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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.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:22 AM EDT

Rhode Island Rapper Arrested in Drive-By Shooting

Rhode Island Rapper Arrested in Drive-By Shooting

A rapper in Providence, Rhode Island has been arrested in what police believe was a gang-related shooting death of a 22-year-old.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:17 AM EDT

21-Year-Old Hit, Killed by SUV

21-Year-Old Hit, Killed by SUV

A man riding a bicycle has been struck and killed in Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:50 AM EDT

Ex-RI House Speaker Fox Being Moved to Halfway House

Ex-RI House Speaker Fox Being Moved to Halfway House

A former Rhode Island House Speaker will soon be transferred to a halfway house in Pawtucket after more than two years behind bars.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 11:08 PM EDT
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By Sarah Betancourt

NBC Boston Staff Shares Favorite Sandwiches

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Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 10:24 AM EDT

Police: Man Charged With DUI After Boat Crashes Into Sandbar

Police: Man Charged With DUI After Boat Crashes Into Sandbar

Police in Rhode Island say a man has been charged with boating while intoxicated after his vessel ran up onto a sandbar at a Warwick beach.