The crowd at the Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex in Providence awaits the arrival of First Lady Michelle Obama, who is stumping for Democratic candidate for governor, Gina Raimondo. (Photo: Chanteé Lans/WPRI 12)

First lady to headline campaign event in RI


Michelle Obama is set to headline a rally on Thursday for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo at a Providence school, as polls show her locked in a tight race with Republican Allan Fung.

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at Faneuil Hall, Friday August 9, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino dies

About a week after announcing he was suspending cancer treatment, former Boston Mayor Tom Menino has died at the age of 71.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks back as he sits next to his attorney Charles Rankin during a hearing in Fall River Superior Court, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

Judge rejects Hernandez bid to move murder trial

A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.

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Target 12: Where’s the Chief?


This week, another must-see Target 12 government waste investigation. At local fire chief under fire. Watch “Where’s the Chief?” tonight on Eyewitness News at 11 on WPRI 12.

In this April 21, 2014 file photo, from left, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, former Mayor Thomas Menino, and four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers walk past the finish line before the start of the 118th Boston Marathon in Boston. In a statement released Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, Menino, 71, said he was suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched book tour to spend more time with family and friends as he fights cancer. Menino was diagnosed with cancer a month after leaving office in 2013. At the time, he said the cancer had metastasized and spread to his liver and lymph nodes. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Leaders react to passing of Mayor Menino

Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino passed away Thursday at the age of 71, and his friends and fellow politicians had a lot of kind words to say in memory of the beloved statesman.

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and catcher Buster Posey celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Bumgarner pitches Giants to World Series Championship

Madison Bumgarner punctuated his World Series performance for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third championship in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo dribbles against Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson, left, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Rondo returns, helps Celtics beat Nets

After missing the entire exhibition season, though, Rajon Rondo returned for the regular season opener on Wednesday night and scored 13 points, adding 12 assists and seven rebounds in 30 minutes to help the Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.

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Comic Con Returns to RI this Weekend

The Rhode Show // Ever wished you could fly the starship enterprise? Or fight some zombies like The Walking Dead? Then head to the Rhode Island Convention Center for Comic Con.

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What movies scare you the most?

The Rhode Show // Aside from passing out candy and dressing up for those costume parties, many people enjoy watching horror films during this spooky time of year.

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The Buzz: Canceled costumes

The Rhode Show // Newington, Connecticut school’s schools superintendent is defending a decision to skip Halloween celebrations at elementary schools.