Providence officials are considering an ordinance that would allow city workers to remove the makeshift memorials that often pop up at the sites of fatal accidents, killings and other tragedies. The memorials — usually consisting of candles, stuffed toys, flowers, liquor bottles and photographs — can linger for years, becoming a safety issue as well as an eyesore.
The RI Department of Transportation will be shutting down Exit 22 on I-95 South from Saturday, March 8 at 1 a.m. until Tuesday, March 11 at 5 a.m.
Police found 20 mature marijuana plants in a Burrillville home Friday afternoon.
Paulo Ciprian Gutierrez, 35, of Providence, was driving north on Potters Avenue on Thursday when he sideswiped a marked police vehicle, according to police.
His inspiring story captured the community’s attention Thursday, and now – thanks to a resolution passed by state lawmakers – Tyler’s name will forever be listed.
Meteorologist T.J. Del Santo expects the brunt of the storm to remain offshore, but Southern New England could see some rain showers Saturday morning as a result.
A Fall River man has been charged with violating the Massachusetts wiretapping statute for recording a police officer talking on his cell phone and cursing while working a street detail.
Firefighter slipped on ice and fell 30 feet to the ground.
The Providence City Council passed the non-binding resolution Thursday asking the school board to lower the distance requirement for receiving a free RIPTA pass.
Rescue crews said they transported the victim to the hospital after he was stabbed in the ribs.
In response to a high number of drug related deaths in the state since the start of 2014, police officers in Richmond are taking steps to help prevent overdoses.
The Bristol Country Sheriffs Office has filed a criminal complaint against Aaron Hernandez for his alleged role in a prison fight last week.
This week on Newsmakers: secretary of state candidate Guillaume De Ramel; state Rep. Jay Edwards on the Sakonnet tolls.
Bars and restaurants in Boston may soon be allowed to stay open until 3:30 am.
Malaysia Airlines said Saturday it lost contact with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and search and rescue teams were trying to locate the aircraft.