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The latest news from around the state

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 08:41 AM EST

No Bail for Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing

No Bail for Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing

A Providence man will remain jailed as he faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of another man last month in East Providence, Rhode Island.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 07:58 AM EST

'Rewards Card' for Arrests? RI Man Faces 19th Arrest

'Rewards Card' for Arrests? RI Man Faces 19th Arrest

Police in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, say a man who has been arrested in the city 18 times has been arrested again on firearm charges.

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 12:07 PM EST

Free-Tuition Plan Proposed in Rhode Island

Free-Tuition Plan Proposed in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is unveiling a plan to provide two years of free tuition to the state's residents at any of its public colleges.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 10:12 AM EST

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo to Skip Trump Inauguration

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo to Skip Trump Inauguration

Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo is skipping Donald Trump's presidential inauguration.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:33 PM EST

Legal Marijuana Proponents Kick Off Fight in RI

Legal Marijuana Proponents Kick Off Fight in RI

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts is causing some Rhode Island lawmakers to say it's time to race ahead of their neighbor.