According to residents on Social Drive in Warwick, at about 10:30 a.m. a powerful storm moved through the city and sent a bolt of lightning into a tree, snapping it in half.
Pell, a political newcomer, suggested new investments in business loans and job training to jump-start the economy.
The University of Rhode Island has voted to arm its campus police officers.
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A piece of property on Washington Street has sat virtually untouched since being destroyed by fire in January during a snowstorm. But now, crews will finally begin the process of removing the debris.
Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect they believe fired shots at two men sitting in a car on Monday afternoon.
The assistant fire chief said the flames started after a refrigerator overheated in the garage.
Taunton police confirmed Monday the number of heroin overdoses in the city has risen to 140 so far this year, and that ten people have died as a result.
Police are investigating after a late-night assault on Tuesday sent one person to the hospital.
Peter Campobasso, 30, was arrested Friday as the result of an investigation by Mansfield police.
Unidentified material that’s washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any connection to the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
Providence police say a man carrying a potato disguised as a gun unsuccessfully attempted to rob a convenience store and a dry-cleaners in the city’s Charles neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Salve Regina University in Newport is starting a new graduate program in nursing with the help of a $1 million gift.
The suspect in an armed robbery in Cranston has turned himself in to Providence Police.