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The latest news from around the state

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:31 AM EDT

High School Baseball Coach Accused of Embezzling $8K

High School Baseball Coach Accused of Embezzling $8K

A Rhode Island high school teacher and baseball coach is facing an embezzlement charge for allegedly embezzling more than $8,000 from the school as part of a fundraising scam.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT

Officials: Body Found in Pond Was There for a Day

Officials: Body Found in Pond Was There for a Day

Authorities in Barrington, Rhode Island, say a body has been recovered from a local pond.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:37 AM EDT

Rhode Island Checks Water for Chemical Contamination

Rhode Island Checks Water for Chemical Contamination

Rhode Island has begun checking water systems for chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:49 AM EDT

Divers Examine Mysterious Circular Object at Beach

Divers Examine Mysterious Circular Object at Beach

Divers are expected to examine a mysterious object with steel legs that has puzzled onlookers since it was found lodged underwater off a Rhode Island beach.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 01:28 PM EDT

Deadline Set for Embattled Rhode Island Judge to Save Job

Deadline Set for Embattled Rhode Island Judge to Save Job

A Rhode Island judge accused of sexual harassment and judicial misconduct has been granted more time to respond to a recommendation that he be removed from the bench.