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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 11:06 AM EDT

Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Setting Fire to His Business

Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Setting Fire to His Business

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for setting fire to his restaurant to collect nearly $1 million in insurance.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 06:27 AM EDT

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Fall River

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Fall River

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Thursday night.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 02:37 PM EDT

Court Hears Arguments for Releasing 38 Studios Records

Court Hears Arguments for Releasing 38 Studios Records

The fight over whether to release secret grand jury records in the criminal investigation into Rhode Island's $75 million deal with a video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling landed in...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 02:21 PM EDT

Planned Parenthood Opens New Clinic in Providence

Planned Parenthood Opens New Clinic in Providence

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England has moved into a newly renovated clinic that officials say will offer more privacy to patients.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 02:03 PM EDT

RI Man Says He Fatally Shot Intruder in Self-Defense

RI Man Says He Fatally Shot Intruder in Self-Defense

The suspect in a fatal weekend shooting in Rhode Island says he acted in self-defense when an intruder came into his home and swung something hard at him.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:52 PM EDT

At Least 30 RI 911 Calls Impacted After System Malfunction

At Least 30 RI 911 Calls Impacted After System Malfunction

Between 30 and 40 calls made to 911 were impacted in Rhode Island Monday night after a malfunction that lasted an hour.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:44 AM EDT

David Ortiz to Address Grads at Rhode Island University

David Ortiz to Address Grads at Rhode Island University

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will deliver the commencement address at a private Rhode Island university.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 02:04 PM EDT

Sen. Whitehouse Releases Tax Returns for 1st Time

Sen. Whitehouse Releases Tax Returns for 1st Time

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island has released his tax returns for the first time as fellow Democrats criticize billionaire President Donald Trump for not disclosing his returns.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:05 AM EDT

Man Faces Several Charges After Hours-Long Standoff

Man Faces Several Charges After Hours-Long Standoff

A man is facing multiple charges after a nearly 3-hour standoff outside his Rhode Island home.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:24 AM EDT

PD: Man Drove Drunk With Loaded Gun in His Car

PD: Man Drove Drunk With Loaded Gun in His Car

A Warwick, Rhode Island, man is headed to court after police say he drove drunk with a loaded gun in his vehicle.