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Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 03:14 PM EST

Narragansett Beer Returns to Rhode Island

Narragansett Beer Returns to Rhode Island

After a decades long absence, Narragansett Beer is coming back home to Rhode Island.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 01:11 PM EST

Sheriff: Man Steals Forklift, Crashes Into Gate

Sheriff: Man Steals Forklift, Crashes Into Gate

Florida Keys authorities say a man from Rhode Island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 10:17 AM EST

RI Foundation Offers More Than $1.8M in College Scholarships

RI Foundation Offers More Than $1.8M in College Scholarships

The Rhode Island Foundation is offering more than $1.8 million in college scholarships to students living in the state.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 10:09 AM EST

Wildlife Officials Seek Coyote Spotted Walking With Leg Trap

Wildlife Officials Seek Coyote Spotted Walking With Leg Trap

State wildlife officials are searching for a coyote that was photographed walking around Middletown with a leg trap clamped to one of its paws.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 03:11 PM EST

PD: Man Steals Bag of Money From Twin River Casino

PD: Man Steals Bag of Money From Twin River Casino

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a bag of money from Twin River Casino and fleeing.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 02:09 PM EST

Ex-RI Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Other Charges

Ex-RI Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Other Charges

A former high-ranking Rhode Island lawmaker is scheduled to plead guilty to a number of federal criminal charges.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 05:43 AM EST

Man Admits Stabbing Rite-Aid Employee

Man Admits Stabbing Rite-Aid Employee

A Massachusetts man charged with a random stabbing at a Rhode Island pharmacy has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after acknowledging he attacked a woman.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 05:43 PM EST

Curt Schilling Criticizes Police Probe Into 38 Studios Deal

Curt Schilling Criticizes Police Probe Into 38 Studios Deal

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has criticized Rhode Island state police for not interviewing three key figures in their investigation of the state's $75 million deal with his failed video game...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 01:46 PM EST

Lawmaker Walks Back 'File Cabinets Full of Booze' Comment

Lawmaker Walks Back 'File Cabinets Full of Booze' Comment

A new Rhode Island lawmaker who says there's an "insane amount of drinking" at the State House is walking back one of her comments.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 01:40 PM EST

Providence Pastor Arraigned on Child Molestation Charges

Providence Pastor Arraigned on Child Molestation Charges

A Providence, Rhode Island pastor is facing several charges stemming from an investigation into alleged child molestation.