Mayor: Feel the Burn video 'outrageous'
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras said the undercover Target 12 video of a disabled firefighter weightlifting is "outrageous."
Fire union backs Prov pension probe
But Local 799 president Paul Doughty warned city officials need to address the systemic problem rather than stop with retired firefighter John Sauro.
Independent doctor may examine Sauro
Two Providence Retirement Board members are demanding an independent physician review the injury of a firefighter collecting a tax-free disability pension
Police open probe into Sauro pension
The city took action after Target 12 revealed that a retired firefighter who collects a tax-free disability pension is also a dedicated weightlifter.
Questionable pension to be reexamined
Retirement Board member John Igliozzi said he plans to raise John Sauro's pension at the next board meeting.
Target 12: Feel the Burn
A retired Providence firefighter collecting a tax-free disability pension for an on-the-job shoulder injury is a dedicated weightlifter, an undercover Target
Taveras may crack down on fire pensions
Tax-free accidental disability pensions will make up more than half the $29 million the Providence Fire Department spends on retiree payments this year.
Target 12: Feel the Burn extended video
Extended Target 12 undercover video of retired firefighter John Sauro – who collects a tax-free accidental disability pension – working out at a local gym.
Retirees collecting disability pensions
The Target 12 Investigators have discovered more than half of all retired Providence firefighters are collecting a disability pension for being hurt on the