Jennifer Bogdan, Providence Journal

Jennifer Bogdan

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Providence, RI, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

Pair pushing baby in stroller arrested after Warwick stabbing

WARWICK, R.I. -- A man and woman who'd been pushing an infant in a baby stroller were arrested following a stabbing outside a Warwick convenience store Monday, according to the Warwick police.At about 5 p.m. Monday, Warwick police officers responded to the Conimicut Variety Store on West Shore Road and found a 20-year-old Warwick man who had been stabbed multiple times in the head and… → Read More

Warwick woman dies after head-on crash in East Greenwich

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. -- A 61-year-old Warwick woman was killed Sunday in a head-on collision.Witnesses reported she had been driving on the wrong side of → Read More

DCYF care reinstated for youths to age 21

State will help pay for housing, health care, tuition and other expenses for youths between the ages of 18 and 21 who have been under the care of the Department of Children, Youth and Families. → Read More

R.I. Child Advocate details failure of DCYF in death

Discovery that social worker assigned to baby Tobi case is still on staff outrages lawmakers → Read More

Care New England, Partners HealthCare moving forward with merger

Care New England and Boston-based Partners HealthCare announced Thursday that have entered into a definitive agreement — signaling that the local health care system purchase is moving forward after months of speculation.Earlier this month, Brown University President Christina Paxson criticized the merger, calling it a bad move for Rhode Island that will increase health care costs and shift… → Read More

DCYF: Providence infant hospitalized due to maltreatment

A seven-month-old Providence girl was admitted to Hasbro Children's Hospital's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit on Monday as a result of maltreatment, the → Read More

38 Studios documents: Schilling had 'zero desire' to return to R.I.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — New 38 Studios documents released by the Rhode Island State Police on Wednesday fail to shed new light on the investigation into the failed video-game company.On Wednesday, the agency released non-grand jury audio files of interviews conducted during investigations as well as 78 pages of emails that had previously been sealed by a court order.The emails from 2014 and 2015… → Read More

Brown pitches rival deal for Care New England

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University President Christina Paxson launched harsh criticism against the pending sale of Care New England to Boston-based Partners HealthCare, and she is pushing for an alternate proposal that would team the Ivy League University with Prospect Medical Holdings in a rival bid to buy the state’s second-largest hospital system. → Read More

Flu 'widespread' in R.I., likely to get worse

Flu season this year is already considered moderately severe, but Rhode Island likely hasn't seen the worst of it yet.Severe cold weather coupled with a → Read More

R.I. hospitals divert patients after ERs are swamped

Flu outbreak, cold-related accidents blamed for influx of patients that temporarily forced Rhode Island and Miriam hospitals to divert ambulances to other facilities. → Read More

General calls Langevin staffer 'sweetheart,' loses bid for third star

Maj. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves is reported to have violated a policy that requires treating others with dignity and respect. → Read More

PASSAGES: Former Journal reporter Tom Morgan, dies at 75

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Thomas J. Morgan, a former reporter who spent nearly 50 years turning out eloquent, thoughtful and sometimes humorous stories for The Providence Journal, has died. He was remember fondly Saturday by former colleagues who recalled his penchant for obscure details, his ability to gracefully weave intricate stories together and his nose for news. Morgan was 75. He was found… → Read More

Electrical problem dims lights over Pell Bridge

The "necklace" lights on the Pell Bridge are out due to an electrical problem, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority said Friday.The problem affects the lights which follow the cables strung from the bridge towers, but the rest of the bridge's electrical system is working.Lighting for the road on the bridge deck remains on. Flashing red safety lights for aviation on top of the towers… → Read More

Memorial Hospital ER to close Monday

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Memorial Hospital will effectively close Monday.The state Department of Health on Thursday approved Care New England's application to close the financially struggling hospital's emergency department.“We spent weeks carefully weighing CNE’s applications to understand how these changes at Memorial Hospital would affect the most vulnerable residents of Pawtucket and Central Falls,… → Read More

Report calls for DCYF to make immediate changes in wake of child deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For the second time this year the state’s Office of the Child Advocate has released a critical review of the way the state child welfare system handled cases of children in its care who either died or were seriously injured, noting that many “vital” recommendations first made more than a year ago remain unmet.Those recommendations, included in a report released Wednesday,… → Read More

Medical marijuana cultivators, patients on rise in R.I.

Regulators express concerns that state is 'setting up these cultivators for failure,' though the state now has 19,161 medical marijuana patients, a 17 percent increase from one year ago. → Read More

Vinny Paz lawsuit against 'Bleed for This' filmmakers is dismissed

A lawsuit brought by boxer Vinny Paz against Hollywood filmmakers over a movie about his life has been dismissed."There was a misunderstanding with respect to the movie 'Bleed for This' and the misunderstanding has been resolved," Paz wrote in a statement provided to The Providence Journal by his attorney, Andrew Tine.Paz sued producer Chad Verdi, director Ben Younger and Younger's production… → Read More

Husband, wife escape fire in Barrington house

BARRINGTON, R.I. -- A firefighter was taken to the hospital after responding to a house fire on Bowden Avenue Wednesday night.The structure fire at 15 → Read More

Report: Brown University investigates hazing allegations involving men's swimming, diving team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown University last week launched an investigation into allegations of hazing new members of the men's swimming and diving team, the → Read More

Providence baby dies months after his parents are charged with cruelty and neglect

The baby, who would have turned 1-year-old next month, had been the subject of a Providence Journal investigation in September that examined the procedures that the Department of Child Youth and Families uses that allow newborns to go home when the competency of a parent is in question. → Read More