A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Northern Rhode Island and western Kent County as a nor’easter is expected to make its way up the east coast mid-week just in time for holiday travel.
The CDC said 63 people from 10 states concentrated on the East Coast fell ill with salmonella linked to bean sprouts from a supplier in New York City.
A scheme in which callers pose as tech support for Microsoft Windows, then try to gain access to a victim’s computer and bank account information, has been targeting local residents.
New developments in a Target 12 consumer investigation. An abandoned mausoleum. Family members desperate for help. Now they’re Finding Closure.
The City Council Committee on Claims and Pending Suits voted 3-0 Monday to approve a settlement that will be paid in two installments.
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras marked the final phase of a massive road reconstruction project Tuesday by touting what he calls a new way of improving infrastructure in the city.
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.
Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder in the fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a chance encounter at a nightclub.
Eyewitness News Analyst Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio discusses the response to the Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
As a 4-year-old Pawtucket boy battles T-cell leukemia, he’s getting a big emotional boost from a charity of police officers.
Family Service of Rhode Island is marking ten years of a partnership in crime prevention with the Providence Police.
In order to study ocean conditions, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth deployed a marine glider off the New England coast for a 13-day mission.
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking Gov. Lincoln Chafee to change state immigration policy before leaving office, following President Barack Obama’s action to defer deportation for millions of people in the country illegally.
The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the State House rotunda. The tree, a 15 foot Fraser Fir, was donated by Sarah Partyka of The Farmer’s Daughter farm in South Kingstown.
Are you braving local stores on Black Friday? Check out the WPRI.com shopping and deals database so you can plan your shopping trip from start to finish.
Drop off a new, unwrapped toy to our studios at 25 Catamore Blvd East Providence. Donate now through December 23.
The Thanksgiving turkey hasn’t been carved yet, but Christmas music is making its way to your ears and radio in Rhode Island.
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.
The Ferguson case has stirred up emotional reactions, but the general public only sees a small fraction of the evidence presented before the grand jury.
Thousands of people rallied in U.S. cities to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.
Paula Hogan of North Providence won Tuesday’s Pic of the Day with this shot. This was taken in Smithfield at Stump Pond.