MONDAY AT 5 // It’s been almost a year since a frightening escape from a local prison. At the time, neighbors were frustrated and angry. Why weren’t they told an inmate was on the loose?

Decades ago, prison officials promised a better system to warn the community – but did they deliver? Target 12 Investigator Tim White takes a closer look Monday on Eyewitness News starting live at 5 on WPRI 12.

RI braces for $422M hit from Mass. gaming

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For Rhode Island officials, the most immediate concern isn’t casinos in Massachusetts, it’s a slot parlor.   • Map: Proposed Casino Location…

RI down to last $100 million from stimulus

In-Depth Report

Since 2009, RI has received $2.5 billion in stimulus funding. Now, five years after the stimulus was signed into law, Eyewitness News is tra…

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…

Photos: Weapons confiscated at airports

There has been a 20% increase in the amount of guns confiscated at U.S. airports across the country. Here is a look at some weapons that hav…