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Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 05:16 AM EST

Interfaith Rally Opposing Anti-Semitic Acts Draws Hundreds

Interfaith Rally Opposing Anti-Semitic Acts Draws Hundreds

State leaders have joined hundreds of people for an interfaith rally in Providence to speak out against recent anti-Semitic acts across the country.

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 05:06 AM EST

4 Arrested for Trying to Withdraw Money Using Fake IDs

4 Arrested for Trying to Withdraw Money Using Fake IDs

Four New York City residents have been arrested after police say they tried to withdraw thousands of dollars using bogus forms of identification in Rhode Island.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 02:29 PM EST

Mass. Man Accused of Stabbing 18-Year-Old at Pharmacy

Mass. Man Accused of Stabbing 18-Year-Old at Pharmacy

A Massachusetts man is headed to court in connection with an apparently random stabbing at a Rhode Island pharmacy.

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 10:04 PM EST

97-Year-Old Twins Freeze to Death After Falling

97-Year-Old Twins Freeze to Death After Falling

A tragic accident led two elderly twin sisters to freeze to death in Rhode Island.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 02:57 PM EST

PD: 2 Missing RI Teenagers May Be Heading to NYC

PD: 2 Missing RI Teenagers May Be Heading to NYC

Two Westerly, Rhode Island teenagers have been reported missing after apparently taking a $400 taxi ride to New York City.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 10:14 AM EST

House Fire Leaves 3 Children, 2 Parents Hurt

House Fire Leaves 3 Children, 2 Parents Hurt

Officials say a fire ripped through a home in Charlestown, leaving two parents and three children hospitalized with injuries.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:17 AM EST

Hundreds Chant 'Coward!' Amid Paul Ryan's Rhode Island Visit

Hundreds Chant 'Coward!' Amid Paul Ryan's Rhode Island Visit

Around 200 people chanted "Coward!" and booed as Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan was attending an event in heavily Democratic Rhode Island.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 04:58 AM EST

Minimum Security Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail

Minimum Security Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail

The state Department of Corrections says 44-year-old Rony Martinez-Pereyra was working on the department's grounds when he fled around 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 11:18 AM EST

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to Visit Rhode Island

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to Visit Rhode Island

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will be making a visit to deeply Democratic Rhode Island this week, and protesters say they plan to greet him.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 03:47 PM EST

RI 6th Grader Wins State's Google Doodle Contest

RI 6th Grader Wins State's Google Doodle Contest

A Johnston, Rhode Island sixth grader has won the state's Google doodle contest and is competing against students nationwide to win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 grant for his school.