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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:33 AM EDT

Officers Conducting Search Warrant Run Into Alligator

Officers Conducting Search Warrant Run Into Alligator

Police executing a search warrant at a Rhode Island business ran into an unexpected guest -- a five-foot alligator named "Gucci."

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:14 PM EDT

Woman Accused of Faking Cancer, Taking Fundraiser Money

Woman Accused of Faking Cancer, Taking Fundraiser Money

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a woman accused of faking cancer and fraudulently taking $28,000 from a GoFundMe account set up for her in support.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:13 PM EDT

2nd Man Sentenced in Deadly Convenience Store Shooting

2nd Man Sentenced in Deadly Convenience Store Shooting

Davante Neves, the second of five men charged in the shooting outside a Rhode Island convenience store that left a 46-year-old man dead and his adult son severely injured has been sentenced to prison.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 01:36 PM EDT

RI Lawmakers Consider Bill on Guns, Domestic Violence

RI Lawmakers Consider Bill on Guns, Domestic Violence

A proposal to take guns away from domestic abusers and people under domestic restraining orders is moving forward in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:09 PM EDT

14 Places to Visit in RI and Conn. This Summer

14 Places to Visit in RI and Conn. This Summer

Heading to Connecticut or Rhode Island this summer? Be sure to check these places out!

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:37 AM EDT

Groom Accused Of Assaulting Employees at Reception

Groom Accused Of Assaulting Employees at Reception

Police in Rhode Island say a groom was arrested at his wedding reception for assaulting restaurant employees.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:02 AM EDT

New RI Opioid Addiction Treatment Center Opens

New RI Opioid Addiction Treatment Center Opens

Rhode Island residents seeking treatment for opioid addiction have a new option.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 09:47 AM EDT

School Teacher Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teen

School Teacher Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teen

A Rhode Island middle school teacher has been convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage boy more than 10 years ago.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 05:53 AM EDT

Worker's Unemployment Benefits Reinstated by Supreme Court

Worker's Unemployment Benefits Reinstated by Supreme Court

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has reinstated the unemployment benefits for a worker fired after posing negative comments about his supervisor on Facebook.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:05 PM EDT

RI Teacher of the Year's White House Photo Going Viral

RI Teacher of the Year's White House Photo Going Viral

The Rhode Island Teacher of the Year's official White House visit photo is going viral.