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.
What started as a peaceful protest through the city quickly turned dangerous as 100 to 150 demonstrators jumped the fence near the highway and blocked traffic near Exit 20.
The former House speaker donated more than $90,000 to charities, but he may be able to use one of his political accounts for legal fees.
A woman who was stabbed to death on a RIPTA bus feared the alleged attacker, according to court documents.
New developments in a Target 12 consumer investigation. An abandoned mausoleum. Family members desperate for help. Now they’re Finding Closure.
Legionella bacteria can’t be transmitted from person to person, but can pose a risk to those with lowered immune systems.
A jury acquitted Joseph Perryman, 43, in the stabbing death of Anthony Simmons on Gould Street.
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.
The city hires private detective to investigate employees and retirees it believes are committing fraud.
The City Council Committee on Claims and Pending Suits voted 3-0 Monday to approve a settlement that will be paid in two installments.
The Rhode Island State Police Department was honored this past weekend as one of the top law enforcement agencies in the country, Superintendent Col. Steven O’Donnell announced Tuesday.
With electricity rates dramatically on the rise across Southern New England, Rhode Island leaders are looking for ways to keep energy costs in check.
Norman Roy, 71, is being treated for serious injuries at Rhode Island Hospital after he was hit Monday night.
Juan Gomez, 66, of Smith Street, was arraigned in court Monday and released on bail.
Police said a man took an elderly woman’s leather coat at the casino last Tuesday.
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.
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