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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 06:22 AM EST

Ex-College Professor Sentenced for Child Porn

Ex-College Professor Sentenced for Child Porn

A former Portsmouth, Rhode Island man who taught at Naval War College in Newport has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:50 PM EST

Rhode Island Governor Seeks Documents From 38 Studios Case

Rhode Island Governor Seeks Documents From 38 Studios Case

Rhode Island's governor is asking a court to release grand jury documents from a criminal investigation into the state's failed deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 08:47 AM EST

Pedestrian Killed in Early-Morning Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed in Early-Morning Hit-and-Run

A pedestrian was killed in an early-morning hit-and-run in Coventry, Rhode Island, according to police.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:49 AM EST

Police: Man Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer

Police: Man Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer

Police say a pedestrian was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer while walking on state Route 146 in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 at 03:19 PM EST

Kennedy on Trump: 'We're Not an Authoritarian Country'

Kennedy on Trump: 'We're Not an Authoritarian Country'

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says what President Donald Trump has done so far in office will "hopefully spark a re-examination of who we are as a people."