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Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 08:54 AM EST

Police Identify Woman's Body Found Along RI Interstate

Police Identify Woman's Body Found Along RI Interstate

Rhode Island State Police have identified a woman whose body was found Friday morning along Interstate 295 in Johnston.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:52 PM EST

Rhode Island Skyscraper Project Scaled Back

Rhode Island Skyscraper Project Scaled Back

A developer proposing to build Rhode Island's tallest building is downsizing his plans from three skyscrapers to just one.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:39 PM EST

Man Gets 7-Year Prison Term on Child Porn Charges

Man Gets 7-Year Prison Term on Child Porn Charges

A Westerly, Rhode Island man convicted of child pornography charges has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 01:32 PM EST

Police: 5 Injured in Gas Explosion at RI Company

Police: 5 Injured in Gas Explosion at RI Company

Police say five people have been injured in a gas explosion at a Rhode Island company that makes indoor rowing machines.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 08:19 AM EST

Court Won't Hear Appeal of Man Convicted in 2013 Killing

Court Won't Hear Appeal of Man Convicted in 2013 Killing

The state Supreme Court won't hear the appeal of a Providence man convicted in the 2013 Christmas Eve killing of a rival gang member in Pawtucket.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 11:06 AM EST

Sex Offender Allegedly Attempts to Drag Woman into RI Woods

Sex Offender Allegedly Attempts to Drag Woman into RI Woods

A registered sex offender charged with brandishing a knife and trying to drag a woman into the woods has been held without bail.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 09:03 PM EST

Rhode Island Moves Forward on Truck Tolls

Rhode Island Moves Forward on Truck Tolls

Rhode Island transportation officials are moving forward on plans to install electronic tolls that will charge big-rig trucks for traveling along Interstate 95 and other highways.

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 10:44 AM EST

RI Officials Say It's Time to Identify Snow Disposal Sites

RI Officials Say It's Time to Identify Snow Disposal Sites

With winter approaching, Rhode Island state officials say now is the time to find snow collection sites.

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 06:50 AM EST

Authorities Suspend Search for Missing Rhode Island Woman

Authorities Suspend Search for Missing Rhode Island Woman

Authorities are suspending a search for a Coventry woman who never returned home from a walk in a wilderness area with her two dogs.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 02:58 PM EST

Man Crashes Car at 114 MPH While on Facebook Live

Man Crashes Car at 114 MPH While on Facebook Live

Police say a Rhode Island man who streamed himself on Facebook Live driving 114 mph and weaving in and out of traffic was critically injured when he crashed into a garbage truck and a concrete barrier.