get possession of, obtain by particular care and effort; and (3) "permit" means to give permission for, or approval of, the possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage by any form of conduct, that would cause a reasonable person to believe that permission or approval has been given. This laws definition of "permit" is extremely relevant to scumbag Donegan.
Dark star April 17, 2014 at 07:47 pm
(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section it is unlawful for any personRead More twenty-one (21) years of age or older: (1) to purchase from any licensee or any employee of a licensee any alcoholic beverage for the sale, delivery, service of or giving away to, any person who has not reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday; (2) to purchase from any licensee or any employee of any licensee any alcoholic beverage with the intent to cause or permit said alcoholic beverage to be sold, or given to any person who has not reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday; (3) to knowingly furnish any alcoholic beverage for the sale, delivery, service of or giving to any person who has not reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday; (4) to procure alcoholic beverages for the sale, delivery, service of or giving to any person who has not reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday; or (5) to otherwise permit the consumption of alcohol by underaged persons in his or her residence or on his or her real property. (c) Any person, between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21) years of age, who violates subsection (b) herein, may, upon conviction, be subject to a civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars ($500). In addition, any person convicted may be required to attend an educational program approved by the department of health designed to recognize the dangers of underaged drinking, and may be subject to up to thirty (30) hours of community service.
Dark star April 17, 2014 at 07:50 pm
So if POS Donegan had been convicted, she would have had to a $500 fine,attend an educationalRead More program and maybe 30 hours of community service not the $5K "donation" she is required to make. This makes it perfectly clear she could not afford a conviction on her record.
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Snow April 17, 2014 at 05:38 pm
Thats what I was saying- taxes paying for that bomb squad- let em do their job.
jpf2361 April 17, 2014 at 05:40 pm
I agree with you Snow 100%
Snow April 17, 2014 at 05:45 pm
That whole artistic expression he was going after- we will call "Idiot in a jail cell".
Joan Jett. Courtesy photo.
Former Ports resident April 16, 2014 at 05:02 pm
Pat Benatar wants to protect zebras - go ahead folks, hit me with your best shot
Leave RI April 16, 2014 at 05:04 pm
Fire away
Russell Archambault April 16, 2014 at 10:43 pm
What Rhode Islanders Can Do to protect ourselves about zebras. WE MUST INTRODUCE LEGISLATION NOWRead More As of early 1993 (4), no zebra mussels have been found in Rhode Island waters. However, zebra mussels have rapidly expanded their range and are predicted to invade New England waters. Ultimately, zebra mussels will infest most regions of North America. They could threaten local water supplies and become a costly nuisance to boaters, anglers, and industries. It is possible to slow the spread of zebra mussels into New England waters by becoming aware of how these mussels disperse themselves through human activities. Boaters or anglers may inadvertently transport zebra mussels from infested freshwater bodies to noninfested lakes and rivers. In an effort to control zebra mussels from spreading to Rhode Island waters, take the following precautions after boating or fishing in infested waters: 1. INSPECT and CLEAN any zebra mussels and aquatic vegetation from the boat hull, trailer, anchor, anchor rope or chain, and motor. If you see any "hitchhiking" zebra mussels, scrape them off and discard in a trash can. 2. DRAIN all water from the boat and its components. Before leaving the infested area, drain bilge water, live wells, bait buckets, and engine cooling water. 3. DRY the boat, trailer, and equipment. Allow the boat and trailer to dry thoroughly in the sun before transporting to noninfested waters. If it is hot and dry, leaving the boat out of the water for two to four days will effectively kill the mussels. 4. LEAVE any live bait behind. Bait used in infested waters should not be transported to noninfested waters. Give the bait to someone headed out on the body of water you are leaving, or discard at the boat launch.
A "Boston Strong" graphic projected on the TD Garden. Credit: WHDH/7News
REPUBLIC RISING April 15, 2014 at 11:50 am
Thanks for the response. Were you there? What does that mean really? Were you? All I'm doing isRead More asking questions that need to be asked, am I free to ask questions and get answers? Someone committed suicide after being pegged the bomber? That's a new one - who?
File photo.
getreal April 17, 2014 at 06:54 pm
What are the chances of a Virginia Tech or other Mass shooting, about the same odds I guess. It wasRead More very unfortunate what happen to Mr. langevin and I am sure every rule of firearm safety was broken.
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:17 pm
...."It is an undisputable fact: more guns. More gun deaths. Minors, felons and mentally illRead More should not have access to guns. Solve that and our yearly 30,000+ gun deaths will drop." LMAO..Thanks CPT Obvious to the rescue Ok Taking cars off the street will reduce accidents. Removing roller skates will reduce....uhm..injuries from roller skating...ok your turn......and go!
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:20 pm
......"This could NEVER happen at URI ...because ???" Thtop it Todd. The anther ithRead More becauth he didn't go to URI.
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Aileen Dodge April 17, 2014 at 12:17 pm
The Clinton's wish they were as rich as the 2% I speak of. And Hillary is very Ego driven. And IRead More would have been willing to bet that with her Ego she would have gone against the Old Boy network. That Network that constantly tried to shut her up when her husband was president!! Her Ego alone would have made a huge difference!!!!
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 12:28 pm
Ronald Regan was a buffoon, a cartoon character, and the only thing that trickled down was thatRead More substance that slipped past his adult diaper.
Genius Species April 17, 2014 at 05:30 pm
Your naïveté is laughable. You mean the same "old boy betwork" that gave theRead More Clintons millions. Lets not forget about the Goldman Sachs speaking fees either. Shame, shame, shame. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/11/02/hillary_clinton039s_big_paydays_from_goldman_sachs_319105.html Oh and btw having a ego doesn't make you a good leader. A good tyrant yes but not a good leader.