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Treatment costs up to $90,000 per inmate

The Department of Corrections will spend an estimated $350,000 to treat four inmates for Hepatitis C according to officials who acknowledge …

Pot bust leads to sex offender

The search continues for a Burrillville man who’s wanted for domestic assault, illegally growing marijuana, and failing to register as a sex…

Response time to fatal stabbing examined

The ambulance response time to a fatal stabbing on Atwells Avenue was within national standards according to PFD records, despite claims by …

P-L-A spells controversy for some contractors

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Depending on who you talk to, Project Labor Agreements are either unfair to the majority of RI contractors and taxpayers, or the best way to…

Two lawmakers clash in tax sale lawsuit

A pair of local lawmakers are tangled in a lawsuit over a failed tax sale involving a piece of property in Providence, with one stating the …

The cost to taxpayers for public service

Providence city council members’ salaries are almost twice as high as the next most expensive council salaries in the state, according to a …

Handicapped spots reserved for others

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A state agency that offers a number of services to disabled Rhode Islanders recently converted two handicapped par…

A poetic fight for embattled pit bulls

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) – A Barrington man is using a notorious form of poetry to help a breed of dog that in many case you wouldn’t want se…

Rapper uses poetry to honor twin sister

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The sudden loss of his twin sister left Barrington’s Sean Sbardella shocked and speechless but he found a way to r…

A holiday gift that’s a cut above

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) Carl sat in the makeshift barber chair in the Harrington Hall men’s homeless shelter, and reflected on his days on the…

This dog has Sonar for helping veterans

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) Sonar works a room like a rock star, using his personality to coax smiles and laughs out of every military veteran in h…

Hope grows in local remembrance garden

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) On the less traveled side of the Providence River walk, rests a path that no parent wants to walk. The stories behin…

Navy vet searches for SEAL chip’s owner

Swansea, MA. (WPRI)  Ralph Nicotra made a promise to himself during his six years in the Navy, committing to always helping a serviceman in …