PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer accused of punching a woman at an abortion protest while he was off-duty was suspended from his job with pay Saturday and is facing charges.Jennifer Rourke, Rhode Island Political Cooperative Chairwoman and a state Senate candidate, told the Providence Journal she was punched in the face at least twice by Jeann Lugo, the officer who had also been her challenger in the state Senate race.Lugo told the Journal on he was "not going to deny" the punching allegation, but added that "everything happened very fast.""As an officer that swore to protect and serve...
Providence Police Department is investigating one of their officers after he allegedly assaulted a woman at an abortion rally while he was off-duty on Friday. A video from the event appears to show a man hitting Jennifer Rourke, the Rhode Island State Senate opponent of Jeann Lugo. Lugo was arraigned on assault and disorderly conduct charges Saturday and released on his own recognizance, the Providence Journal reported.
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Rhode Island state Senate candidate suspends campaign after video shows him hitting opponent at protest
A Republican candidate for Rhode Island state Senate suspended his campaign on Saturday after a video was posted that appeared to show him hitting an opposing candidate at a protest in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Jeann Lugo, a police officer who was off duty...
Jeann Lugo, who was seeking the GOP nomination to run for the same state senate seat, said he was "not going to deny" the punching allegation, but added that "everything happened very fast."
Providence, R.I. ( Associated Press) — A Rhode Island police officer charged with punching a woman during an abortion protest while the Providence Police Department conducts a criminal investigation into her conduct. Jennifer Rourke, president of the Rhode Island Political Cooperative and state Senate nominee, told the Providence Journal...
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Roe v. Wade overturned: RI Senate candidate Jennifer Rourke attacked at rally by political opponent, a police officer, she says
Jennifer Rourke, a Democratic candidate for the Rhode Island State Senate and a reproductive rights organizer, said she was attacked by her Republican opponent, an off-duty police officer, during a protest in Providence on Friday in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Rourke,...
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A Rhode Island police officer has been suspended from his job with pay while the Providence Police Department conducts a criminal investigation into his actions at a Statehouse abortion protest where a woman was assaulted
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