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The latest news from around the state

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 02:26 PM EDT

Man Sentenced for Mother's Day Slaying of Woman

Man Sentenced for Mother's Day Slaying of Woman

A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing a woman in front of her daughter on Mother's Day.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 08:56 AM EDT

Police: Drugs, Alcohol Played Role in Pedestrian Crash

Police: Drugs, Alcohol Played Role in Pedestrian Crash

Drugs and alcohol played a role in the crash that left a man critically injured in Warwick, Rhode Island on Tuesday, according to police.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:05 AM EDT

House Explodes in RI; Cause Under Investigation

House Explodes in RI; Cause Under Investigation

A house has apparently exploded in Rhode Island but there were no reports of injuries.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 07:59 AM EDT

70-Year-Old Man Dies in Crash Days Before Graduation

70-Year-Old Man Dies in Crash Days Before Graduation

Police say a 70-year-old Rhode Island man was killed last week in a car crash, days before he was supposed to walk in his college graduation.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:05 PM EDT

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users...