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…

Lawmakers could ignore pension settlement

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – One of Rhode Island’s most influential lawmakers says he wouldn’t be shocked if the legislature simply ignored any…

Cranston skater vying for Olympic spot

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A 23-year-old alumna of Cranston West High School may be on her way to Olympics in a few weeks. Marissa Castelli, …

Cooley leads PC to emotional victory

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Georgetown’s nine-game winning streak against Big East rival Providence is officially history. Led by 21 points from…

Foye powers Nuggets past Celtics

DENVER (AP) – Randy Foye’s first season in Denver got off to a slow start. It’s suddenly on the upswing. Foye scored a season-high 23 points…

Hometown Sports Hero: Austin Cilley

The RIC freshman was the all-time leading scorer in Westerly High School history and has settled in well with the Anchormen, ranking third i…

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…

Red Sox reach deals with 3 players

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have reached one-year agreements with first baseman-outfielder Mike Carp, right-hander Junichi Tazawa and i…

Hometown Sports Hero: Brian Larence

The goaltender has been the Mounties starter for the last three seasons, helping his team take home two state titles while earning 2nd Team …

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…

Hernandez’ money frozen in civil suit

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge on Thursday granted a restraining order that preserves some of former New England Patriots A…