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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...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 02:15 PM EDT

Rhode Island Man Charged with Murder In Girlfriend's Death

Rhode Island Man Charged with Murder In Girlfriend's Death

31-year-old Allen Hanson was charged with the murder of Jennifer Silva.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 07:29 PM EDT

Memorial Park Opens Where 100 Died in Nightclub Fire

Memorial Park Opens Where 100 Died in Nightclub Fire

A memorial park opened Sunday at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 06:01 AM EDT

$134M Gap Endangers New Budget Proposals in Rhode Island

$134M Gap Endangers New Budget Proposals in Rhode Island

Rhode Island lawmakers are reviewing costly new budget proposals, including a high-profile initiative to provide two years of free college tuition and a repeal of an unpopular car tax, as projections force them...