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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:48 AM EDT

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-95 in Rhode Island

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-95 in Rhode Island

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on I-95 south in Providence, Rhode Island, Monday night.

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 11:08 AM EDT

Police Investigating Discovery of Body in Apartment

Police Investigating Discovery of Body in Apartment

Rhode Island State Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a Providence apartment building.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 01:46 PM EDT

Police Seize 1-Kilogram Brick of Fentanyl Worth $1M

Police Seize 1-Kilogram Brick of Fentanyl Worth $1M

Connecticut State Police say they seized one kilogram, or 2.2 pounds, of the powerful opioid fentanyl during a traffic stop, which officials say has a street value of $1 million.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 12:05 PM EDT

Providence Police Dept. Temporarily Locked Down

Providence Police Dept. Temporarily Locked Down

The Providence Police Department was temporarily locked down Thursday morning as bomb squad technicians responded to the scene.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 07:59 AM EDT

Deaf Association Sues RI Hospitals Over Lack of Interpreters

Deaf Association Sues RI Hospitals Over Lack of Interpreters

The Rhode Island Association of the Deaf is suing a hospital company, alleging that a lack of sign language interpreters limited the ability of doctors and nurses to communicate with deaf patients and families....