Mat Franco, a native of Johnston, also won the opportunity on Wednesday to headline a show in Las Vegas.
Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac arrest at a Manhattan doctor’s office following a routine procedure.
Marin County Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams was found in a bedroom by his personal assistant on Monday at his Tiburon home.
On July 25 a male anteater was born at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, which is an exciting feat for the species.
WPRI 12, Cumulus Radio and the Rhode Island Blood Center teamed up to help save some lives in the state.
The event takes place Monday from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the station’s front parking lot, located at 25 Catamore Blvd. in East Providence.
The Newport Jazz Festival kicks off its 60th anniversary with \young and emerging artists — as well as old favorites like Wynton Marsalis a…
A local girl is competing on the Fox reality competition show “So You Think You Can Dance.”
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off on the mission that put men on the moon 4 days later.
The 168-foot-tall “Verruckt” at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City opened to the public July 10.
After going from “The X Factor” on FOX to the stage of “American Idol,” Jillian Jensen has released a new single available on iTunes.
Since the golden statues rarely come onto the market, this award could go for thousands of dollars.
A 1942 Oscar statuette is being sold an auction in Rhode Island.
Meeting Street graduated five students from the Carter School on June 18, 2014 with a ceremony attended by family, friends, teachers and cla…
The uncommon crustacean was caught off the coast of Maine and taken to the Nordic Lodge in Charlestown.
Experts tracking a great white shark through the Gulf of Mexico have received electronic signals indicating the route could lead to Texas.
A seal is scheduled to be released into the wild in Rhode Island after being nursed back to health at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
Of win, place and show winners for the 33rd Annual Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off, three were from Rhode Island — and one was from as…
Events will be held this weekend in East Providence, Cranston, Coventry, and Cumberland.
The owner of The Breakers in Newport is fixing the Gilded Age mansion’s underground boiler room this summer.
Warwick’s City Council has put on hold a proposal to lease the Conimicut Point Lighthouse as an inn.
Ponaganset High School science teacher David Moscarelli was named the 2015 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year in a surprise ceremony Monday.
Special Olympics RI held their annual Summer Games at the University of Rhode Island May 30-June 1.
The Rhode Island Lottery is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its first drawing on Friday.
Even though Ashlyn Conde came up just short of the requirement, the superintendent is letting her participate in this weekend’s ceremony.