Amanda Milkovits

Amanda Milkovits is a Boston Globe staff writer covering Rhode Island. She has worked as a reporter at New England newspapers since 1993, including nearly 19 years at The Providence Journal covering crime and criminal justice. She is an executive board member on the New England First Amendment Coalition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Keene State College and a master’s degree in writing from Rivier University.

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3 charged in connection with slaying of Woonsocket, R.I., 17-year-old in case of mistaken identity

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Police have arrested two adults and two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old outside an apartment complex Wednesday night.

Shots that killed Woonsocket, R.I., girl may have been meant for someone else

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The victim was identified by police as Nyasia Williams-Thomas, a student at Woonsocket High School.

Woonsocket tells drivers with out-of-state plates: We know you live here, so pay up

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Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Police Chief Thomas F. Oates III announced the latest sweep on Wednesday, in the city’s ongoing crackdown on residents with out-of-state plates.

R.I. Hospital president to leave as Lifespan announces losses, offers early retirements

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Margaret M. Van Bree, president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital since 2015, will leave those posts at the end of this year, the company told the Globe Wednesday.