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The latest news from around the state

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 08:04 AM EST

Rhode Island Warming Centers Open as Deep Freeze Hits

Rhode Island Warming Centers Open as Deep Freeze Hits

Several Rhode Island communities have warming shelters open, as the state grapples with a deep freeze that's sending wind chills well below zero.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 08:29 AM EST

No Charges Against Ex-Director After Child Left on Bus

No Charges Against Ex-Director After Child Left on Bus

Rhode Island State Police say no charges will be filed against the former transportation director for Westerly Public Schools after a 5-year-old girl was left unattended inside a school bus.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 10:03 AM EST

2 Cats Shot to Death, $1,500 Reward Offered

2 Cats Shot to Death, $1,500 Reward Offered

Two cats have been found shot to death in Woonsocket, and authorities suspect a pellet gun.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 06:51 AM EST

RI Hospital Nurses, Staff Threaten Strike

RI Hospital Nurses, Staff Threaten Strike

The union that represents nurses and other staff at the Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island may announce plans to strike if an agreement isn't reached with hospital representatives.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 01:47 PM EST

2 Teens Killed in Fiery Crash at Gas Station

2 Teens Killed in Fiery Crash at Gas Station

Two teens have died and two others were hospitalized after a crash involving three vehicles ignited a massive fire at a Rhode Island gas station Tuesday.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 04:46 PM EST

DA: Ex-Boarding School Priest Sexually Assaulted Boy in 1973

DA: Ex-Boarding School Priest Sexually Assaulted Boy in 1973

Howdy White, who served as a priest at St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island, is charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old more than four decades ago in Boston.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 11:47 AM EST

Will RI Native Billy Gilman Win 'The Voice'?

Will RI Native Billy Gilman Win 'The Voice'?

Will Rhode Island native Billy Gilman be deemed "The Voice" on Tuesday's night finale?

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 09:49 AM EST

Person of Interest in Murder Arrested After Car Crash

Person of Interest in Murder Arrested After Car Crash

Police say a person of interest in a Providence, Rhode Island, homicide is in custody after leading officers on a chase, totaling his vehicle and crashing into three others.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 09:53 AM EST

Remains Found at Rhode Island Construction Site

Remains Found at Rhode Island Construction Site

Rhode Island State Police say they are investigating the possibility of human remains found at a construction site in South Kingstown.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 09:58 AM EST

Man Found Fatally Shot at Rhode Island Auto Shop

Man Found Fatally Shot at Rhode Island Auto Shop

Police in Rhode Island are investigating the death of man whose body was found in a Providence auto shop on Friday.