A fishing boat rescued four people after a 50-foot tug boat towing an empty barge overturned in stormy waters off Point Judith.
Voters will once again decide whether to turn Newport Grand into a full-fledged casino. It’s something Newport voters turned down in 2010, but statewide voters approved.
“We are going to have a sense of normalcy for our students,” said Cranston Mayor Allan Fung. “They’re going to have a safe environment to learn in and we will get you.”
Roughly 8,000 Rhode Island residents lost power from Wednesday night’s rain storm, but the concern Thursday is the morning commute, because the gusty winds will continue.
Wednesday night was a wild night for weather! Strong wind gusts and thunderstorms brought down many branches and knocked out power.
Jerimoth Hill in Foster stands at 812 feet above sea level and was owned by Brown University.
The government’s auto safety agency says that inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed.
After the dust settled, emails poured into the Eyewitness Newsroom from Democrats and Republicans, challenging what Fung and Raimondo claimed.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and Republican rival Charlie Baker sparred Wednesday over tax policy.
After recovering from the virus, Ashoka Mukpo left Nebraska Medical Center on Oct. 22 and headed home to Rhode Island.
Cambridge resident Robel Phillipos is charged with lying to the FBI about the deadly bombing.
Massachusetts led the way in the annual ranking by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, with Rhode Island and Vermont tied with Oregon in the No. 3 spot.
Richard Baccari and his company, Churchill & Banks, are charged with bribery and conspiracy for allegedly paying a $50,000 bribe to several councilmen to get approval for a zoning change to build a supermarket.
The attorney general’s office says 21 suspects from Rhode Island and Massachusetts face felony drug charges related to a cocaine-distribution ring.
Police say a pair of thieves are impersonating water workers to gain entry into people’s homes.
An incident in the Dallas area purportedly involving an off duty cop remains under investigation, as a trio of rookies is punished.