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Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 10:26 AM EDT

Man Charged With Manslaughter After Confrontation

Man Charged With Manslaughter After Confrontation

One man is dead and another is facing a manslaughter charge after an altercation in a Rhode Island parking lot over the weekend.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 10:55 PM EDT

Coast Guard Rescues Teens Off RI Coast

Coast Guard Rescues Teens Off RI Coast

The United States Coast Guard rescued two teenage boys in Harbor of Refuge off of the coast of Rhode Island on Saturday.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 12:22 PM EDT

Bodybuilding Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in Steroids Case

Bodybuilding Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in Steroids Case

Federal prosecutors say a bodybuilding former Rhode Island police officer has agreed to plead guilty in a steroids case.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:41 PM EDT

Wind Brings Small Savings to Block Island

Wind Brings Small Savings to Block Island

It’s been nearly three months since Block Island turned off its diesel generators, and became powered by the nation’s first offshore wind farm.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:20 AM EDT

Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death

Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death

The Rhode Island Attorney general says a 17-year-old boy will be tried as an adult in the death of a man whose burning body was found in a wooded area in Massachusetts.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 10:59 AM EDT

2 Juveniles, 6 Staff Injured in Training School Disturbance

2 Juveniles, 6 Staff Injured in Training School Disturbance

Several people were hospitalized after a reported disturbance at the Rhode Island Training School.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Police Seek Vehicle Involved in Gunfire on the Highway

Police Seek Vehicle Involved in Gunfire on the Highway

Rhode Island State Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a vehicle involved in an apparent road rage incident in which shots were fired.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:25 PM EDT

6 More RI Beaches Closed to Swimming Due to Bacteria

6 More RI Beaches Closed to Swimming Due to Bacteria

Six more Rhode Island beaches have been recommended closed to swimming by public health officials due to high bacteria counts.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 08:26 AM EDT

Hot Mic Catches 2 New England Senators Trashing Trump

Hot Mic Catches 2 New England Senators Trashing Trump

Two New England senators were reportedly caught on a live microphone complaining about the Trump administration and making fun of a Republican House lawmaker.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:49 AM EDT

Plane Rolls Into Parked Vehicle; 1 Injured

Plane Rolls Into Parked Vehicle; 1 Injured

Rhode Island officials say a man has been injured after the plane he was working on rolled through a fence and hit a parked vehicle.