S. Kingstown Councilor Accused of 'Threatening' Comment
"She's lucky I didn't hit her," James O'Neill is accused of saying to a woman at a council meeting.
WJAR-TV reported Rachel Clough was at the meeting and voiced her opinion that only veterans-related events should be held in town on Memorial Day. O'Neill apparently disagreed with Clough's position.
During a break in the meeting, O'Neill could be head saying, "She's lucky I didn't hit her," according to WJAR.
Clough called the remark "threatening" and said it was directed at her. She said she filed a report with police.
Read the full WJAR-TV report