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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 09:00 PM EDT

St. Patrick's Toast Set After Fuss Over Lawmakers' Drinking

St. Patrick's Toast Set After Fuss Over Lawmakers' Drinking

Rhode Island lawmakers are raising a glass to St. Patrick's Day and St. Joseph's Day, the week after a legislator complained about heavy drinking at the State House.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 03:47 PM EDT

City Must Grant Food, Drink licenses at Historic Mansions

City Must Grant Food, Drink licenses at Historic Mansions

Rhode Island's highest court has ruled that Newport cannot deny licenses to sell food and drinks at Gilded Age mansions.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:18 PM EDT

Special Education Teacher Accused of Possessing Child Porn

Special Education Teacher Accused of Possessing Child Porn

A special education teacher who works at a Fall River, Massachusetts school was arrested at his Rhode Island home on charges of child pornography Thursday.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 11:39 AM EDT

2 New England Teams in March Madness

2 New England Teams in March Madness

It's time for March Madness, and two New England teams are looking to break through the first round of play.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:40 PM EDT

1 Arrested in $1M Drug Bust in Rhode Island

1 Arrested in $1M Drug Bust in Rhode Island

One person has been arrested in a $1 million drug bust in Providence, Rhode Island.